TORONTO, Aug. 12 /CNW/ - More than 1,400 attendees from hundreds of
municipalities across Ontario will participate in the Association of
Municipalities of Ontario's 2010 AMO Conference, August 16 to 18 at
Caesars Windsor, 377 Riverside Drive East.
The Annual AMO Conference is Ontario's foremost educational forum for
municipal government. The three-day agenda includes keynote
Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario
Jim Bradley, Ontario Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing
Sandra Pupatello, Ontario Minister of Economic Development and Trade
Tim Hudak, MPP, Leader of the Official Opposition and the Ontario PC
Andrea Horwath, MPP, Leader of the Ontario NDP Party
Andrew Coyne, Editor, Maclean's Magazine
Diana Swain, Senior Correspondent, CBC News
Jeff Rubin, former Chief Economist at CIBC World Markets
Dr. Rick Miner, Miner & Miner Management Consultants
In addition, as many as 17 Ontario Government Ministers and
Parliamentary Assistants will answer questions from conference delegates
in an open session at 3:40 p.m. on Tuesday, August 17.
More than 60 plenary sessions and workshops are scheduled. With the
theme "Propelling Economic Prosperity," the conference focuses on
economic development and other key municipal priorities, such as green
energy, waste diversion, infrastructure, and the delivery of health and
social services. Program details are available on-line at www.amo.on.ca.
All media are required to register at the Mercuri media resource room on
the Meeting Level of the Augustus Convention Centre, one floor above the
AMO is a non-profit organization representing almost all of Ontario's
444 municipal governments. AMO supports strong and effective municipal
government in Ontario and promotes the value of municipal government as
a vital and essential component of Ontario and Canada's political system.
SOURCE Association of Municipalities of Ontario
For further information: For further information:
Brian Lambie, AMO Media Contact, 416-729-5425, firstname.lastname@example.org