Call for Stories & Knowledge

Strength in Our Communities

FNHSSM and the WISPC International Advisory Committee are looking for Stories & Knowledge for the:

World Indigenous Suicide Prevention Conference
August 25-27, 2020
@ RBC Convention Centre
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The conference theme is:

  • Strength in our Communities

The streams are:

  • Culture/Language/Land
  • Data & Policy
  • 2SLGBTQQIA
  • Youth
  • Elders
  • Creative Expression through Arts
  • Healing
  • Lived Experience
  • Intergenerational Connections
  • Community Collaborations & External Partners

The types of sessions for this Call for Stories & Knowledge are:

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

30 minutes that is interesting and engaging


WORKSHOPS

1 hour interactive workshops that participants will learn skills that can be used within their communities or on their own journey


POSTER PRESENTATIONS

a space to present research and/or projects


FILM

Films/videos of any genre up to a maximum of 20 minutes

  • Sessions should be action-oriented, strengths-based and solution-focused. Indigenous lead sessions will be given priority. All workshops, films/videos, oral and poster presentations must have an Indigenous co-presenter to be considered.
  • Abstracts must be connected to the theme of Strength in our Communities and linked to one of the streams noted above.

The final date for submission is Saturday November 30, 2019. Late submissions will not be accepted.

Process

  • Abstracts will be reviewed by the International Advisory Committee.
  • Speakers will be notified if session is accepted by January 20, 2020.
  • Written acceptances will be provided through email and speakers will need to confirm receipt.
  • Speaker will receive discounted registration fee and need to register by April 20, 2020.
  • Accepted sessions will be published in the conference program, the conference website and other
    mediums.
  • Presenters are responsible for their own travel to and from the conference.

Enquiries:

Carla Cochrane
wispc@fnhssm.com
1-204-942-9400

Thank you and we appreciate your interest in the WISPC 2020!