OCASI at International Metropolis Conference 2019



OCASI had a strong presence at the International Metropolis Conference 2019 held on June 24 to 28 in Ottawa – Gatineau.

We acknowledge with gratitude financial support from World Education Services (WES) that made it possible for OCASI staff and member agencies to attend the Conference.

OCASI Executive Director Debbie Douglas was a panelist at the Plenary session Cities and Migration on Friday June 28.

Follow this link for the full text of her remarks.

She was also a panelist at the concurrent session, The local dimensions of GCM implementation.

OCASI Senior Coordinator Policy and Research Manolli Ekra was organizer, moderator and panelist at the concurrent session, Negotiating Identities in Canada: Being Francophone in a transnational and bilingual context.

OCASI member agencies from around Ontario organized and presented at various conference sessions to share their expertise and showcase innovative projects and good practices.