Conference Schedule

The conference will take place over three days, seven streams, and 50+ sessions. Explore the program, choose your favourite sessions, and select your personalized one-, two-, or three-day registration package.

The primary language of each session is indicated in brackets after the title.

  • E = English Session
  • F = French Session
  • B = Bilingual Session
  • SI = Simultaneous Interpretation

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April 26, 2024

Time Stream Session Type Location
10:00 - 11:00 Bow Valley College College Visit Bow Valley College
13:00 - 14:00 Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) College Visit Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

April 27, 2024

Time Stream Session Type Location
07:30 - 12:00 Olds College of Agriculture and Technology College Visit Olds College of Agriculture and Technology
11:00 - 16:00 Governance and Office Professionals Network (GPOP) (E) Leadership, Pre-conference Macleod E1
13:00 - 16:30 Pre-conference Forum: Charting a Path to Net Zero Pre-conference Macleod Hall A

April 28, 2024

Time Stream Session Type Location
07:30 - 16:00 Pre-conference Forum: Charting a Path to Net Zero Pre-conference Macleod Hall A
08:00 - 15:00 Governance and Office Professionals Network (GPOP) (E) Leadership, Pre-conference Macleod E1
08:30 - 15:00 Leadership in Governance (formerly: Governors Network Session) (E) Leadership, Pre-conference Macleod Hall D
12:00 - 19:00 Registration Open Registration Telus 110

April 29, 2024

Time Stream Session Type Location
07:00 - 17:00 Registration Open Registration Telus 110
08:00 - 12:30 Pre-conference Forum: Charting a Path to Net Zero – Morning off-site visit & tour Pre-conference Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
09:00 - 11:45 Canada-Indo-Pacific Partnership Forum Pre-conference Glen Rm 201-202
10:00 - 12:45 Presidents Leadership Network (PLN) (SI) Leadership Glen Rm 203-204
13:00 - 14:30 Opening and Keynote Address: Linda Nazareth Keynote Exh Hall CD
14:30 - 15:00 Network Break in Marketplace Break, Networking Exh Hall EX
15:00 - 17:00 Nurturing Talent in Uncertain Times: How Publicly Funded Colleges Support International Student Success and Labour Market Transitions (E/SI) Thought Forum Glen Rm 203-204
15:00 - 17:00 Adapting to Change: Challenges and Opportunities for Colleges and Institutes Navigating Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Times of Complexity and Uncertainty (E/SI) Thought Forum Macleod E2
15:00 - 17:00 Indigenous Horizons: Celebrating Progress, Charting Future Paths (E/SI) Thought Forum Macleod E3
15:00 - 17:00 Reimagining the research enterprise ecosystem: navigating institutional research goals (E/SI) Thought Forum Glen Rm 208-209
15:00 - 17:00 Green Collar Jobs: The skills revolution Canada needs to reach Net Zero (E/SI) Thought Forum Glen Rm 206
18:00 - 20:00 Opening Reception Social Exh Hall D Foyer

April 30, 2024

Time Stream Session Type Location
07:00 - 17:00 Registration Open Registration Telus 110
07:00 - 08:00 Breakfast in Marketplace Break, Networking Exh Hall EX
07:00 - 18:30 Marketplace Open Marketplace Exh Hall EX
08:30 - 09:30 Keynote Address: Pari Johnston Keynote Exh Hall CD
09:30 - 10:00 Network Break in Marketplace Break, Networking Exh Hall EX
10:00 - 10:15 Transition Time
10:15 - 11:15 Growing talent for a resilient future: Strategies to promote vicarious resilience while working with survivors of trauma and violence (E/SI) Session Glen Rm 201-202
10:15 - 11:15 Micro Credentials to Address Employment Needs in Climate Smart Agro Food Processing (E/SI) Session Glen Rm 203-204
10:15 - 11:15 Bridging Borders: Navigating International Projects and Transformational Change (E/SI)
Sponsored by: Scotiabank
Session Macleod Hall B
10:15 - 11:15 Optimizing the First Peoples’ transition to post-secondary education (F/SI) Session Glen Rm 206
10:15 - 11:15 Campus Pathways to Net Zero (E/SI) Session Macleod Hall A5
10:15 - 11:15 Indigenous Storytelling as Authentic Pedagogy to Advance Decolonization, Anti-Racism, and Intercultural Competency (E/SI) Session Glen Rm 208-209
10:15 - 11:15 Transforming Leadership and Governance Fireside Chat (E/SI) Session Macleod Hall D
10:15 - 11:15 Crossing Divides and Cultivating Futures: Collaborative Continuing Education and Workforce Development in British Columbia (E/SI) Session Macleod Hall C
11:15 - 11:30 Transition Time
11:30 - 12:30 Transforming teaching at Collège La Cité: a skills-based approach to quality education (F/SI) Session Glen Rm 201-202
11:30 - 12:30 Work Smarter, not harder: Creating Immigration Resources to Support Non-immigration Practitioners on Campus (E/SI) Session Glen Rm 203-204
11:30 - 12:30 Around the World in No Time At All: Collaborative Online International Learning at 3 Institutions (E/SI) Session Macleod Hall B
11:30 - 12:30 Cultivating Talent: Pathways to Social Innovation for International Students (E/SI)
Sponsored by: Duolingo English Test
Session Glen Rm 206
11:30 - 12:30 Green Building Standards: A tool for Net Zero (E/SI) Session Macleod Hall A5
11:30 - 12:30 Braiding Indigenous and Intercultural Perspectives in Collaborative Online Indigenous and Intercultural Learning – Developing a Framework (E/SI) Session Glen Rm 208-209
11:30 - 12:30 Innovation in Collaborative Programming: The NCCP Model (E/SI) Session Macleod Hall D
11:30 - 12:30 Transforming Learner Mobility through Collaboration and Right Sized Governance (E/SI) Session Macleod Hall C
12:30 - 12:45 Transition Time
12:45 - 13:45 CICan Awards of Excellence Lunch
Sponsored by: TD Insurance
Awards Exh Hall CD
13:45 - 14:00 Transition Time
14:00 - 15:00 MITT’s Success@Work Skills: MITT Builds a Resilient and Thriving Workforce with Transferable Skills (E/SI) Session Glen Rm 201-202
14:00 - 15:00 Enhancing Teaching and Learning: The Collaborative Journey of the British Columbia Teaching & Learning Council (BCTLC) and BCcampus (E/SI) Session Glen Rm 203-204
14:00 - 15:00 Global integrative model for college internationalization: entrepreneurship and local products at the heart of the partnership project (F/SI) Session Macleod Hall B
14:00 - 15:00 Creating Safe and Supportive Classroom Environments for Learners and Instructors (E/SI) Session Glen Rm 206
14:00 - 15:00 Growing Talent for a Changing Planet: Innovations in Food System Education (E/SI) Session Macleod Hall A5
14:00 - 15:00 Empowering Indigenous Students through International Experiential Learning (E/SI) Session Glen Rm 208-209
14:00 - 15:00 Career Development in 2040: Navigating the Future World of Work (E/SI)
Sponsored by: RoboGarden Inc.
Session Macleod Hall D
14:00 - 15:00 Empowering Minds: Cultivating Mental Health Literacy in Post-Secondary Education (E/SI) Session Macleod Hall C
15:00 - 15:30 Network Break in Marketplace Break, Networking Exh Hall EX
15:30 - 15:45 Transition Time
15:45 - 16:45 Breaking Barriers, Amplifying Voices: Empowering Entrepreneurship through a Multidisciplinary Student-Led Start-Up Podcast (E/SI) Session Glen Rm 201-202
15:45 - 16:45 Best Practices in Responding to the Changing Landscape within Canadian Post- Secondary Demographics: An Integrated Approach Model (E/SI) Session Glen Rm 203-204
15:45 - 16:45 Evaluating Safe and Secure International Student Placements using IT Tools (E/SI) Session Macleod Hall B
15:45 - 16:45 Using Technology to Reduce the Risk of Social Isolation for Older Adults (E/SI) Session Glen Rm 206
15:45 - 16:45 John Abbott College’s Land-Based Learning Project: Indigenous Knowledge and Carbon Sequestration by Trees (E/SI) Session Macleod Hall A5
15:45 - 16:45 Indigenizing English Placement Assessment (E/SI) Session Glen Rm 208-209
15:45 - 16:45 Student Housing: Challenges & Solutions (E/SI) Session Macleod Hall D
15:45 - 16:45 Growing Together: Weaving Indigenous Wisdom and Western Science for a Sustainable Future (E/SI) Session Macleod Hall C
16:45 - 18:30 Reception in Marketplace Social Exh Hall EX

May 1, 2024

Time Stream Session Type Location
07:00 - 15:15 Registration Open Registration Telus 110
07:30 - 08:30 Breakfast in Marketplace Break, Networking Exh Hall EX
07:30 - 14:00 Marketplace Open Marketplace Exh Hall EX
08:30 - 09:30 Keynote Address: David Coletto Keynote Exh Hall CD
09:30 - 10:00 Network Break in Marketplace Break, Networking Exh Hall EX
10:00 - 10:15 Transition Time
10:15 - 11:15 Beyond the Classroom (E/SI) Session Glen Rm 201-202
10:15 - 11:15 Nurturing Talent: Collaborative Approaches to Empower Workforce Competencies (E/SI) Session Glen Rm 203-204
10:15 - 11:15 Addressing Study Abroad Systemic Inequities Through Building Consortia (E/SI) Session Macleod Hall B
10:15 - 11:15 Red Deer Polytechnic’s Data Sharing Alliance: Impact of data to support regional innovation in energy transformation (E/SI) Session Glen Rm 206
10:15 - 11:15 Braiding Truth and Reconciliation into Advanced Education (E/SI) Session Glen Rm 208-209
10:15 - 11:15 Leadership of Academic Schools Renewal Project: LASR (E/SI) Session Macleod Hall D
10:15 - 11:15 Navigating a Strong Government Relations Presence in the College and Institute Sector (E/SI) Session Macleod Hall C
11:15 - 11:30 Transition Time
11:30 - 12:30 Integrating sustainable development goals into the classroom (F/SI) Session Glen Rm 201-202
11:30 - 12:30 Creating healthy and inclusive learning environments (F/SI) Session Glen Rm 203-204
11:30 - 12:30 Cultivating Partnerships and Professional Development in Global Cooperation Projects (E/SI) Session Macleod Hall B
11:30 - 12:30 Growing your Research Talent (E/SI) Session Glen Rm 206
11:30 - 12:30 Greening the Trades : Net Zero Curriculum for a Climate-Adapted Economy (E/SI) Session Macleod Hall A5
11:30 - 12:30 Partnering with Indigenous Communities to Advance Reconciliation in Health Care (E/SI) Session Glen Rm 208-209
11:30 - 12:30 CityLAB Hamilton – Civic Collaborations in Experiential Learning (E/SI) Session Macleod Hall D
11:30 - 12:30 Leading Change: The Evolution of a Curious Culture (E/SI) Session Macleod Hall C
12:30 - 12:45 Transition Time
12:45 - 13:45 Lunch in Marketplace
Sponsored by: CANARIE
Break, Networking Exh Hall EX
13:45 - 14:00 Transition Time
14:00 - 15:00 Generative AI instruction in the college environment (E/SI) Session Glen Rm 201-202
14:00 - 15:00 Giving Credit Where Credit is Due: The Story of Recognizing Prior Learning in Kenya (E/SI) Session Glen Rm 203-204
14:00 - 15:00 Internationalization is a Journey: Sharing Insights on Becoming more Comprehensive, Inclusive and Sustainable through the Use of Targeted Funds for Internationalization (E/SI) Session Macleod Hall B
14:00 - 15:00 Research at the Pace of a First Nation (E/SI) Session Glen Rm 206
14:00 - 15:00 Institutionalizing greening: Going beyond walls (F/SI)
Sponsored by: Apple Inc.
Session Macleod Hall A5
14:00 - 15:00 Path to Merging two Saskatchewan Rural Colleges (E/SI) Session Macleod Hall D
14:00 - 15:00 Explore, Engage, Experience: Secondary, Post-secondary and Industry Partnership to Address Shortages in the Trades Workforce (E/SI) Session Macleod Hall C
15:00 - 15:15 Refreshment Break Break Exh Hall Foyer
15:15 - 16:30 Closing Remarks: Pari Johnston Keynote Exh Hall CD
18:30 - 19:00 Closing Banquet Reception Social Exh Hall Foyer
19:30 - 22:00 Closing Gala Dinner Social Exh Hall CD

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