SEPTEMBER 2018 CONFERENCE: Homelessness Services Association of BC

HOMELESS CONFERENCE

HSABC is  hosting our first annual conference on September 19, 20, and 21st.  This exciting event will bring together over one hundred twenty-five service providers for three days of training, networking and sharing best practices and perspectives on issues facing the sector.

 

Join us for a robust program offering training, workshops, tours, facilitated plenary panel discussions, and networking opportunities to strengthen connections, foster capacity building and professional development within the homeless services sector.

Limited Time Offer:

HSABC has negotiated a special room rate with the Radisson which is available for a limited time only.

Conference attendees are encouraged to book rooms early to ensure availability and the best rates!

 

For more information please visit our HSABC 2018 conference webpage!

Conference Highlights:

HSABC’s inaugural conference offers a diverse program built around the themes of Leadership and Sustainability, Serving Diverse Communities, and Self Care and Resilience. Training, workshops, tours, dialogue sessions and other conference activities will provide a wide range of professional development opportunities and shared community perspectives to support enhanced service delivery within the homelessness sector.

 

Conference features include keynotes from inspirational humourist David Roche and Opiate Epidemic Response Training by international presenter Vikki Reynolds.

If you have any questions about the 2018 HSABC Conference, Zharkyn Baiazova zharkyn.baiazova@hsa-bc.ca

Conference Details

When:
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 – Friday, September 21, 2018

Where:
Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport
8181 Cambie Road
Richmond BC
V6X 3X9 Canada
(https://goo.gl/maps/Z1KaPSrkrX62)

HOMELESS CONFERENCE

HOMELESS CONFERENCE

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