Top 4 Reasons to Attend #OHEA2018
4. Visit our exhibitors, participate in draws and raffles, and receive a free conference bag with promotional items from vendors!
3. Panel Discussions: Professional Home Economists - 'Raising Awareness and Supporting Immigrant and Refugee Settlement'
2. Dynamic keynote and guest speakers! Diverse speakers are lined up to inspire authentic connection, learn how to build healthy communities, discuss the fear of food and how to develop a positive relationship with food, tips to get your finances on track, why a career in food policy might be the career for you, how to reinvent yourself as a PHEc and more!
1. Your number one education and networking opportunity of the year! Meet up with friends, colleagues, and students - a full day that will educate, inform, and inspire!
Keynote Speaker - Nora Spinks
"Works to strengthen families, create productive and supportive work environments, and build healthy communities."
Nora Spinks is CEO of The Vanier Institute of the Family. Throughout her career, Nora has been working with progressive organizations, and business, labour, government and community leaders to strengthen families, create productive and supportive work environments, and build healthy communities.
Erin MacGregor, RD, P.H.Ec. & food blogger
“An advocate for honest and transparent communication about our food system.”
Associate Vice President, Ipsos Public Affairs
"More than a decade of experience in survey design, execution and analysis."
Carol Harrison, RD
"Proud to be the "brag about agriculture dietitian", promoting good health through trust in our food system and practical food skills."
Shannon Simmons, Certified Financial Planner, Chartered Investment Manager & Founder of the New School of Finance
“A trailblazer in the Canadian financial planning industry. ”
Research Analyst, Ipsos Public Affairs
"Responsible for developing and conducting comprehensive research studies."
Joyce Parslow, P.H.Ec.
Executive Director, Marketing & Consumer Relations
"Seeks to build trust, affinity and loyalty for Canadian Beef and beef in general."
Allison Jorgens, P.H.Ec.
"PHEc, passionate food advocate, and concerned mom raising two boys who are facing 21st century challenges every day."
Dr. Daniel Moore, PhD
Researcher & Assistant Professor
"Has published over 60 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters."
"Has been a Settlement Counsellor with South London Neighbourhood Resource Centre for the past 9 years."