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OFA Annual Convention

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OFA Annual Convention

Time: November 24, 2014 to November 25, 2014
Location: Sheraton on the Falls Hotel
Website or Map: http://www.ofa.on.ca/get-invo…
Event Type: ofa, annual, convention
Organized By: Ontario Federation of Agriculture
Latest Activity: Nov 11, 2014

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Date: Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 – Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Time: Monday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Tuesday 8:30 a.m. –  Noon

Location: Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, 5875 Falls Avenue, Niagara Falls, ON

Convention Theme: Growing Ontario

Registration: Registration opens on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 6:00 p.m. and continues Monday, Nov. 24 at 7:30 a.m.

Cost: Delegate fee: $375
          Guest fee: $125 
          Harvest Celebration Dinner ticket: $61.95

*All totals do not include applicable taxes

For more information: Please contact Kelly Alves at kelly.alves@ofa.on.ca or 519-821-8883 ext. 204

Agenda

Click here to view a working draft of the 2014 Annual General Meeting agenda.

Webcasting

The Annual General Meeting is broadcasted live on our website. OFA members and interested parties who cannot attend but would like to watch can visit the OFA website any time during the meeting and watch for free.

Highlights

Keynote Speaker:

Aron Gampel, Vice-President and Deputy Chief Economist, Scotiabank Economics

Resolutions:

OFA 2014 AGM Resolutions

Workshops:

Monday, November 24 at 10:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. delegates will have the opportunity to participate in two of six workshops. Each workshop listed below will run twice, back-to-back for 40 minutes each. Please pre-register for the workshop of your choice by emailing or calling Kelly Alves with your two choices at kelly.alves@ofa.on.ca or calling 1-800-668-3276 x204.

1.         Cost of Community Service Report

2.         Making the Farm Cash Flow

3.         2015 Energy Outlook & Opportunities

4.         Everything you wanted to know about WSIB but were too afraid to ask

5.         Overview of Advance Payments Program (APP) & Canadian Agricultural Loans Act (CALA)

6          Ontario Young Farmers’ Forum Speed Mentoring

Click here for a detailed description of all six workshops

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