Courses & Events

EDAC Members enjoy preferential rates on many courses, seminars and events across Canada. To be eligible, EDAC membership must be in good standing (paid in full) prior to registering for University of Waterloo (or any other applicable courses/seminars) at discounted member rates. Should EDAC membership not be paid in full by the date of registration, the attendee is responsible for paying the full (non-member) registration fees.

Advancing Economic Development Opportunities – Edmonton, AB

May 1 - 1, 2021
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
EXACT DATE TBC. Advancing Economic Development Opportunities (Year 2) builds on the foundation created in Year 1 and addresses more advanced topics like financial analysis, project management and performance measurement. Just like in Year 1, peer-learning and networking are built into the course.

Year 2: Fundamentals in Community Economic Development – St. John’s, NL

June 1 - 1, 2021
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
EXACT DATE TBC. This course helps economic development professionals learn the basics of the field, from what an EDO really does, to measuring success. Generalists will learn strategies for handling the many and diverse tasks they're expected to do.