Early Years Conference 2020

Listen Together, Learn Together, Act Together

January 30, 31 & February 1, 2020


Call for Abstracts is now OPEN! Abstract submission deadline:
May 16, 2019


Conference Description

The Early Years Conference 2020 continues to lead the field of professional development in early childhood development, early childhood intervention, and family support. Join us as we explore the complex factors impacting children’s development and highlight many of the considerations and practices in our work with young children and their families. This year’s theme – Listen Together, Learn Together, Act Together – is a call to action. It is a reminder that families and communities are central to the healthy development of young children. When Listening Together, Learning Together and Acting Together, we can create relationships that will best optimize the well-being and resilience of children.

Learning Objectives

During the Early Years 2020 Conference, participants can expect to:

  • Explore collaborative approaches
  • Consider the significance of relationships in the context of children, families and the communities they are part of
  • Review the latest evidence-based research and practice related to child development, early childhood intervention, and family support
  • Be inspired to Listen Together, Learn Together and Act Together in all aspects of service and support of children, their families and their communities

Who Should Attend

This conference will be of interest to many groups of professionals who work with young children, including:

Aboriginal/ Indigenous Early Childhood Development Professionals, Administrators/Managers, Advocacy Organizations, Behavioural Therapists, Counsellors, Dietitians and Nutritionists, Early Childhood Educators, Education Assistants, Families, Family Development Workers, Family Resource Program Staff, Government Representatives, Infant Development Consultants, Infant Mental Health Professionals, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Oral Health Professionals, Parent Educators, Physicians, Physiotherapists, Policy Makers, Pregnancy Outreach Groups, Program Facilitators, Psychologists, Recreation Therapists, Researchers, School Administrators, Social Workers, Speech Therapists, Students, Support Workers, Supported Child Development Consultants, Teachers, and  all those who work with young children and their families!