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Atlantic Summit - November 5 & 6, 2021


What is Atlantic Summit? is proud to announce the third annual Atlantic Jack Summit, which brings together the next generation of mental health leaders and advocates from New Brunswick, NewFoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island to discuss the most pressing mental health issues you face in the Atlantic Region.

Given the ongoing public health crisis, and risks that interprovincial and regional travel continues to pose, will be delivering all Fall term regional Jack Summits offerings virtually. There may, however, still be opportunity for in-person elements at Atlantic Summit, and we will continue to monitor the provincial and federal reopening plans to make these decisions. We will be updating all Summit attendees if we are able to offer in-person or hybrid experiences, so please keep an eye out for that! 

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At the Atlantic Summit, delegates can expect to participate in workshops, engage with keynote speakers and other thought leaders, and work with fellow advocates from across the region to foster understanding, connection, and community. The day will be spent sharing lived expertise and collaborating on goals and ideas, with the ultimate goal of strengthening the mental health movement in Eastern Canada!

For a glimpse at our Regional Jack Summits in action, check out this video here.

Event Details:

  • What: Virtual Conference (*with possible local meet-ups)
  • When: Evening of November 5th, 2021, and all day Saturday, November 6th, 2021 
  • Where: On our event application and online. More details to follow!
  • Cost to attend: Absolutely free!
  • Who can apply: Young people aged 15-24, no prior advocacy experience needed! 
  • Deadline to apply: We will be accepting applications on a rolling basis until early-October, but don't delay! Apply now!
*A note on swagAs of Sunday, September 5th, due to supplier timelines we can no longer guarantee you will receive your swag shipment, or the original size you ordered, in time for the Atlantic Summit on November 6th. We still greatly encourage you to apply, and will do everything we can to get your welcome package sent to you in time for the event. Any questions, please reach out to*

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