OSN will host a day filled with keynote speakers, panels, breakout sessions and plenty of opportunities to network! The event will be held in person to allow the sport sector to come together.
More information to come.

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Sport Forward

Location: Toronto
TIME: 8:30 AM
DATE: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2022

OSN is proud to announce and invite you to the 2022 OSN Sport Forward Symposium taking place on Wednesday, November 23 hosted at The Don on Danforth.

Join us for enlightening speakers, topics and discussion followed by a viewing party as Canada takes on Belgium in their 1st World Cup appearance since 1986!

Educate. Empower. Elevate.

As the pandemic has so drastically shifted the community sports’ landscape here in Ontario, collaboration and outreach is more important now, than it has ever been. This Symposium will educate and empower participants to elevate Sport here in Ontario, in their respective areas. Speakers will focus on some of the most important and controversial topics in sport today such as Safe Sport, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Grant Writing opportunities.

We are excited to announce our host for Sport Forward will be the amazing Jermain Franklin of TSN Sports Centre!

Jermain Franklin
Hayley Wickenheiser
Olympic gold medalist, author and motivational speaker
Akim Aliu
Professional Ice Hockey Player, Producer and Philanthropist
Ashley Stirling
Associate Professor, Teaching Stream in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Toronto
Alexia Tam
Safe Sport and Athlete Welfare Expert, Golf Ontario
Connor Primeau
Certified Mental Performance Consultant® and PhD candidate in the School of Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa
Angela White
Senior Director, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) at Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment
Brock McGillis
Former Professional Hockey Player + LGBTQ2 Advocate
Michael Bartlett
President & CEO, Canada Basketball
Lizanne Murphy
COC - Manager of Athlete Relations, DEI and Safe Sport
Veronica Lasanowski
Program Manager at the Ontario Trillium Foundation
Allison Forsyth
Safe Sport Advocate, AthletesCAN Board Member

Tickets Will Be For Sale - $140.00

What your ticket included! Key details below:

Light breakfast/refreshments

Buffet lunch

Snacks/drinks for viewing party,

An Uber Sporty OSN Swag Bag

A viewing party of the World Cup game as Canada takes on Belgium

Event Details:

Registration opens at 8:30 a.m., Symposium begins promptly at 9:00 a.m.
Location: The Don on Danforth (15 Chisholm, Toronto)
Date: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2022

There’s no better way to watch the 1st World Cup game!