Winter Legislative Conference: A Hybrid Event

The 2022 Winter Legislative Conference will be held as a hybrid event. Limited in-person attendees will be welcomed at the Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, for socially distanced in-person speakers and meetings. Thursday, January 27, and Friday, January 2022 will be virtual with sessions accessible via our conference mobile app.

Who should attend?

Community Action professionals, partners, sponsors, OCA leadership, and more from across Ohio will join us at the 2022 Winter Legislative Conference! The virtual portion of this conference is appropriate for all staff levels within your agency including planners, board members, entry-, mid-, and senior management and staff, case managers, program staff, early childhood staff, and more. Only executive directors are permitted to attend the in-person conference on January 26, 2022. This virtual conference is available to members at a reduced rate.

COVID-19 Protocols

In-person registrants and sponsors agree to abide by all COVID-19 protocols in place during the conference. All registrants must review the OACAA/OCATO Annual Convention COVID-19 Waiver and Release of Liability.


Cancellations received in writing by January 1, 2022 will receive a refund minus a $35 processing fee. Cancellations received after January 1, 2022 will not be refunded.


By attending this event, you as a conference attendee consent to: (1) being photographed and recorded&; (2) OACAA’s use, reproduction, and dissemination of your likeness in OACAA online and offline publications &; and (3) OACAA’s use of audio recordings of conference functions for its own internal purposes. By registering for this conference, I hereby consent to the use of my likeness and the recording of my voice as outlined above and release OACAA from any liability or claims I now have or may have in the future relating to such use of photographs or recordings.

In-Person Attendees

The in-person conference will be held at the Sheraton on Capitol Square in Columbus, Ohio on Wednesday, January 26, 2022.

Tentative Conference Schedule

Tentative schedule subject to change without notice.

Conference Platform Walk-Through

Check back to watch the platform walk-through.

Wednesday, January 26, 2021 (In-person, Executive Directors only)

Schedule to be released

Thursday, January 27, 2021 (Virtual only in hybrid format)

Schedule to be released

Friday, January 28, 2021 (Virtual only in hybrid format)

Schedule to be released

    Conference App and Web Portal

    We will once again be using Socio as our event platform. Check back for the link to the web portal!

    Annual Conference Sponsors

    We love our sponsors! Information for interested sponsors will be posted shortly!