CMF Educational Conference (current) 2018

April 18, 2016, 9:15 AM

Sayeda Khadija Centre

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Past: CMF Educational Conference 2016

CMF Educational Conference 2016

‘THE RIGHT TO BELIEVE: Understanding Creed, Religion and Accommodation’

Date: April 18, 2016

Venue : Sayeda Khadija Centre, 7150 Edwards Blvd., Mississauga, ON L5S 1Z1


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About the Conference:This conference theme is aimed at providing education and raising awareness about the role of religious accommodation based on recent changes to provincial policies in Ontario.  Delegates will receive a deeper understanding of new concepts applied to creed and religion in public, private, not for profit and academic institutions.

Why You Must Not Miss this Conference
: You may be looking for ways to interact with colleagues who come from a variety of different backgrounds, exploring the value of diversity in work, or simply seeking ways to collaborate/network with others in the field. For these reasons, and much more, this conference is not to be missed.Our conference is a good fit for professionals, educators and administrators interested in learning more about how to accommodate spiritual &/or religious needs of diverse populations, including the following:
  • front-line workers, such as, nurses, doctors, paramedics, police officers, fire-fighters, chaplains, spiritual care providers, and social workers
  • consultants in any profession
  • career services staff
  • disability services managers
  • diversity affairs specialists
  • Educators and administrators in School Boards, Colleges and Universities.


From the Archives :

OMC’s Educational Conference:  2013 | 2012| 2011| 2010| 2009| 2008



Renu Mandhane,
Chief Commissioner, Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC);

Shaheen Azmi,
Director, Policy, Education, Monitoring & Outreach, OHRC

Bob Sherman,
Senior Policy Analyst, OHRC

Habeeb Alli,
International Development Relief Fund;

Peter Goodspeed
Lifeline Syria

Charles Hermelink,

Jayakar Johnson Prathipati

Farhan Iqbal
Dr. Mohammed Baobaid
Baitul Islam Mosque

Ministry of Education, Government of Ontario

Punita Lumb,
Global Citizenship & Equity Research and Education Strategist, Centennial College;

Rabbi Ron Weiss,
Jewish Family and Children Services;

Balpreet Singh,
World Sikh Organization