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October 23-24, 2017: ACGC hosts symposium on achieving the SDGs

The Alberta Council for Global Cooperation (ACGC) is hosting 'Together 2017', its first annual symposium on the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The event convenes representatives from the private sector, government, civil society, academia, indigenous peoples, and youth populations to discuss ways for all of Canadian society to work together towards achieving the SDGs.

Location: University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada

Event website - Together 2017

Canada

October 24-25, 2017: Invest in Africa Forum 2017 to be held in Toronto

The Invest Africa Forum brings together over 100 delegates from the private and public sector to discuss and learn about practical strategies for investing in Africa. The Forum provides an opportunity for delegates to network and identify new partnerships and opportunities for North American companies.  Keynote speakers include business and public-sector leaders from Canada and Africa. 

Location: Toronto, Canada

Event page - Eventbrite

Canada

Canadian Society for International Health hosts annual global health conference

From October 29 to 31, 2017, the Canadian Society for International Health will host the annual Canadian Conference on Global Health in Ottawa. Every year, the conference draws more than 600 practitioners, educators, researchers, students, and policy makers from more than 30 countries to share knowledge and experiences. This year, the conference theme is “Leaving No One Behind? Reflections for Action in a Changing World” and will provide a forum for reflecting on the first 1000 days of action and implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals for global health.

Location: Ottawa, Canada

Event page - Canadian Society for International Health

Canada Global health

Oct 29-31, 2017: CSIH holds 23rd Canadian Conference on Global Health

The Canadian Society for International Health (CSIH) hosts the 23rd Canadian Conference on Global Health. Entitled 'Leaving No One Behind? Reflection for Action in a Changing World', the conference reflects on the first 1000 days of the SDGs and global efforts to reduce poverty and inequality. It brings together researchers, practitioners, students, and policy makers with the aim of developing a better understanding of new methods and strategies for addressing global-health challenges. Canadian development minister Marie-Claude Bibeau has been invited to speak at the opening plenary. 

Location: Ottawa, Canada

Website - CSIH

Canada

November 1, 2017: CanWaCH Hosts Annual General Meeting

The Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s Health (CanWaCH) holds its Annual General Meeting (AGM) for 2017. The meeting, which takes place the day after the 23rd Canadian Conference on Global Health in an adjacent location, brings together CanWaCH members to foster collective learning across partners and engage in conversations about future initiatives for a common purpose.

Location: Ottawa, Canada

Website - CanWaCH

Canada Global health

November 6-8, 2017: Montreal hosts Canada’s first Gender Summit

The 11th Gender Summit North America 2017 brings together 600 advocates for gender equality from multiple disciplines to engage in discussions surrounding this year’s theme of ‘Embracing pluralism and thriving through diversity – shaping science and innovation’.  The summit provides an opportunity for delegates to connect with others and learn from gender-focused research and initiatives taking place around the globe. 

Location: Montreal, Canada

Event website - Gender Summit

Canada

November 19-22, 2017: CBIE hosts 51st Annual Conference on International Education

The Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) is hosting its 51st Annual Conference on international education. This year’s conference focuses on exploring pathways to enable collaboration in international education. The Conference brings together educators, Canadian and foreign officials, and other stakeholders from across Canada and abroad. 

Conference website  - CBIE

Canada Global Education

November 19-22, 2017: CBIE hosts 51st Annual Conference on International Education

The Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) hosts its 51st Annual Conference on International Education.  This year’s conference will focus on exploring ‘pathways’ to enable collaboration in international education.  The conference brings together educators, Canadian and foreign officials, and other stakeholders from across Canada and abroad. 

Location: Halifax, Canada

Event website - CBIE 

Canada Education

November 22, 2017: ICAD hosts annual meeting to unveil new strategic plan

The Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD) hosts its annual members’ meeting. In the context of advances in global health and a rapidly changing environment, the meeting unveils ICAD’s 2017-2020 Strategic Plan and looks ahead to key opportunities for the year to come.

Location: Toronto, Canada

Website - EventBrite

 

Canada Global health

January 19-20, 2018: WUSC and CECI host 7th annual International Forum on global development

The World University Service of Canada (WUSC) and International Center for Studies and Cooperation (CECI) host the 7th annual International Forum on global development in Ottawa. The Forum explores the theme ‘Global Solutions in a Fragmented World’ and encourages conversation around Canada’s role in meeting complex global challenges. The conference brings together academics, professionals, CSOs, and government actors to share ideals and practices for promoting inclusive global development. 

Location: Ottawa, Canada

Event website - International Forum

Canada