Agenda and activities at the Youth Summit

Canada Youth Summit agenda

May 2 to 3, 2019
Carleton University, Ottawa

May 1
Time Activity
2:00 Registration Desk Opens
6:00 Dinner
May 2
Time Activity
7:30 Breakfast and Networking
8:30 Indigenous Welcome
8:45 National Anthem
8:50 Introduction and Welcome
  • Speaker: Parliamentary Secretary Peter Schiefke
9:05 Youth Marketplace
  • Booths where youth organizations will engage with youth on service opportunities, as well as other programs available to youth.
9:40 Opening Speech
  • Speaker: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
9:45 Plenary Session: Youth Policy & Service
  • Speaker: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
10:15 Health Break
10:30 Let’s Talk! / Breakout 1: Health and Wellness
Speaker: Luca “LazyLegz” Patuelli
Breakout discussions
11:40 Memorial for Canada Service Corps Youth on Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302
12:00 Lunch
1:00 Featured Speaker: Kendal Netmaker
1:45 Let’s Talk! / Breakout 2: Employment and Innovation, Skills & Learning
Breakout discussions
2:30 Health Break
3:00 Buses depart for community service activities
  • Youth can participate in service activities with local organizations in Ottawa.
6:30 Buses return to Carleton
7:30 BBQ & Youth Networking
  • Speaker: Tessa Virtue
  • Entertainment
May 3
Time Activity
7:00 Breakfast and Networking
8:00 Reflection on Day 1 Service Activities
  • Speaker: Parliamentary Secretary Peter Schiefke
8:15 Introduction and Welcome Statement by the Minister of International Development and Women and Gender Equality
8:30 Let’s Talk! / Breakout 3: Gender Equality
Speakers: Shania Pruden, Asma Hassan
Breakout discussions
10:15 Health Break
10:30 Featured Speaker: Jenni Sidey-Gibbons
  • Video by David Saint-Jacques
11:00 Let’s Talk! / Breakout 4: Environment and Climate Change
Speakers: Meredith Adler & Chris Derksen 
Breakout discussions
12:05 Leadership, Social Impact, and Democratic Participation
Speaker: Caro Loutfi
12:15 Lunch
  • Service Marketplace open/available for youth to drop in
1:15 Let’s Talk! / Breakout 5: Leadership, Social Impact, and Democratic Participation
Breakout discussions
2:00 Town Hall Discussion with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
2:55 Closing Remarks
  • Speaker: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
3:00 Indigenous Closing
3:10 End of Summit
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