2018 Leaders & Innovators

The NEW Three R’s: Resilience. Renew. Reinvent.

OCASA’s 2018 Leaders & Innovators Conference was a two-day event that provides highly relevant information, new practices and meaningful networking that is uniquely designed for you – the college administrator.
2018 Conference Photos
2018 Awards Ceremony Photos
Conference  Highlights
Post Conference Presentation
Kingbridge Conference Centre & Institute, King City
June 25 & 26, 2018
Sponsored by:
In kind sponsor
Monday, June 25 Keynote Presentations
“Landscape for Colleges in Post-Election Ontario” “Resilient Leadership in our Rapidly Changing Times”
Linda Franklin
President & CEO, Colleges Ontario
Jim Harris
Strategic Advantages
Tuesday, June 26 Presidents’ Panel
Dr. John Tibbits
President and Chief Executive Officer
Conestoga College
Don Lovisa, BA, MIM
Durham College
Mary Preece, PhD
President and Vice Chancellor
Sheridan College
Registration Information

There are several registration options. Please review the options carefully. Additional tickets can be purchased at a later date as a separate registration.

• If you are brining a companion who will not attend the conference:
Staying overnight: Select the “Full Conference” option (double occupancy) AND the “Companion Registration” option (Monday dinner for companions is an additional ticket.)
Just there for the day: Select the “Daily Use of the Facility” option and the number of tickets required.
• If you plan to arrive Sunday to enjoy the facilities and/or attend pre-conference meetings:
Select the Sunday Overnight Accommodation tickets (does not include dinner). This ticket is required in addition to your conference and companion registration.
• If you wish to attend dinner on Sunday. (There is one restaurant on premise or dine off-site in nearby King City):
Selection the number of tickets required.
• If you will attend Sunday meetings only and want to attend dinner (no accommodation):
Select the number of dinner tickets required.
To assist with meeting room assignments, you will be asked to select your preferred education sessions. You may change your selection on-site at the conference.
NEW THIS YEAR!OCASA will host a Euchre Tournament, Monday June 25. Please indicate your interest and skill level when you register.
Full Conference with Accommodation (includes 2-days of sessions, meals, Gala and one-night (Monday) accommodation)
Single Occupancy
$795.00 + HST
 $995.00 + HST
Double Occupancy (per person)
$710.00 + HST
 $910.00 + HST
Full Conference without Accommodation (includes 2 days of all sessions, meals and Gala)
$595.00 + HST
$795.00 + HST
Daily Conference (includes sessions and meals on that day. Accommodation is NOT included)
Monday OR Tuesday Only
$350.00 + HST
$595.00 + HST
Sunday Registration (One-night (Sunday) accommodation; Monday breakfast)
Single Occupancy
$215 + HST
Double Occupancy (per person)
$120 + HST
Sunday Dinner Ticket (per person)
$ 50 + HST
“Companion” Registration (This is for guests NOT attending the conference but requiring accommodation. Includes one-night (Monday) accommodation; Tuesday breakfast). Monday dinner tickets are available for an additional fee.
Companion Registration (double occupancy)
$120 + HST
Monday Networking Dinner Ticket (per person)
$100 + HST
Awards Luncheon Only Ticket – Monday
Award Luncheon Ticket (per person)
$50 + HST
Daily Use of Facilities (For companions joining conference attendees but NOT attending the conference OR sharing a room)
Monday or Tuesday Daily Use of Facilities Ticket (per person)
$40 + HST
Cancellation Policy
Conference fees will be reimbursed up to May 18, 2018 less a $50 administration fee (includes HST). NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED AFTER MAY 18, 2018. If you are unable to attend, you may substitute someone in your place. All cancellations and substitutions must be received in writing (email is accepted). Refunds will be processed after the conference.
OCASA will make all accommodation arrangements on your behalf.
For full information about guest rooms, visit:
Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis with availability guaranteed until May 21, 2018.
For more information
Contact the OCASA office at 1-866-742-5429 or email at info@ocasa.on.ca
Leisure & Facilities
During your time at the conference, be sure to enjoy the Kingbridge Conference Centre and Institute’s incredible facilities and leisure opportunities.
Take advantage of:
• Over five kilometers of nature trails through forested terrain and rolling hills
• A unique 200 metre indoor running track suspended roughly seven feet above the ground and fully climate controlled
• 24-hour access to the fitness room with strength building stations, free weights and cardio equipment
• Indoor and outdoor swimming, whirlpools & sauna
• Outdoor tennis & basketball courts
• Sports Court to play basketball, floor hockey
• 2 Squash Courts Stretching studio for yoga or Pilates
• Outdoor activities: Mountain Bikes, snowshoes, volleyball, soccer, bocce ball
• Massage Services (minimum 24-hours notice required and subject to availability)