TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The OPPI Conference is Ontario’s biggest planning event of the year. We continue to build on a history of success with our annual event, and we can’t wait for you to see what’s in store this October at Blue Mountain Resort.

This year’s conference will focus on four important learning topics:

Management and Leadership
Infrastructure Resiliency
Ethics and Professionalism
Conflict Resolution

Check out our program for the more than 80 interactive sessions and mobile workshops along with a design charrette that span across four major topic areas relevant to your professional practice, designed to facilitate the exchange of knowledge for the betterment of planning on Ontario.

Did we forget to mention our fantastic keynotes and other special guest speakers?

Bruce Krushelnicki, RPP
Executive Chair,
Environment and Land Tribunals Ontario
Hon. Bob Rae
Former Ontario Premier and Former Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada 
James McKenzie
Associate Chair, Ontario Municipal Board
Dr. Enid Slack
Director, Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance (IMFG)
Jennifer Moss
Cofounder and Chief Communications Officer, Plasticity Labs 
Dr. Duke Redbird
Saugeen First Nation Elder

A backgrounder is available here. Detailed conference information is posted at:

For more information, please contact:
Loretta Ryan, RPP, Director, Public Affairs
416-668-8469 or


Sarah Snowdon, Manager, Communications
416-838-3423 or