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Conferences taking place across Canada in April and May 2019
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Conferences taking place across Canada in April and May 2019

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Spring has sprung, and so has a host of professional development and networking opportunities. These conferences – being held in locations across the country – cover a wide array of topics.

Nova Scotia
2019 CACEE National Conference (Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers)

May 26-29, 2019 | Halifax

This event brings together employers and career educators from Canada, the U.S. and abroad who are engaged in supporting the successful transition from post-secondary studies to career. The National Conference provides comprehensive, quality professional development, networking and social activities.

New Brunswick
CCPA/IAC 2019 Conference (Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association, International Association for Counselling)

May 13-16, 2019 | Moncton

This conference aims to develop the field of counselling in Canada, facilitate the professional development of people working in the field and promote the exchange of theories and research in counselling.

Ontario
Amplify (First Work)

April 15, 2019 | Toronto

This conference explores new challenges and opportunities to advance workforce development in Ontario. It offers a full day of inspiring and thought-provoking conversation that attracts hundreds of government, industry and sector leaders, professionals, educators, funders and researchers.

Strengthening Our Roots (Chatham-Kent Nonprofit Network)

April 25, 2019 | Chatham

In a time of change unlike anything the non-profit sector has experienced, Strengthening Our Roots will feature key insights from non-profit trailblazers who are driving success within their respective fields.

2019 OCEA Spring Conference (Ontario Cooperative Education Association)

April 28-30, 2019 | Niagara Falls

This conference is on the theme of “Preparing the Workforce of Tomorrow,” exploring changing economic realities and required skills.

Perspectives on Experiential Learning (OpenEd – University of Guelph)

April 30-May 1, 2019 | Guelph

This event will discuss critical questions and perspectives on themes including: the student voice; designing, teaching and assessing experiential learning; making partnerships matter; and overcoming barriers and increasing access.

CICan 2019 Conference (Colleges and Institutes Canada)

May 5-7, 2019 | Niagara Falls

CICan’s annual conference is the largest event of its kind in Canada and gathers post-secondary education leaders from across the country and around the world. This year’s conference explores the theme of “Inclusion – A Recipe for Success.”

Communication Conference (Association of Municipal Employment Services)

May 13-14, 2019 | Hamilton

Two days of speakers, inspiring messages and networking for people who work in Ontario Works, housing, childcare and employment.

ONECA Conference 2019 (Ontario Native Education Counselling Association)

May 27-29, 2019 | Sault Ste. Marie

This year’s ONECA conference – “Honour Resilience” – is a place to gain professional development, network and visit vendors and sponsors.

CCO Conference (Career Colleges Ontario)

May 29 and 30, 2019 | Toronto

This event is a gathering of career colleges and their stakeholders across the province in celebration of the sector, its students and the continued progress being made in recognition of the important role career colleges play in Ontario’s post-secondary education system.

Saskatchewan
Contact Conference 2019 (Saskatoon Industry-Education Council)

April 9-10, 2019 | Saskatoon

Now in its 15th year, the theme of this year’s Contact Conference is “Your Career, Your Adventure.” Speakers including Spencer Niles and Susan Aglukark will be there to share their knowledge and expertise in career development.

Alberta
Connections Conference (Calgary Chamber of Voluntary Organizations)

April 10, 2019 | Calgary

This year’s Connections Conference focuses on being adaptive. The 2019 Conference speakers will share insights with the aim of empowering non-profits and their supporters to respond to changes in the economy, technology and society.

HR Undefined 2019: Explore + Innovate (Chartered Professionals in Human Resources of Alberta)

April 10-11, 2019 | Edmonton

Human resources and business professionals can access 40 professional development sessions, networking and community building at CPHR Alberta’s largest annual event.

Alberta Career Development Conference 2019 (Career Development Association of Alberta)

April 30-May 1, 2019 | Edmonton

This conference will focus on “Shaping the Future – Career Development for the 21st Century,” a timely and necessary theme given the growing importance of career development in the changing world of work.

British Columbia
Create Momentum Conference (Chartered Professionals in Human Resources of British Columbia & Yukon)

April 2-3, 2019 | Vancouver

Western Canada’s largest HR conference and tradeshow, featuring five keynote speakers, 40-plus breakout speakers, a 100-booth tradeshow and more.

Career Development Conference 2019 (BC Career Development Association)

May 23-24, 2019 | Vancouver

B.C.’s largest annual event devoted to the career development and management field. The conference will give participants the space to exchange ideas, discover new opportunities, reacquaint with colleagues, meet new friends and broaden their knowledge.

Yukon
CAP 2019 Conference (Canadian Association of Principals)

April 30-May 3, 2019 | Whitehorse

The CAP 2019 Conference, “Northern Lights – Illuminating Our Experience,” focuses on authentic learning. Speakers will explore a variety of topics, from educational leadership and democracy education, to the First Nations ways of knowing.


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Lindsay Purchase Administrator
Lindsay Purchase oversees CERIC’s tri-annual magazine, Careering, and the CareerWise website, along with the CareerWise Weekly newsletter. She has a background in journalism, having worked previously as a digital editor and reporter. Lindsay is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University’s Global Studies program.
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Lindsay Purchase oversees CERIC’s tri-annual magazine, Careering, and the CareerWise website, along with the CareerWise Weekly newsletter. She has a background in journalism, having worked previously as a digital editor and reporter. Lindsay is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University’s Global Studies program.
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