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Ontario’s Premier Seniors' Conference & Information Fair 2017


You and Your Friends are invited to join us at OSSCO’s annual education day! FREE Admission.                         

Adults 55+, families, service providers, and students are invited to attend Ontario’s Premier Seniors' Conference & Information Fair. Highlights include guest speakers, exhibitors, networking opportunities, information services, and other valuable resources.

DATE: Tuesday November 7th, 2017

TIME: 9am – 3pm

LOCATION: Jamaican Canadian Associaton (995 Arrow Rd., North York ON, M9M 2Z5)

FREE Admission. (Lunch included in conference program for adults 55+)

Register online or contact Susan McDougall at 416.785.8570 x224 | education@ocsco.ca to register today!

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Dr. Louise Plouffe-International Longevity CentreKeynote
Louise Plouffe brings extensive experience in aging policy within Canada and internationally with the World Health Organization in her current role as the Research Director of the International Longevity Centre (ILC) Canada. As Senior Researcher for ILC Brazil, she played a leading role in international comparative policy research and advice. She conducted and guided policy research and analyses related to healthy aging for the Public Health Agency of Canada and the National Advisory Council on Aging for many years, and was a consultant on aging and health promotion to the World Health Organization, the Pan-American Health Organization and the European Commission.

Jeff Rock-Panelist_Seniors Conference 7 Nov 2017Panelist
Rev. Jeff Rock was born and raised in Sudbury, Ontario. In high school he decided to live openly as a gay male. He graduated from McGill University, initially intending on a career as an AIDS researcher. He later decided he wanted to be a minister. After completing his seminary studies, he became the Pastor at a United Church in Red Deer, Alberta, where he worked with organizations such as the Central Alberta AIDS network and the Red Deer Interfaith Network. He was recently chosen as the new Senior Pastor of the Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto, which has the largest LGBTQ congregation in Canada, as well as an active Seniors Network.

JohnRae-Panelist Seniors Conference 07 Nov 2017Panelist
Mr. John Rae, a totally-blind Toronto senior, has devoted his life to representing disabled Canadians as a speaker, writer and advocate. He has worked for the Ontario Government, held elective offices in Canada’s labour movement at the local, provincial and national level, and has participated actively in numerous community-based organizations dealing with disability, including the Council of Canadians with Disabilities and the Ontario Disability Support Program Action Coalition.



Other presenters include: West Neighbourhood House, Age Friendly Durham and Ontario Lottery and Gaming Commission. Interact with partner agencies and local businesses in Exhibitor Hall.


Ontario’s Premier Seniors' Conference & Information Fair 2017

Review the 2017 Conference advertising rates with many opportunities to showcase your organization at the one-of-a-kind educational conference for adults 55+, their families as well as health care and other professionals providing services to seniors and older adults.

Call 416.785.8570 x223 or email communications-programs@ocsco.ca for complete details on sponsorship and advertising at Ontario’s Premier Seniors' Conference & Information Fair.


999 Arrow Road

Toronto, M9W 2Z5

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Starts: 2017-11-07 09:00:00
Ends: 2017-11-07 15:30:00

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