Are you a young leader aged 18-28 interested in public transit and sustainable transportation? If so, The Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA)  is looking for you! 
What is the Young Leaders Summit?
The Young Leaders Summit: Transit for the Next Generation, seeks to inspire a new generation leaders, users and advocates for transit towards a more sustainable and equitable future. The summit will be held in Calgary from November 8-10, 2019 and is a unique opportunity for young leaders aged 18-28 interested in public transit and sustainable transportation to learn, share ideas and connect with peers and industry professionals in transit and sustainable transportation.
80 young leaders from across Canada will gather in Calgary to gain knowledge and skills about existing and emerging issues and approaches in the transit industry, and have the opportunity to network with each other, professional hosts and sponsors. This summit has been shown time and again to be a turning point for many young leaders and has inspired their work in transit industries in Canada and across the globe.
While there’s not fee to submit a delegate application to attend the Young Leaders Summit, a nominal fee will apply to secure your registration. If your application to attend is successful, a nominal fee will apply to secure your registration. Applicants who are selected as delegates will have travel to and from the summit, accommodations and meals covered!
Delegates must be willing to travel to the summit with travel options provided for their region – intercity bus, use of their own vehicle and be reimbursed mileage at a predetermined rate, or by air for select locations only.
While the Early-bird deadline has passed, the final deadline for applications is September 5, 2019. Applicants are encouraged to apply early as spaces are limited.
Author: Sarah Kertcher