2022 Vanguard Summit

Thank you to everyone for attending, sharing about your programs, and engaging in discussion! We are excited to welcome new cities and share details about the future of the Vanguard Program. Below are the links to the presentations from the Summit, full recording links and additional resources. Feel free to share this Summit webpage with people in your organization, but please do not share the link externally.

Full Recording Links: Click on the titles below to access the video recording for each Summit session.

  • Experts by Experience Forum

    16 November at 16:00 (London) – 10:00 (Chicago) — Register here

    This is a meeting for people in the Vanguard Network with the Lived Experience of Homelessness. The goal of this discussion is to create an international forum for people of lived expereince to share ideas on co-production, work towards centering voices of lived experience across cities, advocate for building inclusive policies and practices, and talk through key challenges.

  • Vanguard Summit and the International Journal on Homelessness Conference

    We are thrilled to announce that the Vanguard Summit will take place on 24 March, which is immediately following the International Journal on Homelessness Conference, at DePaul University in Chicago. Hybrid attendance options will also be available. We will be sending follow-up details on attending the Conference and Summit.

    You can find details about the Conference here: https://www.ijohconf.org/


For this year’s Summit, we are highlighting the work of each city by having presentations around four themes: Data and Monitoring Outcomes, Collaboration and Systems, Housing Continuum, and Prevention. IGH will also be giving a presentation on updates on the Vanguard Program, introducing new cities and our priorities for 2023 and beyond.

Plenary – 5 October

15:00 – 16:30 (Glasgow) –– 9:00 -10:30 (Chicago)

  • Opening and Introductions
  • Presentation by IGH
  • United Nations Homelessness Update
  • City Presentations
    • Bengaluru
    • Chicago
    • Tshwane

Spotlight on Australian and North American Cities

5 October – 15:30 – 17:00 (Edmonton)

6 October  – 8:30 – 10:00 (Sydney)

  • Introductions
  • Presentation by IGH
  • City Presentations
    • Adelaide/South Australia
    • Edmonton
    • Sydney/New South Wales

Day 2 – 6 October

15:00 – 16:30 (Glasgow) –– 9:00 -10:30 (Chicago)

  • City presentations
    • Glasgow
    • Santiago
    • Uruguay
  • Introduction presentations from new Vanguard Cities
    • Beirut
    • Chennai
    • Mumbai
    • São Paulo
    • Ulaanbattar