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Designed by Interactors for Interactors

Join us Thursday, June 21, 2018 at the University of Toronto’s Hart House for the Interact International Convention

WHY ATTEND THE CONFERENCE?

Your opportunity to meet Interactors from around the world.

Seize this once-in-a-year opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with Interactors and Interact supporters from around the world at the 2nd annual Interact International Convention. This one-day Interact gathering will happen on Thursday, June 21, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM at Hart House on the University of Toronto campus.

Nearby the heart of Toronto: The Interact International Convention at Hart House is a short 5-10 minute walk from the nearby recommended alternative housing at the University of Toronto dormitories, a short 6 minute walk to the nearest metro station, and a 14 minute metro ride from the Air Canada Centre.

THE PROGRAM

BREAKOUT TOPICS

The conference is the perfect opportunity to learn new skills, improve your club, and trade best practices with your fellow Rotarians. Here are some of the topics that will be covered at the conference this year.

OVERVIEW OF EVENTS

The Interact International Convention is a one-day event happening Thursday, June 21, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM at Hart House at the Victoria University campus part of University of Toronto.

  • Membership Recruitment
  • Membership Retention
  • Social Media

  • Club Fundraising

  • Collaborating with Rotary

  • Collaborating with Rotaract

  • Starting a District Council

  • Future Interact International Conventions

  • Service Workshop

  • How to Lead Effective Icebreakers

  • How to Lead Effective Meetings

Hart House is located on the University of Toronto campus. The address is:

7 Hart House Circle
Toronto, ON M5S 3H3
Canada

Directions & Parking:

By TTC:

Hart House is between two subway stations, Museum and St. George. To walk here from Museum station, exit the station on the west side of the street, in front of The ROM. Walk south down Queen’s Park Circle, continue south until just past Hoskin Ave.
To walk here from St. George station, exit on St. George, walk south down St. George until you get to Hoskin Ave. Walk east on Hoskin Ave until you come to Tower Rd, you can access our west entrance directly from Tower Rd.

University of Toronto Parking Info:

We have partnered with the 2018 Toronto Rotaract Host Organizing Committee and the University of Toronto to bring to you alternative accommodations at the University of Toronto’s dormitories just short 5-10 minute walk from Hart House. Room blocks are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and may sell out. Book your room early to guarantee a spot. You are responsible for finding your own roommate. Anyone under 18 should have an adult chaperone with them as well. More information is available at our Housing page.

The Interact International Convention will begin at 8:30 AM on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at Hart House and will end at 4:30 PM that same day. We strongly recommend arriving earlier in case you get lost. Adults who are accompanying Interactors are welcome to register for the event and stay for the entire day. Adults who are dropping off minors under the age of 18 should be sure that they arrive no later than 4:30 PM to pick up any minor(s) they dropped off. We will be releasing a full schedule of events on our Schedule page in the coming weeks.

After the Interact International Convention ends, you can continue your convention experience by attending the Rotaract Preconvention happening on Friday, June 22 and Saturday, June 23, 2018 at the Air Canada Centre. This is a unique opportunity to meet and to exchange ideas with Rotaractors from around the world, and foster a bridge between Interact and Rotaract. Registration for the Rotaract Preconvention is separate and handled by Rotary International at riconvention.org.

Whether or not you attended the Rotaract Preconvention or not, we recommend that all attendees consider registering and attending the Rotary International Convention that begins on Sunday, June 24, 2018 and ends on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Each day begins with unparallel, world class speakers, and continues on with different workshops and exhibit halls. You will need to register for this event separately in order to attend. Registration is handled by Rotary International at riconvention.org.

STAY NEARBY AT THE
UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO’S DORMS

CONTINUE YOUR EXPERIENCE
AT THE ROTARACT PRECONVENTION

JOIN OVER 25,000 PEOPLE
AT THE ROTARY CONVENTION

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Organized and led by Interactors,
Backed by Rotarians and Rotaractors

We believe in empowering our next generation of leaders to share ideas and to inspire each other, and we’ve got their back. The Interact International Convention’s planning committee consists of Rotarians and Rotaractors who will be on-site from the start of this one-day convention experience to the end of the day, ready to support the Interactors and to render any needed assistance. We take safety seriously, and we want all of our advisors, our chaperones, and our parents/guardians to feel comfortable leaving their loved ones in our car during the one-day Interact International Convention hours.

Learn more about our safety policies

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