Top Five Reasons to Attend ROMA 2019

Posted: January 16, 2019
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The 2019 ROMA Conference will be held from January 27-29 at the Sheraton Centre in Toronto. Registration for ROMA is still open, visit the ROMA Website for more details.
LAS/AMO/ONE Investment will be hosting two different workshop sessions, and will also be available at all times at our trade show booth.
Top Five Reasons to Attend ROMA 2019:
  1. Networking

With approximately a thousand registrants, this is a great opportunity to connect with your peers from across the province.

  1. Updates from the Province  

Provincial representatives will provide updates on various subjects, including the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act and Cannabis Legalization. Minister Ernie Hardeman and Premier Doug Ford will speak.

  1. Attend the Trade Show

Vendors will be on hand to show off and answer questions about the latest products and services available to rural municipalities.

  1. Concurrent Sessions

The conference includes sessions on a wide range of topics, including long term care, MPAC, Planning and Development, and Transit for Rural Regions.

  1. Meet LAS, AMO, and ONE Investment

Staff from AMO and LAS and ONE Investment will be available throughout the conference. Check out our sessions (see below) or come visit us at booth 303.

LAS Sessions
Concurrent Session: Problem Solving 101 with LAS
Sunday, 1:00 – 2:15pm
Municipalities are responsible for the overall well-being of their communities.  They face many problems on a daily basis – competing demands, limited staff capacity, and not enough money to go around.  This session explores common issues and the tools to solve them, such as group procurement, administrative services, turn-key programs, and expert investing.
Judy Dezell, Director Enterprise Centre, Business Partnerships & LAS, Local Authority Services
Eleonore Schneider, LAS Program Manager, Local Authority Services
Jeff Barten, Energy & Asset Services Manager, Local Authority Services
Learning Breakfast: Grow your Municipal Money Tree with ONE Investment
Tuesday, 7:30 – 8:15am
Investment powers have shifted.  Under the new Prudent Investment Standard, municipalities have access to more investment options than ever before.  ONE Investment’s Prudent Investor solution uses these new opportunities to get the most of out every municipal dollar saved.  Join us for a free breakfast and explore how to put your municipality’s money to work.
Eleonore Schneider, LAS Program Manager, Local Authority Services
Geri James, ONE Investment Advisory Committee Member
Janet Wong, Program Coordinator – ONE Investment

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