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Conferences to add to your calendar for October 2019

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Looking for opportunities to learn and connect? Check out these conferences for professionals in career development, learning, human resources and more taking place this October.

Manitoba
Infusion Entrepreneurship Conference

Oct. 28, 2019 | Flin Flon

The focus of this conference is “celebrating entrepreneurs in the North.” Speakers include Gary Merasty, Chief Development Officer for the NorthWest Company.

HR Conference 2019 – CPHR Manitoba

Oct. 29-30, 2019 | Winnipeg

Business + People, this year’s conference, is about HR professionals coming together and sharing the tools and insights to advance their own careers, taking opportunities to network and engaging in professional development that keeps them current and strengthens their roles as experts in the workplace.

Ontario
I4PL 2019 Conference – The Institute for Performance and Learning

Oct. 8-10, 2019 | Toronto

This year’s theme is “Future Ready,” exploring how performance and learning professionals can strive to ensure their practice is forward-looking and dynamic, incorporates technology and data, and manages change to ensure successful business outcomes.

OSCA 2019 Conference – Ontario School Counsellors’ Association

Oct. 17-18. 2019 | Mississauga

This year’s conference is designed to explore the unique opportunities available to students as they begin “Constructing a Bright Future: Avenues for Career and Personal Decision-Making.” Each day will focus on one of the subthemes: “Mental Health and Well-being” and “Modern Pathways.”

Futures Conference – First Work

Oct. 22-24, 2019 | Blue Mountain

This year’s conference is on the theme of “Workforce Revolution: Designing a Brave New World.” It poses the question, how can leaders of youth workforce development create a workforce revolution and thrive in a brave new world of youth employment services?

2019 Rethinking Disability Conference – Ontario Disability Employment Network

Oct. 23-25, 2019 | Toronto

This year’s theme is “From Theory to Practice.” Learn more about how to implement theories and take away tools and techniques to increase employment outcomes for people who have a disability.

CESBA Conference 2019 – Ontario Association of Adult and Continuing Education School Board Administrators

Nov. 27-29, 2019 | Toronto

The theme of CESBA’s 20th Anniversary Conference is “Celebrating the Past, Charting the Future,” with a focus on: preparing for change, the work of the future, making new connections and working outside of comfort zones.

Nova Scotia
Canadian Worker Co-operative Federation (CWCF) Conference 2019

Oct. 24-26, 2019 | Tatamagouche

The theme of this conference is “Building Resilient Communities – Ecology, Equality, and Workplace Democracy.” It will explore how worker co-ops can help transform our world to create a better economy, society and environment for everyone.

Newfoundland
2019 Sustainable Communities Conference (North Atlantic Forum and Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation)

Oct. 1-5, 2019 | St. John’s

The program will include a mix of community experience, relevant research knowledge, lively discussion and memorable local social activity. Labour market and labour mobility, as well as the future of rural work, are among the presentation themes.

International
NACADA Conference 2019

Oct. 20-23, 2019 | Louisville, KY

This conference brings together more than 3,000 professionals connected to the field of advising, including advisers, administrators, faculty, counsellors, career development specialists, researchers and graduate students, to network, learn and search for ways to enhance student success.

Career Development: Identity, Innovation and Impact – DMH Associates

Oct. 10, 2019 | Birmingham, England

This international conference with leading experts from around the world is aimed at practitioners, managers, innovators and employers from the public, private and third-party sectors. The conference will explore ways in which career development can be applied in practice using innovative and impactful strategies and techniques, drawing on national, European and international best practices.

NCDA Career Practitioner Institute

Oct. 25, 2019 | Cleveland, OH

Keynotes will be presented by Mark Savickas on “Fostering Career Adaptability” and Paul Hartung on “Life Design.” Two optional pre-conference professional development institutes will be held on “Building Skills for Career Construction Counselling” and “Career Work Reimagined: The End of Career Work as You Know It.”


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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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