Shaw Centre

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Calendar of Events

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Apr 24 2015

3rd Annual Ottawa Heart Research Conference

Major advances in treatment and prevention have finally arrived to heart failure care.  As a result, heart failure treatment is currently being re-organized and re-examined.  Still, much remains to be uncovered about underlying mechanisms contributing to the spectrum of heart failure conditions but recent research promises novel treatments and innovations are on the horizon. The two day program has something to energize everyone: from biomedical cardiovascular scientists to specialist cardiologists, to primary care providers, and allied health care members to health policy innovators. Please do not miss this exciting, unique and timely meeting, located in our nation’s capital.  

Registration Required Event 

Date and Time:
April 24th and  April 25th, 2015
7:00am-5:30pm

Tickets:
For more information please visit https://www.eply.com/OttawaHeartResearchConference1161609

For additional information please contact:
Vedrana Vaskovic
Project Manager
ResearchConference@ottawaheart.ca
613-798-5555 x18002
http://www.ottawaheart.ca/research_discovery/2015-conference_2015-conference.htm

Apr 29 2015

The Council on Aging of Ottawa, 2015 ANNUAL SPRING LUNCHEON and 40th ANNIVERSARY LAUNCHING CELEBRATION

The Council on Aging of Ottawa Annual Spring Luncheon 2015
Topic: “Longevity and its Seven Sins”  - Keynote Speaker - Dr. Guy Proulx
Welcome reception, Music, Social Hour/Cash Bar/Silent Auction - Program promptly starts at 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. - Lunch and Presentation
Shaw Centre - Trillium Ballroom - (formerly the Ottawa Convention Centre – 55 Colonel By Drive)
OC Transpo FREE on Wednesdays for seniors
 
This year marks 40 years of proud achievements. Just imagine if we all worked together what we could accomplish to improve the quality of life of seniors living in Ottawa.  
We are counting on the strength of your commitment and the wealth of your thoughts as we move forward together.

Date and Time
Wednesday April 29, 2015
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Registration Required Event

Tickets
Individual: $75
Table of 10: $700
Please register online at www.coaottawa.ca by Wednesday April 15, 2015
*Table purchase are encouraged and will receive special recognition
*Offical receipt for tax-deductible portion provided on request

For additional information please contact:
Lise-Michelle Bouchard
Executive Assistant
l-m.bouchard@coaottawa.ca
(613) 789-3577 Ext./poste 11  
www.coaottawa.ca

Apr 30 2015

2015 Canadian Newborn and Child Screening Symposium

Newborn Screening Ontario (NSO) hosts and annual scientific symposium for clinicians, scientists, industry representatives and policy-makers from across Canada to share knowledge, discuss challenges and work towards common goals.The theme of the upcoming symposium is "Newborn Screening: A Canadian Collaboration". This is a unique opportunity for newborn screening professionals to work together towards harmonization of processes, policies and priorities and showcase Canadian innovation in newborn screening, and discuss ways in which care and outcomes can be improved.

Date and time
Thursday April 30, 2015 - Friday May 1st, 2015

Registration Required Event
www.cncssymposium.com

For more information, please contact
Lauren Higgins
Chair, Organizing Commitee
lhiggins@cheo.on.ca
(613) 738-3222 x3848
www.newbornscreening.on.ca

Apr 30 2015

Ottawa Tourism Awards

The Ottawa Tourism Awards celebrate excellence in the tourism industry.

Registration required event

Date and Times:
Thursday, April 30, 2015
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Tickets:
$175.00

For more information please conatct:
membershup@ottawatourism.ca
613-237-5150 ext 125
www.ottawatourism.ca

May 02 2015

613 Night Market. Ottawa's Hippest Bazaar Spring 2015

It's back, the 613 Night Market you all asked for. Now in its Spring edition, immerse yourself with the ultimate street-food and shopping experience. This bazaar will put the spotlight on our city's bad-ass chefs, talented creators, crazy artists and daring entrepreneurs. 

On May 2, from 4pm-12am, we will be transforming the Shaw Centre into Ottawa's Premier Night Market. With Djs and drinks, street-food and shopping, you will have a memorable experience.

All food is priced between 2-5$ and goes to support local businesses. Food vendors will deal with cash only. Some retail vendors will accept payments by credit card. Nonetheless, ATM machines will be present on site.

Advance tickets will be 10$ each and will include entry only. Tickets at the door will only start at 7pm and will be priced at 15$ each. No refunds.
http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/613-night-market-ottawas-hippest-bazaar-spring-2015-tickets-16293056972?aff=ebapi

Dress Code: Casual--Look good and feel comfortable.

Cash bars...Plenty, plenty of bars this time!

See you there!

May 02 2015

Ceremony of Professional Engagement and Convocation

Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa Graduation 

Private Event

Date and Time:
May 2nd,2015
2:00pm

For more information please contact:
Linda Chenard
Operations Manager
mdproj@uottawa.ca

May 02 2015

TD presents Maharaja’s Ball

The guests of the 2015 Maharaja’s Ball will be treated to a kaleidoscope of culture that highlights the lives of the Maharajas (former rulers of the princely states of India) in a way that is meant to allure and appeal to all of the human senses.

Date and Time:
Saturday May 2nd,2015
6:00pm doors open

Tickets:
$250.00
Table of 10 $2500.00

For more information please contact:
Shaundra Mitchener
Event Manager
mitcheners@ottawasenators.com
613-599-0153
www.sensfoundation.com

May 05 2015

Champions of Mental Health Awards

The Champions of Mental Health Awards is one of Canada’s premiere social and advocacy events, celebrating individuals and organizations whose outstanding contributions have advanced the mental health agenda in Canada. Featuring special guest, Michael Landsberg, host of TSN and proud mental health advocate.  Also, bringing you the musical entertainment of Sean McCann of Great Big Sea!

Registration required event

Date and Time:
5:30-6:30pm, Reception
6:30-9:00pm Dinner and Awards
9:00-10:00pm Dessert Reception with Sean McCann of Great Big Sea

Tickets:
$195.00
$1500.00 for a table
for more information visit www.camimh.ca

For more information please contact:
Kalene DeBaeremaeker
Coordinator
champions@camimh.ca
613-233-8906
www.camimh.ca


May 06 2015

International Trade Day 2015: Canada meets the new Pacific

This year, International Trade Day will focus on Canada’s role in the Pacific. Building on Canada’s growing presence in the Pacific Rim, this year’s event will discuss the big trends affecting businesses across the region and identify top priorities for cooperation between national governments.

Registration Required

Date and Time:
May 6, 2015
8:00 am to 2:00 pm

Tickets:
Member: $150 plus HST
Non-Member: $175 plus HST

http://www.chamber.ca/event-register/?eventid=tradeday2015

For more information please contact:
Marley Ransom
Events and Communications Specialist
mransom@chamber.ca
613-238-4000 ext. 227
http://www.chamber.ca

May 07 2015

Canadian Nurses Foundation 2015 Nightingale Gala

Canadian Nurses Foundation celebrates the 5th anniversary of its Nightingale Gala!  As always, funds raised will help support nursing scholars across Canada.

Public Event

Date and Time:
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Reception: 5:30 pm 
Dinner: 7:00 pm

Tickets:
$200/person $2000/table of 10
Corporate tables also available
http://cnf-fiic.ca/news-events/2015-nightingale-gala/#.VPnJPPzF_Ho

For more information please contact:
Rachel Groskopf
Development Coordinator
rgroskopf@cnf-fiic.ca
613 680 0879 ext 224
http://cnf-fiic.ca/

May 07 2015

Chocolate Affair Gala

The Distress Centre of Ottawa & Region is pleased to present its 8th annual Chocolate Affair Gala!  A night of pure indulgence, supporting their 24/7 crisis & support line services!  Experience a four course chocolate infused dinner, silent auction, sweet treats by local companies, entertainment, and chocolate everything!  

Public Event 

Date and time:
Thursday, May 7, 2015
5:30pm-10:00pm

Tickets:
$110

For more information please contact:
Leslie Scott
Community Relations Coordinator
lscott@dcottawa.on.ca
613-238-1089 x 222
www.dcottawa.on.ca

May 09 2015

Ottawa ZoomerShow 2015

Canada's Largest Lifestyle Expo for the 45+
Featuring : Health & Wellness, Finance, Travel, Retirement Planning, Education, Food & Drink Sampling, a Pet Zone, Live Entertainment and lots of fun!

Public Event

Date and Times:
Saturday May 9, 2015
10 am - 5 pm

Sunday May 10, 2015
11 am - 5 pm

Tickets:
$8.00 in advance
$12.00 at the door
Visit us on Facebook at ZoomerShows for your complimentary ticket

For more information please contact:
Kelly Antonaros
Operations Manager - ZoomerShows
k.antonaros@zoomermedia.ca
416-607-2451
www.zoomershow.com

May 14 2015

An Employer's Guide to Accommodation: Focus on Disability, Gender Identity/Expression and Religion

Please join presenters Caroline Richard and Sheri O. Enikanolaiye of Bird Richard for a discussion on the duty of accommodation. Specifically, this presentation will focus on the following:

• Recent developments in the law of the duty to accommodate

• A practical guide on how to provide accommodation on the protected grounds of; o disability management; o gender identity and expression; and o religion.

Seminar to be held on May 14, 2015 at the Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive.

7:45 a.m. to 8:30am – Registration, networking and complimentary breakfast

8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. – Presentation with a question and answer period to follow

To register, please contact Tanya Howlett at thowlett@birdrichard.com. 

May 20 2015

Professional Development Week (PDW) 2015

Each year, DPI holds its annual 3-day Professional Development Week (PDW) Learning Event, a premier training event for IM/IT professionals.  PDW is attended by approximately 1,000 delegates ranging from technical analysts and policy makers to senior managers who share a common goal: self-development.  Delegates attend the event for its productive mix of technology and management sessions where they gain insight into the business, technology and people sides of IM and IT.  PDW provides insight into current technology and management trends, public sector IM and IT directions and tools and methods to survive and thrive in an increasingly complex environment.  All this coupled with excellent social and networking opportunities and a superb social and Gala dinner event.  

Registration Required Event

Date and times:
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Thursday, May 21, 2015
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Friday, May 22, 2015
8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Tickets:
www.dpi-canada.com

For more information please contact:
info@dpi-canada.com
613-737-4374
www.dpi-canada.com

May 21 2015

Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Health and Fitness Expo

Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Race Kit Pick Up and Health and Fitness Expo.

Public Event

Dates and times:
Thursday, May 21, 2015     4:00PM - 8:00PM
Friday, May 22, 2015           10:00AM - 8:00PM
Saturday, May 23, 2015       9:00AM - 4:00PM

For Additional Information, please contact:
John Halvorsen
Race Director
halvorsen@runottawa.ca
613-234-2221
www.runottawa.ca

May 22 2015

Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Health and Fitness Expo

Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Race Kit Pick Up and Health and Fitness Expo

Public Event

Dates and Times:
Thursday, May 21, 2015     4:00PM - 8:00PM
Friday, May 22, 2015           10:00AM - 8:00PM
Saturday, May 23, 2015      9:00AM - 4:00PM

For Additional Information, please contact:
John Halvorsen
Race Director
halvorsen@runottawa.ca
613-234-2221
www.runottawa.ca

May 23 2015

Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Health and Fitness Expo

Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Race Kit Pick Up and Health and Fitness Expo

Public Event

Dates and Times:
Thursday, May 21, 2015      4:00PM - 8:00PM
Friday, May 22, 2015           10:00AM - 8:00PM
Saturday, May 23, 2015       9:00AM - 4:00PM

For Additional Information, please contact:
John Halvorsen
Race Director
halvorsen@runottawa.ca
613-234-2221
www.runottawa.ca

May 28 2015

United Way Ottawa Community Builder of the Year Awards Gala

Every year, United Way Ottawa hosts local community leaders, politicians, and celebrities, along with Ottawa’s best and brightest, to recognize extraordinary community contributions at the Community Builder of the Year Awards Gala. The evening highlights the achievements of people, organizations, partnerships, agencies and neighbourhood groups that work tirelessly, passionately and collectively to help make change happen in our community. We’re saving a seat for you – join us in honouring those who are making a difference. 

Public Event

Date and Times:
Thursday, May 28, 2015
5:00 pm- 9:00 pm

Tickets:
$125.00
Table sponsorship: $ 1700 (tables of 10); Additional sponsorship opportunities: contact Sharon Lloyd at salloyd@unitedwayottawa.ca, 613-228-6727

For Addtional Information, please contact:
Taline Jirian
Manager, Special Events and Promotions, United Way Ottawa
tjirian@unitedwayottawa.ca
613-228-5791
www.unitedwayottawa.ca

Jun 09 2015

MARCOM Professional Development Annual Forum 2015

Produced by CEPSM, MARCOM is the only forum of its kind providing niche education to public and not-for-profit sector marketers and communicators.  MARCOM offers inspiring keynotes, roundtables, a trade show and networking over two days.Public Event

Dates and Times:
Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Optional Workshops)
Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 8:15 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. (Forum Day 1)
Thursday, June 11, 2015, 8:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. (Forum Day 2)

Tickets:
Register online at www.marcom.ca.

For additional information please contact:
Claire Mills
clairemills@cepsm.ca
613-230-6424  ext 118

Jun 09 2015

Photonics North 2015

On behalf of the Canadian Photonic Industry Consortium, we would like to invite you to the Shaw Centre in Ottawa, Ontario for the Photonics North conference on June 9-10, 2015.  This conference will be an excellent opportunity to network and exchange with researchers, government and industry and to celebrate the 2015 International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies. 

Registration Required Event

Date and Time:
Tuesday, June 9, 2015               8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday, June 10, 2015       8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday, June 11, 2015            8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tickets:
For more information please visit www.photonicsnorth.com

For more information about this event please contact:
Ms Véronique Gravel
Event Manager
veronique.gravel@conferium.com
1 800 618-8182
www.photonicsnorth.com

Jun 10 2015

MARCOM Professional Development Annual Forum 2015

Produced by CEPSM, MARCOM is the only forum of its kind providing niche education to public and not-for-profit sector marketers and communicators.  MARCOM offers inspiring keynotes, roundtables, a trade show and networking over two days.Public Event

Dates and Times:
Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Optional Workshops)
Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 8:15 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. (Forum Day 1)
Thursday, June 11, 2015, 8:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. (Forum Day 2)

Tickets:
Register online at www.marcom.ca.

For additional information please contact:
Claire Mills
clairemills@cepsm.ca
613-230-6424  ext 118

Jun 11 2015

MARCOM Professional Development Annual Forum 2015

Produced by CEPSM, MARCOM is the only forum of its kind providing niche education to public and not-for-profit sector marketers and communicators.  MARCOM offers inspiring keynotes, roundtables, a trade show and networking over two days.

Public Event

Dates and Times:
Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Optional Workshops)
Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 8:15 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. (Forum Day 1)
Thursday, June 11, 2015, 8:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. (Forum Day 2)

Tickets:
Register online at www.marcom.ca.

Information:
Claire Mills
clairemills@cepsm.ca
613-230-6424  ext 118

Jun 13 2015

98th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition

REGISTRATION REQUIRED EVENT
www.csc2015.ca/registration

Dates:
Saturday, June 13 - Wednesday, June 17

For Addtional Information, please contact:
csc2015@cheminst.ca
613-232-6252
www.csc2015.ca

Oct 03 2015

Study and Go Abroad Fair

Meet with top universities and colleges from around the world to find out about study programs abroad at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.  Visit the Travel Zone for Gap Year and other travel options: volunteering, work abroad, internships and language travel.  Start planning your studies abroad or to travel. Don’t miss this important event.  Admission is FREE!

The Study and Go Abroad Expo is open from 1pm to 5pm, but arrive early at 12 noon to catch our feature seminar.  Check the website for information on exhibitors, seminars, scholarships and more.  Pre-register online to save time on the day and enter our Grand Prize Draw.  Donated by Air Canada, the first prize is a return flight to anywhere in the world. 

Public Event

Date and Time:
Saturday, October 3, 2015
1pm to 5pm

Tickets: FREE

Visit www.studyandgoabroad for all the details and follow us on social media for updates:

Facebook                            /Study and Go Abroad
Twitter                                 @studygoabroad
Google+                               /+Studyandgoabroadfair
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Pinterest                             /studygoabroad

Oct 30 2015

Ottawa Wine and Food Festival - Celebrating 30 Years

The Ottawa Wine and Food Festival is hotly anticipated every Fall and is one of the most successful of its type in Canada. From the ever-popular Tasting Alley to the vibrant Main Tasting Floor, consumers can sample the latest trends in food, wine, beer and spirits from close to 200 exhibitors all while enjoy live entertainment. Join us this year for our 30th anniversary!

Public Event

Date and Times:
Friday October 30th, 2015
12 noon - 10pm

Saturday October 31st 2015
12 noon - 10pm

Sunday November 1st 2015
12 noon - 5:30pm

Tickets:
$25.00 & up
www.ottawawineandfoodfestival.com

For more information contact:
Kim McWaters
Marketing & Communications Manager
kim@ottawawineandfoodfestival.com
613-523-6356
www.ottawawineandfoodfestival.com

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Ottawa Convention Centre
55 Colonel By Drive,
Ottawa, ON
K1N 9J2

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