2019 Sandbox Summit
25 York St, Toronto, ON M5J 2V5, Canada
The 2019 Sandbox Summit invites youth, researchers, non-profits, corporate Canada, families
and policymakers to work collaboratively to improve health outcomes for young people across
Our 9th annual stakeholder gathering is an opportunity for interactive learning and cross-sector
collaboration to solve the most pressing challenges in child and youth health and wellbeing.
This year's event will feature participant-led sessions that will invite individuals and
organizations from across Canada to share their own promising practices and opportunities for
meaningful co-creation and collaboration.
2019 Theme: Collaboration that Counts
Collaboration is more than playing nicely together in the sandbox. Effective cross-sector
collaboration can stretch resources further, generate new insights, allow for authentic
knowledge-user engagement, and accelerate improvements in health and wellbeing for
Canada’s children and youth.
But in this continuously transforming field, what are the practical models that bring us
together? This year, we’re taking a candid look at the processes that drive successful
collaboration across sectors. You will hear from and interact with teams who are leading
innovative Canadian projects in various stages, and learn about the collaborative mechanisms
that are helping them to achieve their goals. Child and youth researchers and advocates,
businesspeople, youth and policymakers will share their processes and lessons learned; seek
input from the experiences of other participants; and define the tangible benefits that each of
us can gain by working together.