Canadian National Father Involvement Conference

Feb 28 & Mar 1, 2019 in Ottawa

Hosted by Dad Central, Fatherhood Matters in the Early Years will focus on supporting and engaging fathers with relevant and effective services, programs, and resources. Their goal is to help provide fathers with the knowledge and support needed around the healthy development of children.


  • Dr. Stuart Shanker - Self-Regulation and Fathers

  • Dr. Cindy-Lee Dennis - Emerging Fatherhood Research: father involvement and co-parenting

  • Dr. Andrew Howlett - The Mental Health of Fathers: it matters to everyone

  • The Dads’ Panel

  • Evening Networking Social hosted by The Movember Foundation

  • Reflections from the Canadian Father Involvement Survey

  • Knowledge Sharing Forum

  • Ottawa’s “Flash Your Badge” program

  • 2020 Vision for Father Involvement in Canada

Venue: The Delta Ottawa City Centre ($119 per night)

For more information and to register, visit Dad Central. Follow the Dad Central blog for updates.