Due to the current COVID-19 Pandemic, this event has been postponed until 2021.



Please join us this year as we highlight the accomplishments of our Women of Steel, look at how we have overcome challenges and help plan for the future.

The theme of this conference is POWER OF WOMEN. This conference is about promoting and nurturing women’s power and building solidarity.

Registration is currently not possible.

Registration fees: $299 per delegate
Registration deadline: May 24, 2020

Please note that a unique email address is required for each registrant. Registration is not limited.

*BURSARY AVAILABLE: Locals may apply to the Family & Community Education Fund to help defray travel and accommodation costs to send delegates who are either NextGen (under 35 years of age as of June 8, 2020) or a first time delegate to a Women of Steel conference (District, National or International). Bursaries are up to $500 per person for a local sending one NextGen or first time delegate, and up to $800 per person when sending two or more NextGen or first time delegates.

For assistance contact: Amanda Neale at aneale@usw.ca or 416-243-8792


Sunday, June 7, 2020

4:00 – 6:00 PM Registration
7:00 – 8:00 PM New Delegate Orientation
8:00 – 11:00 PM Hospitality Suites*

Monday, June 8, 2020

8:00 – 9:00 AM Registration
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM Plenary Session
8:00 – 11:00 PM Hospitality Suites*

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM Workshops
6:00 – 12:00 PM Dinner/Dance**

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Final Plenary Session

*Both alcohol-free and alcohol-service hospitality suites will be held on these nights.
** Additional dinner/dance tickets may be purchased for $50 each.
Diversity Caucuses will be held during lunch breaks and after the daily program.


Sheraton Hamilton Hotel
116 King Street West
Hamilton, ON L8P 4V3

Rate: $169 per night (not including HST and Destination Marketing Program fee)
Reservation cut-off date: Friday, May 8, 2020.

Reserve by phone: call the 24-hour, toll-free reservations line at 1-888-627-8161 (ask for the USW WOS 2020 room block).


W.E. Travel is available to book your flight. Contact Lorna Parent at lorna@wetravel.net or by phone at 613-232-9908. Travel agency fees will apply.

Regardless of the agency you book through, for travel to Toronto YYZ, use Air Canada Code CVFAVJA1 for a 10% discount on fares (other than Tango fares).

For travel to Hamilton YHM on WestJet, use code S34XM69 for a 5% discount off Econo and 10% off EconoFlex.