CICan’s Connection conference will offer a varied program, including workshops and presentations, as well as opportunities to network and engage with participants. With concurrent activities and a variety of streams, there should be something for everyone.
Who, what, when, where, why, and how?
We wrapped up our biggest-ever experiment in virtual learning and we hope you’ll agree it was a success! Our Connection Conference promised an immersive virtual experience to explore our changing narratives and reimagine the future of post-secondary education.
Explore the full program
The new immersive virtual experience will take place over three days, six streams, and 50+ sessions. Explore the program, choose your favourite sessions, and select your personalized one-, two-, or three-day registration package.
Take a deeper look
This year’s unique format means that participants will be able to engage with content in non-traditional ways. In addition to live sessions, registration gives you unlimited access to pre-recorded sessions available on demand in the online presentation gallery!
Visit the gallery
The conference is organized into six streams, outlined below. As colleges and institutes are helping rewrite the future of post-secondary education, sessions will address opportunities and lessons learned for the future as we navigate through the new COVID-19 reality. Indigenous education, diversity and inclusion are also included as cross-cutting topics across the different streams.
- Governing Excellence
- Wiring for Student Success
- Hacking Education
- Driving Innovation
- Embodying Sustainability
- Going Global
Be prepared for thoughtful and engaging discussions. Thought Forums are open to all registered participants and offer an opportunity to share insights and first-hand experiences on a variety of hot topics.
For the first time, our annual conference will use the Braindate app to help participants connect. This interactive platform provides a unique collaborative learning experience that transforms “networking” into meaningful knowledge exchange opportunities.
Whether you are a participant, an exhibitor or a sponsor, you can complete a profile then post one-on-one or group topics in the Topic Market. You will be able to connect through the chat feature before, during, and after the conference.
Conference at a Glance
The conference will offer a full agenda, with several streams and sessions on a variety of topics. See our conference-at-a-glance to see how each day will unfold.