Annual General Meeting and Workshops

Agenda: 

  • 9:00 - 12:00 noon –  Board Meeting (Directors Only)
  • 11:00 – 12:00 noon – Set up for Sponsor Displays        
  • 12:00 - 12:30 pm –  Lunch for all attendees
  • 12:30 - 1:30 pm –  AGM, Financial Report and Elections
  • 1:30 - 4:00 pm – Workshop Topics:
    1. - Using Technology To Increase Your Bottom Line (Vehicle Telematics 101): Session presented by Mike Olds of Zonar Systems. Mike will cover GPS, Fuel & Diagnostics, Electronic Pre- and Post Trip Inspection, Student Tracking, and in-vehicle Tablet Computer. What is the technology? What does it do? What does it look like? How does it work? How much does it cost? Why should I be interested? Several recent case studies from Ontario Operators will be presented. Wrap up with Q & A session.
    2. Miriam Isenberg, Workplace Management Consultants Inc. – “Survival Tidbits” – Topics to include new rules for Mandatory Health and Safety Training under the Occupational Health and Safety Act; Job Hazard Analysis; Dealing with Regulatory Bodies over Employee Issues
    3. - “I Stop, You Stop”: A special presentation by Kathleen Both from M.L. Bradley Ltd. – How to organize your own public awareness campaign targeting stop arm runners
    4. Costing Model and Model Contract Presentation:Presented by Vaughn Richmond from Richmond’s School Coach and Frank Healey of Healey Transportation
  • 4:00 - 5:00 pm –  Independent School Bus Operators' YouTube Video Launch with Guest Speaker: Jonathan Lisus, Partner, Lax O’Sullivan Scott Lisus LLP
  • 6:00 - 9:00 pm –  Reception and Dinner fully sponsored by Girardin

Location: 

Sandman Signature Hotel Toronto Airport,
55 Reading Ct, Toronto, ON M9W 7K7
(416) 798-8840

Room Reservations:
 By telephone at 1-800-SANDMAN or 416-798-8840 x 2,
 By e-mail at res_toronto@sandman.ca.