Please join us for the 20th National and 12th Triennial International Child and Youth Care Conference on the ancestral and unceded territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, specifically the Musqueam peoples, commonly known as Richmond, BC.  Richmond is located in the beautiful greater Vancouver area.

This conference will include 3 full convening days and an Educators’ Day (May 1) filled with empowering opportunities to learn, share, network, and be inspired!

CYC EDUCATION DAY – updated Mar 30, 2018 (click to open PDF)

CONFERENCE PROGRAM – updated April 16, 2018 (click to open PDF)


The CYCABC has secured a room block at our host venue, the Richmond Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel. The hotel is near to major travel hubs, excellent shopping, many great restaurants and is a quick and scenic 15 minute ride on Vancouver’s Skytrain into downtown Vancouver. Book before April 3rd to secure the best rate:

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