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Pathways to Prosperity 2017 National Conference

The Pathways to Prosperity Partnership will hold its Fifth Annual Conference at the Hilton Hotel in Toronto on Thursday and Friday November 16-17, 2017. The theme of this year's P2P National Conference is Canada's Place in the World: Innovation in Immigration Research, Policy, and Practice. On Wednesday, November 15, 2017, we will be hosting two concurrent full-day preconference workshops: A Preconference Workshop for the Local Immigration Partnerships and the Réseaux en immigration francophone; and a Preconference Workshop on the research project "Developing Immigrants' Literacy and Essential Skills''.

Preliminary conference agenda is available here

Workshop Submission
On the afternoon of November 16, we will be holding two sets of concurrent workshop sessions, with a total of 12 workshops. We encourage workshops in French as well as those in English so that there are English and French workshops taking place at all designated workshop times. In keeping with the conference theme, the focus of the workshop should be on innovation in immigration research, policy, and practice. For a complete list of topics, click here

To submit a workshop proposal, please send the following information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by August 18: Title of workshop; Topic under which the workshop falls (see list of topics here); Names and affiliations of workshop chairs; Presentation title, names and affiliations for each presentation; Maximum 100 word abstract for the workshop.

Poster Submission
On the evening of November 16, a poster session accompanying a cocktail reception will be held to showcase the work of attendees. In order to submit a poster proposal, please send the following information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by August 18: Full names of authors, Affiliations, Poster title, Maximum 100 word abstract.

Travel Subsidies
A limited number of travel subsidies are available to cover a portion of the travel costs (transportation and accommodation only) for P2P partners and collaborators who would otherwise not be able to attend the conference. For more details on travel subsidy limits and guidelines for application, click here or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The travel subsidies application deadline is August 18, 2017.

Hotel Information
Blocks of rooms have been reserved at the Hilton Hotel in Downtown Toronto. If booked by October 16, the rate is $209 for a Standard King or Double room, subject to availability. Please click here to book your accommodation or call the hotel at 1-800-267-2281 and mention Pathways to Prosperity National Conference.

Registration
For further information, click here. To register for the conference, click here . Note that early bird registration closes on October 6, 2017.

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