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Montreal International Women’s Conference 2010 ( http://www.miwc2010.org )
August 13-16, 2010
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Preparations are in full swing for our major international women’s conference involving women from five continents to be held in
Montreal, Quebec, Canada this August 13-16, 2010. The Montreal International Women’s Conference 2010 is an ambitious undertaking to mark the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day and is being organized by a global collective of women including the local group, Women of Diverse Origins.
The opening ceremonies will feature Ellen Gabriel, president of Quebec Native Women, and the talented singing group, Odaya, a Native American drumming and singing group composed of five women belonging to different Nations (Saulteaux, Anishnabeg, Mohawk, Innu and Wendat).
The location of the conference has now been confirmed at Le 7400 Saint Laurent, at 7400 Saint Laurent Boulevard in Montreal with
nearby public transport via the DeCastelnau Metro. The site includes comfortable residences for conference participants as well as meeting rooms and a large hall for plenary sessions.
The final day of the conference, August 16, will lead to the founding of the International Women’s Alliance.
Please visit the official site at http://www.MIWC2010.org