Save the date! 2024 CICan Connection Conference
Growing Talent | Apr 29 - May 1, 2024 | Calgary, AB

Schedule

The congress will take place over three days, seven streams, and 50+ sessions. Explore the program, choose your favourite sessions, and select your personalized one-, two-, or three-day registration package.

The primary language of each session is indicated in brackets after the title.

  • E = English Session
  • F = French Session
  • B = Bilingual Session
  • SI = Simultaneous Interpretation

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April 20, 2023

Track Time Session SDGs Location
4:00pm - 8:00pm

Postsecondary International Network (PIN) Leadership Summit Opening Reception

Reporter (Westin)

April 21, 2023

April 22, 2023

April 23, 2023

April 24, 2023

Track Time Session SDGs Location
7:00am - 8:00am

Breakfast in Marketplace

220 E
7:00am - 8:00pm

Marketplace Open

220 E
7:00am - 5:00pm

Registration Open – Monday, April 24

5th Floor Pre-Function
8:00am - 12:15pm

CONNECTION B2B Zone & CICan Knowledge Hub

517 A
8:00am - 9:00am

Global Education Network – Strategic Quad Approach to Internationalization in TPET (E/SI)

4, 8, 9, 10, 16520 ABC
8:00am - 9:00am

Aajiiqatigiinniq: An Institutional Relationship (E/SI)

4, 17520 DEF
8:00am - 9:00am

Building Internal Innovation Capacity: Approaches to helping Industry Partners Respond and Grow (E/SI)

9513
8:00am - 9:00am

Strengthening the Sector Together: Why Collaboration is Key to Tackle Cybersecurity Threats (E/SI)

9521
8:00am - 9:00am

A united institutional approach towards the SDGs: The KPU story (E/SI)

4, 8, 9, 10, 16, 17516 C
8:00am - 9:00am

Gender equality: what it takes to deliver lasting change outcomes (E/SI)

4, 5519
8:00am - 9:00am

Lessons Learned: Teaching Students to Articulate their Job Skills for the Future (E/SI)

518
9:00am - 9:45am

Refreshment Break in Marketplace

220 E
9:45am - 10:45am

Ontario Black Entrepreneurs’ Empowerment to Access Available Success Supporting Resources (E/SI)

10519
9:45am - 10:45am

All Hands on Deck: Navigating Complex Waters through Partnerships and Innovation (E/SI)

4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13520 ABC
9:45am - 10:45am

Post-secondary education by and for Quebec’s First Peoples (F/SI)

4, 10, 17520 DEF
9:45am - 10:45am

A World’s First Standard for post-secondary: Leveraging the campus collective to advance student mental health and well-being (E/SI)

3, 4, 10, 16521
9:45am - 10:45am

Ethical evaluation issues surrounding research conducted by students within the framework of a college course (F/SI)

3, 4518
9:45am - 10:45am

Building Industry Partnerships that ensure learner success and job placement (E/SI)

4, 8, 17513
9:45am - 10:45am

Empowering Students to Advance the SDGs Through International Experiences (E/SI)

8, 17516 C
10:45am - 11:00am

Movement Time

11:00am - 12:00pm

Collective intelligence fostering the long-term settlement of international students (F/SI)

4, 8, 11, 17519
11:00am - 12:00pm

Fostering the development of a robust and ethical data culture in Quebec’s college network (F/SI)

4520 ABC
11:00am - 12:00pm

“Nothing about me without me” – the Indigenous voice in an international nursing education collaboration (E/SI)

3, 4, 9, 10, 17520 DEF
11:00am - 12:00pm

Reboot Plus: Shifting Labour Market Perceptions of A typical Youth (E/SI)

4, 8, 9, 10513
11:00am - 12:00pm

Sexualized violence training: Open educational resources for safer campuses (E/SI)

3, 4, 16521
11:00am - 12:00pm

Nature Immersion on Campus: Introducing the Campus Biodiversity Network (B/SI)

3, 4, 11, 13, 15516 C
11:00am - 12:00pm

Student Mobility Internships and Training in a Changed World – Experiences in Malawi and Namibia (E/SI)

3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 15518
12:00pm - 12:15pm

Movement Time

12:15pm - 1:30pm

CICan Awards of Excellence Luncheon

517 BCD
12:15pm - 1:30pm

Lunch in Marketplace

220 E
1:30pm - 1:45pm

Movement Time

1:45pm - 2:45pm

Keynote Address: Wesley Hall (E/SI)

517 BCD
2:45pm - 3:15pm

Refreshment Break in Marketplace

220 E
3:15pm - 5:30pm

CONNECTION B2B Zone & CICan Knowledge Hub

517 A
3:15pm - 4:15pm

G̱alg̱apoła _Supporting one another (E/SI)

4, 10, 16, 17519
3:15pm - 4:15pm

Miyo Wâhkôhtowin: building a collaborative model for post-secondary indigenization (E/SI)

4, 10, 16520 DEF
3:15pm - 4:15pm

Empowering RDP and NTI’s Partnership for Enhancing Trades and Technology Programming in the Caribbean (E/SI)

4, 8, 9, 17513
3:15pm - 4:15pm

Culturally Grounded Post-Secondary Learner Wellness at Indigenous Institutes in Ontario (E/SI)

3, 4, 10, 11, 16521
3:15pm - 4:15pm

A Cohort-Based Approach to Net Zero Planning for Campuses and Communities (E/SI)

7, 8, 11, 13516 C
3:15pm - 4:15pm

Global Demand for Canadian College Education and Global Affairs Canada’s International Education Strategy (E/SI)

4, 17520 ABC
3:15pm - 4:15pm

Strengthening Digital Teaching and Learning Pedagogies for Trades, Vocational, Educational, and Training Practitioners (E/SI)

4, 9, 10518
4:15pm - 4:30pm

Movement Time

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion as the Blueprint for Strong Institutions and Sustainable Communities (E/SI)

10, 11, 16, 17519
4:30pm - 5:30pm

Exploring how North American UNEVOC Centres can deliver on the SDGs and the new UNESCO TVET Strategy (E/SI)

4, 17520 ABC
4:30pm - 5:30pm

Knowledge Keepers, Gate Keepers, and Score Keepers: Indigenizing Colleges in Canada (E/SI)

1, 3, 4, 10, 16520 DEF
4:30pm - 5:30pm

Credential recognition (CR) in Canada: an inspirational reference framework driving changing practices in Canada (F/SI)

4, 5, 8, 10, 17513
4:30pm - 5:30pm

Health and safety first! Institutional perspectives and policies (F/SI)

521
4:30pm - 5:30pm

Pedagogical Approaches of Experiential Learning through Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) (E/SI)

518
4:30pm - 5:30pm

Fight against climate change and industrial symbiosis: operationalizing sustainable development in a collaborative way between colleges and industry (F/SI)

516 C
5:30pm - 8:00pm

Reception in Marketplace

220 E

April 25, 2023

Track Time Session SDGs Location
7:00am - 1:45pm

Marketplace Open

220 E
7:00am - 3:15pm

Registration Open – Tuesday, April 25

5th Floor Pre-Function
7:30am - 8:30am

Breakfast in Marketplace

220 E
8:30am - 9:30am

Keynote Address: Gerd Leonhard (E/SI)

517 BCD
9:30am - 10:15am

Refreshment Break in Marketplace

220 E
10:15am - 12:15pm

CONNECTION B2B Zone & CICan Knowledge Hub

517 A
10:15am - 11:15am

Welcoming CEGEP/college student refugees with a view to building more equitable and inclusive communities (F/SI)

4, 10519
10:15am - 11:15am

An Unbalanced Balance Sheet: Canada’s Educational Debt to Developing Nations (E/SI)

1, 3, 4, 8, 9, 16, 17520 ABC
10:15am - 11:15am

Medicines are Life: Traditional medicines as a healing tool in education (E/SI)

3, 4, 15520 DEF
10:15am - 11:15am

A True Blue Partnership: Kenyan and Canadian Collaboration in the Fisheries and Aquaculture Industry (E/SI)

4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 17513
10:15am - 11:15am

Reimagine a better, sustainable future (B/SI)

4, 8, 10, 13, 17516 C
10:15am - 11:15am

Sharing the Experience: A Cyber Attack – The Risks, Threats, and Responses (B/SI)

521
10:15am - 11:15am

Vital role of simulation-based education: Enhancing student competencies and addressing labor market challenges (E/SI)

518
11:15am - 11:30am

Movement Time

11:30am - 12:30pm

CCCJ’s Green TVET Initiative (E/SI)

520 ABC
11:30am - 12:30pm

Aiming for authenticity, reciprocity and sustainability when fostering Indigenous perspectives and knowledge within non-Indigenous institutions (F/SI)

520 DEF
11:30am - 12:30pm

Building and Maintaining Strong Industry Partnerships in Applied Research & Innovation (E/SI)

4, 9, 17513
11:30am - 12:30pm

When a Student Dies: Respecting, Responding, Reflecting (E/SI)

3521
11:30am - 12:30pm

Two-Eyed Seeing: How Indigenous Ways of Knowing Undergird Sustainability (E/SI)

516 C
11:30am - 12:30pm

Artificial intelligence designed to benefit academic success (E/SI)

4518
11:30am - 12:30pm

Promoting Inclusive Learning Through Reimagining Higher Education: Institutionalizing Anti-racist Curriculum and Pedagogy at a Leading Community College (E/SI)

519
12:15pm - 1:30pm

WFCP Awards of Excellence Luncheon

517 BCD
12:30pm - 1:45pm

Lunch in Marketplace

220 E
1:45pm - 2:45pm

CONNECTION B2B Zone & CICan Knowledge Hub

517 A
1:45pm - 2:45pm

Meaningful Access in the Educational Built Environment (E/SI)

3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17519
1:45pm - 2:45pm

Beyond the Classroom: College Partnerships to Accelerate Innovation (E/SI)

4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17513
1:45pm - 2:45pm

Transforming Trauma Through Learning (E/SI)

3, 4, 9, 11, 16521
1:45pm - 2:45pm

Planting the Seed: Campus-led Restoration for Biodiversity and Climate Action (E/SI)

4, 6, 11, 13, 15, 17516 C
1:45pm - 2:45pm

Evaluating Academic Effectiveness through Quality Teaching and Learning, Research, and Student Success (E/SI)

518
1:45pm - 2:45pm

Development of an Indigenous Knowledge Holders Council (E/SI)

4, 10, 16, 17520 ABC
1:45pm - 2:45pm

Transforming International Education: Developing Canada’s first Indigenizing internationalization plan (E/SI)

520 DEF
2:45pm - 3:15pm

Refreshment Break

5th Floor Pre-Function
3:15pm - 4:30pm

Youth and WFCP Declarations and Congress Closing (B/SI)

517 BCD
6:30pm - 7:00pm

Closing Cash Bar Reception

5th Floor Pre-Function
7:00pm - 10:00pm

Closing Gala

517 BCD