Attend the College’s 2020 Annual Meeting and Keynote Address via Livestream

AMED 2020

The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers invites College members to the 2020 Annual Meeting and keynote address.

When: Thursday, September 3, 2020
Where: via livestream
Who should attend: College members

In light of the ongoing impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the College has replaced this year’s Annual Meeting and Education Day with a scaled-down version of the event. We are pleased to provide members with the opportunity to attend the Annual Meeting and keynote address which will take place entirely online via livestream. During the livestream, members will be able to participate by asking questions and/or making comments.

To access these events via livestream, simply visit the College website on September 3rd in order to participate in the livestream.

Important note: Pre-registration ahead of the Annual Meeting and keynote address is not required.

Keynote speaker: Dr. Ramona Alaggia

This year’s event will include a keynote presentation by Ramona Alaggia, MSW, PhD, RSW, entitled “Gender Equality, Gender Equity and Gender-Based Violence: Mobilizing an Anti-Violence Movement in a Pandemic.” A leading researcher on gender and violence, Dr. Alaggia will use her presentation to explore the complex issues surrounding gender and violence, and how social workers and social service workers can promote inclusivity and stand up against gender oppression. For the full keynote address description, visit the College website.

View the Notice of Annual Meeting of Members. For more information on this year’s Annual Meeting and keynote address, please visit the College website or contact

Stay tuned! Fall 2020 Educational Forums

This year’s Educational Forums for members will be hosted entirely via livestream. We are pleased to confirm two upcoming sessions this fall on the following topics:

  • Providing equitable services to LGBTQ+ newcomers
  • Anti-Black racism and social work and social service work practice

The College will provide more information about the upcoming Educational Forums, as we finalize further details. For more information, please contact