2019 GSA Conference

2019 GSA Conference

Pre-registration for the conference has closed. Same day registration available from 9:00-10:00am on Saturday, November 9th.


The 9th Annual Nova Scotia GSA Conference is happening this year on November 9th! The conference will be taking place once again at Dalhousie University in the Marion McCain Arts and Science Building.

Registration begins at 9:00am with the event starting at 10:00am. Closing remarks and wrap up by 4:00pm.

Registration is FREE!! Lunch and snacks will be provided.

Registration is available HERE!

Frequently Asked Questions Guide – HERE!

To find more information on individual sessions, check out the 2019 Conference Guide HERE!

If your GSA is located outside of HRM and looking for support around the cost of transportation, please reach out to skye@youthproject.ns.ca as we have some funding available for getting rural youth to the conference.

We are so excited to announce this year’s Keynote, Arielle Twist!

Arielle Twist is a Nehiyaw, Two-Spirit, Trans Woman that creating to reclaim and harness ancestral magic and memories. Originally from George Gordon First Nation, Saskatchewan. She is now based out of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

She is an author and multidisciplinary artist. Within her short career, she has attended a residency at Banff Centre for the Arts and Creativity, has work published with Them, Canadian ArtThe Fiddlehead, PRISM International, This Magazine, and CBC Art and has been Nominated for a Pushcart Prize and Shortlisted in The National Magazine Awards, both in 2019. ‘Disintegrate/Dissociate’ is her first collection of poetry.

Her poetry, multi-media pieces, and performances have being exhibited in art galleries countrywide including The Khyber Centre for the Arts in Halifax, Toronto Media Arts Centre in Toronto, la galerie centrale powerhouse in Montreal, Centre for Art Tapes in Halifax, The Art Gallery of Mississauga in Mississauga, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia in Halifax and The Agnes Etherington Art Gallery in Kingston.

If you have any questions regarding the conference please email our GSA & Communications Coordinator at skye@youthproject.ns.ca