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Employment Conference

Monday, February 26, 2024

Venue: Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel

With the Community Safety and Policing Act (CSPA) slated to come into force on April 1, 2024, the PAO, in partnership with the OACP, OAPSB, and OSOPA, will be bringing together policing partners throughout Ontario to ensure that the information in the Act and associated regulations is known, shared, and discussed.

The conference will highlight key changes to the policing framework, bring together associations, boards, and chiefs of police and feature sessions delivered by industry experts. The conference aims to promote a shared understanding of the CSPA. Particular focus will be paid to the impacts of various changes on police services of various sizes.

Dates and Location

  • 2024 Employment Conference: February 26, 2024
  • 2024 CSPA Summit: February 27-28, 2024

Both events will be held at the Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel. Hotel booking details will be shared in the coming months.

Topics to be Covered at the CSPA Summit

  • Adequate and Effective Policing and Provision of Police Services
  • Responsibilities of the Board and Chief
  • First Nations Policing
  • Special Constables and Their Employers
  • The Inspector General of Policing
  • Complaints and Misconduct Investigations
  • Discipline, Suspension, and Independent Adjudication
  • Labour Relations
  • The Role of the Minister

Sessions will be led by industry experts and ample opportunity will be provided for questions, discussion, and general networking.


Who Should Attend?

Police Association Executives and Staff, Chiefs of Police and Senior Officers, Professional Standards Branch Employees, Special Constable Supervisors, Police Services Board Members and Executive Staff.


2024 PAO Employment Conference

To accommodate the CSPA Summit, the 2024 Employment Conference has been condensed to a one-day, pre-summit event on Monday, February 26th, 2024.

Designed to meet the unique needs of police association executives, service boards, chiefs, and managers, this annual marquee event is one you won’t want to miss. Stay informed of the latest trends and emerging workplace issues in labour relations.

Additional Information

We will be sharing additional information and registration details in the coming months.

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