Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Vicki Saunders

Serial Entrepreneur and Founder

SheEO

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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Session Speakers

Abby Daniell

Business Development Manager for Latin America, Canada and Caribbean Public Sector

Amazon Web Services

Alan Bourke

Faculty Liberal Studies and Access Project Research Lead

Mohawk College

Andrew Hay

Vice President, Education

Okanagan College

Andrew Ness

Dean, International

Humber College

Ann Marie Vaughan

President and CEO

Loyalist College

Anna Klimbovskaia

Director, Research

RBC Royal Bank

Avery Hulbert

Coordinator, Indigenous Education Services

College of the Rockies

Bethany Borkowski

Student

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Bill Klug

Cloud Computing Option Head and Instructor, School of Computing and Academic Studies

British Columbia Institute of Technology​ (BCIT)

Bronwyn Hancock

Associate Vice President Research Development

Yukon College

Bronwyn Hancock

Associate Vice President Research Development

Yukon College

Charlie Regan

Current Chair, Board of Governors

Centennial College

Christiaan Bernard

Director of Camosun International

Camosun College

Christine Blake

Dean of Students

Seneca College

Christine Griffith

Chair, Health Sciences

Fanshawe College

Christopher Horsethief

Indigenous Scholar, Indigenous Education Services

College of the Rockies

Clint Sawicki

Associate Vice President, Research Operations

Yukon College

Clint Sawicki

Associate Vice President, Research Operations

Yukon College

Connie Denesiuk

Past Board Chair

Okanagan College

D. Joel Ward

President and CEO

Red Deer College

Danica Straith

Director, Venture & Strategic Partnerships

Ashoka Canada

Dave Collyer

Corporate Director and Chair, Board of Governors

Bow Valley College

David Agnew

President

Seneca College

David Pearce

Ex Member (Support), Board of Governors

Centennial College

David Silas

First Nation Engagement Advisor, First Nation Initiatives

Yukon College

David Silas

First Nation Engagement Advisor, First Nation Initiatives

Yukon College

Davida Wood

Manager, First Nation Initiatives

Yukon College

Dawn Davidson

Associate Vice President, Research and Innovation

George Brown College

Debra-leigh Reti

First Nations Cultural Coordinator

Yukon College

Denise Amyot

President and CEO

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan)

Diane Purvey

Dean, Faculty of Arts

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Dianne Binn

Diarmuid O’Connor

Faculty, Hospitality and Member (Faculty), Board of Governors

Centennial College

Don Gnatiuk

President and CEO

Grande Prairie Regional College

Elaine Popp

Vice-President Academic

Durham College

Emily Ecker

Manager, Community Access and Engagement

Mohawk College

Emily Willson

Project Manager, Centre for Policy and Research in Indigenous Learning

Confederation College

Erin Dixon

Director Student Support Program Development

Morneau Shepell

Gord Hicks

Chief Executive Officer

BGIS

Greg Anderson

Dean, Office of Applied Research and Graduate Studies

Justice Institute of BC (JIBC)

Holly Catalfamo

Niagara College

Ian Parfitt

Coordinator, Selkirk Geospatial Research Centre

Selkirk College

Ian Warrender

TVET Specialist

Camosun College

Imtehaze Heerah

Faculty, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering Technology

Camosun College

Ismail Nabih

Ex Member (Student), Board of Governors

Centennial College

James Edwards

Chair of the School of Information Technology

Fanshawe College

Jamie McIntyre

Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, and Lead Researcher, the Product Development Exchange

George Brown College

Jamie Sterritt

Board Chair

Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT)

Janice Simcoe

Janine Kapa

Deputy Chief Executive: Māori Development

Otago Polytechnic

Jas Sandhu

Board Chair

Langara College

Jason Dewling

President

LaSalle College Vancouver

Jason Seright

Director, Indigenous Strategy

Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Jay Notay

Executive Vice President, Academic

College of New Caledonia

Jeanie Cockell

Co-President

Cockell McArthur-Blair Consulting

Jennifer Mcllroy

Professor of Business Strategies & Coordinator, ACCEL Zone for Youth Entrepreneurs

Centennial College

Jessica Morin

Aboriginal Services Liaison

Selkirk College

Jim Hamilton

President

Okanagan College

Jim Vanderveken

Dean, Centre for Community Partnerships and Experiential Learning

Mohawk College

Joan McArthur-Blair

Co-President

Cockell McArthur-Blair Consulting

Jodi Abbott

President and CEO

NorQuest College

John Boraas

Vice President, Education

Camosun College

Jon Callegher

Executive Director

Job Talks

Jon Marks

AVP, Human Relations

Justice Institute of BC (JIBC)

Jonathan Robb

Director, Strategic Integration and Stakeholder Relations

NorQuest College

Ken Brealey

Associate Vice Provost, Faculty Relations

University of the Fraser Valley

Ken Tourand

President

Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT)

Kerry Brinkert

Manager, International Projects & Partners

College of the Rockies

Kevin Fitzgerald

Director, Advancement

NorQuest College

Krista Holmes

Associate Dean, Applied Research & Innovation

Humber College

Krista Robson

RDC Research Ethics Board Chair

Red Deer College

Kyle Flavell

Co-Creator of the Algonquin College Makerspace/ Research Assistant/ Student, Applied Research and Innovation

Algonquin College

Lacia Kinnear

Director, Governance and Strategic Initiatives

Yukon College

Lane Trotter

President

Langara College

Leslie “Skip” Triplett

Former President, Kwantlen Polytechnic University and current Board Chair

LaSalle College Vancouver

Leslie MacGregor

Associate Dean, Learning Resources Division

Confederation College

Lia E. Tsotsos

Director, Centre for Elder Research

Sheridan College

Lindsay Engel

Community and Industry Research Chair

Fanshawe College

Lloyd Desjarlais

Indigenous Student Services Office

Red Deer College

Lt(N) Donald Gray

CAF-ACE Manager, Military Personnel Generation

Canadian Armed Forces

Margaret Hearnden

Global Learning Facilitator

North Island College

Marilyn Herie

Vice President, Academic and Chief Learning Officer

Centennial College

Marilyn Luscombe

President and CEO

New Brunswick Community College (NBCC)

Mark Herringer

Dean, International Education

Durham College

Mark Solomon

Director, Student Life

Seneca College

Marlene Mulder

Researcher/Research Analyst

NorQuest College

Martin Bourbonnais

Holder of the TERRE Chair

Cégep de Jonquière

Matthew Jerabek

Impact Coordinator, Applied Research and Innovation

Algonquin College

Michel Tarko

President and CEO

Justice Institute of BC (JIBC)

Michelle Edwards Thomson

Librarian

Red Deer College

Mira Ray

Director, Centre for Applied Research and Innovation

Georgian College

Nadine Arbour

Coordinator, Centre ÉCOBES

Cégep de Jonquière

Naim Cardinal

Manager, Indigenous Relations and Supports

NorQuest College

Nancy Gagnon

Services Coordinator, Centre de production automatisée [automated production centre]

Cégep de Jonquière

Naqsh Kochar

CEO

Refresh Inc

Neil Coburn

Vice President, Education

Selkirk College

Oladélé Sandé

Engineering Professor

Collège Montmorency

Paula Burns

President & CEO

Lethbridge College

Raeshelle Morris

Manager, Centre for Entrepreneurship

Humber College

Rahim Karim

Associate VP, and Current Member (Management), Board of Governors

Centennial College

Rajiv Jhangiani

Special Advisor to the Provost on Open Education

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Randall Heidt

Vice president, Strategic Initiatives

North Island College

Rhys Andrews

Dean, Health and Human Services and Applied Research and Innovation

Selkirk College

Richard Ellis

Rick Overeem

Director, Learning Innovation Centre, Online and Continuing Education, Educational Pathways Initiatives

Lambton College of Applied Arts and Technology

Robert Marvin

Researcher/Social Work Instructor

NorQuest College

Robert Shepherd

Niagara College

Roma Malik

Acting Sustainability Manager

Humber College

Romana Pasca

International Project Planner

College of New Caledonia

Ron Bull

Tumuaki: Whakaako

Otago Polytechnic

Russ Wilde

Director, Academic Innovation and Applied Research

Bow Valley College

S. Brenda Small

Vice President, Centre for Policy and Research in Indigenous Learning

Confederation College

Sam Humphrey

Core Operations Leader

Cloudreach

Sandra Larwill

Academic Manager, Centre for Continuing Education and Online Learning

Algonquin College

Saurabh Malhotra

Manager of International Recruitment and Market Development

Fanshawe College

Scott Henwood

Lead Researcher, Social Innovation on the Ground Project

Bow Valley College

Sean Coote

Director, International

Niagara College

Sherri Bell

President

Camosun College

Sonia Crook

Vice President, Planning, Human Resources and Student Services

Fleming College

Stephanie Hernandez

Outreach Coordinator, Center for Research and Innovation

Fanshawe College

Susan Swan

Corporate Director and Elected Public Director

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan)

Suzanne Book

Senior Manager Counselling and Accessibility Services

Fanshawe College

Suzie Addison-Toor

Director, Centre for Social Innovation

Georgian College

Sylvie Gauthier

Chief, Section of Special Projects related to Postsecondary Education

Statistics Canada

Taryn Wilkinson

Sustainability Advisor

Niagara College

Terri MacDonald

Regional Innovation

Selkirk College

Terry Peckham

Senior Research Associate

Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Thevi Pather

Executive Director, Office of Global Engagement

North Island College

Tobi Ceh

MC, Registered Psychologist, Mental Health Specialist

Medicine Hat College

Todd Mundle

University Librarian

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Todd Ormiston

Chair, Indigenous Education

Camosun College

Tony Tilly

President

Fleming College

Tosh Southwick

Executive Director, First Nation Initiatives and Community Engagement

Yukon College

Tosh Southwick

Executive Director, First Nation Initiatives

Yukon College

Tracie Marsh-Fior

Executive Director

OntarioLearn

Trish O’Connor

Director, Office of Sustainability

Fleming College

Verna Billy Minnabarriet

Vice President

Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT)

Vickie Cardinal-Widmark

Indigenous Student Services Office

Red Deer College

Victoria Abboud

Program Manager, Future Leaders

MaRS Discovery District

Winston Blake

Director

Restorative Action Program

Xavier Valls

Academic Advisor

Collège Montmorency

Zaria Malcom

Excelsior Community College (Jamaica)