Call for Abstracts: Poster Presentation (Families in Canada Conference 2019) -- Deadline extended!

The Centre for Youth and Society (CFYS) invites graduate students from all faculties at the University of Victoria (UVic) to submit abstracts for a poster presentation at the Families in Canada Conference 2019, held at UVic on June 14, 2019. CFYS will co-host the event in collaboration with the Vanier Institute of the Family.

The Families in Canada Conference 2019 will bring together a diverse group of leaders who study, serve and support families, along with those with lived experience, for a day of research, knowledge-sharing, and engaging conversation focused on the conference theme: THINK BIG: How can we use “Big Data” to inform and inspire big ideas to optimize family well-being in Canada? The program will include panels on Family Well-Being Indicators in BC, Family Time Together, Family Formation and Dissolution, and Families New in Canada, in addition to networking opportunities and the poster presentation.

The deadline has been extended! Abstract submissions are due on Monday, June 3, 2019 at 12:00pm (noon).
Submit your abstracts here.

Questions about your abstract submission may be directed to CFYS from Monday to Thursday, 8:30am to 4:30pm, by phone (250-472-5414) or email (

Register now for the Families in Canada Conference 2019!

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