Vanier Institute Update: October 2018

What’s New


On March 27 and 28, 2019, in Ottawa, Ontario, the Vanier Institute of the Family will host the Families in Canada Conference 2019 – a national, pan-Canadian conference with simultaneous satellite regional conferences co-hosted by university partners across Canada.

The theme is THINK BIG: How can we use “Big Data” to inform and inspire big ideas to have a big impact on family well-being in Canada?

Visit the Families in Canada Conference 2019 website


The Families in Canada Conference 2019 Sponsorship Package is now available to download! We’re offering a variety of exciting sponsorship and partnership opportunities for organizations to demonstrate leadership and a commitment to celebrating family diversity and family well-being in Canada.

Partnering provides sponsors with a presence among diverse organizations and individuals who study, serve and support families, as well as key thought leaders in government, research, non-profit and private sectors from across the country.

Download the Families in Canada Conference 2019 Sponsorship Package  

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS, ABSTRACTS AND POSTERS: The Vanier Institute is calling for presentations, abstracts and posters from those who study (e.g. researchers, knowledge mobilizers), serve (e.g. elected officials, community leaders), and/or support families (e.g. service providers, front-line workers). We are accepting proposals for oral presentations, abstracts and posters, for a broad range of themes/topics related to families and family life or family experiences, expectations and aspirations, which should aim to inform and inspire conference delegates in their work.

Download the Families in Canada Conference 2019 Call for Presentations, Abstracts and Posters


VISIT the #FAM2019 website *NEW*
ACCESS the Call for Presentations, Abstracts and Posters
SIGN UP for the #FAM2019 e-newsletter
FOLLOW the #FAM2019 hashtag
LIKE, FOLLOW and SHARE the #FAM2019 general page on Facebook
SIGN UP and SHARE the #FAM2019 event on Facebook
FOLLOW the #FAM2019 LinkedIn Showcase Page
CONTACT #FAM2019 Conference Coordination
DOWNLOAD the Save the Date #FAM2019 postcard

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Published on October 31, 2018


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