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Pathways to Prosperity 2014 National Conference

Date and time

2014.11.24, 9:00 AM to 9:00 AM


The Pathways to Prosperity Partnership will hold its second annual conference at the Delta Hotel in downtown Montreal starting at 8:30 a.m. on November 24th and finishing at 5:00 p.m. on November 25th, with Board and Standing Committee meetings on November 26th. The conference immediately precedes the Fall Consultation Conference of the Canadian Council for Refugees in Gatineau, Quebec for those who may be interested in attending both meetings.

Who Should Attend
Attendees will include P2P researchers, settlement agency representatives, LIP and RIF coordinators, graduate students, and policy and program officials from the three orders of government.

P2P is pleased to announce that we are not charging registration fees for conference attendance.

In response to the feedback received from delegates at last year’s conference, the 2014 P2P conference will include 6 plenary sessions, 11 workshops and roundtable discussions, and a poster session:

Regionalization and immigration to communities outside of metropolises
Overview of the P2P co-investigator led projects to be launched this fall
Pre-arrival services and information
Evaluation strategies for place-based networks, including Local Immigration Partnerships, Réseaux en immigration francophone, and other place-based networks
Official language minority immigrants
Changing entry pathways, including students, temporary workers, and transition classes

Workshops and Roundtable Discussions
Research priorities for Northern, smaller, and remote communities
Availability and use of large-scale datasets
Funding opportunities and Mitacs internships
Research priorities for Francophone immigration
Agency of the Future
Quebec research priorities
Ontario research priorities
Atlantic research priorities
Prairies research priorities
British Columbia research priorities

Discussion of the CIC Jurisdictional Summits
A session to discuss the CIC jurisdictional summits held this fall will be conducted on the evening of November 24th.

Poster Session
In addition, on the evening of November 24th, a poster session accompanying a cocktail reception will be held to showcase the work of P2P members. See below for details on how to submit a poster proposal.

Submitting a Poster Proposal
In order to submit a poster proposal, please send the following information to admin@P2PCanada.ca by September 30th: Full name of authors, Affiliations, Poster title, Maximum 100 word abstract. We must receive your submission by September 30th in order for it to be considered. Acceptance of posters will be announced by October 15th.

Hotel Information
Blocks of rooms have been reserved at the Delta Montréal Hotel. If booked by October 23rd, the rate is $140 for a single or double regular room or $150 for a single or double deluxe room.




Delta Hotel


475 Avenue President Kennedy





Postal code

H3A 1J7




Economic sectors

Agriculture and horticulture workers, Occupations in services - Domestic work, and General relevance - all sectors

Target groups

Policymakers and Researchers

Geographical focuses

National relevance