2019 ACCT Leaders' Summit

May 3-5, 2019 | Calgary, AB

Further details to be provided with formal invitations

The 2019 ACCT Leaders’ Summit will bring together 100 Chinese Canadian civic leaders, recognizable role-models, and emerging community builders from across the country to:

  • Celebrate achievements by Chinese Canadian leaders in our country and communities
  • Explore how our culture and identity influences our leadership
  • Learn from high-profile Chinese Canadian leaders in various sectors
  • Discuss key issues facing Chinese Canadian communities and leaders today

If you are an active or aspiring Chinese Canadian leader in your community, the 2019 Leaders’ Summit will be a unique and powerful opportunity to grow your vision and influence as a Chinese Canadian leader. We invite you to apply by submitting the following information to events@acctfoundation.ca by March 20, 2019:

  • Name
  • Your resume
  • Two (2) references

If you received a save-the-date notice and are interested in attending the 2019 Leaders’ Summit, please submit the following information to events@acctfoundation.ca by March 15, 2019:

  • Name
  • What is a preferred email address to contact you with and provide future information?
  • Are you willing to forego financial expenses? (These funds would in turn be used to support participation of emerging leaders)

The 2019 Leaders’ Summit only has capacity for 100 participants. All submissions will be reviewed by a national selection committee. Attendees will be notified by late March. We apologize in advance to anyone we are unable to accommodate at our inaugural summit. We are exploring virtual attendance options and will send out instructions if that is possible.

2019 Leaders' Summit Schedule

(We will update this schedule as the programing develops)
  • Opening Celebration
  • The Chinese Canadian Story – A Historical Perspective on Tomorrow
  • Plenary sessions on:
    • Activating Communities as a Chinese Canadian
    • Leading Your Sector as a Chinese Canadian
  • Breakout sessions
  • Plenary sessions on:
    • Chinese Canadians in Politics
    • Emerging as a Chinese Canadian Leader
  • Breakout sessions
  • Case Study: Saving Chinatown