Fall 2020 Webinar Series

InformOntario is proud to announce its Fall 2020 Webinar series.

It is open to all I&R practitioners (regardless of membership) and is free. Registration is required. Sign up for them all!

 Thanks to Oakville Public Library and Information Oakville for hosting the webinars on their Zoom platform.  

After registering, the ZOOM link will be sent to you a few days before the event. If you have issues with accessing the webinar or did not receive the link, please contact Andrew at Information Oakville (andrew.needham@oakville.ca).

 

DATE

TOPIC

REGISTRATION

Wed, October 7th

11 am EDT

 

Presenter:

Doug MacMillan,

The Letter M Marketing Company

Conduct Your Own Brand Review in 7 Steps

Our brand is more than a logo: it represents what we promise, how we behave and guides decisions throughout your organization. Doug has led branding exercises for dozens of not-for-profit, government and private sector organizations. He will walk through his proven methodologies to audit and update your organization’s brand on your own if you can’t engage a professional branding agency.

 

 Registration link

Wed, Oct 14

11 am (originally listed for 2 pm EDT; apologies for error)

 

Presenter:

Faed Hendry & Michele Watson,

Findhelp Information Services

Developing and Delivering Virtual Onboarding and Training (During a Pandemic)

COVID-19 has not changed the mission of information and referral services but it has changed how business is being done. It is a virtual world. This webinar will explore some of the opportunities and challenges of transitioning to a virtual I&R work environment, some of the complications of onboarding and training staff and maintaining an up-to-date resource database in a period of unprecedented change.   The webinar is a first-hand account from the perspectives of both a new Service Navigator and a Training Manager. The session will explore lessons learned to date, call volume/trends and the changing human services landscape. This will be an interactive session with an opportunity for questions and answers.

 Registration link

Thu, October 22nd

10 am EDT

 

Presenter:

Kart Vyas, R.Kin., CCPE, CRSP, CMIOSH

 

Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS)

 

 

Workplace Mental Health in the “New Normal”: An introduction

COVID-19 has created unique challenges for the workplace. The “New Normal” comes with an increased need to ensure the health and safety of the workers, both physical and psychological. This session will help workplace parties gain an understanding of the impact on our mental health and business. As we get accustomed to the “new normal”, learn about different strategies that can assist you to successfully navigate through this challenging times.

 

 Registration link

Wed, October 28th

2 pm EDT

 

Presenter:

Andrew Needham, Information Oakville

Reconnecting with Your Community through I&R Day

 

I&R Day is Nov 16th, a day to promote and recognize your work in the community. Brainstorm with Andrew about virtual options to connect with the community and stakeholders, plus some free tools and products. 

 Registration Link