2017 FEANTSA Policy Conference - The Fight Against Homelessness: Solidarity in Action
18-19 May 2017 : Gdansk, Poland
FEANTSA’s annual policy conference will take place in Gdansk on Friday 19 May 2017, with a series of events taking place on Thursday 18 May 2017, as part of the pre-conference programme.
Thursday 18 May (Site Visits & Working Spaces):
From 14:00 conference delegates will have the choice of a series of events including site visits to view services for people experiencing homelessness in Gdansk or attend a working space touching on a wide range of topics including:
- Drug use
- Women’s homelessness
- Youth homelessness
- Social rental agencies
- Homelessness in Russia
- Housing First
- In addition to meetings orientated towards national and local policy makers.
On the evening of 18 May conference delegates will also have the opportunity to attend the Conference Dinner, an excellent opportunity to informally meet, speak and network with other conference delegates.
Friday 19 May (Main Conference):
The main conference takes place on Friday 19 May, bringing 300 delegates together in two plenary sessions in addition to 3 streams of workshops, where delegate can choose from a selection of 14 workshops to attend.
The working language for the conference will be English.
On 18 May the pre-conference events will take place in English. On 19 May, both the plenary session and the workshops will be delivered in English and Polish. Interpretation in both languages will be available in every session (workshop and plenary). Interpretation will be available in French for the plenary session, and in select workshops.
How to Register:
Deadline for Registrations: 1 May 2017
We have to limit the number of participants to 300 this year.
Please be sure to register quickly in order to get a place and to get your first choice of visits, workshops and networking hotspots.