REES Technology Group Inc.

Booth Number : 100
Contact Name : Mary Lobson
Title : Founder & CEO
Email : mary@reescommunity.com

REES (Respect, Educate, Empower Survivors) is the leading online platform for trauma-informed reporting of campus sexual violence. This centralized hub provides multiple reporting options including Anonymous Report and Repeat Perpetrator Identification, contains sexual violence policies and information about supports and resources.

REES partners with institutions to reduce barriers to reporting and gathers critical data and insights that are used to inform prevention efforts. REES can be adapted for any campus, anywhere. At REES we believe that everyone deserves to learn, live and work in an environment free from sexual violence. Together we can shift the culture and change the future.

Sponsorship Item: Keynote - Monday, April 25 - Wesley Hall

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Booth Number : 210
Contact Name : Hannah Dang
Title : Senior Director, Partner Relations
Email : hannah.dang@applyboard.com

ApplyBoard empowers students around the world to access the best education. The world’s largest online platform for international student recruitment, ApplyBoard has assisted more than 600,000 students with their educational journeys. In 2022, ApplyBoard was named one of the fastest–growing technology companies in Canada by Deloitte, ranking #30 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and #170 on the 2022 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 list. This marked the fourth consecutive year that ApplyBoard was recognized by Deloitte as one of Canada’s fastest–growing companies.

Sponsorship Item: Congress Mobile App

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guard.me International Insurance

Booth Number : 403
Contact Name : Tony Rogge
Title : Director, Strategic Partnerships - Canada
Email : tony@guard.me

guard.me International Insurance has been in business for a quarter of a century and celebrates their 25th anniversary in 2023. They understand the unique needs and challenges of the international education industry better than any other insurer, and attribute their success to an ongoing spirit of partnership and collaboration.

Wellness and mental health are a constant consideration behind every interaction, which is reflected in superior services and products that keep people healthy, safe, and productive. Their seasoned approach and star quality come from building strong teams of professionals with specialist skills and experience across Canada and Europe.

Sponsorship Item: Marketplace Lunch - Monday, April 24

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iCent APP

Booth Number : 111
Contact Name : Ganesh Neelanjanmath
Title : Founder, CTO
Email : ganesh@neel-tech.com

iCent, an enterprise platform offers feature-rich functions within a convenient mobile app, combined with in-person and remotely staffed programs that help International Offices achieve greater productivity and scale, all while assisting students at each critical juncture of their study with you. To learn more about why iCent is trusted at over 1000 campuses globally, book a free demo today!

Sponsorship Item: Congress WiFi and Connection B2B Zone - Monday, April 24

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Booth Number : 305
Contact Name : Flora Wu
Title : Manager, New to Canada Strategy
Email : flora.wu@scotiabank.com

Scotiabank is Canada’s international bank with close to 25 million customers and over 2,700 branches around the world.

The Scotiabank Student GIC Program can help you meet the study permit requirements of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada faster by showing proof of funds – and provide you with access to money to help pay for living expenses while you’re studying in Canada. Scotiabank also offers bank accounts and credit cards for international students.

For details on what Scotiabank can offer international students and conditions, visit: https://startright.scotiabank.com/students.html

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TD Insurance

Booth Number : 201
Contact Name : Luc Naud
Title : Relationship Manager
Email : luc.naud@tdinsurance.com

As a trusted partner, the TD Insurance Meloche Monnex Program is dedicated to helping Colleges and Institutes Canada members get access to preferred insurance rates on car, home, condo and tenant coverage.

TD Insurance is proud to be the exclusive sponsor of the CICan Awards of Excellence Program and is a CICan Corporate Partner.

Sponsorship Item: CICan Awards of Excellence

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Academica Group

Booth Number : 205
Contact Name : Bruce Thompson
Title : Senior Vice President
Email : info@academicagroup.com

At Academica Group, we are driven by the singular mission of moving higher ed forward. With over 25 years of experience in Canadian postsecondary education, we provide market research and institutional consulting to help universities, colleges, and polytechnics become stronger than ever. Talk to us about improving your strategic enrolment practices, conversion rates, student satisfaction, programming, and more. Plus, stay up to date with our sector-leading Academica Top Ten newsletter.

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Booth Number : 415
Contact Name : Victoria Racher
Title : Marketing Specialist
Email : victoria.racher@canarie.ca

CANARIE connects Canada to the world. Our programs equip researchers, students, and startups in Canada to excel on the global stage. Together with our 13 provincial and territorial partners, we form Canada’s National Research and Education Network (NREN). This ultra-high-speed network connects Canada’s researchers, educators, and innovators to each other and to global data, technology, and colleagues.

To strengthen the security of Canada’s research and education sector, we collaborate with our partners in the NREN, government, academia, and the private sector to fund, implement, and support cybersecurity initiatives. We also provide identity management services to the academic community and boost Canada’s startups with cloud resources and expertise in emerging technologies.

Established in 1993, CANARIE is a non-profit corporation, with most of our funding provided by the Government of Canada.

Sponsorship Item: Breakfast in Marketplace - Monday, April 24

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Booth Number : 320
Contact Name : Kanishk Gupta
Title : Executive Director - Global Head, International Student Pay
Email : Kanishk.Gupta@cibc.com

CIBC (CM: TSX, NYSE) is a Tier 1 Global Financial Institution serving over 13 million clients globally. Leveraging capital markets trading and technology, CIBC conducts cross-border payments and money movement solutions with volumes surpassing $500 billion annually. CIBC provides the International Student Pay online secure portal – a one-stop cross-border payment solution that allows international students to pay their fees from anywhere in the world, anytime.

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Global Affairs Canada: EduCanada

Booth Number : 302
Contact Name : Michael Redenbach
Title : Education Association Liaison
Email : Michael.Redenbach@international.gc.ca

The EduCanada brand is a collaborative partnership between Global Affairs Canada and Canada’s provinces and territories through the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC). EduCanada promotes the high-quality education offerings of Canada’s provinces and territories.

Sponsorship Item: Breakfast in Marketplace - Tuesday, April 25

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BioTalent Canada

Booth Number : 105
Contact Name : Amanda LeGal
Title : Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Email : alegal@biotalent.ca

BioTalent Canada supports the people behind life-changing science. Trusted as the go-to source for labour market intelligence, BioTalent Canada guides bio-economy stakeholders with evidence-based data and industry-driven standards. BioTalent Canada is focused on igniting the industry’s brainpower bridging the gap between job-ready talent and employers and ensuring the long-term agility, resiliency, and sustainability of one of Canada’s most vital sectors.

For more information, please visit biotalent.ca.

Sponsorship Item: Congress Charging Stations

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Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS)

Booth Number : 202
Contact Name : IDEaS
Title : IDEaS Positional Mailbox
Email : DND.IDEaS-IDEeS.MDN@forces.gc.ca

Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) is the Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) access to innovation program. With its five funding elements, IDEaS supports the development of solutions by helping push technology forward from early R&D to a demonstrable level that can increase defence capabilities. IDEaS is for all Canadian innovators, from defence primes to academia, Small and Medium sized enterprises to not-for-profits, municipal/provincial/territorial entities to individuals.

Sponsorship Item: Stream Sponsor: Building and maintaining strong Industry Partnerships - Monday, April 24

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International Experience Canada (IEC)

Booth Number : 321
Contact Name : Colin Lalonde
Title : Policy Analyst
Email : IRCC.IEC-EIC.IRCC@cic.gc.ca

International Experience Canada (IEC) manages youth mobility arrangements with over 30 other countries and foreign territories to make it easier for young people between the ages of 18-35 to work and travel abroad for up to two years.

Sponsorship Item: Afternoon Coffee Break - Monday, April 24

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Booth Number : 301
Contact Name : Irene Li
Title : Executive Assistant
Email : irene1.li@torontomu.ca

Magnet is Canada’s only Digital Community Workforce System

We bridge labour market supply and demand to support the vision of an effective and well-coordinated employment and training system in partnership with a community of government, employment, industry, and enterprise organizations.

Magnet brings together technologies, creating an ever-evolving digital solution that inclusively connects organizations and businesses with talent and opportunities. Collectively, we are driving positive workforce and economic development for Canada.

Sponsorship Item: Stream Sponsor: Building and maintaining strong Industry Partnerships - Tuesday, April 25

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