Speakers

Keynote and Invited Speakers

David Coletto

Founder, Chair & CEO
Abacus Data

Linda Nazareth

Economist

Pari Johnston

President and CEO
Colleges and Institutes Canada

More to be announced!

Session Speakers

Aaron Eyjolfson

Instructor
Lethbridge College

Alena Perout

Dean, Faculty of Arts, Business, Social Science & International Education
Vanier College

Alesia Malec

Coordinator, Applied Research
Suncrest College

Alison Dubreuil

President & CEO
Suncrest College

Aman Hehar

Associate Director, Energy and Climate Change
Humber College

Amanda Coolidge

Executive Director
BCCampus

Amanda Malkiewich

Director, Co-operative Education & Experiential Learning
Mohawk College

Amanda Thorson

International Operations Consultant
NorQuest College

Amy Spark

Climate Specialist
Bow Valley College

Andrew Cornish

Principal
Coleg Sir Gar and Coleg Ceredigion

Andrew Neary

Journalism - Mass Media student
Durham College

Andrew Osborne

Faculty, Intercultural Communication
Douglas College

Angela Wojcichowsky

Director, International Partnerships and Projects
Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Anita Cameron

Manager of the wītōkamāhtōtān Indigenous Student Success team
Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Anna-Liisa Aunio

Professor
Dawson College

Antonio Hilario

Graphic Design teacher
Collège La Cité

Asma Sayed

Vice President, Equity and Inclusive Communities
Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Avery Hulburt

Instructor
College of the Rockies

Barry Magrill

Educational Developer
Capilano University

Benjamin Allan

Centre for Innovation in Manufacturing and Energy Innovation
Red Deer Polytechnic

Benjamin Denga

Anti-Racism Advisor & Project Lead of Anti-Racism Project in Reimagine Higher Education (RHE)
NorQuest College

Blessie Mathew

Director, Career Centre and Experiential Learning
University of Alberta

Bo Hill

Electrical Coordinator
SAIT

Bob Haugen

Director, Continuing Education and Contract Training
North Island College / CETABC

Breanna Sawatzky

Manager, Campus Well-being
Red River College Polytechnic

Brit Paris

Director, Teaching and Learning
Capilano University

Bryony Evett-Hackford

Director of Teaching, Learning and Education
Coleg Sir Gar and Coleg Ceredigion

Caitlin Scott

Professor and Program Coordinator
George Brown College - Chef School

Candy Ho

Faculty, Educational Studies
Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Caroline Corbett

Dean, Centre of Access, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Lifelong Learning
Canadore College

Catherine Douville

Recruitment and International Development Manager
Cégep de Shawinigan

Chante Patterson-Elden

Dean of Continuing Education
Northern Lights College / CETABC

Charles Flageole

UNEVOC Centre Coordinator
Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles

Chelsey Laird

Director for the UMAP International Secretariat
Vancouver Community College/UMAP

Chris Levesque

Faculty, Biology Department
John Abbott College

Christina Oleynik

Student Research Assistant
Suncrest College

Christine Watson

Vice President Academic
Red River College Polytech

Claire Sauvé

Associate Director, Continuing Studies
Vancouver Community College / Continuing Education and Training Association of BC (CETABC)

Colin Doerr

Global Matters Consulting, Principal
Douglas College

Danelle Greebe

Director, Continuing Studies and Corporate Training
Okanagan College / CETABC

Dania El Chaar

Intercultural Champion
Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)

Danielle Harder

Professor and Program Coordinator, Journalism – Mass Media
Durham College

David Ross

President and CEO
Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)

Dawit Eshetu

Professor
Niagara College

Debjyoti Sen

Director, Centres for Manufacturing and Energy Innovation
Red Deer Polytechnic

Denise DiGiosia

Senior Advisor Mi'kmaw Indigenous Initiatives - Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion
Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC)

Derek Donnelly

Applied Research Technician
Red Deer Polytechnic

Desmond Campbell

Dean, Faculty of Science and Technology/Director of Projects
Moneague College, Jamaica

Diana McGlinchey

Principal Investigator, Victimology Research Centre
Algonquin College

Eileen Gaetz

Instructor, Business Administration
Bow Valley College

Eryn Beddoes

Project Manager, Facility Infrastructure and Engineering
Red Deer Polytechnic

Frédéric Thibault-Chabot

Dean of Education
Collège La Cité

Gabriel Champagne

Greening and Social Economy Advisor
Cégep André Laurendeau

Ginger Grant

Dean, Research and Innovation
Humber College

Ginny Chien

Student Development Manager
Columbia College

Greg Sowak

International Project Officer
NorQuest College

Gwen Machnee

Chair of Applied Research
Suncrest College

Heather Dirks

Acting Dean, School of Health & Wellness
Red Deer Polytechnic

Heather Martin

Instructor, Business Administration
Bow Valley College

Holly Catalfamo

Senior Director, Global Engagement
Niagara College

Jamie Johnston

Dean of Trades, Technology and Apprenticeship
Northern College

Jamie McInnes

Director, Applied Research and Innovation Services
SAIT

Janelle Therien

Educational Developer
NorQuest College

Jason Peng

Manager, Experiential Learning
Mohawk College

Jeanine Webber

Executive Director Academic Executive Director, Academic
Red River College Polytech

Jeffrey Taylor

Associate Vice President of Applied Research, Innovation, and International
Nova Scotia Community College

Jesse Russell

Project Leader, Living Sustainability Centre
Canadore College

Jessica Lontsi

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Consultant & Instructor
Cégep Marie-Victorin

Jodi Tavares

Executive Director, MyCreds / MesCertif
Association of Registrars of the Universities and Colleges of Canada (ARUCC)

Joelle Reynolds

Associate Dean, Youth Initiatives
Lethbridge College

Jorge Montoya

Manager, Business and Operations, International Development Institute
Humber College

Kalcy Dube

Program Coordinator, Continuing Education and Corporate Training
Red Deer Polytechnic

Kathleen Cobb

International Immigration Advisor
New Brunswick Community College

Katie Gibbs

International Student Success Coach
New Brunswick Community College

Kelly Jackson

Vice-President, External Affairs and Professional Learning
Humber College

Kelsey Lecappelain

Intergenerational Lead, The Village Collective Impact Project
Canadore College

Kent Mullinix

Professor and Director of Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security
Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Kerry Brinkert

Manager, International Projects and Partnerships
College of the Rockies

Kim Tekakwitha Martin

Dean of Indigenous Education, Transition Programs and Criminology Intervention
John Abbott College

Kingsley Nwanekezie

International Recruitment and Business Development Coordinator
Northern Lights College

Kyle Pellegrini

Manager of Accessibility & Wellness Services
Keyano College

Lara Ripkens

Instructor, Curriculum Developer
Portage College

Laura Jamer

Director, Government Relations
George Brown College

Laura Johnston

Faculty, Indigenous English Instructor
North Island College

Laura Vail

Senior Director, Student Success
BCIT

Leonel  Roldan-Flores

Associate Vice-President, International Education
Douglas College

Liane Romain

Director, Centre for Leadership and Academic Innovation
Collège Boréal

Lindsay Walker

Director, Sustainability
Humber College

Lindsey Fiebig

Counsellor Chair
Bow Valley College

Lloyd Desjarlais

Dean, Indigenous Initiatives
Red Deer Polytechnic

Lori Crosson

Dean, Continuing Education, E-Learning, and Culinary
Sault College

Lori Foran

Director, Student Awards and Experience
Nova Scotia Community College

Lori Stahlbrand

Professor and Program Coordinator
George Brown College - Chef School

Louise Benson

Program Head of the Hairstylist, Skin Care and Nail Technician Programs
Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Lynn Casimiro

Vice President, Teaching and Student Success
Collège La Cité

Mabel Watt

Director, Government Relations
Niagara College

Mai Khan

Director of International Partnerships
Tra Vinh University

Marc Nantel

Vice President, Research, Innovation and Strategic Enterprises
Niagara College

Margaret Hearnden

Global Learning Facilitator, Office of Global Engagement
North Island College

Marie-Claude Du Cap

CEO and Founder
Aléas

Mark Friesen

Executive Director, Institute for Equity and Advancement
Columbia College

Marketa Evans

President & CEO
Colleges Ontario

Marlaina Riggio

English teacher
Collège La Cité

Maroro Zinyemba

Dean, Faculty of Skills and Foundational Learning
NorQuest College

Maureen Niwa

English Placement Counsellor, Assessment & Testing Center
Camosun College

Maureen Souply

TVET and CBET Specialist
Souply Consulting

Maya de Cardenas

Environmental Advisor
Cégep Édouard-Montpetit

Megan Fenton

Director of Student Success
Georgian College

Melanie Gudmundson

Chief Human Resource Officer
Red River College Polytech

Melanie Meyers

Program Director, Centre for Teaching Learning and Innovation
Justice Institute of BC

Michael Crowe

Vice President, Academic
Bow Valley College

Michael Huston

Registered Psychologist and Counsellor
Mount Royal University

Michelle McCollum

VP of Facilities & Sustainability
George Brown College

Mike Commito

Director, Research & Innovation
Cambrian College

Misheck Mwaba

President and CEO
Bow Valley College (BVC)

Nancy Thornton

Director, International Markets
NorQuest College

Natasha Mrkic-Subotic

Acting Dean, Faculty of Global and Community Studies
Capilano University

Nathalie Guibord

Environmental and Sustainable Development Advisor
Cégep Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu

Nathalie Houle

Director of Student Affairs and Communications
Cégep de Shawinigan

Nicole Stewart

Associate Chair, Nursing Yr 2 Program
NorQuest College

Oleksandra Gora

Global Education Project Manager
Niagara College

Paul Thoppil

Trade Representative
Indo-Pacific Region

Rebecca Bock-Freeman

Manager, Academic Strategy
NorQuest College

Rekiya Gifty Siyaka

Educational Developer
Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)

Reva George

Instructor, Business Program
NorQuest College

Romana Pasca

Manager, International Projects, Partnerships, and Global Engagement
North Island College

Rozlynn Wick

Manager, Strategic Youth Initiatives
Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)

Sabrina Trottier

Coordinator in charge of the First Peoples’ transition to post-secondary education (CTESPP)
Task force on transitions to post-secondary education (PTES)

Sandi Howell

Director, Business Development, and Innovation
Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology

Sandra Koppert

Director, Mental Health Advancement
Mental Health Commission of Canada

Sarah Ferguson

Program Manager, Post-Secondary Student Standard
Mental Health Commission of Canada

Sarantogos Erdenetsogt

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to Canada

Shannon Coulter-Low

MA, Chair of Sustainability Office
John Abbott College

Shayla Peleshytyk

Student Research Assistant
Suncrest College

Sivagowry Lewis

Acting Dean, Applied Research and Innovation
Northwestern Polytechnic

Sonja Johnston

Professor
SAIT

Spencer Wood

Director, Facilities Management
Humber College

Steven Parent

ESL Teacher
Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles

Suhayl Patel

Associate Dean
Bow Valley College

Taryn Wilkinson

Manager, Sustainability
Niagara College

Thi Be Nguyen

Executive Director - Canada
Canada-ASEAN Business Council

Tonya Wolfe

Associate Vice President, Applied Research
Red Deer Polytechnic

Vedika Taunk

Associate Director, Digital Experience Platform
Humber College

Vickie Wetchie

Executive Director
Akamihk Community Development Society

Wendy McDonald

Indigenous Faculty, former Indigenous Advisor, Saanich Adult Education
Camosun College

Wim Chalmet

Director, Facilities Management
Lethbridge College

Zaria Malcolm-Walker

Vice Principal of Academic Affairs & Institutional Advancement
Excelsior Community College, Jamaica

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