The Association offers an annual conference (open to all members and non members), and two regional meetings (Eastern and Western winter mid-year, normally only open to voting members). At times, ACCUO jointly organizes annual conferences with other ombudsman associations.




May 10-13, 2015

ACCUO/FCO 2015 Conference • May 10-13


Pre-conference workshops: May 10
Conference: May 11, 12 & 13
Location: Vancouver, BC • Wosk Centre

Don't miss this opportunity to network with colleagues from all levels of government, education, banking, private corporations, health care and a variety of other organizations.

This year's conference, 50 Years of Fairness: People, Purpose, Passion will present a wide range of topics and issues that will engage attendees in both a retrospective and prospective exploration of the role and impact of the ombudsman that will inspire innovation and advancement in ombuds practice.

Monday evening's reception will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the ombudsman office at Simon Fraser University - the first academic organization to have an ombudsman in North America.

Reduced rates for current FCO and ACCUO members! 

The Wosk Centre for Dialogue is located in Vancouver's Heritage District, close to historic Gastown, Vancouver's theatres and sports arenas. Simon Fraser University's main downtown campus building of Harbour Centre is situated directly across the street, and the Segal Building is one block away. The city's principal transportation hub, Waterfront Station, is also one block away, providing access to the SeaBus, SkyTrain, Canada Line and West Coast Express.

Registration and Housing now open. *** Rates now available until April 15, 2015 – Limited rooms available.***

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