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Canada's Second Conference on Bullying & Victimization

Bullying: Beyond Rhetoric

Canada's Second Conference on Bullying & Victimization

March 21 - 22 - 23 2005

Ottawa Congress Centre

Ottawa, Canada

We invite you to join us for one of the more important World conferences relating to bullying and victimization. This important event will bring together educators, policy makers, police officers, youth, parents, community and social workers, media, researchers, child welfare workers and representatives from sports, health and recreation. We will offer a program featuring some of the finest speakers and research experts in the world and provide an array of learning and networking opportunities. Visit us at www.bullyingawarenessnetwork.ca and be sure to check the news section for up to date conference information.

Bullying: Beyond Rhetoric

Canada's Second Conference on Bullying & Victimization

· Renowned International speakers

· 17 Exceptional Plenary Sessions

· Four additional "Yet to be Announced" Speakers

· Town Hall Meeting & Networking Opportunities

· Dinner, Lunch & Reception with Entertainment

· Profile the Canadian Initiative for the Prevention of Bullying

· Youth Participation

· Conference Resource Package

· Live Theatre & Film Documentaries.

The "Beyond Rhetoric" Conference will raise awareness of the issues and impact of bullying, profile those interventions that are demonstrating results, address critical gaps in service, identify special targeted groups, and highlight the critical involvement of youth. We will also offer mechanisms for exchanging expertise, knowledge, and effective strategies to strengthen the work that is already underway to prevent bullying and victimization.

The conference serves as a follow up to the successful "Fear & Loathing" symposium which took place in Ottawa in May 2002 and attracted 500 delegates from across North America. It designed to galvanize communities and the country into action, profile the work that is being carried out in other countries, consider research and evidence-based effective practices and explore innovative ways in which information can be shared nationally and internationally.

Renowned International speakers include:

· Dr. Ken Rigby (Australia),

· Dr. Wendy Craig (Canada),

· Andrew Mellor (Scotland),

· Peter Yarrow (USA),

· Dr. Peter Jaffe (Canada),

· Hetty van Gurp (Canada)

· Shelley Hymel (Canada)

· Many more yet to be announced.

Full Conference Fee: CA $395 (Prior to January 31st 2005)

Full Conference Fee: CA $435 (After February 1st, 2005)

Student rate: CA $75 (Prior to January 31st 2005)

Student rate: CA $125 (After February 1st, 2005)

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

www.bullyingawarenessnetwork.ca (Click on ''Conference'')

www.cayfo.ca (Click on green conference button)

Tel (613) 244-3803

Fax (613) 244-3808

Email: oabc@cayfo.ca