There’s a world of opportunity waiting for you at the Toronto Convention!
Some of the key speakers have already been announced, including Helen Clark, former New Zealand prime minister, Caryl M. Stern, President and CEO of UNICEF USA, Rotary global grant scholar Anja-Nikolova, WASRAG ambassador Dr. Isis Mejias and Jane Nelson, Corporate Responsibility Director at the Harvard Kennedy School.
Director-Elect Larry Dimmitt also announced a special dinner cruise for Zone 21b and 27 attendees on Sunday, June 24th – see more information below.
A Rotaract pre-convention event begins on Friday, June 22nd. Two full days of general sessions, workshops, discussions, and networking opportunities are scheduled, as Rotaract celebrates its 50th anniversary! Plans are underway to honor those who paved the way for the organization and inspire continued involvement in Rotaract.
Orientation for first-time convention attendees will be held on Saturday, June 23rd. Opening ceremonies begin on Sunday morning at 10:30 in the Air Canada Centre. A second opening is scheduled at 3:30 pm. The convention continues through Wednesday, June 27th.
The 2018 convention offers a variety of events including the House of Friendship, youth program sessions, general sessions and a wide variety of breakout sessions. This is also a great opportunity to discover Toronto, including the legendary outdoor market, Casa Loma, Toronto’s renowned Gothic castle and wonderful shopping that will take advantage of Canada’s attractive exchange rate against the US dollar.
Early registration continues through March 31. The cost to attend a full schedule of activities is $335 online for Rotarians and guests. Rotaractors and non-Rotarian alumnus are only charged $70. Youth Exchange students and Interactors can register for $10! Go to:
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