We are incredibly grateful for the support of our many sponsors. Our conference simply wouldn’t be what it is without their contribution. CICan is happy to welcome the following sponsors.


Bow Valley College, founded in 1965, is the largest college in the Calgary area, with over 15,000 students. We open doors and minds to in-demand jobs across Canada. Our graduates contribute to the economy and community through careers in business, entertainment arts, technology, health care, social services, and more. We are proud to be named one of Alberta’s Top 80 employers and one of Canada’s Top 50 research colleges. Our innovative applied research, focused on health and health technology, educational technology, and social innovation, is helping shape the future of college education.
Booth: 321
GuardMe is a solutions-focused insurance provider for international students, staff, and schools. We provide solutions that make a difference in people's lives. With a focus on respect, integrity, compassion, and collaboration, many of our partners have been with us for decades. Let's see how we can work together.
Booth: 302-304
Sponsor: Closing Gala
At iCent - supporting your students is our passion. This enterprise platform offers feature-rich functions within a convenient mobile app, combined with in-person and remotely staffed programs that help International Offices achieve greater productivity and scale, all while assisting students at each critical juncture of their study with you. To learn more about why iCent is trusted at over a 1000 campuses globally, book a free demo today!
Booth: 427-429
Sponsor: B2B Zone
Based at Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU), Magnet is Canada’s only Digital Community Workforce System. Magnet connects labour market supply and demand to support the vision of an effective and well-coordinated employment and training system in partnership with a community of government, employment, industry, and enterprise organizations. Magnet’s innovative approach brings together various technologies, creating a dynamic and ever-evolving digital solution that inclusively connects organizations and businesses with talent and abundant opportunities.
Booth: 329
Sponsor: Keynote (Linda Nazareth - April 29)


CANARIE connects Canada to the world. Our programs equip researchers, students, and startups in Canada to excel on the global stage. Together with our 13 provincial and territorial partners, we form Canada’s National Research and Education Network (NREN). This ultra-high-speed network connects Canada’s researchers, educators, and innovators to each other and to global data, technology, and colleagues. To strengthen the security of Canada’s research and education sector, we collaborate with our partners in the NREN, government, academia, and the private sector to fund, implement, and support cybersecurity initiatives. We also provide identity management services to the academic community and boost Canada’s startups with cloud resources and expertise in emerging technologies.
Booth: 120
Sponsor: Lunch in Marketplace (May 1st)


Sponsor: Stream
The Duolingo English Test is the world’s fastest-growing test of English proficiency, built on Duolingo’s experience teaching over 500 million users over 40 different languages. Accurate, secure, convenient and affordable, today, governments, businesses, and over 5,000 institutions around the world (including University of Toronto, Imperial College London, Yale, Trinity College Dublin) rely on the DET for their highest-stakes decisions.
Booth: 108
Sponsor: Stream
IELTS is the world’s most popular English language test for higher education and global migration; delivered at over 4,000 locations in over 140 countries and trusted by over 12,000 organisations globally, including more than 3,400 institutions in the U.S. Millions of tests are taken each year by people seeking to demonstrate English language proficiency for education, migration or employment.
Sponsor: Charging Stations
The Government of Canada’s International Experience Canada (IEC) program manages youth mobility arrangements and agreements that allow Canadian youth, aged 18-35, to obtain a work permit to work and travel in over 30 partner countries and foreign territories for up to two years, depending on country-specific requirements. IEC facilitates reciprocal work and travel opportunities meaning youth citizens from these countries may also come to Canada to do the same, allowing youth domestically and internationally to develop both personally and professionally.
Booth: 228
Sponsor: Refreshment Break (April 30 - Morning)
RoboGarden, a Calgary-based Education Technology Development firm, is leading the Digital WorkForce Career Transition and Transformation sector in Canada by partnering with Post-Secondary Institutions to deliver programs that meet the needs of Canadians pivoting to the Digital WorkForce or growing the careers with new digital skills. The proven, industry-informed, RoboGarden AI Developer and Full Stack Developer program streams present CICAN-members with a turnkey collaboration for fast effective digital skills program delivery.
Sponsor: Stream (Advancing Teaching, Learning and Student Success - May 1st)
The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is a national not-for-profit working to improve mental health outcomes for all people in Canada. The MHCC delivers research, programs, training, and tools that support mental health in communities and workplaces, including championing The National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students.
Booth: 122

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