2018 National Conference—Grassroots to Global: A Movement for Change


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The RESULTS Canada National Conference is a biennial event that brings together Canadians, global experts, seasoned advocates and key decision-makers to learn, inspire and empower participants to create a more just world.

In the last two decades, there has been incredible progress in reducing extreme poverty around the world. We have seen child mortality rates cut almost in half, more children attending school and more women safely experiencing childbirth. Yet, there is still much work left to do. Malnutrition is still responsible for almost half of all deaths of children under five, girls continue to access schooling at a lower rate than their male peers and tuberculosis continues to be the leading infectious killer worldwide.

In 2015, world leaders set out a blueprint for ending poverty and inequity with the Sustainable Development Goals. These 17 goals are ambitious and will require significant investments to be realized. Canada is in a position to show real leadership in the fight against poverty, yet investments in international assistance have plateaued. The world needs more Canada and it is time to raise our voices and speak out.

Grassroots to Global: A Movement for Change

By joining our 2018 Conference, Grassroots to Global: A Movement for Change, you will:

  • get the most up-to-date information on global poverty issues from national and international experts
  • learn new techniques and refine your skills for making positive change with a community of advocates
  • meet Canadian Members of Parliament and speak out about global poverty

Join us to raise your voice and change the world!

Conference Agenda

The 2018 Conference brings an exciting mix of discussions and conversations, social events, skill-building workshops and meetings with Members of Parliament (MPs).

Saturday to Sunday, May 5-6, 2018

Hear from inspiring keynote speakers and discuss exciting topics on the latest developments in politics and global health challenges. Share and develop new skills in strategic advocacy and communications and gain firsthand knowledge from parliamentary insiders.

On Saturday evening (May 5), join RESULTS Canada for our Brews and Bites Reception to meet our community and celebrate the incredible work of our citizen advocates.

Monday, May 7, 2018 

Advocacy Day is a special program where participants get firsthand experience in advocating directly to MPs. Applying the knowledge and skills acquired over the conference weekend, Advocacy Day participants visit Parliament Hill to meet with MPs and encourage them to take action on global poverty.

Registration

To confirm your attendance at the RESULTS Canada 2018 Conference, Grassroots to Global: A Movement for Change, please register on Eventbrite here.

 

Early Bird (by February 28th, 2018)

Regular (by April 25th, 2018)

Conference

Brews and Bites Reception 

Conference

Brews and Bites  Reception 

Student/Youth (16-25)

$50

$20

$100

$20

RESULTS Canada Citizen Advocate

$75

$20

$125

$20

Standard Registration

$100

$20

$150

$20

Space is limited. Don’t delay—register today!

Accommodation

RESULTS Canada has negotiated a special group booking rate at the Capital Hill Hotel & Suites for our conference attendees.

Group rate: $134/night – for 1 Queen (for 2 people), 1 King (2 people) or 2 Queens (4 people), depending on availability.

Group rate available until April 6.

How to reserve:

  • By phone at 1-800-463-7705 or email at [email protected]; quote “Results Canada” to confirm the group rate;
  • Online at capitalhill.com, click on “Reservations” and input: Group Code: #813031, PIN #: Result (note: PIN is case sensitive)

Bursaries

Bursaries to help cover travel costs to the 2018 Conference will be available to active RESULTS Canada citizen advocates through an application process. The amounts awarded to individuals will be dependent on their travel costs and will be awarded based on need. In accepting a bursary, citizen advocates will commit to sharing the experience with their local group and community in order to spread the impact of their participation.

To apply for a bursary, please fill out this form and return it to National Public Engagement Organizer, Melissa Dubé, at [email protected], by Wednesday February 28th, 2018, 5 pm (EST). 

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