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ACMP Ontario Chapter

Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP) Ontario is part of a larger global community of like-minded professionals dedicated to leading the way change works. 

Our mission is to expand the change management discipline, promote career growth, and facilitate professional networking and connection opportunities for our members.  

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Change Management for Woman-Life-Freedom Revolution


  • The application of Change Management in this human rights revolution

  • Panel Discussion: How to manage resistance and increase desire for external and internal stakeholders in the Woman Life Freedom revolution

  • Guest Speaker: The roles that human rights organizations and governments should play in this change journey.

Panelists (in alphabetical order):

  • Nazanin Afshin-Jam: Award winning Human Rights Activist, Author, Co-Founder of Stop Child Executions, Iranian Justice Collective, and Alliance for a Democratic Iran. Former Miss World Canada, Master’s in Diplomacy, Honorary Doctorate of Laws

  • MPP Goldie Ghamari: Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP), Chair - Standing Committee on Social Policy, Juris Doctor - Cum Laude from the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Common Law

  • Mariam Memarsadeghi: Activist for Democracy, a US Presidential Leadership Scholar, and the Founder of Cyrus Forum. Her writing has appeared in Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, and Globe & Mail. Has spoken at UK Parliament

  • Dr. Reza Moridi: Former Minister of Research and Innovation, Former Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities in Ontario, and a Human Rights Activist

  • Lily Pourzand: Expert in Gender Equality, LL.M., Director of Programs at Sandgate Women’s Shelter, Award Winner for lifetime dedication to gender equality, Published in Toronto Star and Huffington Post, and a Women's Rights Advocate

  • Kaveh Shahrooz: Harvard Law Graduate, Human Rights Activist and Lawyer, and Sr. Fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute's Centre for Advancing Canada's Interests Abroad

Guest Speakers:

  •  Hon. Michael Parsa: Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP), and the Associate Minister of Housing, Government of Ontario. An active advocate of the Woman Life Freedom movement

  • Isabelle Vladoiu: Human Rights Specialist and founder of the US Institute of Diplomacy and Human Rights (USIDHR). Awarded by President Trump (2018) and President Biden (2022)

Event’s Architect and the Facilitator:

  • Alan Bostakian: PhD, CCMP, Sr. Change Leader, Director of Professional Development and Board Member at ACMP Ontario, Sr. Manager – Change Management, Scotiabank, Board Member, Barrie Persian Association, Ontario

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Acknowledging our Supporters

The following individuals or organizations have supported the Woman-Life-Freedom event:

  • ACMP Global (for supporting this event and promoting it)

  • MPP Andrea Khanjin, Member of Parliament in Ontario (for helping us to have our desired panel)

  • SamanNaz (for providing us with her artwork to be used on the event’s slides)

  • Barrie Persian Association (for promoting the event)

  • US Institute of Diplomacy and Human Rights (for promoting the event)

This list is being updated regularly.

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Register for upcoming Chapter events

  • Change vs. Transformation: How to influence behaviors in a complex and dynamic transformation (1)
    Apr 19, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM EDT
    Join us Wednesday April 19 from 5:30PM to 6:30 PM EST for an interactive Webinar with our expert presenters. Learn more about the differences between change and transformation and how to influence behaviours.
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Register for upcoming partner events

Spring is in the air and so is learning and networking!  Register for one or all of the upcoming spring events to grow your change management practice.


ProjectWorld*BusinessAnalystWorld is the largest conference for Project Managers and Business Analysts in North America. This industry leading event features expert speakers representing every sector, from all reaches of the globe.


CHG MGMT Global Connect Virtual Conference May 9-12, 2023

ACMP's premier global virtual gathering of change leaders and change makers will feature dynamic sessions over four days will provide participants with new insight into how to create, implement and manage change across an array of disciplines. This year's theme is Change Transforms and will provide ample opportunities to network with colleagues and learn new transformation strategies


Canada’s Premier Learning and Networking Event on Leading Change

Hear from Industry Leaders and Experts on Leading Change on Disruption, Mental Health & Wellness, Future of Change, Diversity & Inclusion, Sustainability, Workplace Disruption and more!

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Ontario Connect

This online community allows members to share insights, expertise, resources and inquiries about change management, and build networks.
ACMP Ontario Connect brings members together from across the province. As a member, you’ll benefit from access to this network of community members with a diversity of backgrounds, approaches and experiences to help you deliver greater value.


Want to join Association of Change Management Professionals Ontario? Learn more about the benefits and visit the ACMP Global membership page to create either an individual or corporate membership. Be sure to select Ontario as your chapter! Individual memberships begin at $183 USD, with Corporate discounts available.


Interested in making a difference in advancing and supporting the development of the change management profession in Ontario? Volunteering with one of ACMP Ontario's committees is rewarding both professionally and personally.

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Who We Are

Our Roots

Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP) Ontario is part of a larger global community of like-minded professionals dedicated to leading the way change works. 

Stemming from the success of the Toronto Chapter, ACMP Ontario launched on June 22, 2021 to better serve, support and enable growth of ACMP membership across Ontario.

Our mission is to further expand the change management discipline, promote career growth, and facilitate professional networking and connection opportunities for our members.  

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Contact ACMP Ontario

Get in touch with ACMP Ontario with any questions, comments or concerns and one of our team will get back to you in 48 hours. You can also send us mail at: 
ACMP Ontario – Association of Change Management Professionals Ontario Chapter
9131 Keele Street Suite A4, Vaughan ON L4K 0G7

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We are committed to keeping our members across the province updated and connected through a variety of channels (see below), but our newsletter is the most popular.

Check out the latest ACMP Ontario newsletter to learn more about upcoming events and activities.

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