Charting a Path to Net Zero

April 27 - 29, 2024

Calgary TELUS Convention Centre | Calgary, Alberta

The role of education in delivering a green transition

Join us, alongside Canadian and international leaders, educators, practitioners, policymakers as we focus on the role of colleges and institutes in meeting the climate change commitments of the Paris Climate Accords. This preconference forum sets the stage for CICan’s annual Connection Conference 2024, exploring how colleges and institutes grow talent for success in a rapidly changing world.

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What to expect

Over 2 days, up to 300 attendees will convene to challenge the status quo, explore innovative solutions, and learn how domestic and international partnerships can unleash the green potential of technical and vocational education and training (TVET).


Keynote and Invited Speakers

Charlotte Bonner

EAUC, the Alliance for Sustainability Leadership in Education

Larissa Crawford

Founder and Managing Director
Future Ancestors Services Inc.
About our work in climate action


ImpAct-Climate raises awareness about greenhouse gases and encourages behaviour change to reduce emissions in the college and institute sector. We connect and mobilize college and institute leaders, sharing the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to combat climate change and its impacts.
About our Connection Conference

Growing Talent

April 29 – May 1, 2024

Growing talent for a resilient future
CICan’s annual Connection Conference is the only event of its kind. Hosted in collaboration with Bow Valley College and SAIT, this year’s theme will offer postsecondary leaders and stakeholders from across Canada and around the world the opportunity to discuss, share, and be inspired by how we are growing talent for success in a rapidly changing world.

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.