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IPW PNT Learning Conference 2023

Funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), Immigration Partnership Winnipeg (IPW) invites you to a  conference to bring together Local Immigration Partnerships’ (LIPs) coordinators and staff from the PNT region to discuss how to effectively engage with stakeholders, create strategic plans, and share knowledge on how to diversify funding.

This learning event will provide a space for learning and sharing between LIPs through discussions around best practices, tools, and creative solutions to common challenges while recognizing each PNT LIP is unique and meant to address their local contexts.

1. Prairie and Northern Territory Region - January 25, 2023 (Virtual)

Learning from other Local Immigrant Partnerships: The sharing ideas, experiences, tools and knowledge to enhance each PNT LIP’s ability to strengthen and support their community's efforts to welcome, settle and integrate newcomers.

There are only 150 spots available on a first come first served basis. Deadline for the registration to attend the conference is January 10, 2023

 

 REGISTER HERE 

Call for Proposals:

With the help of an Advisory Committee, comprised of four people from the region and four   IRCC representatives, the following topics were identified for discussion and learning during the PNT learning conference. Below are the names of advisory Committee members:

  1. Carol Brouwers from Regina Region Local Immigration Partnership

  2. Laura Branner from Lethbridge  Local Immigration Partnership

  3. Janna Plewes from Edmonton Local Immigration Partnership

  4. Elaine Burton Saindon , Pembina Valley  Local Immigration Partnership

  5. Alex Racine, Mariane Petaski, Renee Barnabe  and Terence Fong from IRCC

We are inviting interested presenters to submit proposals base on the topic of their choice within the following theme areas:

  • Strategies for LIP’s to diversify their funding.

  • Best practices in stakeholder engagement, in particular cross-sectoral (or multi-sectoral) engagement (e.g. all levels of government, settlement sector, ethnocultural groups, Indigenous Peoples, business sector, etc.).

  • Design and dissemination of effective Strategic Plans that influence policies, mobilize communities and inform programming/services.

  • Roundtables/Breakout room discussions that showcase the uniqueness of particular LIPS - invitation to share diverse approaches, experiences, innovative tools and knowledge, to improve the welcome, settlement and integration experience of newcomers. 

  • Deadline to submit your Proposal December 5th,2022

Submit your proposal here