2023 Central Winter Regional Meeting

9:00 AM Feb 15 - 5:00 PM Feb 17, 2023

We're pleased to announce that our 2023 Winter Regional Meeting will take place at University of Toronto – Mississauga Campus.

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Meeting Location

University of Toronto Mississauga
3359 Mississauga Road
 Mississauga, ON, L5L 1C6


Waterside Inn, Port Credit Mississauga
15 Stavebank Road south,
 Mississauga, ON L5G 2T2
Telephone (905) 891-7770

Please call the hotel directly to book a room and request the UTM corporate rate 

$169 per night plus taxes for one bedroom suite
$209 per night plus taxes for Deluxe Suites
$229 per night plus taxes for the Two bedroom Suite

Travel Bursary

CUCCOA Central Region is pleased to offer 2 travel bursaries in the amount of $250 each to help offset travel and registration costs to members. 
If you are interested in applying, please contact the Laura Dimic, Central Region Director at dimicl@algonquincollege.com .


Contact Us

Central Region Director:  Laura Dimic


Registration - Association Manager: Carol Ford




Day 1: Feb 15th 2023 – Off Campus

  • 2:00PM-5:00PM – Arrival at The Waterside Inn, 15 Stavebank Rd S, Mississauga, ON L5G 2T2 - check-in
  • 5:45PM-5:55PM – Meet & Greet at the hotel lobby, The Waterside Inn, 15 Stavebank Rd S, Mississauga, ON L5G 2T2
  • 6:00PM – 8:00PM – Dinner at Snug Harbour, 14 Stavebank Rd. S., Mississauga, ON L5G 2T1

Day 2: Feb 16th, 2023 – Davis Building

  • 8:00AM - 8:30AM - Departure to UTM, 3359 Mississauga Rd., Mississauga, ON L5M 1C6
  • 8:30AM - 8:45AM – Registration & Name Tags, The UTM Room (DV3140)
  • 8:45AM - 9:15AM - Breakfast onsite, The UTM Room (DV3140)
  • 9:15AM - 9:30AM - Opening Welcome - SC & MK – (land acknowledgement), The UTM Room (DV3140)
  • 9:30AM - 10:15AM – “Stress Management and Chair Yoga Session” – Nikki Robichaud, The UTM Room (DV3140)
  • 10:15AM - 10:30AM – Break– The UTM Room (DV31410)
  • 10:30AM - 11:30PM – “Sustainable Events: The Future of Hospitality”- Beverly Ayeni, The UTM Room (DV3140)
  • 11:30PM - 12:30PM – CUCCOA Central Business Meeting, The UTM Room (DV3140)
  • 12:30PM-1:30PM- Lunch – The UTM Room (DV3140) - option walk around Campus
  • 1:30PM - 2:30PM - “Five reasons to make your menus more plant-based, and how to do it well” -Webinar - Makayla Dewit and Riana Topan/ Webinar (Need bios), The UTM Room (DV3140)
  • 2:30PM - 3:00PM – Break, The UTM Room (DV3140)
  • 3:00PM - 4:00PM - Round Table Discussions - Lead by our department or volunteers, The UTM Room (DV3140)
  • 4:00PM - 4:30PM - Departure to The Waterside Inn, 15 Stavebank Rd S, Mississauga, ON L5G 2T2
  • 6:30PM - 8:30PM – Meet for dinner at Shore Grill & Grotto, 71 Lakeshore Rd E, Mississauga, ON L5G 1C9

Day 3: Feb 17th, 2023 – Maanjiwe Nendamowinan Building

  • 8:30AM -9:00AM – Departure to UTM, 3359 Mississauga Rd., Mississauga, ON L5M 1C6
  • 9:00AM - 9:30AM - Breakfast onsite, The Grand Hall
  • 9:30AM - 10:30AM - Tour of Residences - Jen Bryden, The Grand Hall
  • 9:30AM - 10:30AM – Tour of Food Outlets - Megan Evans, The Grand Hall
  • 10:30AM - 11:00AM - Break - Check out Sustainability installation, The Grand Hall/ North Reception
  • 11:00AM - 12:00PM – “UTM Indigenous Initiatives”- Sabrina Coccagna and Tee Duke, MN1270
  • 11:00AM - 12:00PM – Film Productions on Campus - Mireille Khreich, MN5128
  • 12:00PM - 12:30PM – Indigenous Smudging & Drumming, The Grand Hall
  • 12:30PM - 2:00PM - Indigenous Lunch/ Closing notes, The Grand Hall


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Registration Cancellation:

Unless specifically stated on registration materials, the deadline to receive a refund less a $50 administration fee is 10 business days before the event.

If an attendee is unable to attend the Conference based on serious illness or death (of self or a family member), a full refund may be granted. Proof of illness may be requested by the Board of Directors. Requestors shall submit the request in writing to the CUCCOA Office within 15 days of the start of the event. No refund shall be granted for cancelled or missed flights and/or inclement weather.

Substitutions for person attending can be made up to 72 hours prior to event without charge.

CUCCOA regrets that refunds will not be given for no-shows.

In the case of extenuating circumstances (natural disasters, Acts of God, large-scale outages of essential utilities, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis, and other severe and abnormal weather events)  that occur within 5 days of the conference, registrants will be refunded 50% of the registration fee.

In the case of declared emergencies (government-declared local or national emergencies, epidemics, pandemics, and public




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