Past Events

50% Off Leading Change Summit 2023 Registration for New and Existing AVA Scholars!

New and existing AVA Scholars can be reimbursed for the 2023 Leading Change Summit event tickets. For more information on reimbursement, please see below.

Circles of Change: Inspiring Ethical Spaces in Gender-Based Violence Prevention

The Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters (ACWS) is excited to host the 2nd Leading Change™ Summit at the River Cree Resort and Casino in Enoch, Alberta from May 2 – 4. The 2023 Summit will focus on ideas, research, and emerging practices in visioning, fostering, and sustaining more ethical spaces in gender-based violence prevention. Link to register is below.

Leading Change with Jonathan Van Ness

The Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters (ACWS) welcomes Johnathan Van Ness (JVN) as the keynote speaker at the headline event of the 2023 Leading Change™ Summit. Join JVN on Wednesday, May 3, at the River Cree Resort and Casino for a personal conversation on the serious topic of gender-based violence tackled with characteristic compassion and humour. Link to register is below.

How to be reimbursed for 50% of the registration fee*

  1. Sign up as an AVA Scholar here (Approval from the AVA team required)
  2. Register and pay for the event registration
  3. Attend the event!
  4. After event, email your proof of attendance and your registration receipt to:

*Reimbursement does not cover: transportation (flights, gas, public transportation, etc.), hotels, parking, food outside of the event. Anything that is not included in the event registration ticket.