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June 6-7, 2016 Northern Workshop Details

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Northern College is a college of applied arts and technology in Northern Ontario. More than 65 communities within Northeastern Ontario are served by four campuses located in Timmins (Porcupine), Kirkland Lake, Moosonee, and Haileybury. Annual enrolment is approximately 1,500 full-time students. Annual part-time and continuing education enrolment exceeds 11,000 students. Northern College is also home to the world-renowned Haileybury School of Mines. (


Please complete the following Registration form to confirm your spot.


In an effort to stay close to campus and cut down on costs, Northern has made arrangements to set aside rooms at their Residence. Each room is $65/night (including taxes) + $5/day parking. They are all single occupancy rooms with private bath. Linens, towels and bar of soap are provided. 

To reserve your room you may contact the Residence Coordinator – Sue Fera by calling – 705-235-6800 between 8:00am – 4:00pm or by sending her an e-mail at feras@northern.on.ca. Please specify that you are part of the OCFMA workshop. Rooms will be made available starting Sunday June 5th for those arriving Sunday evening and will also be available Tuesday evening for those that choose to leave Wednesday morning.


For those flying into Timmins – there is flat taxi rate of $45 from the airport to the Campus. The campus and residence are located approximately 20 minutes from the airport.
Also attached are some flight options for both Porter and Air Canada – the information provided are guidelines only. We have provided information from Toronto to Timmins and vice versa. 
Book early to take advantage of cheaper flights!

Below are directions from the Timmins Airport to the Timmins Campus and Residence. Please note that although we are called the Timmins Campus we are actually located in South Porcupine, ON. We look forward to sharing our ‘Northern’ experience with you!

List of Attendees

posted 27 May 2016, 14:26 by Rich McEvoy   [ updated 31 May 2016, 11:13 ]

College Attendee
Algonquin Manon Lévesque
Todd Schonewille
Boreal tbc
Cambrian Leo Vieneau
Janneke Nicholls
Canadore David Cotie
Centennial Jelena Vulovic-Basic
Conestoga Tim Schill
Confederation Rick Sitarski
Durham tbc
Fanshawe Douglas Calder
Ivan Walker
Nathan Gerber
Rich McEvoy
Shawn Harrington
Fleming tbc
George Brown Eric Schneider
Georgian tbc
Humber Spencer Wood
La Cite Patrick Lacelle
Lambton Brent Thomas
Chris Herreweyers
Loyalist Mark Kirkpatrick
Mohawk Anthony Cupido
Niagara Danielle Piluso
Ralph Scholz
Tom Mussari
Northern Jessica Colantonio
Sue Howson
Other Caroline Donkin
Karen Richardson
Sault Trevor Rising
Seneca Colin Cheung
Roy Oommen
Sheridan tbc
St. Clair tbc
St. Lawrence tbc

as of May 27, 2016

Northern Workshop Agenda

posted 28 Feb 2016, 18:29 by Phil Rouble   [ updated 3 Jun 2016, 14:19 ]

OCFMA Workshop - Northern College
June 6-7, 2016

Preliminary Theme - Energy Management and the Benchmark Report

The Agenda is still being developed but plan on 2 full days worth of activity.
Members are encouraged to bring laptops.

Sunday Night Arrival
Informal Welcome at Residence Lounge - Pizza and Snacks

Day 1
Breakfast [8:00am - 9:00am] - The Quill Lounge

Morning Session [9:00am - 12:00noon] - Rm. E108
  1. Introductions
  2. Communication Tools (web resources) - Hands-on - Rich McEvoy / Janneke Nicholls
    • Members will require their BoardEffect Login ID + password
  3. CEMIS Discussion - Spencer Wood

LUNCH [12:00noon - 12:45pm] - The Quill Lounge

Afternoon Session [12:45pm - 3:30pm] - Rm. E108 or F053
  1. Energy Best Practice Sessions - 3 Topics @ 30 minutes each
    • David Cotie – Guaranteed Savings Plan with Honeywell
    • Tony Cupido – Ontario Climate Change Legislation
    • Manon Levesque / Todd Schonewille – Algonquin's ESCO Project
  2. Break
  3. Using the Benchmarking Report - Hands-on - Rich McEvoy

Evening [4:00pm - ]
  1. Campus Tour
  2. Dinner - The Quill Lounge (6:00pm)
  3. Hospitality Event - The Quill Lounge

Day 2
Breakfast [7:30am - 8:30am] - The Quill Lounge

Morning [8:30am - 12:00noon]
  1. Depart
  2. Off-Campus Tour - Lake Shore Gold Mine
  3. Return to Campus by Noon
LUNCH [12:00pm - 12:45pm] - The Quill Lounge

Afternoon Session [12:45pm - 3:15pm] - Rm. F053
  1. Energy Management - Guest Speaker: Paul Martin - OAPPA / Western University
    • Cap and Trade in Ontario - Implications for College / University Sector
    • Bulk Fuel Strategy
    • Joint Energy Subcommittee - OAPPA / OCFMA
  2. Round Table Discussion - Bring Your Burning Issues!
Departures [4:00pm]

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