Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Gerd Leonhard

Gerd Leonhard

Futurist & Humanist
CEO The Futures Agency
Ollivier Dyens

Ollivier Dyens

Founder and Co-Director
Building 21
Tanya Talaga

Tanya Talaga

Journalist & Author
CEO of Makwa Creative
Thomas Frey

Thomas Frey

Futurist
DaVinci Institute

Session Speakers

Alex Melnitchouck

Chief Technology Officer

Olds College

Amy Fogarty

Manager, Mental Health Advancement

Mental Health Commission of Canada

André Gobeil

Director General

Cégep de Chicoutimi

Andrea Hands

Partnership, Strategic Initiatives & Communication, Manager, Research & Innovation

Lambton College

Andrée Ménard

Durable Solutions for refugees Specialist

World University Service of Canada (WUSC)

Andrew Peters

Director, New Business and Strategic Partnerships

Monash University

Anna Jun

Manager, SFU Bookstore Spiritshop

Simon Fraser University

Anna Morgan-Wold

Student and Faculty Learning Coach, Intercultural Focus, Teaching and Learning Centre of Innovation

Olds College

Anne Harris

Acting Associate Director of International Education

College of New Caledonia

Annette Markvoort

Manager, Innovation Village

Fanshawe College

Annie Nantel

Intercultural Pedagogical Advisor and Coordinator of Boussole interculturelle

Cégep Édouard-Montpetit

Arbab Khan

Program Manager

George Brown College

Aseel Shammas

Graduate, Pilon School of Business

Sheridan College

Avery Rueb

Teacher and Coordinator, Creativity and Innovation College-wide Major

Vanier College

Bob Haugan

Director, Continuing Education and Training

North Island College

Candy Ho

Assistant Professor, Integrative Career and Capstone Learning

University of the Fraser Valley

Carlie Myke

Indigenous Initiatives and Access Coordinator

Mohawk College

Carly Hall

Associate Dean, School of Health and Human Services

Camosun College

Catherine O’Brien

Senior Scholar

Cape Breton University

Celine Huang

Manager of International Student Services

Vancouver Community College

Chelsey MacNeill

Lead Researcher and Project Lead, Choices For Youth

NL Workforce Innovation Centre (NLWIC)

Chris Adam

Coordinator, Sustainability/Living Campus Office

Dawson College

Christine Wach

Director of Client Partnerships

IDP Connect Canada

Cynthia Brown

Academic Chair, NSCC Nautical Institute

Nova Scotia Community College

Cynthia Smith

Dean, School of Health and Human Services

Camosun College

Dakota Heon

Kikandaaswiwin Mookiisin Steam and Virtual Indigenous STEAM Cultural Advisor

Canadore College

Dakota Laliberte

Primary Care Paramedic

Saskatchewan Health Authority - North West Region

Dan Reilly

Senior Manager, Food Innovation & Research Studio (FIRSt), Research & Innovation

George Brown College

Dandan Shi

Internationalization Coordinator

Durham College

Daniel Giroux

Director General

Collège Boréal

Danielle Harder

Professor, Journalism/Mass Media Program

Durham College

David Dexter

Director, Screen Industries Research and Training Centre

Sheridan College

David Julien

Executive Director

Inter-American Organization for Higher Education (IOHE)

David Ouellette

Business Coach

Fanshawe College

Deanna Speidel

Acting Director, Indigenous Strategy

Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Dennis Innes

Dean, School of Hospitality, Food Studies and Business

Vancouver Community College

Derek Lemieux

Director, International Education

Bow Valley College

Derek Tannis

Director, Student Engagement & Learning Services

Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Donna McLaughlin

Learning Experience Designer

Lethbridge College

Donna Merry

Regional Manager, Mixalakwila Campus

North Island College

Ed Kelly

Head of Client Partnerships

IDP Connect (UK)

Edward Sykes

Director, Centre for Mobile Innovation

Sheridan College

Elle Butler

Head of Marketing, North America

IDP Connect

Erin Howard

Associate Dean - Centre for Teaching, Learning and Innovation

Lethbridge College

Faye Martin

Indigenous Support Coordinator, Health & Human Services

Camosun College

Geneviève Bonin-Labelle

Assistant Director of Studies

CÉGEP Heritage College

Gwen Zeldenrust

Academic Manager, Community Partnerships and Learning

Mohawk College

Heather Kitteringham

Dean, Research and Strategic Enrolment

NorQuest College

Holly MacKinnon

2020 Graduate of Marine Engineering Management Technology; Canadian Coast Guard 3rd Engineer

Nova Scotia Community College

Jackie Doherty

Dean, Centre for Teaching, Learning and Innovation

Lethbridge College

James Benkie

Dean of the Werklund School of Agriculture Technology

Olds College

Jamie Doran

Executive Director, Research, Innovation, & Entrepreneurship

Georgian College

Janice Simcoe

Director, Indigenous Education & Community Connection

Camosun College

Janine Knight-Grofe

Manager, International Education

Durham College

Jayme Ware

Student, Social Service Worker Program

Durham College

Jeff Taylor

Associate Vice President, Applied Research & Innovation

Nova Scotia Community College

Jennie Moore

Director, Institute Sustainability

British Columbia Institute of Technology

Jennifer Collins

Community Strategist

IBM Canada Advanced Studies

Jessica Pearce

Curriculum Development Specialist, Indigenous Education

Mohawk College

Jill Provoe

Director, Centre for the Advancement of Educational Equity and Belonging

Nova Scotia Community College

Jodi-Lynn Jackson

Manager, Accessibility Services, Teaching and Learning Centre of Innovation

Olds College

Jody Brown

Manager, Community Access and Engagement

Mohawk College

Joelle Reynolds

Learning Experience Designer

Lethbridge College

Jonah Duffin

Director of External Relations

IDP Connect

Joy Agnew

Associate VP, Applied Research

Olds College

Juan G. Mazo

Director of Internationalization

Institución Universitaria Pascual Bravo (Columbia)

Julie Gauthier

Faculty, Anthropology and Geography

Collège Ahuntsic

Julie Prince

Intercultural Student Life Advisor and Coordinator of the Table intercollégiale en intervention interculturelle

Collège de Maisonneuve

Karine Bouvette

Internal Development Advisor

Cégep de Chicoutimi

Karine Morin

Director, Policy and Interagency affairs

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)

Kathleen Kevany

Department of Business & Social Sciences, Fac of Agriculture

Dalhousie University

Kellie McMullin

Manager, International Learning (Outbound), NSCC International

Nova Scotia Community College

Kelsey Currie

Entrepreneurial Curator

Fanshawe College

Kenny Corscadden

Associate Vice President of Applied Research

Lethbridge College

Kerry Lynn Durnford

Senior Instructor, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Faculty

Aurora College

Kevin Holmes

Managing Director, Social Innovation Lab

Algonquin College

Kim Hogarth

Associate Dean, School of Continuing Education

Red Deer College

Kim Simard

Faculty, Department of Cinema and Communications

Dawson College

Kory Wilson

Executive Director, Indigenous Initiatives and Partnerships

British Columbia Institute of Technology

Krista Holmes

Director, Research & Innovation

George Brown College

Kyle Snowdon

Senior Manager - Library and Digital Learning

Lethbridge College

Leah Hogan

Manager, Indigenous Education

Mohawk College

Leslie Palson

Dean, International Education & Development

Georgian College

Lia Tsotsos

Director, Centre for Elder Research

Sheridan College

Lindsay Woodside

Digital Learning Associate

eCampusOntario

Lindsey Boechler

Research Chair, Centre for Health Research, Improvement and Scholarship

Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Lindsey Fair

Associate Vice President, Marketing

SAIT

Liz Hong-Farrell

Assistant Director, International Experience Canada

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)

Lord Abbey

Department of Plant, Food & Environmental Sciences, Fac of Agriculture

Dalhousie University

Louis-Raphaël Tremblay

Founding President

Optania

Lyne Michaud

Vice President, Research

Collège Boréal

Lynn Lapostolle

CEO

Association pour la recherche au collégial

Marc Nantel

Vice-President, Research & External Relations

Niagara College

Marian Gayed

VP External Relations & Partnerships

NorQuest College

Marie-Ève Riou

Project Manager

Cilex

Marissa Thola

International Engagement Coordinator

Northern Lights College

Mark Chapeskie

Director of Programs and Development

Electricity Human Resources Canada

Marla Robinson

Special Projects Academic Coordinator, Community Partnerships and Learning

Mohawk College

Mary Louise Noce

Director, Research EDI Initiatives

Sheridan College

Maryse Lassonde

President

Conseil supérieur de l’éducation, Gouvernement du Québec

Maude P. Charlebois

Faculty, Childhood Education Techniques (TÉE); Continuing Education TÉE Programs Coordinator

Cégep Édouard-Montpetit

Megan Hebert

Coordinator Career Development

Lethbridge College

Megan Karpenko

Junior Researcher, Applied Research and Innovation Department

College of New Caledonia

Mehdi Sheikhzadeh

Vice President, Research and Innovation

Lambton College

Meti Basiri

Co-Founder and CMO

ApplyBoard

Michel Bergeron

Chair, Research Ethics Board

La Cité

Michele Braun

Director, Continuing Education and Partner Solutions

NorQuest College

Mike Henniger

Senior Consultant

IP Connect Canada

Mischa Schlemmer

Manager, CityStudio London

Pillar Nonprofit Network

Monique Comeau

Senior Policy Analyst, International Experience Canada

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)

Nadine Forget-Dubois

Research and Transfer Officer

Conseil supérieur de l’éducation, Gouvernement du Québec

Natalie Rowe

Professor, Honours Bachelor of Interior Design (BID), Faculty of Creative Industries

Fanshawe College

Natasha Bursey

Senior Instructor, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Aurora College

Nathalie Méthot

Director, Office of Research and Innovation and Chair of Tech Access Canada

La Cité

Nathalie Vallée

Director General

Collège Ahuntsic

Neal Lilliott

Manager, startGBC

George Brown College

Norma Schneider

Vice President, Academic

NorQuest College

Nuvi Dhaliwal

Project Manager

George Brown College

Olga Leshcheva

International Student Engagement Officer, International Student Supports & Retention, NorQuest International

NorQuest College

Pat Romano

Faculty, Department of Humanities

Dawson College

Patricia Chabbert

Manager of Indigenous & Business Relations

Canadore College

Rachelle Munchinsky

Project Lead, International Education

College of New Caledonia

Rebecca Bock-Freeman

Senior Executive Associate, Office of the Vice President, Academic

NorQuest College

Rebecca Fitzgerald

Associate Director, International Mobility and Strategic Partnerships

Humber College

Rebecca Trautwein

Manager, Global Learning and Engagement

Humber College

Richard Burman

Faculty Leader, Applied Research, Camosun Innovates

Camosun College

Richard Gale

Director, Camosun Innovates

Camosun College

Rob Theriault

Immersive Technology Lead

Georgian College

Robert Cousineau

Lawyer and Lecturer

CÉGEP Heritage College

Robin Craig

Director, Research and Innovation Boréal

Collège Boréal

Rochelle Owen

Executive Director, Office of Sustainability

Dalhousie University

Rodney Holt

Dean, School of Continuing Education

Red Deer College

Rodolfo Torrezan

Manager, International Programs and Partnerships

Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC)

Romana Pasca

Manger, International Projects, Partnerships and Global Education, Office of Global Engagement

North Island College

Ryan Fleming

Client Director

IDP Connect USA

Saleh Jiddawi

Manager and Interim Director, Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies

Sheridan College

Sally Vinden

Trades Curriculum Teaching & Learning Specialist

Vancouver Island University

Samantha Lenci

Provost & Vice President, Academic

Lethbridge College

Sarah Ferguson

Manager, Student Experience and Educational Design, Teaching and Learning Centre of Innovation

Olds College

Scott Clerk

Director of International Education

Northern Lights College

Serena Neumerschitsky

Contract Instructor - North Island College, and Owner and Principal Consultant

SEA45 - Compliance, Consult and Creative

Sharon Lauricella

Associate Professor

Ontario Tech University

Sharon McLennon

Director, NL Workforce Innovation Centre (NLWIC)

College of the North Atlantic

Shauna Moore

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator, Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Durham College

Shawnee LaPorte

Student Services Advisor and Indigenous Supports

Nova Scotia Community College

Sheila Cruz

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Faculty

Aurora College

Sid Mehta

Senior Director, Ancillary Services

Simon Fraser University

Stephen Reaume

Associate Director

Lambton College

T. Keith Edmunds

Instructor

Assiniboine Community College

Tal Sethi

Client Relations Manager

IDP Connect Canada

Tammy Dokis

Kikandaaswiwin Mookiisin Steam and Virtual Indigenous STEAM Coordinator

Canadore College

Tania Di Tota

Nursing Faculty

John Abbott College

Tatiana Vasil’eva

Team Lead, International Student Supports & Retention, NorQuest International

NorQuest College

Teresa Kisilevich

Associate Dean, Trades & Apprenticeship

Okanagan College

Thomas Carey

Executive-in-Residence for Teaching and Learning Innovation, British Columbia Association of Institutes and Universities

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Tiffany Snauwaert

Dean, Community Education & Workplace Training, School of Business, School of Environment & Geomatics – Selkirk College

Tony J. Read

Professor of Business Strategy and Information Systems, BBA Capstone Champion, Pilon School of Business

Sheridan College

Tresa Reinhardt

Vice-President, Employee and Student Services

Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies

Wanda McDonald

Manager, Counselling and Wellness

Nova Scotia Community College

Yasmin Gardy

Student, Food Technology

British Columbia Institute of Technology

Yuchen Sun

Senior Program Manager, Research & Innovation

George Brown College