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THREADS: Cultural Conversations

May 22 2024

Event Details

Where: Online
Date: May 22 - 23
When: 8:30am - 6:00pm PDT

A two-day enlightening and enriching cultural experience online for you, your staff, and clients. Explore how people from different cultures, geographies and religions can live together and thrive.

Hosted by the Saskatoon Open Door Society, the biggest settlement agency in Saskatchewan, THREADS is a two-day online education and art-based platform with speakers from all walks of life. Immerse yourself in the unique experience of sharing diverse stories and worldviews around the theme of evolving with local, national, and international speakers, performers, and artists.

Threads 2024 will feature the late primatologist Frans de Waal; YouTuber Ed People; renowned Métis actor, director and producer, Jennifer Podemski; and AI expert Ivana Bartoletti. Works by artists will be displayed in our virtual exhibition, Threads Studio.

Registration is FREE and easy on, where you can also find our event agenda and our amazing line-up of speakers. Please share this with your co-workers, friends, network, and community.

You can choose to attend as few or as many sessions as you want. But, register before May 10th for an opportunity to win a Gift of Knowledge – a collection of works by our esteemed guest speakers.

If you have any questions, please email

Together, let’s weave the tapestry of community, one thread at a time.