Annual Futures Conference

Futures is Canada’s largest development opportunity for professionals working with young people seeking employment.

Registration is now online!
Register today to ensure your first choice of workshops and events.



October 7th – 9th, 2014, Blue Mountain Resort

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futures-conference-program Download our conference program now! The program is full of helpful information that will help you make the best of your time at Futures 2014.



Futures Conference provides Canada’s largest annual professional development opportunity for professionals working with young people seeking employment. The conference is a three-day event, attracting over 375 delegates from youth employment counselling centres, colleges, the private and public sectors, as well as other community-based organizations. The team-building and networking opportunities offered at Futures will renew and revitalize your work, enhance your career skills, and strengthen your organizational teams.

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This year’s Futures Conference will feature:

  • Engaging team-building activities, fun social events, and over 40 workshops including participatory learning and panel discussions that will leave you ready to keep creating positive change in your community.
  • Inspiring and educational keynote speakers who are sure to leave you laughing and learning.
  • A special one-day advanced training with renowned facilitator Dr. Adam Lodzinski.
  • The fourth annual National Innovation Awards, showcasing youth employment practices nationwide.
  • Networking opportunities with youth-serving agencies from across the province, including many government ministries and departments.


If you have any questions, please contact First Work’s Conference organizing team:

  • Jesse Boyd, (416) 323-9557 x 223
  • Michelle Haddad, (416) 323-9557 x 233
  • or by email at