OSBIE 2018 Risk Management Seminar

Date: Friday, October 19, 2018
Location: SHERATON TORONTO AIRPORT HOTEL (view map & directions)

About This Event

Ontario School Boards’ Insurance Exchange
October 19, 2018
801 Dixon Rd, Toronto

About the Risk Management Seminar

OSBIE's Risk Management Seminar will be held at the Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel – Click Here to View a Map to the Hotel
Registration will begin at 7:45 am on Friday October 19th, 2018 along with a complimentary continental breakfast.
To provide more focused sessions, we will be offering four different tracks geared towards:
Risk Management(Educators), Claims/Legal, Operations/Maintenance and the Organization Track!
To get the most out of the program it is recommended to register for a Full Track, and not for single sessions within each track.
OSBIE is pleased to provide this annual seminar free of charge with complimentary parking – another example of the value added service that we have been providing for our members for over 30 years!
*Please note: transportation and lodging fees not included.
Need a Hotel Room?
A group rate of $169.00 per night (based on single occupancy) has been arranged and reservations can be made directly with Sheraton Reservations at 1-866-932-7058 and state "OSBIE Risk Management Seminar" to receive the special group rate until October 8, 2018
Register on-line before October 9, 2018
*Should you have any difficulties submitting your on-line registration please phone 1-800-668-6724 and speak with Julie Welsh.

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Track/Session or Event

Risk Management Track (RM)

This track is focusing on current Risk Management issues facing Principals and Educators.

Dealing With the Problem Parent: I'm Calling My Lawyer
Eric Roher

To follow

Ophea Guidelines for Principals
Ophea Staffer

To follow

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Claims/Legal (C/L)

This track focuses on sessions regarding current Claims and Legal topics.

Cyber Event Response
Daniel J. Michaluk, Hicks Morley

to follow 

Waivers vs. Informed Consents
Daniel Strigberger

To follow


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Operations/Maintenance Track (OT)

Focusing on the issues that affect Operations, Maintenance and Facilities personnel.

Naturalized Playspaces – Risk Management and School Board Guidelines
Allison Palis, OSBIE Ian Gaudet, Waterloo Region DSB

Naturalized playspaces have gained a foothold in schools and public places across the province. This session will outline the duty of care owed by school boards, alignment with the CSA Z614 Children’s playspaces and equipment standard, as well as some OSBIE claims examples.

A representative from The Waterloo Region District School Board will discuss elements of the board’s Design Guidelines for K-12 Outdoor Play and Learning Environments document.

Construction Project Management - Best Practices
Glenn A. Clarke

To follow

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Plenary Session for Everyone (PS)

The Investigation Process: The Prequel - FOR EVERYONE
The OSBIE Claims Team

After the success of last year’s OSBIE Mock Trial session – let’s take a look back to the beginning of the claims process.
Have you ever wondered what happens once a claim is presented to OSBIE?
This session takes attendees on a journey through the initial stages of a fictitious claims.  Our adjuster will present how claims are assessed, how evidence is gathered and how the parties come together to resolve contentious issues.

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Organization Track (SO/HR)

The Organizational Track provides sessions for Human Resources and Superintendents.

Invisible Disabilities: Understanding the Challenges and Duties in the Employment Context
Sheila MacKinnon

Mental health illnesses, addictions, environmental sensitivities, learning disabilities and other conditions that are non-visible are considered “invisible disabilities” and pose unique challenges to both employees and employers in the workplace. Learn about these challenges, the latest cases and an employer’s legal duty to inquire.

Civil Sexual Assault Claims in School Boards
Teresa Dribjer, OSBIE

CAPSLE presentation.

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