What You Need To Know

  1. WHY ATTEND? The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) is excited to be presenting the second annual human services symposium in Mississauga. We continue to endeavor through this symposium to promote and support leadership for sustainable and integrated human services.
  2. WHO SHOULD ATTEND? If you are passionate about the future of Human Services in Ontario, then this is a Symposium you do not want to miss. The Symposium is open to all Human Services professionals, including, but not limited to:
    • Municipal Elected Officials
    • Individuals working in:
      • Human Services Integration
      • Early Learning and Child Care
      • Social Assistance
      • Employment Services
      • Housing Services
      • Homelessness Prevention
      • Community Hubs Development
  3. WHAT'S ON THE PROGRAM? Full program at a glance posted now. Click here to access.  Session speakers come from many walks of life; from Provincial Ministers and Deputy Ministers, to Municipal Councillors to those with lived experience. Join them and delegates as they explore a variety of topics.
    1. Morning Plenary Sessions include:
      • Moving Forward Together Toward Ending Poverty and Chronic Homelessness
      • Engaging Indigenous Peoples in Human Services Planning
      • Integrated, Collaborative, and Citizen Focused Human Services
      • Transforming Human Services in Ontario for the 21st Century
      • Achieving Community Safety and Well-Being through Human Service Interventions
    2. Afternoon Concurrents include:
      • Stream A
        • Addressing Complex Social Issues Through New Approaches
        • Leveraging Municipal Purchasing Power for Community Benefits
      • Stream B
        • Enhancing the Municipal Role in Immigration Attraction and Settlement
        • Income Security Reform for Ontario
*subject to change
AMO Human Services Symposium Identifier


Thursday, September 21, 2017
Breakfast at 7:30 am
Sessions run 8:15 am to 4:30 pm
Lunch provided


Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites
5875 Airport Road,
Mississauga, ON
L4V 1N1

To book guestrooms at the Hilton click here.