Monday, January 29, 2007

[Conference] BC Women’s Economic Institute Conference - Starting with Women’s Lives: Changing Today’s Economy

We are pleased to announce the first annual BC Women’s Economic Institute Conference on March 7 – 10, 2007 at the YWCA in Vancouver, BC. The conference, “Starting with Women’s Lives: Changing Today’s Economy”, is co-hosted and sponsored by Atira Women’s Resource Society and the Canadian Women’s Foundation with support from the Vancouver Agreement.

Join other community leaders for a skill-building conference designed to strengthen your organization's toolkit for supporting women to develop their economic potential.

Who should attend:

Leaders of BC-based women's organizations, community development organizations with a focus on programs for women, self-employment, asset development &/or employment training, CED practitioners, civil servants, women interested in women's economic empowerment, and academics.

Here's the schedule:

Wednesday, March 7
Evening Registration & Welcome Reception
Keynote Speaker: Chief Judith Sayers

Thursday, March 8
Breakfast & Networking
Skill-building Sessions
Afternoon Workshops
Consultations & Networking
Networking Dinners
Case Study #1

Friday, March 9
Breakfast & Networking
Skill-building Sessions
On site Dinners
Case Study#2

Saturday, March 10
Breakfast & Networking
Skill-building Sessions
Closing Plenary
Closing Reception

Register online now and go here for information about the conference workshops and schedule. Online registration will close on February 23, 2007 at midnight.

Bursaries are available. To apply go here.

Have other questions ... contact Fei Wang at (604) 331-1407 (x. 107).
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