Notice of OBA Annual General Meeting 2019

The OBA announced today that its Annual General Meeting will take place on Friday, November 15, 2019 at the Holiday Inn Burlington Hotel & Conference Centre3063 South Service Road, Burlington, ON  L7N 3E9.

The Annual Meeting of Members takes place at 1:15 pm at OBA’s 2-day Fall Conference.

Proposed Constitution & By-law changes will be presented for Member approval, Election of Board Directors will take place, and Resolutions may be considered, in addition to Reports & Updates from the OBA Board of Directors. 

Nominations and Resolutions submission deadline is next Friday, November 8, 2019 at 5 pm.

See more information here or call the OBA Membership Office: 905 636-0661.



OBA Annual General Meeting and Fall Conference 2019 
Friday, November 15 and Saturday, November 16
Burlington, ON

Extensive pre-conference events take place Thursday, most of them FREE.

See the full Conference Program, Registration form
and Hotel booking information here

Call the OBA Membership Office to register quickly and easily by phone: 905 636-0661.

Early Bird registration deadline is Friday, November 8th 
Register early and $ave.

Note: members' companions, family and staff all qualify for the member rate,
when registering at the same time. 

Thursday Highlights

Advanced Integrated Pest Management Workshop,
offered by OBA's Tech-Transfer Program. Register here

Interested in applying for grant funding?
Consider the Bee Biosecurity Workshop  (Free but please pre-register) or the Workshop on How to Get Special Beekeeper Cost Share Funding, up to $3500 (Free, Drop In)

Honeyland, a private screening
of this documentary that's got a lot of international buzz, on Thursday night, also free (donations to OBA's BeeCause program that supports OBA's Advocacy work gratefully accepted).

Friday and Saturday Highlights

Queen Banking,
and Breeding Droneskeynote presentations by Andrée Rousseau

Honey Fraud, a global problem with local impact,
Rod Scarlett, Canadian Honey Council

Spotlight on Local Beekeepers
with presentations on Breeding City Queens and Dare 2 Dream Big - learn from your colleagues generously sharing their insights

Social Media
tips and tricks to leverage Foodland Ontario's extensive advertising reach

1st Gen Beekeepers Panel -
learn from young beekeepers on the move
and hear about junior beekeepers competing with the world.

Tick Talk,
about a rapidly growing problem for beekeepers

Always popular and timely OBA Tech-Transfer Program, Ontario Apiculture Program and HBRC updates and presentations

Local Beekeeper Association Presidents (or their delegates) Round Table,
Saturday afternoon after Conference close.

... and much, much more. 

Don't forget to bring your shopping list and questions -
the Tradeshow hosts an awesome group of suppliers to the industry!

You can still book your room at the Holiday Inn at the group rate of only $129.
Book online: Ontario Beekeepers' Association or call: 905 639-4443
and refer to group code BEE.