Alberta Association of
Immigrant Serving Agencies

Supporting Alberta’s settlement and integration sector since 1980.

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2023 AAISA Settlement and Integration Conference


Program announced!


AAISA is excited to share the 2023 Program for the Settlement & Integration Conference! The virtual conference, being held March 1-3, 2023, will bring together over 75 speakers, throughout more than 40 industry specific sessions.


We’ve created different tracks for the breakout sessions to highlight different themes; they include;

  • Language & Employment
  • Organizational Capacity Building
  • Rural Spotlight
  • Vulnerable Populations/Mental Health
  • Community Connections
  • Immigration, Representation and Vulnerable Identities
  • Refugee Resettlement and Integration

Review the program, discover more about the speakers and register your spot today!

Register Today!

Registration is still open! The Alberta Association of Immigrant Serving Agencies (AAISA) invites all members, partners, and settlement professionals to register for our upcoming AAISA Settlement & Integration Conference. This three day event will take place virtually March 1-3, 2023. This is a fantastic opportunity for you hear from industry experts, network with peers and share your personal experiences with the settlement sector. Visit our website for more information.


This course explores topics around serving newcomers with diverse sexual orientations,
gender identities, expressions, and sex characteristics. The main curriculum focusses on
Social Location, Privilege, Oppression, and Intersectionality, Introduction to Diverse
Sexual Orientation, Gender Identities, and Expressions and Sexual Characteristics
(SOGIESC), Coming Out in a Cultural Context, Working with LGBTQ+ Immigrants and
Refugees, and Basic Organizational policies that support SOGIESC