The Halton Youth Leadership Symposium is an annual conference organized by the Student Senate and focuses on elementary to high school transitions as well as high school to postsecondary.
Students learn essential skills for success in school as well as leadership skills. They participate in workshops and panels. Keynote speakers talked about transitions and students had the opportunity to be part of the consultation creating a student voice report which is a resource for the Board for future education.
Halton Youth Leadership Symposium Conference
The 17th annual Halton Youth Leadership Symposium is taking place on Thursday, May 31st, 2018 at Sheridan College in Oakville, 8:30am to 2:00 pm. Conference attendees have the opportunity to learn skills from successful leaders and engage in meaningful conversations with like-minded youth. The day is filled with workshops, panels, keynote speakers, and networking breaks.
The conference is free of charge, but conference attendees are responsible for their transportation to and from the event. Lunch is provided.
Watch the 2018 Halton Youth Learning Symposium video here:
Halton Youth Leadership Symposium Agenda
Thursday, May 31st, 2018
7:30-8:00 am Registration
8:00-8:30 am Opening remarks and icebreakers
8:30-9:15 am Keynote -- Stuart Miller, Director of Education at the Halton District School Board
9:15-9:30 am Networking break
9:30-9:40 am Travel to workshop 1 rooms
9:40-11:00 am Workshop 1 -- Student Senate leaders
11:00-11:10 am Travel to Lecture Hall J102
11:10-11:45 am What is Student Senate? -- Dasha Metropolitansky & Muqtasid Mansoor
11:45-12:30 pm Lunch
12:30-12:40 pm Travel to workshop 2 rooms
12:40-1:10 pm Student voice discussions -- Student Senate leaders
1:10-2:20 pm Workshop 2 -- Student Senate leaders
2:20-2:30 pm Travel to Lecture Hall J102
2:30-3:15 pm Keynote -- Rick Goldring, Mayor of Burlington
3:15-3:30 pm Closing remarks and dismissal