1 ONTARIO SAILING SYMPOSIUM WHEN Saturday November 21 Port Credit Yacht Club 9am-4pm Sunday November 22 The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon 10am-3pm FEATURING Saturday November 21 st Ontario Sailing annual symposium: Moving Forward with Sailing Special Guests Project Announcements Your Clubs Next Steps Growing your club & hitting your target demographic Sunday November 22 nd be one of only 60 clubs to showcase to our very eager and impressionable GET OUT ON THE WATER attendees. With over 3000 invitations to the public you can be their next step! FIRST ANNUAL CLUB & BOAT EXHIBITION ADVANCE TICKETS - $249 + HST FULL WEEKEND INCLUDES: SYMPOSIUM INVITATION AND BOOTH SET UP SUNDAY - $90 + HST SATURDAY ONLY INCLUDES: SYMPOSIUM INVITATION BOAT EXHIBITION PUBLIC INVITATIONAL TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THEIR NEXT STEP IN MEMBERSHIP & BOAT OWNERSHIP IN ONTARIO SPONSORS SKIPPERS PLAN CLASS-AFLOAT FOGH MARINE ARCTIC FROG St. Lawrence Seaway Gill BENEFITING ONTARIO SAILING GETOUTONTHEWATER.CA ACCESS BOOM SHELLS AND SAILS
2 Updated Oct 21, 2015 Moving Forward in Sailing Annual Workshop Agenda Saturday, November 21, 2015 Sponsored by: Skippers Plan, Class Afloat, Fogh Marine, Arctic Frog, St. Lawrence Seaway, Gill 7:45am-8:50am- Check in & Registration Group Presentations in Dining Room: Port Credit Yacht Club 115 Lakefront Promenade, Mississauga, ON 8:15am-8:45am Optional Club & School Forum Session to provide Ontario Sailing feedback on your season 8:50am-9:50am Keynote Speaker Steve Indig- Handling Conflict of Interest 10:00am-10:55am Growing Your Club & Hitting your Target Demographic Stephanie McKenzie, Project Manager Get Out on the Water 11:00am-11:55am Breakout Presentation* More info below 12:00pm-1:45pm LUNCH Presentation on Challenging the Norm by Glenn Lethbridge, Ontario Sailing Executive Director 2:00pm-3:55pm Breakout Presentations* More info below 4:00pm-5:00pm Transport Canada Update, Closing Remarks and Discussion Forum (hosted in Lakeshore Rooms Downstairs) *BREAK OUT PRESENTATIONS INCLUDE: Check out ontariosailing.ca for the latest updates to our presentations and any change in Club Stream (in Dining Room Upstairs): 11:00am-11:55am The State of our Sailing & Boating Community Morten Fogh, Owner & President of Fogh Marine 2:00pm-2:55pm Statistics Talk Sara Anghel, Executive Director/Vice President of Government Relations, NMMA Canada 3:00pm-3:55pm Ensure you are Insured: Clubs & Club Programs Drew Robertson, Skippers Plan Dinghy Sailing Program Stream (Lakeshore Rooms downstairs): 11:00am-11:55am Staffing Contracts Susan Houston, Partner, Matthews Dinsdale & Clark LLP 2:00pm-2:55pm Teaching Beyond the Checklist Ontario Sailing Learning Facilitator, Rob Lytle 3:00pm-3:55pm Building your Staff of Instructors and Coaches Cam Lymburner, Ontario Sailing Program Manager Keelboat Sailing Program Stream (Lakeshore Rooms downstairs): 11:00am-11:55am Staffing Contracts Susan Houston, Partner, Matthews Dinsdale & Clark LLP (with Dinghy Sailing Stream) 2:00pm-2:55pm CANSail Online Information Session Melanie O Brien, Ontario Sailing Program Coordinator & the Checklick Team 3:00pm-3:55pm Keeping Programs Fresh & Fun: New Programming & Instructor Development Learning Facilitator, Rob Lytle Cost per Person $90 +HST for Saturday Only (includes lunch) Register Online at OntarioSailing.ca For more information, please contact Melanie at or ext. 226
3 Key Speakers- Saturday, November 21, 2015 Steve Indig, BRec, LLB, Sport Law & Strategy Group Handling Conflict of Interest 8:50am-9:50am Keynote Speaker Steve began his career with the Sport Law & Strategy Group in 2003 immediately after being called to the bar as a lawyer. In fewer than ten years, Steve has worked with over 400 national, provincial, and local sport organizations to provide consulting and legal services related to governance, employment, contracts, policies, disputes, and privacy. He is a regular guest speaker and presenter at AGMs, conferences, and workshops, and has also acted as an adjudicator. Steve graduated from Dalhousie University with a Bachelors of Recreation degree and a successful five-year career as varsity athlete in swimming. Steve attended three CIS National Championships, was named the CIS athlete of the month, and qualified for the 2000 Olympic Trials. He continues to be involved in swimming as a master s swimmer (Canadian Masters Swimming medalist) and a coach at the Vaughan Aquatic Club. Steve was inducted into the Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Sports Hall of Fame in During the early years of his career, Steve also was a certified sports agent representing professional athletes. Steve was certified by the NFL, CFL, MLS, and FIFA as an agent. He continues to be involved in sport as a swimming coach, masters swimmer, softball player and avid basketball player; recently returning from the 2013 Maccabi Games in Israel where his team won a bronze in basketball. Steve is also the proud father of a son and newborn daughter. Susan Houston, Partner Matthews Dinsdale & Clark LLP Staffing Contracts 11:00am-11:55am Dinghy and Keelboat School Stream Drawing on her extensive experience gained from working in both the public and private sectors, Susan provides strategic and timely advice on a full range of employment issues, including privacy matters, contracts of employment, terminations and human rights. She regularly works with employers to ensure they are pay equity compliant to minimize the potentially significant liabilities that can arise. Susan is counsel to employers throughout the province. Susan identifies pragmatic solutions to issues arising in today s workplaces; workplaces that include both provincially and federally regulated employers, operating across a broad spectrum of industries. Susan is well placed to understand the needs of business. In addition to having practiced corporate/commercial law, her unique insight has been enhanced by her academic studies, including M.B.A. studies and a Masters of Law degree in Dispute Resolution, as well as extensive human resources management experience, and the Chairmanship of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce. Education Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Ontario, L.L.M., 2000 York University, Toronto, Ontario, M.B.A. Studies, University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Law, London, Ontario, LL.B., 1978 Bar Admission Law Society of Upper Canada (Ontario), 1980 Professional Affiliations Ontario Bar Association Canadian Bar Association Human Resource Professionals of Ontario
4 Sara Anghel, Executive Director/Vice President of Government Relations, NMMA Canada Statistics Talk: Statistics of Canadian Recreational Boating 2:00pm-2:55pm Club Stream Sara Anghel has a breadth of experience in government, the private sector and associations spanning 15 years. Prior to joining the National Marine Manufacturers Association, she served as vice president of government relations and public affairs with the Ontario Energy Association. Before that position, Anghel was Manager of Government and Regulatory Affairs with Direct Energy, a large energy company, where she was responsible for all government projects and day to day management of technical regulatory interventions and analysis. Anghel spent seven years working within the Ontario government in a number of ministries including energy, natural resources and health, and was Chief of Staff to the Minister of Northern Development & Mines and Environment. In her role with NMMA Canada, Anghel leads industry representation and advocacy efforts in Canada by providing counsel, support and strategic input to a range of policy and advocacy issues. She shapes, steers and implements advocacy strategies primarily focused at the federal level. Anghel serves on Transport Canada s National Recreational Boating Advisory Council and co-chairs the Recreational Boating Advisory Council for Ontario. Anghel has an Honors Degree in Political Science and Philosophy from the University of Toronto. She enjoys boating and traveling with her husband Frank and their young daughter Angelica. NMMA has published an industry leading Canadian Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract. In addition they have a 2012 Boating Economic Impact Study of the industry Stephanie McKenzie, Project Manager, Get Out on the Water Ensure you are Insured: Club & Program Insurance 10:00am-10:55am All Streams Stephanie has spent her life enjoying the recreational side of sailing by way of her parent s boat Soca Sailor, an Irwin 38 out of Lakeshore Yacht Club. Being of Bajan descent it would only seem a natural fit; her passion for being on the water, wind in her hair with an emphasis on leisure and family. In more recent years she has transitioned into the racing scene, having the opportunity to crew on multiple programs in both course as well as offshore racing. Some highlighted events include racing LYRA (Relentless: Farr40), and the current IRC North American Champion (Rampage: Concordia47) as well as Lake Ontario 300 (Ginja Ninja: Merlin36). She is a key example of how sailing can grow with you your whole life, regardless if you want to be challenged or relax and enjoy the ride.
5 Morten Fogh, Owner and President Fogh Marine The State of our Sailing & Boating Community 11:00am-11:55am Club Stream Morten raced Optimists, Lasers, Laser 2's and J24's internationally and campaigned in the Tornado. He runs marathons. Besides being the owner of Fogh Marine, he also handles all institutional sales. Rob Lytle, Manager, Fogh Marine & Sail Canada Master Learning Facilitator Teaching Beyond the Checklist 2:00pm-2:55pm Dinghy School Stream, & Keeping Programs Fresh & Fun 3:00pm-3:55pm Keelboat School Stream Rob is a current Sail Canada certified Learning Facilitator in dinghies and sails occasionally on 49ers and i14's. Andrew Robertson, Vice President of Skippers Plan Ensure you are Insured: Club & Program Insurance 3:00pm-3:55pm Club Stream Specializing in Yacht client services, business development, marketing and marine industry relations, Drew is a registered broker with Skippers Plan- a family business grown over three generations, currently under the brokerage of the CG&B Group. Skippers Plan is the exclusive provider for Sail Canada Our company is built on personal service, profressionalism, knowledge on all aspects of insurance for boats and an understanding of boaters coverage requirements.