Program

The 2023 World Congress 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.

Congress at a glance

The congress will offer a full agenda, with several streams and sessions on a variety of topics. See our congress-at-a-glance to see how each day will unfold.
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Streams

The congress is organized into seven streams, outlined below. All sessions will be future oriented, solutions based and address one or more of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • Embracing Transformational Leadership and Governance
  • Supporting Teaching, Learning and Student Success
  • Demonstrating Leadership in Sustainability
  • Developing Strong Industry Partnerships
  • Promoting Safety, Security and Well-being
  • Advancing Indigenous Education 
  • Prioritizing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

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WFCP Affinity Groups

Affinity groups are an essential element of the World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP). The groups bring together attendees to share and learn about topics which are especially relevant to professional, technical and vocational education and training.

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Pre-congress activities

As part of the congress program there are several activities that will appeal to different groups of attendees. These activities provide an opportunity to further engage with colleagues with similar backgrounds or interests.
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Networking activities

Join your colleagues at a variety of network meetings to discuss topics of common interest, such as the Presidents’ Leadership Network (PLN) (Closed session for Presidents and Directors General); the Governors’ Network Meeting (Closed session for Board Members); and others.
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Social activities

We are pleased to offer several social activities throughout the congress. These allow attendees to network with colleagues from across the world while getting a taste of the Montreal lifestyle.
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Presentation gallery

Back by popular demand, we will once again be hosting pre-recorded sessions in our online presentation gallery. This unique format means that participants will be able to engage with content at their leisure. In addition to live sessions, registration gives you unlimited access to these pre-recorded sessions!

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CONNECTION B2B Zone

This year’s CONNECTION B2B Zone will offer greater opportunities to renew and forge business relationships between institutions, partners, and industry at the national and international level. It is open to all congress attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors.

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