The 2024 Connection Conference will offer a varied program, including workshops and presentations, as well as opportunities to network and engage with participants. With concurrent activities and a variety of streams, there should be something for everyone.

Pre-conference Forum

Charting a Path to Net-Zero: Education’s role in delivering a green transition

This discussion will focus on providing accessible and tangible inspiration to institutions of varying sizes and budgets, aiming to empower and drive behavioral change within their reach.


Explore the lineup of 50+ live and pre-recorded sessions covering pertinent topics for post-secondary leaders at all levels.

Leadership & Learning Activities

Our Connection Conference is an ideal opportunity for post-secondary leaders to connect, share strategic insights, learn from one another, and ultimately, strengthen the Canadian college and institute system.

Thought Forums

Be prepared for thoughtful and engaging discussions. Thought Forums are open to all registered participants and offer an opportunity to share insights and first-hand experiences on a variety of hot topics.

Networking & Social Activities

Through our networking activities, attendees will have the unique and invaluable opportunity to connect with colleagues from across Canada and around the world, forge strong relationships, develop collaborative partnerships, and be inspired.

College Visits

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is offering our annual conference delegates a unique opportunity to visit colleges located in Calgary as a complimentary offer.

Code of Conduct & Duty of Care

As we begin holding events in person, the health and safety of all attendees remains our priority. Learn more about the extra steps in place to protect everyone attending our events in-person.