Satellite Events

In addition to the National Conference held at the Infinity Convention Centre in Ottawa, our university partners across the country hosted satellite events, which provided local programming on-site that focused on topics of interest to their specific region and/or communities.

Further information about the satellite events can be found on the associated university websites (links below).

PAST SATELLITE EVENTS (archived)

Concordia University

February 20, 2020

EVENT VENUE
Loyola Conference Centre, RF 110
7141 Sherbrooke Street W.
Montreal, QC H4B 1R6

On February 20, 2020, Concordia University’s Department of Applied Human Science, the engAGE Centre for Research on Aging and the Centre for Human Relations and Community Studies will be hosting a Families in Canada Conference satellite event, featuring panels and presentations with local programming that will explore themes and topics of interest to Quebecers through a family lens.

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University of Calgary

University of Calgary

October 8, 2019

EVENT VENUE
Winsport
88 Canada Olympic Rd SW
Calgary, AB T3B 5R5

The Werklund School of Education runs Undergraduate (Education) and Graduate (Educational Psychology) programs in Counselling Psychology and School and Applied Child Psychology at the University of Calgary. It is also home to the Social Development Research Team (SDRT), which generates quality Canadian research on multiple aspects of social development across the lifespan.

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University of Victoria

University of Victoria

June 14, 2019

EVENT VENUE
Michele Pujol Room
Student Union Building A121
University of Victoria, Ring Rd
Saanich, BC  V8P 5C2

Formally established at the University of Victoria in 2002, the Centre for Youth and Society designs and conducts research anchored by collaborative partnerships with local, national and international youth-serving and youth-led organizations. Faculty Research Fellows of the Centre are scholars from diverse faculties united by their interest in contributing to the well-being of youth through research and program evaluation impact.

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University of Prince Edward Island

University of Prince Edward Island

March 27–28, 2019

EVENT VENUE
McMillan Hall, W. A. Murphy Student Centre

University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PE  C1A 4P3

The satellite event at the University of Prince Edward Island will bring together different perspectives from families with lived experience, policy-makers, practitioners and researchers to explore the issues and opportunities facing families today on a number of themes. This event will foster dialogue and ongoing collaboration among these diverse stakeholders.

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University of Guelph

March 27–28, 2019

EVENT VENUE
Peter Clark Hall, University Centre
University of Guelph
50 South Ring Road East
Guelph, ON  N1G 1Y4

The Live Work Well Research Centre anticipates and responds to the changing needs of families, work and well-being in all their diverse forms through research, teaching, knowledge sharing, policy and community-engaged activities.

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Memorial University of Newfoundland

Memorial University of Newfoundland

March 27–28, 2019

EVENT VENUE
Emera Innovation Exchange
Signal Hill Campus
Rooms B2007, B2007a, B2007b
Signal Hill, St. John’s, NL  A1A 1B3

The satellite event at Memorial University will be co-hosted in collaboration with the On the Move Partnership, Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment, Military Families Resource Centre and the Stephen Jarislowsky Chair in Cultural and Economic Transformation.

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University of Manitoba

University of Manitoba

March 27–28, 2019

EVENT VENUE
Viscount Gort Hotel

1670 Portage Ave
Winnipeg, MB  R3J 0C9

Bringing together representatives of government, research and the not-for-profit and private sectors, as well as individuals with lived experience, the Winnipeg conference will focus on the theme of poverty and social inclusion for families in Manitoba. This event will provide opportunities for dialogue and foster continued collaboration among delegates.

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Dalhousie University

March 27–28, 2019

EVENT VENUE
Student Union Building, Room 307

6136 University Avenue
Halifax, NS  B3H 4R2

The satellite event at Dalhousie University will highlight work being done by local academic and community researchers to gather, understand and use data to benefit families in Nova Scotia. Presentations will be combined with opportunities for dialogue and discussion, and delegates will have opportunities to identify areas for ongoing collaboration.

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