CICan 2020 Conference


May 3 - 5, 2020 | Montreal, Quebec


Palais des Congrès de Montréal

CICan’s Connection Conference – Collective Intelligence

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.

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What to expect in 2020

Keynote Speakers



Hanson Robotics Inc.

Janet Bannister

Industry Leader

Founder of

John McArthur

Senior Fellow

Brookings Institution

Nikki Fraser

Indigenous Advocate

Uniting Our Voices

Thomas Frey


DaVinci Institute
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Conference Streams

Thought Forums

Thought Forums

Be prepared to be engaged and challenged. We are taking our traditional networking sessions to a new level. The thought forums are open to all participants and will offer an opportunity to engage on hot topics, trading insights and first-hand experiences.


May 1 - 2, 2020

2020 Pre-Conference Forum for Colleges and Institutes Serving Rural, Remote, and Northern Communities

Colleges and institutes support the social, cultural and economic development as well as skills development of rural, remote and northern communities which contribute to the Canadian economy. However, economic, demographic...
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Montreal, QC

May 2 - 3, 2020

CICan: Governance and President’s Office Professionals (GPOP)

CICan Governance and President’s Office Professionals, or “GPOP” as we are affectionately known, is a national CICan affiliated network for individuals who provide administrative support to Canadian colleges’ and institutes’...
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Montreal, QC

May 3, 2020

International Forum

Participants will have a one of a kind opportunity to hear from IRCC, Global Affairs Canada and CICan leaders and to discuss the many possibilities that exist for colleges and...
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Montreal, QC


Holiday Inn Montreal Centreville Downtown

Intercontinental Montreal

Le Westin Montreal

Palais des Congrès de Montréal

Port of Montreal’s Grand Quay

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