2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM)

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The UTFA Annual General Meeting (AGM) is taking place on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 in Koffler House Room 108 from 3:30 to 6:00pm. The AGM is an important opportunity for members to come together to discuss and help shape the Association’s priorities and direction. The agenda for the meeting is below, highlighted by a keynote address from Dr. Danielle Martin drawing from her forthcoming book Better Now: Six Big Ideas to Improve the Health of all Canadians, to be released by Penguin in January 2017:

  1. Minutes of the Previous Meeting (5 min)
  2. Introduction of Brian Law and Jacob Nerenberg as the 2016 UTFA Al Miller Memorial Award Recipients and Oscar Chen and Helen Shen as the 2016 UTFA Undergraduate Tuition Award Recipients (10 min)
  3. Presentation of the UTFA Academic Citizenship Award (5 min)
  4. Reports of the Officers and Chairs of Committees (5 min) — The reports included here will not be read at the meeting. However, the President, Vice-Presidents, Treasurer, and Committee Chairs will answer any questions. 
  5. Introduction of UTFA’s new President (10 min)
  6. Constitution and Bylaw Amendments * (20 min)
  7. Special Joint Advisory Committee Update (10 min)
  8. Librarian Policy Project (H. Sonne de Torrens) (10 min)
  9. Order of the Day, 4:45 to 5:45pm:

    Guest Lecture:  “From Pilot Project To System Solution: Bringing Success to Scale in Canadian Health Care” by Dr. Danielle Martin, family physician and Vice-President at Women's College Hospital in Toronto and Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and in the Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation.
  10. Other Business and Questions from the Floor

Members are invited to a reception after the meeting in the Main Lounge of the Faculty Club, 41 Willcocks Street.

The AGM Newsletter includes the agenda for the meeting, financial statements, and reports from UTFA officers and committee chairs. Details on proposed changes to the Constitution and Bylaws will also be available for review here by April 13th.

Date and time: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 3:30pm to 6:00pm
Event Location: ​
Koffler House, Room 108
569 Spadina Crescent.
Toronto ON