2016 Annual Conference

Save the Date Seattle

Download the Conference Program for a full schedule!

Go to the Concurrent Session Abstracts page to reference the abstracts.

IOA's program committee put together an exciting and diverse program for all attendees! Thank you for helping us reach another record-breaking attendance.

  • Thirty-five concurrent sessions on a very diverse set of issues and topics
  • Three keynote speeches with Wayne Blair, Bernie Mayer and Howard Gadlin
  • Two plenary sessions — Fifty Years of Fairness: A Canadian Perspective and the Un-debate: Exploring Our Guiding Principles
  • A Volunteer Recognition Luncheon and networking luncheons to discuss what you've learned with your colleagues each day
  • An opportunity to hear from the IOA Board of Directors and ask questions
  • Time to connect with others in your ombuds practice sector
  • The always-entertaining Pecha Kucha session with a cash bar
  • And much, much more...