With the positive feedback on FLC last year, we are happy to announce that FLC is here to stay. In addition to FLC, we are going to resume an in-person conference for SLC. Please read the conference descriptions below to gain an understanding on how conferences will work this year!
Fall Leadership Conference (FLC)
FLC will be taking place online from November 19 – November 27, 2022. FLC is simply an opportunity to see where you stand amongst your peers, and practice for our highlight conference, SLC, it is not a qualifier competition for SLC or ILC.
The submission deadline for FLC will be November 19 at 11:59 pm.
Specific details on how your event will run at FLC will be made available in your event guidelines on Google Classroom.
Only students who have paid the membership and events’ fee can attend the conference. The last day to register, pay, and change your event/teammate information is November 11 at 11:59 pm. Late registrations or event changes will not be accepted. You must have the correct number of registered and paid teammates to compete in a team event. Students who do not register with a sufficient number of teammates will be switched to an individual event.
Spring Leadership Conference (SLC)
SLC is a national competition where students will compete in an event of their choice. SLC 2023 will be an in-person conference, and will be taking place on May 17 and 18, 2023, in Downtown Toronto.
Round 1 for all events will take place on May 17, whereas round 2 for those who qualify will take place on May 18. Workshops and panels will be taking place on both days.
The submission deadline for events that have a submission will be May 10, 2023 at 11:59 pm. Late submissions will not be accepted.
Only students who have paid the membership and conference fee can attend the conference. The last day to register, pay, and change your event/teammate information is March 17 at 11:59 pm. Late registrations or event changes will not be accepted. You must have the correct number of registered and paid teammates to compete in a team event. Students who do not register with a sufficient number of teammates will be switched to an individual event.
Top three competitors/teams from each event will be offered the opportunity to compete at the International Leadership Conference.
For students with an IB examination only, we will be allowing you the opportunity to participate in SLC on April 15, 2023 instead. Specific timings will be announced at a later date, and the event will take place in downtown Toronto.
Only the following events will be offered to students competing on April 15:
1. Behavioural Health
3. Medical Math
4. Medical Terminology
5. Research Poster
IMPORTANT requirements to participate on April 15:
1. Register and pay on shop.hosacanada.org by February 17, 2023 at 11:59 pm.
2. Complete the Google Form linked below by February 17, 2023 at 11:59 pm. This form requires you to submit written proof from your school indicating that you are writing an IB examination on May 17 and 18, that will prevent you from being able to attend on the actual SLC dates.
If these requirements are not met by February 17 at 11:59 pm, you will be unable to participate on April 15.
International Leadership Conference (ILC)
Top 10 results will be posted here shortly after each conference.