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Call for Proposals: Presenters Wanted!

Are you passionate about shaping a brighter future for our youth? Do you have insights, experiences, or innovative ideas to share in the realms of settlement, education, employment, and more? If so, mark your calendars for January 17-18, 2024, as the WrapCap Youth Settlement Conference opens its doors to change-makers, professionals, and young voices alike!

This is your opportunity to make a difference, ignite discussions, and pave the way for a more inclusive and supportive society.


The WrapCap Youth Settlement Conference is not just another event - it's a platform where ideas meet action, where dreams meet strategies, and where professionals, youth, and policymakers unite to create tangible impact. As a presenter, you have the chance to:

  1. Inspire Change: Share your experiences, stories, and insights to inspire a room full of passionate individuals dedicated to improving youth settlement in Canada.

  2. Collaborate: Network with professionals, advocates, and young people from across the Prairies and Northern Territories who are equally committed to fostering positive change in various aspects of youth life.

  3. Innovate: Showcase your cutting-edge solutions, research, and practices that can shape the future of youth settlement experiences in Canada.

  4. Empower Youth: Give voice to the future by providing young people with a platform to share their thoughts, ideas, and aspirations.

  5. Influence Policy: Contribute to discussions that can drive policy changes, funding allocation, and resource distribution to better support youth settlement initiatives.


We're seeking diverse presentations across a wide range of topics related to youth settlement. Whether you're an expert in the field or a young individual with a unique perspective, we invite presentations on:

  • Settlement: Strategies for effective settlement and integration of newcomer youth.

  • Justice System: Exploring the intersection of youth, justice, and equitable treatment.

  • Health and Wellbeing: Mental and physical health, access to healthcare, and promoting overall wellbeing.

  • Education and Skill Development: Innovations in education, skill-building, and career readiness.

  • Housing: Addressing housing challenges and creating safe, stable environments for youth.

  • Youth Employment: Navigating youth employment, career support, and pathways to success.

  • Government's Role: Understanding government initiatives and polices in youth settlement.

  • SWIS Initiatives: School-based settlement support and its impact on newcomer youth.

  • Service Delivery Implementation: Best practices for implementing wraparound services.

  • Capacity-Building: Strengthening organizations and communities to better serve youth.

  • Funding and Service Delivery: Exploring funding models and optimizing service delivery.

  • Recreation and Sport: The role of recreation and sports in youth development and integration.

  • Disability Supports: Creating inclusive environments and supports for newcomer youth with disabilities.

  • International Students: Addressing unique challenges faced by international students in Canada.


By presenting at the WrapCap Youth Settlement Conference, you're joining a movement to create lasting change in the lives of young people. Your voice matters, your experiences are invaluable, and your ideas can transform realities. Together, we can build a future where all youth thrive, regardless of their background.


Applications will be accepted through the online forms below until September 30th, 2023.

Professionals can submit their application here:

Youth can submit their application here:

For questions about the application process please contact Kate by email at

The WrapCap Youth Settlement Conference is an unparalleled opportunity to share, learn, and collaborate with fellow change-makers who are dedicated to enhancing the lives of young individuals. Whether you're a seasoned professional, a young advocate, or someone in between, your presence can help shape a brighter future for youth settlement. Join us January 17-18, 2024, and let's empower the future together!


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