Cracks in the Concrete




Moving beyond convention

March 14-16 2019


Check out the conference schedule.


  • Interactive panels and workshops

  • Live music, and a cocktail party

  • Short film screenings

Special guests


Ticket Sales

With gratitude

Thank you to the following organizations for making this conference possible:

  • CFUV Radio

  • UVic School of Environmental Studies

  • UVic Department of Gender Studies

  • UVic French Department

  • UVic Social Justice Studies Program

  • Norah McRae & UVic Office of Community University Engagement

  • UVic Faculty of Social Sciences

  • UVic Women's Centre

  • UVic Faculty of Education

  • UVic School of Public Health & Social Policy

  • UVic Office of Community University Engagement


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Get the posters

Conference Poster (JPG 1MB)           

Tribe Called Red poster (JPG 2 MB)

Cocktail Party poster (JPG 1MB)

Territory Acknowledgement 

VIPIRG acknowledges that this event takes place on unceded and unsurrendered Lekwungen and WSÁNÉC territories.


  • Bus tickets available

  • Childcare available

  • ASL available

Please contact us by March 1 2019 at noon to pre-arrange specific accessibility options


After the conference, we'd love to hear your feedback through our online survey!