CICan 2018 Conference


April 29 - May 1, 2018 | Victoria, British Columbia

Victoria Conference Centre

Working together as one

Our time comes together as one—as one community committed to excellence in education delivery, community building, innovation and leading change locally, nationally and globally.

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Keynote Speakers

Chief Dr. Robert Joseph, O.B.C.


Chief Dr. Robert Joseph, O.B.C. is a true peace-builder whose life and work are examples of his personal commitment. A...

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Mark F. Collins, Mar Eng, BA, MBA

President & Chief Executive Officer

Mark Collins is a senior marine executive, having held leadership positions with BC Ferries for 11 years before becoming President...

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Olga Stachova

Chief Operating Officer

Olga joined Mitacs in October 2000. As Chief Operating Officer, her responsibilities include oversight of all corporate operations and management,...

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Portia MacDonald-Dewhirst

Executive Director

Portia MacDonald-Dewhirst is the Executive Director of the Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council (CAHRC), Canada’s AgriWorkforce Centre of Excellence. Through...

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Vicki Saunders

Serial Entrepreneur and Founder

Vicki Saunders is the Founder of SheEO, a global collaboration of female entrepreneurs and radically generous mentors who work together...

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Chateau Victoria

DoubleTree by Hilton

Fairmont Empress

Royal BC Museum

Victoria Conference Centre

Travel Information


April 27 - 28, 2018

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

This interactive and stimulating pre-conference forum will provide opportunities for learning, discussion and networking for college and institute CEOs, vice-presidents, deans, department heads, researchers, instructors, and board members from institutions...
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Courtenay, BC

April 27 - 29, 2018

CICan Leadership Institute for Leaders in International (Offered in English)

This intensive program is designed to enhance the leadership skills of current managers or new directors in international divisions within colleges and institutes. Leaders who are either new or interested...
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Victoria, BC

April 28, 2018

Changemaker Institutions: A CICan Pre-day

How to use social innovation to better prepare students, transform campus culture, and lead society towards a brighter future. Join Georgian College and Ashoka U for an interactive discussion on...
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Victoria, BC

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