CICan’s Annual Conference is the largest event of its kind in Canada! It fosters connections between post-secondary institutions from all across the country and around the world. In 2020, these connections will focus on strengthening our collective intelligence.
For future-oriented leadership teams, including board members and CEOs, this stream will present sessions related to institutional planning, and creating institutional structures that drive change and capitalize on the diverse abilities of faculty, staff and technology.
Sessions in this stream will explore how to better orient institutions to ensure the success of their students, including creating inclusive and intelligent campus spaces, promoting both physical and mental health, and using new technologies to strengthen support services from application to career placement.
Education must adapt to tackle disruption in the classroom. This stream will explore how colleges and institutes can use innovative teaching and assessment methods to take learning beyond the typical classroom setting, including virtual and blended learning, traditional Indigenous ways of knowing, and work-integrated learning in the world of AI.
In the context of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, sessions in this stream will explore how colleges and institutes can expand their leadership role in contributing to pursue (or achieve) the SDG’s and ensure sustainability in multiple sectors, including curriculum development, solutions-oriented approaches to applied research, and designing smart green campuses.
This stream will present sessions related to building a culture of innovation on campus, encouraging students to pursue entrepreneurial ventures, incorporating applied research into curriculum, and developing intelligent solutions to tackle current challenges.
Expanding global intelligence and international strategy will be the focus of this stream. Sessions will cover the full range of international activities undertaken by colleges and institutes, including international student recruitment, TVET development and gender equality abroad, and inbound and outbound student mobility activities.
Excellent and thought provoking.