If I register for Co-Creation 2018, do I need to participate in both events in Calgary and Yellowknife or will I be able to attend just one?
You can participate in the main conference in Calgary, the post-conference event in Yellowknife, or both. Registration is open on the c2018 conference website. You can register separately for workshops, the conference, and the Yellowknife symposium.
What is the registration fee be for the Yellowknife event?
The registration fee for the Yellowknife Symposium is $175. The early bird price, which ends on April 23, is $125.
Will there be financial assistance available for travel or registration?
There is some registration and travel support available for individuals representing community programs in the North. Please contactc2018 [@] evaluationcanada [.] ca for more information.
Can you give me any advice on travel arrangements from Calgary to Yellowknife?
There are a number of airlines that offer flights from Calgary to Yellowknife, both direct and with connections in Edmonton. For more information about travel, including discount codes for air travel, please visit the Travel page.
What about accommodations in Yellowknife?
There are several hotels and various B&B options in Yellowknife. We have booked a block of rooms at the Chateau Nova for $159 per night plus GST. For more information about accommodation, including the group code for Chateau Nova, please visit the Travel page.
What should I pack for my visit to Yellowknife?
Day one of the NWT Evaluation Symposium will take place indoors at the Chateau Nova hotel. On day two, symposium delegates will travel to Aurora Village. The day will be spent moving between the dining hall and on-site teepees.
The weather in Yellowknife in late May can be unpredictable. It could be 25C and sunny or 5C and rainy (the average for this time of year is 12C). We advise symposium attendees to pack layers and to include a rain coat in their suitcase. Comfortable footwear and a water bottle are also advised for day two of the symposium.