Being bold in the face of new risks and challenges requires confidence  – The MEARIE Conference continues to lead the discussion on inspiring leadership, emerging risk issues and leading HR trends – all inspired by the sector’s need to plan for the fast-approaching future. Join us to connect, learn & engage at The MEARIE Conference. View the program.

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Online hotel reservations is now closed. Please contact JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka directly (705-765-1900) and ask to speak with the Group Rooms Coordinator regarding availability.

The conference agenda is a packed two days, including the following:

  • Speaking Program – Streamed sessions on risk and HR-related topics (Thursday morning); plenary sessions, including a featured keynote speaker (Friday morning).
  • Annual Golf Tournament at The Rock Golf Course
  • Wellness Afternoon – An alternative to golf, an afternoon to network while unwinding, either at the spa or on a guided paddle on beautiful Lake Rosseau
  • Lakeside Reception & Dinner – An exciting evening of food, fun and entertainment - all in the beautiful Muskoka setting. The annual BBQ dinner overlooking the lake is always a highlight. Ensure to take in the ambiance of Lake Rosseau during this spectacular evening on June 21.
  • Opening Night Reception – Kick-off the conference with fellow delegates on the evening of June 20th. Featuring lots of food stations and great company, mix, mingle and reconnect with your peers.
  • Networking Breakfasts & Lunches – Two breakfasts and lunches provide time to chat with fellow delegates and exchange ideas with colleagues, speakers and conference sponsors.

Conference Rates  
Early Bird Rate - Full Conference - ends May 25, 2018   $995
Pre-Conference Workshop (Wednesday afternoon) $525
Thursday - Single Day
- includes breakfast, morning conference, lunch & evening event
Friday - Single Day
- includes breakfast, morning conference & lunch 
 Guests/Children Meal Plan
- 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 receptions, 1 dinner + entertainment
 Wednesday Opening Evening $125
 Thursday BBQ Dinner + Entertainment $150
Thursday Afternoon Delegate & Guest Options  

Golf at The Rock

Water & Wellness Afternoon: Kayak (for non-golfers) $40
Manicure (for non-golfers)  $65
Pedicure (for non-golfers) $89
Facial (for non-golfers)  $159
Massage (for non-golfers) $148

Wednesday, June 20, 2018   
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM  Pre-Conference Cyber Risk Workshop
7:30 PM - Midnight  MEARIE Conference Kick-off Reception
 Thursday, June 21, 2018  
7:00 AM – 12:00 AM  Breakfast & Morning Sessions
12:00 PM – 5:30 PM  Lunch & Golf Tournament at The Rock OR Wellness Afternoon
6:00 PM – 11:00 PM   Cocktail Reception, Lakeside BBQ Dinner & Entertainment
 Friday, June 22, 2018  
7:00 AM – 12:00 PM  Breakfast & Morning Sessions
12:00 PM  Boxed Lunch and Departure

HRPA Seal  The MEARIE Conference program has been approved for continuing professional development for 10.0 CPD hours hours under Section A of the Continuing professional development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPATM). 

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Thank You
2018 Sponsors!

Comprehensive Benefit Solutions

Travelers Canada 


BFL Canada

Desjardins Insurance

Dagmar Financial Group

Phillips, Hager & North


JOMAR Innovative Software

Will Davidson

Evangelista Barrister & Solicitors

Korn Ferry Hay Group


TD Commercial Banking

Great-West Life

Morneau Shepell

Dion Strategic Consulting & Actuaries

Marjorie Richards & Associates