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2014 First Nations Water Symposium

The Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC) is pleased to present the 2014 First Nations Water Symposium taking place March 4 -5, 2014 at the Marriott Gateway on the Falls, Niagara Falls, Ontario.
This year's Water Symposium theme is: Water Infrastructure: "Getting to a New Sustainable Standard".

Goals & Objectives

  • To bring key First Nations representatives together with, provincial, federal and industry professionals to network and exchange current issues facing First Nations drinking water & wastewater management and evolving issues related to drinking water quality
  • Provide networking and ongoing training opportunities in the area of drinking water and wastewater management to First Nations representatives
  • Showcase developments in technology for water and wastewater management applicable to First Nations communities through workshops and a tradeshow where the best industry practices will be demonstrated

 Why Should I Attend?

  •  Educational sessions & workshops to further enhance your professional knowledge
  • Opportunities to build and strengthen connections with people in your profession
  • Network, exchange of knowledge and expertise to build awareness and understanding on the current issues facing water and wastewater management
  • Two day innovative tradeshow that offers chances to network with professionals from across Canada

Sponsored Delegate Criteria
**Note: Sponsored & Non-Sponsored delegate criteria may change**

The OFNTSC will be collecting all travel claims for sponsored delegates during the 2014 First Nations Water Symposium. Please see additional details below regarding sponsorship criteria, as well as a link which will direct you to our 2014 FNWS travel claim form.
The Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC) is pleased to sponsor (1) Leadership/Administrative representative, and (1) Water Plant Operator from each First Nation in Ontario. The sponsored delegate is appointed by their First Nation. Additional delegates can attend for $250.
Once the sponsored delegate has been chosen by their First Nation they shall receive a discount code which will bypass the payment section of the registration process. To receive the discount code, please contact Corrie Hill, Event Coordinator at or (416) 651-1443 ext. 229.
Sponsored delegates will receive the following:

Accommodations [Room & Tax billed to the Master - March 3 - 5, 2014. Check-out will be March 5, 2014.] Travel reimbursement can be claimed by submitting a travel claim form with ORIGINAL RECEIPTS attached [Note: All travel claims will be assessed on a case by case basis, the OFNTSC asks that all sponsored delegates use the most cost effective means of travel.]

  • Full access to all educational sessions/workshops

  • Full access to the Symposium Tradeshow - Open Two Days

  • Welcome Reception on Monday Evening - March 3, 2014

  • Breakfast Buffet in the Marriott Cafe [Milestones Restaurant] on both Day One & Two

  • AM & PM Breaks on both Day One & Two

  • Buffet Lunch in the Milestones Restaurant on both Day One & Two

  • Symposium Kit

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