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2018 Alberta Integration Summit Presentations

The 2018 Alberta Integration Summit brought together settlement service provider organizations, as well as others who work closely with immigrants and refugees, on current issues the settlement and integration sector is facing. The summit allowed service providers to share knowledge, information, and gain new resources and tools. The following is a compilation of slide decks from presentations.

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Day 1 – (Wednesday, September 19th, 2018)

Corinne Prince IRCC When Immigrants Succeed, Canada (Alberta!) Wins: A Settlement and Integration Vision
Lorsque les immigrants réussissent, le Canada (l’Alberta!) gagne : Une vision en matière d’établissement et d’intégration
John Biles IRCC State of Settlement: Alberta Plan
État des services d’établissement: Investissements de l’Alberta
Grace Van Fleet IRCC CFP 101 (EN)
ADP 101 (FR)
Corinne Prince IRCC What We Heard: NSC Plus (June 14 – 15 2018)
Ce que l’on avait entendu au CNE Plus (Les 14 et 15 juin 2018)
Abdi Aden IRCC Community Typology
Typologie des collectivités
Angelica Lambert AAISA Community Typologies: Minimal Basket of Services for Small Centres

Day 2 – (Thursday, September 20th, 2018)

John Biles IRCC Settlement Clusters: State of Play and Future Planning
Groupes de concertation sur l’établissement – Bilan et planification
Rhonda McIntosh IRCC Overview: Language, Employment Related Services, Youth, and Community Connections
Vue d’ensemble: Langue, Services liés à l’emploi, Jeunesse et Connexions Communautaires
Rhonda McIntosh & Ryan Palik IRCC & Saskatchewan Intercultural Association Results of Summer Youth Program (SYP) Evaluation
Video – Summer 2018 – ConnectED
Lori Wilkinson, Elisha Astles, & Bindu Narula Department of Sociology and Criminology, University of Manitoba, IRCC & CCIS Yazidi Resettlement in Canada – a review of their first year
John Biles IRCC Vision for a Program Management Reset
Vision d’une réinitialisation de la gestion du programme

Day 3 – (Friday, September 21st, 2018)

Adebayo Katiiti, Irfan Chaudhry, & Marni Panas MacEwan University & Alberta Health Services Diversity & Inclusion: Understanding Intersectionality
Sarah Apedaile NorQuest College Culture and Conflict – Conflict resolution from an intercultural perspective
Edmonton’s History of Anti-Black Racism
Jana Miller & Sarosh Rizvi AAISA Professional Development for Settlement Practitioners: AAISA’s Current and Future Learning Opportunities and Standards for the Sector
Matthew Knox CBFY The Calgary Bridge Foundation for Youth (CBFY)
Ricardo Morales CCIS Integration and Inclusion: Programs Supporting immigrant youths in schools
Sentsetsa Pilane, PhD Boys and Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters Best Practices in Child and Youth Programming
Kim Chung Centre for Family Literarcy Family Literacy as a Best Practice
Mark Golding CBFY Mentorship Program
Mylan Nguyen Immigrant Language & Vocational Assessment – Referral Centre Remote Language Assessment: Innovation to Eliminate Geographical Distance Barriers for Newcomers
Sara Buczynski & Basel Abou Hamrah Edmonton LGBTQ+ Newcomer Group Settlement Innovation Through Social Integration
Nadia M. Khan Bow Valley College Creating Indigenous Awareness: Building Relationships & Making Connections 
Rekha Gadhia CIWA Bridging the Divide: Disabilities and Settlement Sectors Working Together for CIWA’s Idea Project
Jyothia Agnihotri CIWA Child Development Worker Certification for Immigrant Women
Somnoma Valerie Ouedraogo MacEwan University Following a Code of Conduct and Addressing Ethical Dilemmas
Rennais Gayle J.C. Education Solutions Code of Conduct in Adult Teaching & Learning
Sarosh Rizvi AAISA Settlement Practitioners Code of Ethics and Conduct
Rhéal Poirier Government of Alberta La Politique en matière de francophonie de l’Alberta
Bonaventure Otshudi OCASI Développer les opportunités de collaboration avec le secteur Francophone
Esdras Ngenzi CANAF Entente de collaboration 
Celestina Akinkunmi CIWA Health Literacy Partnerships – Improving the Health Outcomes of Multi Barriered Immigrant Women
Jenny Krabbe CIWA Innovate for Success: Address Market Demand and Open Up a Career Path for Immigrant Women with Mid-Level English
Bindu Narula CCIS Settlement Best Practices for the Yazidi Population
Neill Fitzpatrick MacEwan University Media Relations: The Winning Hand



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