National Conference

[Cancelled]

A reduced-schedule online-only learning event will run at some stage during the May 20-23 period. More details on this will follow in the coming weeks as events are confirmed.
Welcome

It is with regret that we announce the cancellation of the live version our 2020 National Conference, Orchestras for Tomorrow: The Work Starts Today. With the uncertainty of the current situation across the globe with regards to COVID-19, we are confident that this is the right decision for the health and safety of our conference delegates, presenters, sponsors, volunteers, and staff.

100% of all registration fees already paid to Orchestras Canada will be refunded. Outstanding cheque invoices will be cancelled.

A reduced-schedule online-only learning event will run at some stage during the May 20-23 period, consisting of our two keynote speakers giving their presentations via webinar, and a series of peer group meetings. More details on this will follow in the coming weeks as events are confirmed.

FAQ

What alternative professional development options is Orchestras Canada offering? We will be running a reduced-schedule, online-only learning event at some stage during the May 20-23 period. This will consist of our two keynote speakers giving their presentations via webinar, and a series of peer group meetings. We will be in touch as soon as we have confirmed details on what this will look like.

What about my registration fee? All fees already paid to Orchestras Canada will be refunded in full. Any registrant who elected to pay by cheque will have their invoice cancelled if it has been issued.

What about my bursary? Travel bursaries will not be distributed as the live version of the conference will not take place.

Who do I contact to get a refund on travel arrangements already purchased? Contact your travel provider directly to see what their refund policy is. Some useful links: ViaRail, WestJet, Air Canada.

Who do I contact to cancel my hotel room booking? If you have booked your hotel room at the conference hotel (Homewood Suites by Hilton), you do not have to cancel and you will not be penalized. By cancelling our contract with the hotel, Orchestras Canada will also cancel individual bookings.

More questions? Contact Nick Walshe at nick@oc.ca or 877-809-7288 x. 3.

Presenters
Linda Nazareth

Linda Nazareth is an economist, futurist and expert on the future of work. Linda’s audiences have spanned a range of audiences,  all of whom have benefited from the way that she can take huge ideas and distill them into information that organizations can use for their own strategic planning purposes. More…

Jill Robinson

Jill Robinson is the President and CEO of TRG Arts. Jill is a true believer in the power of arts and culture to transform individuals and communities and is driven to help make sustainable change happen in the international arts and cultural sector. More…