CONNECT 2018 is Canada’s national learning and technology conference.
CONNECT 2018 will create a unique opportunity for educators, administrators, and technology specialists to CONNECT and engage with peers from across Canada with the goal of exploring how technology can be used to enhance teaching and learning. With over 2000 educators and administrators, as well as technology industry leaders attending this year, you will have a unique and powerful opportunity to present your teaching methods and products; showcasing new, innovative, and critical thinking, teaching and learning.
This conference is hosted by the District School Board of Niagara.
Join Innovate Niagara for this upcoming learn@lunch at Southridge Jam Co.’s production facility in Vineland.
Brendon Nicholson, Program Director at the Southridge Jam Company, will share their story: how and why they started, and how they’ve grown to be the thriving social enterprise they are today. Brendon has learned about social entrepreneurship while building this enterprise and will have interesting insights to share about social entrepreneurship, its impact on the community as well as some of the challenges they have faced.
This event is hosted by Innovate Niagara.
During this webinar presentation, York Region Paramedic Services will highlight key features of York Region’s Paramedic Peer Support Team including the use of a dedicated peer support vehicle.
Specifically, participants will learn about why organizations should consider implementing a peer support program as a proactive way of supporting employees that may be struggling.
Don’t miss this opportunity to hear about practical on the ground experiences in implementing a peer support program, including:
- key benefits;
- success factors and challenges; and
- tips for other organizations looking at implementing a similar model.
John Anderson, ACP
Superintendent, York Region Paramedic Services
This webinar is hosted by York Region Paramedic Services.
This webinar will describe the new LGBTQ supplement of Ontario’s Health Equity Impact Assessment (HEIA), which will be launched soon.
This companion to the HEIA tool, developed by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) and Rainbow Health Ontario (RHO), addresses the unique needs and concerns of LGBTQ populations.
In this webinar you will explore:
- Health disparities and specific health needs among LGBTQ populations
- Approaches to policy and program design that take into account the needs of these communities
- How to use HEIA to identify and prevent unintended health equity impacts on LGBTQ populations.
This webinar is hosted by the Health Equity Impact Assessment (HEIA) Community of Interest.
No Surprises. Age demographics are shifting. On the road to 2030, the social and economic landscape for markets in a longevity society is rapidly unfolding a host of opportunities for the way business marketing appropriately speaks to the needs of consumers through their life course. Look forward. This will not be exclusively a Boomer-driven economy.
Both market and gerontology researchers have well noted, we are living longer, healthier lives than previous generations, but we are also living cyclical, rather than linear lives. This changes the way we market everything – new opportunities, new perspectives for business, career and community.
How and where will you and your business fit in the evolution of this bigger market picture? What are the possibilities – business products, human services, education, work and community? How do you better market to segments of older adult populations, upward to age 105?
Mark Venning – Change Rangers – Research, Advisor, Speaker and Blogger
This event is hosted by the Business of Ageing Niagara Network, launched by AGEWORKS and Niagara College.
SafeTALK is a 3.5 hour workshop where you will learn:
- To be a suicide alert helper
- To be aware that opportunities to help a person with thoughts of suicide are sometimes missed, dismissed and avoided
- To use TALK steps (Tell, Ask, Listen and Keep Safe) and activate a suicide alert
- How and where to connect persons with thoughts of suicide to further help and care
To register to attend, please request a registration form by email.
This training is hosted by Distress Centre Niagara.
The Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health is co-hosting a webinar on evaluation with the Ontario Trillium Foundation as part of the Evaluation Capacity Project.
Presenter: Stacey McDonald
This webinar is hosted by the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health.