First-Ever Intercountry Adoption Summit

2 09 2010

Joint Council is one of the sponsors of the Intercountry Adoption Summit this Fall! 

Join Joint Council and The University of Waterloo for a 3 day Intercountry Adoption Summit held in Stratford, Ontario September 24-26.  

 The Summit aims to:

  • To Address the growing international concerns surrounding intercountry adoption and
  •  To Address the need to reduce corruption and human trafficking while maximizing the best interests of children

Why Come to the Summit?

Over the 3  days researchers and scholars from around the world will be brought together to showcase their research in intercountry adoption. Some of the Attendees include Government representatives from Australia (tentative), Belgium, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Ontario (Canada),United States, Vietnam and numerous non-governmental organizations. Click Here for More Information!

 Who Will be There?

Marianne Novy is Professor of English and Women’s Studies, University of Pittsburgh. She has published Love’s Argument: Gender Relations in Shakespeare and Engaging with Shakespeare: Responses of George Eliot and Other Women Novelists, and has edited three anthologies on women’s responses to Shakespeare: Women’s Re-Visions of Shakespeare, Cross-Cultural Performances , and Transforming Shakespeare. Want to see who else will be there? Check out the schedule here!

 How Do I Sign up?

Registration fees for the Summit are:

  • $280 CAD for early bird rate (until June 19, 2010)
  • $380 CAD regular rate

 To register for the summit, visit and click on Registration Information.

For more information, visit

Hope to See you There!




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