CICan 2018 Conference


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

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 Hereditary Chief of the Gwawaenuk First Nation, Chief Joseph has...

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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 & CEO. He was BC Ferries’ Vice President, Engineering from...

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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 collaboration, the Council researches emerging labour issues, modern job requirements,...

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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 to create a powerful ecosystem for growing women-led ventures. It...

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Chateau Victoria

DoubleTree by Hilton

Fairmont Empress

Royal BC Museum

Victoria Conference Centre

Victoria International Airport

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

April 27-28th, 2018 | Courtenay, BC

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 serving rural, remote and northern communities.

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Changemaker Institutions: A CICan Pre-day

April 28th, 2018 | Victoria, BC

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 how to build a changemaker culture at your institution.

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