ACO’s Provincial ARE 2024 | Professional Day & ARE Day Invite

ACO’s Provincial ARE 2024

Dear Adoption Professionals,

The ACO’s Provincial ARE 2024 is just around the corner, and it is time to register for Professional Day and ARE Day! Join us for a day of networking opportunities, interactive education and workshops. Register now (this registration link is for adoption professionals only) and join us on Friday, April 12th, 2024, for Professional Day and on Saturday, April 13th, 2024, for ARE Day!

Professional Day Highlights
Date and Time: Friday, April 12th, 2024, from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Venue: NEW! Centennial College Event Centre – 8th floor (Progress Campus)

Registration Deadline: Please register by Friday, March 29th, 2024 at noon

Accessibility: We are committed to ensuring equal access for all of our attendees. Please connect with us at [email protected] if you require assistance (e.g., ASL interpreter) or need information in French. Please contact us with your request by  Friday, March 1st, 2024. 

Aaccessibilité: L’ACO s’engagent à garantir l’égalité d’accès à tous nos participants. Veuillez nous contacter à [email protected] si vous avez besoin d’aide (par exemple, un interprète ASL) ou si vous avez besoin d’informations en français. Veuillez nous contacter avec votre demande avant le vendredi 1er mars 2024.

Agenda: Click here to view the tentative agenda.

Important: This invite and registration link is only for adoption professionals. A separate invite and registration link will be sent out to prospective adoptive families.


Adoption Professionals are also welcome to join us for ARE Day on Saturday, April 13th, 2024. You can register for both days here

Joining in person?
We’re excited to welcome you in person for Professional Day and ARE Day. Take a peek at the tentative agenda above to see what’s in store! 

Joining from afar?
This year’s event will take place in person. We understand it is not possible for everyone to join us on the day of the event. All live educational presentations will be recorded and made available through the Virtual Venue (this feature is a virtual platform where attendees can access event recordings) the week following the event. All registered attendees will have access to these recordings until Tuesday, April 30th, 2024 (attendees who attend in person can access the recordings too!).

There is still time to register a child or youth.
If you are interested in profiling a child or youth at this event, please submit your registration here! The deadline to register a child or youth is Friday, March 8th, 2024.

Need assistance?
After registering, registrants will receive important event updates as the date approaches. Should you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at [email protected]. We’re here to help!

We are looking forward to welcoming you this Spring!

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