Economic Development Youth Summit - 2020

Youth Summit logo

Virtual Youth Summit: August 10-13, 2020

60 Youth delegates from across Canada
will be invited to participate in this virtual event.

More than $10,000 in prizes!


Registrations/applications open June 8 to July 24.

Download Application Form


Show us why we should choose you to be a delegate!


 

Why do you want to be a delegate?

• You will be provided accredited training FREE of charge - each delegate successfully completing the Youth Summit will receive course credit suitable for an Indigenous Economic Developer Certification through Nicola Valley Institute of Technology. Valued at $750

• You and your fellow delegates will be placed into groups to compete for $7200 in prizes:

• First Place Team: $600 for each team member ($3600)
• Second Place Team: $400 for each team member ($2400)
• Third Place Team: $200 for each team member ($1200)

• Two delegates will be selected as the "Mover & Shaker" and the "Outstanding Delegate" - each will be provided with a prize package.

• Ten delegates will be awarded a "fast-track invitation" to attend the 2021 Youth Summit to be located in Calgary or Edmonton in July 2021. You'll have an opportunity to participate in person!
Value: PRICELESS

 



Who is eligible?

The 2020 Economic Development (Virtual) Youth Summit is designed for First Nations, Métis, Inuit and non-Indigenous youth from across Canada within the ages of 18-30 years-old. The Youth Summit will promote the field of Community Economic Development and the role of the Economic Development Officer to youth.

You must not have attended the previous Youth Summits (2018 & 2019)

There is no registration fee for selected youth!


Webinar Platform:

Cando will be utlizing Zoom for the Virtual Youth Summit.

Please note you will require access to your own computer/laptop with built-in video or a connected video camera and a reliable internet connection in order to participate.

All delegates will be provided with a "Zoom 101: How-to Tutorial" prior to the event to ensure they have the capability to participate and fully contribute throughout  the Youth Summit.

Each year we receive 150-200 applications, but only 60 delegates will be invited to participate - as selected by our conference organizing team.

It's not the first 60 applicants, but the 60 that best demonstrate how they are suitable to be a delegate. Show us why we should choose you to be a delegate!

Registrations/applications open June 8 to July 24.

Download Application Form

 


For more information, please contact:

Danielle Stanley
Email: danielle.stanley@edo.ca
Toll free: 1-800-463-9300  ext 229
Phone Number: 780-990-0303 ext 229
Fax Number: 780-429-7487 


 

Delegates 2019

2019 Economic Development Youth Delegates at River Cree Resort, Enoch, Alberta.

Group Photo with Mentors

2019 Economic Development Youth Delegates with Cando Board and Industry Mentors.

 



Thank you to the Youth Summit Partners:

Platinum 

 

RBC Foundation

rbc.com

 

 Pembina logo

pembina.com

 

   

Keyera

keyera.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Silver 

 

NVIT
nvit.ca

 

 

 

  

Cooperatives First

cooperativesfirst.com


CP Logo

cpr.ca

 

 

 

 

 

ATB BlueBox

atb.com

 

 

 

WED Logo

wd-deo.gc.ca

 
 

Public Services Logo
buyandsell.gc.ca

 

Nutrien

nutrien.com 

 

 

AIIC Logo

aiicbusiness.org

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

Stantec Logo 2019

stantec.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

ESS Compass Group

compass canada.com

 

VanCity

vancity.com

 

 

 

Inter-Pipeline 

interpipeline.com

 

 

 

Canada Lands Logoclcl.ca

 

 

 


Bronze

Nuna Logo 

nunalogistics.com

 Repsol Logo

repsol.ca

SIEF

sief.sk.ca

     

 

Delegate Sponsors:

 

 

Partnership

 

 

 

 

 
     

For more information, please contact:

Danielle Stanley
Email: danielle.stanley@edo.ca
Phone Number: 780-990-0303 ext 229
Fax Number: 780-429-7487