2018 Futures Conference

The 30th Annual Futures Conference
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 – Thursday, October 25, 2018
Blue Mountain Resort, Collingwood, ON

Early Bird Rates for First Work Members available until August 17, 2018

FUTURES is Canada’s largest annual professional development opportunity for practitioners supporting young people seeking employment. The Conference is a three-day event, attracting over 400 delegates from across Canada representing employment agencies, youth workers and advocates, social workers, employers, colleges, government, the private and public sectors, as well as other community-based organizations.

What you will experience at FUTURES:

  • Inspirational Keynote Speakers
  • Dynamic Youth-Led Panel Discussions
  • Executive Leaders Workshop Series
  • Executive Leaders Workshop Series
  • Employer Focussed Discussions
  • Updates from Ministries and Working Groups

What you will gain from Futures:

  • Critical Insights into the future skills needed for employment practitioners
  • Understanding of the pervasive intersection youth wellness indicators and their impact on employment
  • Strategies to better engage, serve and equip youth for employment
  • Making strategic connections to foster partnership development
  • Networking with contacts across the youth employment sector
  • Sharing of strategies and experiences with other Futures participants
  • Updates from government agencies on current youth initiatives