Global Citizenship Conference Saturday March 5th 2011


The conference is an exciting and multi-faceted event that offers students, academics and community members a forum for engagement in local, national and international issues. Join us on Saturday, March 5th for panel discussions, skill-building workshops, ngo networking fair, food, and incredible people!

2011 Theme: Canada’s International Image

The theme for the 2011 conference is “Canada’s International Image. “As a democratic nation, how can Canada strengthen its international presence to foster global dialogue of social change? By exploring Canada’s image both at home and abroad and reflecting on past and present issues that have put Canada in the spotlight, we can gain understanding of our position within the international realm. Through these perspectives and as Canadian global citizens we can create positive actions that reflect the values and the diverse character of our nation.



On the fence about attending GCC? WLU Dean of Students is giving out fifty free tickets. First 50 emails sent to wluglobalcitizenship@gmail will get free attendance. Please include your first and last name!

This year, the conference will take place in the School of Business and Economics building (SBE), at Wilfrid Laurier University. A map of Laurier campus can be found here:

Keynote speaker, Lloyd Ax worthy will be presenting at 6:00pm in the Arts Building, room 1E1. Doors open at 5:30. Look out for our volunteers for directions.

Parking can best be found in the parking lot adjoining the intersection of Bricker and Albert Street. Parking is free in white & gold permit spaces only. Look out for parking attendants to direct you!

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