MARCH 5-9, 2018 – UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA (EDMONTON)
The Next 40 Academic Conference hosted in Edmonton, AB will be focusing on Nationhood, Reconciliation and Treaties. Youth participants will attend workshops on career development and life skills training, undergraduate and graduate level seminars, research presentations by Canadian and international academics, political roundtables with political leaders from across Canada, and a number of culture events. This conference provides Gwich’in youth with the opportunity to expose themselves to university life and to encourage youth participants to seriously consider continuing their studies at a post-secondary level.
Gwich’in Youth from anywhere in Canada are encouraged and invited to apply to attend this year’s conference. Transportation, and room and board will be covered through funding from the GTC and the Department of Indigenous and Northern Affairs.
Youth must be between the ages of 15-30
Application form must be submitted by Monday January 22, 2018