Schedule

The forum will offer a full agenda, with several sessions on a variety of topics. See our schedule to see how each day will unfold. To offer the most engagement and interaction of the attendees, sessions may be offered in panel, fireside chat, or challenge-style/debate format.

All activities take place in Mountain Daylight Saving Time (MDT). Please note that timing is subject to change.

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April 27, 2024

Time Session Type Location
12:30 - 14:15 Registration Registration Macleod A
13:00 - 14:30 Eco-Fair and Collaboration Café Social Macleod A
14:30 - 15:30 Keynote Keynote Macleod A
15:45 - 16:45 Indigenous Approaches to Stewardship Campfire Discussion Macleod A
17:30 - 19:30 Opening Reception Social Calgary Main Library (Offsite)

April 28, 2024

Time Session Type Location
07:30 - 08:30 Breakfast Break
08:00 - 08:45 Keynote Keynote Macleod A
08:45 - 09:00 Break Break
09:00 - 10:00 From Gas to Green – TRU’s path to decarbonization Session Macleod 4&3
09:00 - 10:00 A Northern Ontario Experience to Find Net Zero Session Macleod 4&3
09:00 - 10:00 Going greener: Cégep du Vieux Montréal commits to carbon neutrality Session Macleod A
09:00 - 10:00 Green Skills: Pillars of the emerging green economy in the Caribbean Session Macleod 1&2
10:00 - 10:30 Break Break
10:30 - 11:30 Developing Climate Change Action and Sustainability Plans: Your Roadmap to Net Zero Session Macleod 4&3
10:30 - 11:30 Advancing Holistic Climate Action Planning at Mohawk College Session Macleod 1&2
10:30 - 11:30 Transforming our campuses for a just and sustainable world: an institutional approach using a co-developed platform Session Macleod A
11:30 - 11:45 Break Break
11:45 - 12:45 Sustainability Solutions for Remote Communities Session Macleod A
11:45 - 12:45 There is no sustainability without equity: a community approach to climate action Session Macleod 4&3
11:45 - 12:45 Manitou a bi Bii daziigae – Innovation through collaboration Session Macleod 1&2
12:45 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 15:00 Advancing Sustainability Globally Through Applied Research Session Macleod A
14:00 - 15:00 Sustainability and Net-Zero: Straight into the classroom Session Macleod 4&3
14:00 - 15:00 The Sustainability Hub & The Climate+Challenge@KPU Campfire Discussion Macleod 1&2
15:00 - 15:30 Break Break
15:30 - 16:30 Rhizomes of collaboration Session Macleod 4&3
15:30 - 16:30 Moving Towards a Low-Carbon Economy: A Pan-Canadian Approach to Workforce Development Through Shared Curriculum Session Macleod A
15:30 - 16:30 Best Practices in Sustainable Transportation on Canadian Campuses Session Macleod 1&2
16:30 - 16:45 Break Break
16:45 - 17:15 Reflections and Closing Remarks Networking Macleod A

April 29, 2024

Time Session Type Location
08:00 - 12:15 Morning off-site visit & tour (Southern Alberta Institute of Technology) Social Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
09:30 - 12:30 Cycling tour around Calgary (courtesy of Bow Valley College) Social Telus Convention Centre
09:30 - 12:30 Tour of Calgary’s District Energy Centre (courtesy of Bow Valley College) Social Telus Convention Centre
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.