This two-day conference attracts over 100 attendees from Canada made up of public/social housing property managers, property management companies, professionals and trades.


Program at a Glance

Wednesday, April 22rd

Join us at Our 3rd Golf Tournament!

Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Whirlpool Golf Course

Niagara Pkwy, Niagara Falls, ON

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including registration info.


Thursday, April 23rd

7:45 AM – 4:00 PM Registration Open
Foyer
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Pre-Conference Workshop - Great Room 1

Respect Your Elders!
Learn how residential tenancy law affects seniors and the property managers that deal with them.Walk away with tools and knowledge to implement when servicing aging tenants. Doug Levitt will share real life case studies to teach us the legal duties and obligations that are owed to our aging tenants.

Douglas H. Levitt - Lawyer
HORLICK LEVITT DI LELLA LLP

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Tradeshow
Grand 1

11:45 AM – 1:30 PM

Lunch/AGM
Grand 2 & 3

CONCURRENT EDUCATION
TRACKS

1:30 PM – 2:45 PM

BUILDING MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION TRACK
Great Room

Yes! Caring for Elderly Tenants is Part of Your Job

Learn how to adapt your customer service and actions to better assist your aging tenants. Learn how you can help improve quality of life for older tenants, recognize significant psychiatric or disturbing behaviour and adapt. Learn about support agencies that can be enlisted to help you.

Gail MacKenzie-High, Psycho-geriatric Resource Consultant, Alzheimer's Society Niagara Region

BUILDING MAINTENANCE
TRACK

Parlour Room

"If Only" - Tips on Being Prepared for Maintenance Emergencies!

Ethan Smith, GUS

 

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2:45 PM – 3:00 PM Break on Tradeshow Floor
CONCURRENT EDUCATION
TRACKS

3:00 PM – 4:15 PM

BUILDING MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION TRACK
Great Room

Let's Start Adapting Our Service & Design for Aging Tenants

Learn how to adapt your customer service to aging tenant and simple building modifications you can help make their life easier. Learn about support agencies that can be enlisted to help you.

Melanie Rowe, Administrator Long Term Care York Region and Kevin McCann, Vice President IHM

BUILDING MAINTENANCE
TRACK

Parlour Room

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

Speaker TBA

4:15 PM – 5:30 PM Reception on Tradeshow Floor

Friday, April 24th

7:45 AM – 2:00 PM Registration Open
Foyer
6:30 AM – 8:15 AM

Breakfast at Leisure (use conference voucher)
Buchanan's Restaurant

CONCURRENT EDUCATION
TRACKS

8:30 AM – 9:45 AM

BUILDING MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION TRACK
Grand Hall 1

Capital Planning – Strategic Planning for the Future – What corporations can do to delay major expenses

Ed Cipriani, Manager, Facilities Services, Region of Halton 

BUILDING MAINTENANCE
TRACK

Great Room

Key Tactics Pros Use For Fire Safety Preparation

Ben Trendle, Chief Fire Prevention Officer, Niagara Falls Fire Department

CONCURRENT EDUCATION
TRACKS

9:50 AM – 11:05 AM

BUILDING MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION TRACK
Grand Hall 1

"Show Me the Money – Get Renewable Energy working for you!"

Learn how Co-ops and social housing can make/save money and be self-sustained through implementing renewable energy.

Kristian Lavereau, COO, Kontrol Energy

BUILDING MAINTENANCE
TRACK

Great Room

"Embers are Still Hot - Now What?"

Expert Panel on what happens 0 - 72 hours when a fire hits your complex.

Panelists:
John Angkaw, Senior Director of Fire, Life Safety and Risk Management Toronto Community Housing
Ethan Smith, GUS 
Jimmy Mellor, Precision Property Management
Ben Trendle, Chief Fire Prevention Officer, Niagara Falls Fire Department
Kevin McCann, Board of Directors, IHM

 

Break

CONCURRENT EDUCATION
TRACKS

11:20 AM – 12:35 PM

BUILDING MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION TRACK
Grand Hall 1

New Affordable Builds, Assisting Seniors and Reducing Homelessness – How Niagara is Rockin' the Region!

Donna Wolceslyn, Executive Director Niagara Regional Housing

BUILDING MAINTENANCE
TRACK

Great Room

Round Table Discussions

Speaker TBA

12:35 PM – 2:45 PM Lunch Awards/Closing Speaker

 

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