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What You Need to Know


  • Sunday, January 21:

    • Opening Keynote Speaker: Adventurer, Explorer, Researcher, James Raffan connects the challenges and the importance of local government to the changing rural landscape..
  • Monday, January 22:

    • Keynote Speaker: What does it take to attract business to rural Ontario? Award winning business journalist Amanda Lang will provide insight into the answer.
    • Ministers' Forum
  • More program updates.

Ministerial Delegations

Conference Registration

There are different registration options to meet your needs. Please note, the Early Bird Registration rates applied until September 29, 2017. Click here for full conference registration information.
Kick start your 2018 educational year at ROMA Speaks – register and book your guest room today!


January 21 - 23, 2018


Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
123 Queen St W.
Toronto, ON M5H 2M9

Hotel Bookings:

Please read the guest room booking policy in full prior to making any bookings at either the primary hotel or any of the secondary hotels. Rates, distance from the venue and cancellation policies are outlined both in the policy and on the booking sites of the individual hotels. Click here for full hotel information.

Exhibitors and Sponsors

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