OCIC AGM & Symposium 2014

21st Century Partnerships: Possibilities, Pitfalls & Principles

Thursday, June 19, 2014 at OISE/University of Toronto

At OCIC’s June 2014 Annual General Meeting & Symposium we were very pleased to ratify and formally welcome Speroway and World Accord as organizational members, St. Paul’s University College and The Power to Be International as network/institutional members, and 37 new individual associates, as members of the Council.

We were also very pleased to welcome the following newly elected Board Directors, who will now serve in their individual capacity for a two-year term:

Julia Anderson – Jamaican Self-Help Organization
Allison Coady – Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief (CPAR)
Nija Hope – Africa’s Children-Africa’s Future
Scott Zoltok – TakingITGlobal
Ikem Opara – Associate Member
Mitra Manouchehrian – Associate Member

They join the following in-term Board Directors as our 2014-2015 governance team:

Jessica Dubelaar – Cuso International
Faisal Islam – Canadian Feed The Children
Matthew Legge – Canadian Friends Service Committee
Kevin O’Neill – Amref Health Africa in Canada
Yin Brown – Associate Member

Following a series of brief presentations on the finances and work of the Council over the past year, our afternoon Symposium focused on 21st Century Partnerships, providing an opportunity for participants to hear from and engage with 18 sector researchers and practitioners, and each other. Please click on the following links to learn more:

Proposed Agenda and Program
AGM & Symposium 2014 Business Meeting Presentations
Speaker Bios
Session Descriptions
Board Director Nominees
Board Directors In-Term
Trade-related Private Sector Partnerships: Understanding the Models
How to Engage the Private Sector for Development
Finding Value in Development Partnerships: Where to Look
Mergers and Amalgamations in the Canadian Non-Profit and Charitable Sector
Mergers and Amalgamations in the Canadian Non-Profit and Charitable Sector: Experiences from the International Development Sector
Mergers and Amalgamations: Additional Resources
The Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research: An Overview
Leveraging the Private Sector Report
Facilitating Partnerships to Achieve Common Goals
Global Hive Partnerships and Collaboration for Public Engagement