Schedule

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Track

Session

Location

07:30 - 17:30

Registration Open

Be sure to stop by and pick up your conference credentials.
Victoria Conference Centre

08:00

TC10k Run

Attention all runners and walkers! On the morning of Sunday, April 29, Victoria will host a 10km run/walk that both starts and finishes within steps of our CICan conference location.... Read More

08:30 - 15:00

CICan: Governance and President’s Office Professionals (GPOP)

Networking Opportunities * Best Practices * Professional Development CICan Governance and President’s Office Professionals, or “GPOP”, is a national CICan affiliated network for individuals who support Canadian colleges’ and institutes’... Read More
Colwood (VCC)

12:00 - 15:00

Faculty Networking Session

For CICan Members ONLY. Faculty Networking and Beyond Welcome faculty from across Canada to Victoria! We want to kick-start the CICan conference with an engaging opportunity to not only meet... Read More
Esquimalt (VCC)

12:00 - 15:00

Presidents’ Leadership Network

For CICan Members ONLY Welcome to the Presidents-Directors General Networking Session of the CICan 2018 Conference - Na'tsa'maht. As part of the networking session this year, the Distinguished Service Award... Read More
Oak Bay (VCC)

12:00 - 15:00

Governors Networking Session

For CICan Members ONLY. Governors and directors from the Boards of CICan member institutions will gather to network and share Boardroom best practices in this interactive, participant-centric session.  Diverse techniques... Read More
Shaughnessy (Empress)

12:00 - 15:00

Vice-Presidents, Associate Vice-Presidents and Campus Principals Networking Session

For CICan Members ONLY. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s report is far reaching and provides many imperatives for post-secondary education. Education at all levels does not have a proud history... Read More
Crystal Ballroom (Empress)

12:00 - 15:00

Deans, Program Directors, Staff and Students Networking Session

For CICan Members ONLY. Situating yourself to indigenize curriculum – applying Indigenous pedagogy to educator development Description: Using Martin Brokenleg’s “Circle of Courage” faculty leaders from Camosun will share their... Read More
Upper Pavilion (VCC)

12:00 - 15:00

International Program & Recruitment Directors and Staff Networking Session

For CICan Members ONLY. Sunday afternoon will be dedicated to networking opportunities which will help our members identify the expertise they wish to export and our international partners to forge... Read More
Rattenbury (Empress)Saanich (VCC)

15:00 - 15:30

Networking Break

Networking time continues at the break before the Conference Opening Ceremonies and the Keynote Address by Chief Dr Robert Joseph O.B.C.
Victoria Conference Centre

15:30 - 17:00

Official Opening and Keynote

The first opportunity for delegates to gather in a plenary setting, the Opening Ceremonies and the Keynote will set the tone for the Conference.
Carson Hall (VCC)

Track

Session

Location

06:30 - 07:15

Early Morning Yoga

You are welcomed to an early morning stretch and breath, yoga session.  Step onto a mat, and enjoy moments of quiet space to begin your day.  This opportunity is offered... Read More
Lower Pavilion (VCC)

07:00 - 08:15

Continental Breakfast in Marketplace

Monday's continental breakfast is taking place in the Crystal Garden. Designed by Francis Rattenbury, its structure was inspired by the famous Crystal Palace built for London's 1851 Great Exposition and... Read More
Crystal Garden

07:00 - 16:30

Registration Open

The Registration Desk is open early for those that have not picked up their conference credentials. CICan Staff and Camosun College volunteers are looking forward to assisting delegates.
Victoria Conference Centre

07:00 - 16:00

Marketplace Open

Beginning with the continental breakfast, this is your first opportunity to visits with exhibitors. Companies and organizations offering a wide range of services are looking forward to meeting with delegates.... Read More
Crystal Garden

08:30 - 09:15

Future of Skills Opening Session – Trading Up: Why the Future of Education in Canada Must Be Skilled (E)

Job Talks Executive Director Dr. Jon Callegher will open the Future of Skills stream with the official release of a groundbreaking report, Trading Up: Why the Future of Education in... Read More
Lecture Theatre (VCC)

08:30 - 09:15

Student Experience Opening Session – Old Ways Are the New Way Forward: How Indigenous Pedagogy Can Benefit Everyone (E)

This workshop will discuss how Indigenous ways of teaching and learning are relevant not only for Indigenous people, but for the education of all people. As teachers and practitioners, the... Read More
Colwood (VCC)

08:30 - 09:15

International Stream Opening Session – Emerging International Education Opportunities and Global Challenges: A Conversation About How CICan’s New International Strategy Supports College and Institute Internationalization (E/SI)

Following an intensive phase of market research and consultation with member colleges and institutes, CICan adopted its first International Strategy. The strategy proposes a series of initiatives designed to support... Read More
Rattenbury (Empress)

08:30 - 09:15

Applied Research, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation Opening Session – The Changing Nature of Post-Secondary Education (E/SI)

Sheldon Levy, CEO of NEXT Canada, a non-profit that aims to develop Canada's next generation of entrepreneurs, is former Deputy Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities for Ontario, and former... Read More
Saanich (VCC)

08:30 - 09:15

Leadership & Governance Opening Session – Leading and Taking Action on Reconciliation – Perspectives from Indigenous Institutions (E/SI)

Leaders from Indigenous institutes will share perspectives on working together to advance truth and reconciliation and increase access to post-secondary education for Indigenous peoples. The panel will share exemplary practices... Read More
Crystal Ballroom (Empress)

09:30 - 10:30

Enabling Social Innovation on the Ground (E)

Social Innovation on the Ground is a SSHRC-funded project intended to provide practical, evidence-based support to those engaged in social innovation in Canada by studying barriers and facilitators as identified... Read More
Esquimalt (VCC)

09:30 - 10:30

Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation Panel – The Business of Social Innovation (E/SI)

Social innovation has historically taken place in academia, government organizations and not-for-profit organizations.  Industry was rarely involved.  As the pace of technological change has increased, new capacities and collaborations have... Read More
Saanich (VCC)

09:30 - 10:30

The Generative Power of Appreciative Inquiry (E)

Appreciative Inquiry engages people in ‘working together as one’ to uplift their wisdom and create generative positive change. In this highly participatory workshop, you will experience the powerful energy of... Read More
Shaughnessy (Empress)

09:30 - 10:30

Governance in the Face of Disruption: Best Practices to Address Adversity and Opportunity (E/SI)

One of the main responsibilities of the Board of Governors and Executive is to ensure that institutional risk has been adequately assessed and measures are in place to mitigate these... Read More
Crystal Ballroom (Empress)

09:30 - 10:30

Accommodations or Good Teaching? Collaborative Strategies for a Diverse Student Population (E)

What do retroactive accommodations look like in diverse program areas? What resources do faculty members need to respond to and accommodate students with mental health issues? How does an interim... Read More
Oak Bay (VCC)

09:30 - 10:30

Indigenous Articulation and Pathways Through Post-Secondary in British Columbia (E)

This interactive plenary presentation will provide insights to the process undertaken collectively by representatives from Colleges, Universities and (Indigenous Adult Higher Learning Association) IAHLA Institutions across British Columbia. Their collaborative... Read More
Colwood (VCC)

09:30 - 10:30

Empowering Women & Pursuing Gender Equality – International partners share their perspectives (E/SI)

What have we learned from decades of slow progress on gender equality? What is needed to make a feminist international aid strategy truly meaningful to people around the world? This... Read More
Rattenbury (Empress)

09:30 - 10:30

Camosun Café (E)

Pull up a chair at the Camosun Café. In this world café format you will enjoy the warm Camosun hospitality and learn more about a range of initiatives underway at... Read More
Upper Pavilion (VCC)

09:30 - 10:30

Navigating the Digital Shift (E)

We are currently witnessing a new era of global trade, industrialization, and socio-economic shifts that are profoundly shaping our world. The heightened urbanization of the world population, the rise of... Read More
Lecture Theatre (VCC)

10:30 - 11:15

Networking Break in Marketplace

After attending sessions in your chosen streams, take a break and head over to Crystal Garden. Continue to participate in some of the hands on activities and demonstrations.
Crystal Garden

10:55 - 11:10

Inform your international recruitment strategy using real time data (E)

Through tracking the behavior of 24 million future international student searches last year on their real-time student demand tool, Hotcourses will show how institutions can apply this data to form... Read More
Crystal Garden

11:15 - 12:00

The Maker Impact (E/SI)

A Makerspace is a place where community members congregate to learn, fail, succeed, explore, and innovate using a variety of tools and materials. Everyone is a maker. Opportunities to invent... Read More
Saanich (VCC)

11:15 - 12:00

Social Innovation in Rural British Columbia (E)

Through the Applied Research & Innovation Centre, Selkirk College offers support for community and industry partners, faculty, and students engaging in applied research activities. This presentation will provide an introduction... Read More
Esquimalt (VCC)

11:15 - 12:00

Achieving Results through an Ambitious Change Strategy (E/SI)

In an environment of disruption, Fleming College needed to emphasize moving forward through a bolder approach to change. To enhance innovation and change capabilities, College leaders committed to a broad... Read More
Crystal Ballroom (Empress)

11:15 - 12:00

Student Sustainability Leadership Skills: Co-Creating the Living Planet @ Campus Program (E)

Eight Ontario Colleges including Fleming, Humber, and Niagara have partnered with the World Wildlife Fund Canada for the Living Planet @ Campus pilot program. It aims to elevate post-secondary students’... Read More
Colwood (VCC)

11:15 - 12:00

Building Collaborative Research with Social Work Students that Benefits College Services (E)

This presentation shares how research is integrated into Social Work curriculum to offer students experience in formal and informal inquiry. Research tasks included ethics approval, literature review, gaining permission to... Read More
Oak Bay (VCC)

11:15 - 12:00

International Strategic Enrolment: Partnerships, Leading Practices and Key Success Factors (E/SI)

Strategic enrollment management is a crucial element of planning for new growth at a university or college as it concerns both academic program growth and facility needs. This session will... Read More
Rattenbury (Empress)

11:15 - 12:00

Leadership in Times of Change (E)

As Canada’s workforce changes and technology disruption becomes inevitable across all sectors, how do colleges and institutes show leadership in creating learning experiences that help people adapt and re-skill? Using... Read More
Lecture Theatre (VCC)

11:15 - 12:00

Practices to Support Indigenization (E)

In 2016 a province-wide project was launched to support indigenization training across BC's post-secondary system.  A council, representing colleges, institutions, universities, Indigenous institutions, Indigenous groups, and the provincial government, guided... Read More
Shaughnessy (Empress)

12:15 - 13:30

CICan Awards of Excellence Luncheon

The Colleges and Institutes Canada Awards Program recognizes and promotes excellence within Canadian colleges, institutes, cégeps and polytechnics. The Awards showcase the extraordinary contribution of individuals to their college/institute communities... Read More
Carson Hall (VCC)

13:30 - 14:15

Building Research Literacy (E)

For many colleges and institutes, one of the challenges of growing a culture of research is the lack of common language and understanding of what research means in the college... Read More
Esquimalt (VCC)

13:30 - 14:15

Removing Barriers to Entrepreneurialism (E/SI)

Colleges and Institutes are finding it challenging to balance operational budgets. Most schools are searching for new revenue generation streams. In January 2018, NorQuest College became the first post-secondary institution... Read More
Saanich (VCC)

13:30 - 14:15

Friendly Not Friends – The effective relationship between the CEO and Board Chair (E)

The relationship between the President and Board Chair is a significant factor in the success of the institution. This panel will feature three BC Presidents and their respective Board Chairs... Read More
Shaughnessy (Empress)

13:30 - 14:15

The Global Post-Secondary Landscape: Trends and Challenges in Canada and Beyond (B/SI)

Colleges and institutes in Canada face unique challenges, but are also subject to the global shifts affecting the future of skills training. In this session, we will examine the Canadian... Read More
Crystal Ballroom (Empress)

13:30 - 14:15

Creating Pathways to Postsecondary Education by Reducing Access Barriers in Your Community (E)

City School by Mohawk is an innovative and adaptable model for creating accessible student experiences at the neighbourhood level. This interactive workshop will provide participants with strategies on how to... Read More
Oak Bay (VCC)

13:30 - 14:15

Elders on Campus…Too Many Challenges and Barriers? Here’s How We Are Making it Work! (E)

This workshop will engage participants in identifying barriers and challenges that have arisen in both planning and implementation of Elders on Campus programming in their institutions. The conversation will continue... Read More
Colwood (VCC)

13:30 - 14:15

International Student Support – Pairing external linguistically and culturally relevant digital programs with on-campus resources to support a unique body of students (E/SI)

As mental health among young people continues to receive greater attention around the world, academic institutions and campus support services are recognizing the importance of offering alternative forms of support... Read More
Rattenbury (Empress)

13:30 - 14:15

Building Futures; enriching First Nation Communities (E)

This presentation will be lead by the Camosun Coastal Centre and Parkland College. Each college successfully provides contract training that focuses on essential, employability and life skills. These programs are... Read More
Lecture Theatre (VCC)

14:30 - 15:15

Walking Together: Recognizing and Overcoming Institutional Barriers to OCAP ® (E)

In this workshop, participants will examine sample Research Agreements for a College-Indigenous Community research collaboration and consider institutional policy and resource supports and barriers that could impact the successful implementation... Read More
Esquimalt (VCC)

14:30 - 15:15

Series wrap-up “Stewarding our own Entrepreneurship” (E/SI)

In this interactive and reflective session, participants will be encouraged to create a shared summation of the key initiatives we can all undertake within our own contexts to strengthen the... Read More
Saanich (VCC)

14:30 - 15:15

OntarioLearn, A Consortium’s Approach to Supporting Skilled Trades (E)

Skilled trades training continues to be a top priority in Ontario, as it is in most provinces. “Traditional” often describes education and training in skilled trades and apprenticeship and as... Read More
Colwood (VCC)

14:30 - 15:15

Kia tū ki te tahi | United in thought, purpose and action (E)

Effecting change in indigenous education within a typical tertiary environment requires a highly focused strategic approach that involves the whole of the institution, from grass roots to governance. Otago Polytechnic... Read More
Shaughnessy (Empress)

14:30 - 15:15

Transitioning International Education from Finance to Academic (E/SI)

This presentation will map a three-year institutional change process at Durham College (DC) identifying the key decisions, processes and strategic changes that led to the institution broadening its international focus... Read More
Rattenbury (Empress)

14:30 - 15:15

Strategic Planning: New Approaches to Engagement and Implementation (E/SI)

Key to successful strategic planning is meaningful engagement during the development stage, and thoughtful approaches to implementation and tracking of the plan.  In this session, leaders from two institutions will... Read More
Crystal Ballroom (Empress)

14:30 - 15:15

South Island Partnership – Post-Secondary Success through Dual Credit Transition Pathways (E)

The South Island Partnership (SIP) is an innovation in education that brings together Post Secondary and School District programming to enhance secondary student transition to post-secondary education while completing high... Read More
Oak Bay (VCC)

14:30 - 15:15

The Future of Work and Learning: A New Frontier for Skills, Post-Secondary Education, and Labour Market Outcomes (E)

The convergence of disruptive technologies is having an impact on almost every sector around the world. In order to prepare individuals to thrive in this quickly changing environment, the current... Read More
Lecture Theatre (VCC)

15:15 - 16:00

Networking Break in Marketplace

After attending sessions in your chosen streams, take a break and head over to Crystal Garden. Continue to participate in some of the hands on activities and demonstrations. Be sure... Read More
Crystal Garden

16:15 - 17:30

Official Keynote

Vicki Saunders Serial Entrepreneur and Founder of SheEO I’ve always been seeking a business model that was doing good and making money at the same time,” says Vicki Saunders. A... Read More
Carson Hall (VCC)

17:30

Free Evening

If you have not had a chance to explore Victoria this is an ideal opportunity. Recognized as the City of Gardens, explore the city by foot or take in a... Read More

Track

Session

Location

06:30 - 07:15

Early Morning Yoga

You are welcomed to an early morning stretch and breath, yoga session.  Step onto a mat, and enjoy moments of quiet space to begin your day.  This opportunity is offered... Read More
Lower Pavilion (VCC)

07:00 - 15:30

Registration Open

The Registration Desk remains open to respond to your questions and assist you.
Victoria Conference Centre

07:30 - 09:45

Business and Industry Breakfast and Keynote

A priority for Canada’s colleges and institutes is collaborating with business, industry, sector councils and national organizations to overcome mutual challenges and build on successes. On Tuesday morning, join in... Read More
Carson Hall (VCC)

09:30 - 13:30

Marketplace Open

If you have not already experienced what Marketplace 2018 has to offer, this is your last day to do so.
Crystal Garden

09:45 - 10:30

Networking Break in Marketplace

It has been a busy two days take a networking break in Marketplace at the Crystal Garden.
Crystal Garden

10:10 - 10:25

IDEaS: Innovation for Defence Excellence & Security – Innovation Access Program from DND (E)

National Defence (DND) launched a new 20 year, $1.6 billion program: Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS). IDEaS will present diverse challenges throughout the year, and provide funding to... Read More
Crystal Garden

10:30 - 11:15

Four Colleges – Four Approaches to Innovation (E)

The common theme is the impact on learners, the “return investment” to the classroom, and the benefit to not only students and faculty, but also business, industry, community, and government.... Read More
Esquimalt (VCC)

10:30 - 11:15

Skills for an Automated Workforce: Future Proofing Students via Applied Research (E/SI)

From self-driving vehicles, to advances in automation to intelligent algorithms, machines are increasingly capable of performing a large number of tasks that comprise current occupations. Academic institutions, government and industry... Read More
Saanich (VCC)

10:30 - 11:15

Mahi Tahi | ê-wîci-atoskêmitoyahk | Working Together (E/SI)

First Nations, Métis and Māori peoples have much in common. They are all indigenous in their respective lands and territories, they are treaty people who hold fast to their language,... Read More
Rattenbury (Empress)

10:30 - 11:15

Mapping Seneca’s First steps towards truth and reconciliation onto the CICan Indigenous Protocol (E)

Understanding where and how to start the process of Indigenization can be daunting.  The Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action and the CICan Indigenous Education protocol provide goals and outcomes... Read More
Oak Bay (VCC)

10:30 - 11:15

How college’s graduates do in the labour market? (E)

Statistics Canada has developed the Education Longitudinal Linkage Platform (ELLP) which allows the linkage between administrative data and surveys related to postsecondary education and tax information to enable longitudinal analysis.... Read More
Colwood (VCC)

10:30 - 11:15

Paleofuturism, the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the Future of Higher Education (E)

What does the future hold for teaching and learning in higher education? “Paleofuturism” explores our present and future through the lens of historical “futurist” predictions and imaginings. This entertaining and... Read More
Lecture Theatre (VCC)

10:30 - 11:15

Being a New CEO (E/SI)

College and institute leaders bring rich and diverse experiences to the role of the President. A panel of new Presidents whose journeys to that Executive Office were quite different, will... Read More
Crystal Ballroom (Empress)

10:30 - 11:15

Organizational Transformation and Governance (E)

Edmonton’s NorQuest College journey through organizational transformation. Expanding the brand, doubling student numbers, increasing programs, capital expansion and exploring non-traditional opportunities. Join both the President & CEO of NorQuest College... Read More
Shaughnessy (Empress)

11:30 - 12:15

Bringing Community Together to Build Relationships and Serve the Marginalized: Community Based Research (E)

This presentation explores the methodology of bringing community together to focus on common challenges of marginalization with immigrants, Indigenous peoples and homeless or marginally homeless. We identified common resources, shared... Read More
Esquimalt (VCC)

11:30 - 12:15

How to Train Students for Kick-Ass Jobs in Cloud Computing (E)

The demand for cloud computing talent has never been higher. A whole new category of IT careers has emerged with job titles like Cloud Systems Engineer, Cloud Solution Architect, Cloud... Read More
Lecture Theatre (VCC)

11:30 - 12:15

Publics and Privates: What can they learn from each other? (E)

Have you ever wondered what it is like on the other side? Skip Triplett and Jason Dewling have enjoyed portions of their career working in both the public and private... Read More
Shaughnessy (Empress)

11:30 - 12:15

Creating Changemakers: The Role of Industry-College Partnerships in Social Innovation (E/SI)

Colleges and Institutes are ideally positioned to develop relevant 21st century changemaker skills in students through applied education. Building on Ashoka U’s Changemaker Framework, this presentation will demonstrate how Industry-College... Read More
Crystal Ballroom (Empress)

11:30 - 12:15

Understanding and Building upon the Success of Indigenous Support Services through Institutional Data (E)

The Centre for Policy and Research in Indigenous Learning (Confederation College), undertook a project to build upon their understanding of the success of and support services for Indigenous learners at... Read More
Colwood (VCC)

11:30 - 12:15

College Research Institutions: a Catalyst for developing Innovation in Communities (B/SI)

For more than 25 years, CCTT [college technology transfer centres] and industrial chairs— research and innovation institutions in Quebec colleges—have been essential vectors contributing to quality and innovation in vocational... Read More
Saanich (VCC)

11:30 - 12:15

Beyond intercultural competence: exploring our shared humanity (E/SI)

There is growing evidence that shows how much a study abroad experience benefits students in terms of developing cultural awareness and understanding, learning how to embrace difference, and in increasing... Read More
Rattenbury (Empress)

12:30 - 13:45

Lunch in Marketplace

The Conference will be wrapping up soon, do not miss out on the opportunity to have lunch with exhibitors and colleagues and make those lasting connections.
Crystal Garden

13:00 - 13:15

Technology’s role for enabling institutional goals at Selkirk College (E)

Join us for this Q&A discussion where Selkirk College will share insights on leveraging systems technology to meet the challenges of 2018 and enabling the strategic goals of their institutions.
Crystal Garden

13:45 - 14:30

Strengthening the College Applied Learning model through Applied Research, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation (E)

Applied Research, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation has been practised for over a decade at Camosun College and has helped strengthen the existing Applied Learning model. The implementation of Applied Research, Entrepreneurship,... Read More
Esquimalt (VCC)

13:45 - 14:30

Looking back to move forward together: A new model for First Nations engagement in applied research in the Yukon (E/SI)

This session will explore Yukon College’s approach to reconciliation and indigenization in research, by describing the history of the research paradigm in the Yukon, and our approaches to working with... Read More
Saanich (VCC)

13:45 - 14:30

Finding Your Way through Ambiguity: Educational Leadership for the Innovation Economy (E)

**Please note location of this session Through interactive activities, participants in this workshop learn about the language and mindsets of the innovation economy and the implications for educational leadership in... Read More
Upper Pavilion (VCC)

13:45 - 14:30

Advancing Indigenization and Reconciliation through Institutional Governance (E/SI)

Yukon College is currently developing and implementing a shared governance model that will result in a structure suitable for our transition to Yukon University; one that adheres to accepted bi-cameral... Read More
Crystal Ballroom (Empress)

13:45 - 14:30

Red Deer College and BGIS – Creating Successful “Corporate – College” Relationships (E)

BGIS is the Canadian leader in Facility Management Services and has been a vendor partner of Red Deer College for over 30 years. RDC’s commitment to driving operational savings which... Read More
Shaughnessy (Empress)

13:45 - 14:30

The Canadian Post-Secondary Institution and the Canadian Armed Forces – Accreditation Certification Equivalency (B)

The Canadian Armed Forces are very proud of our Indigenous Programs which provide military experience, training and careers for Indigenous Peoples from all regions of Canada. These programs include culture... Read More
Colwood (VCC)

13:45 - 14:30

Creating Indigenous-Centred Supports and Services through Wahkohtowin (E)

This session will discuss NorQuest College’s indigenization strategy as well as the supports and services available for Indigenous students. Additionally, we will discuss the Cree concept of Wahkohtowin - our... Read More
Oak Bay (VCC)

13:45 - 14:30

Education for Employment: How Canadian Colleges and Institutes are Leading Transformation of Education Systems in the Global South and Contributing to Inclusive Growth (E/SI)

As the world economy continues to fluctuate, the role of education in building lives has never been more important. This is particularly true in nations where the disparities continue to... Read More
Rattenbury (Empress)

14:45 - 15:30

Diversifying Your Applied Research, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation Funding (E/SI)

Colleges and Institutes have increased their Applied Research, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation efforts over the last couple of decades, with rapid growth following the creation of the College and Community Innovation... Read More
Saanich (VCC)

14:45 - 15:30

Innovations in Aging: What do they mean for your students? (E)

The Centre for Elder Research is an Applied Research, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation institute housed at Sheridan College in Oakville, ON that has been in operation since 2003. This presentation will... Read More
Esquimalt (VCC)

14:45 - 15:30

College collaboration in the delivery of the first Social Impact Bond for the Government of Canada (E)

Hear from panelists who are key stakeholders in piloting the first Social Impact Bond (SIB) for the Government of Canada. The Essential Skills Social Finance pilot’s aim is to develop... Read More
Lecture Theatre (VCC)

14:45 - 15:30

Governance – An Internal Perspective (E/SI)

Moderated by Charlie Regan, current Chair of Centennial College's Board of Governors, you will learn first hand how these internal current and past Governors deal with issues on the Board... Read More
Crystal Ballroom (Empress)

14:45 - 15:30

“Pearls & Perils of Leadership” in the Context of Canada’s Leading Public Safety Educator, the Justice Institute of British Columbia (E)

The purpose of this presentation is to illustrate how the Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) leadership team embraced a leadership development program for all employees following significant events that... Read More
Shaughnessy (Empress)

14:45 - 15:30

Launching Canada’s first Zed Cred program: Supporting Access, Innovation, & Student Success (E)

Kwantlen Polytechnic University is the country’s leading adopter of open textbooks and recently launched Canada’s first “Zed Cred.” This innovative program permits students to complete the Certificate of Arts degree... Read More
Oak Bay (VCC)

14:45 - 15:30

Applied Research, Entrepreneurship and Innovation as Emerging Areas of Canadian Advantage in International Partnership and Collaboration (B/SI)

This concluding session of the International Stream will explore the future of international education collaboration by examining how leading Canadian colleges and institutes are focusing on their competitive strengths in... Read More
Rattenbury (Empress)

14:45 - 15:30

QĆÁSET Indigenous Culture Camp (E)

There is a need to realize and honor credit courses in post-secondary education based entirely on the land, through experiential learning experiences reflective of Indigenous ways of knowing, being, seeing,... Read More
Colwood (VCC)