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CICan Event | Symposium
CICan 2020 National Symposium on Continuing Education
Feb 6 - 7th, 2020 | Toronto, ON

Description

Responding to Employers’ Needs – New Collaborations for New Skills

With the labour market changing faster than ever to keep up with disruptive technologies, lifelong learning and access to hands-on training opportunities are essential and highly valued by Canadians.

The symposium will engage participants on how to better respond to the needs of employers and to the needs of a diversified student body with multiple backgrounds. The event will provide an opportunity to meet and exchange with experts and leaders from colleges and institutes, industry, and governments, regarding challenges and best practices for continuing education and training well adapted to better respond to the needs of the labour market in all domains.

The symposium will address key topics and trends, including the following:

  • PLAR (Prior Learning Assessment Recognition)
  • Contract training
  • Distance training
  • Reskilling and upskilling
  • Emerging trends, new knowledge and innovative approaches

Target Audience

Presidents, Director Generals, Vice -Presidents, Academic, Deans and Directors of Continuing Education and Apprenticeship Training of colleges and institutes, provincial and national stakeholders industy, employers, representatives and officials from provincial and federal governments.
Call for Presentations

Speakers

Pedro Barata
Executive director, Future Skills Centre

https://fsc-ccf.ca/team/pedro-barata/

The Honourable Perrin Beatty, PC, OC
President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Chamber of Commerce

http://www.chamber.ca/about-us/board-directors/Perrin_Beatty_Biography.pdf

Schedule

Participants are responsible for meals not included in the registration fee.
DateTimeMember Activities
February 6, 202007:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Member Activity:

Sessions

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.Member Activity:

Networking Reception

February 7, 202007:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Member Activity:

Sessions

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Registration Fees

Participants are responsible for meals not included in the registration fee. All packages include the activities listed in the above schedule.
PackagesCICan Members Non-Members
Symposium RegistrationMember Fees: $550.00Non-Member Fees: $675.00
Symposium Networking ReceptionMember Fees: $50.00Non-Member Fees: $75.00

Accommodation

Special discounted rates are available at the following hotel(s). Please note that accommodation is not included in the registration fee. Reserve early, as rooms will fill up quickly.
475 Yonge St
Toronto, ON
M4Y 1X7
Limited availability
Rate: $169.00
Code: SAD
Book by: January 7, 2020

Travel

Special discounted rates are available from the following providers. Reserve early, as seats will fill up quickly.
Code: KZEYAMU1
Restrictions: The booking is to be made to the following city: Toronto, ON (YYZ or YTZ) •The travel period begins January 30 and ends February 14, 2020. No discount will apply to Tango bookings for travel within Canada or between Canada and the U.S. For International travel (destinations outside North America), discounts apply to all fares including Tango. However, all bookings made using the promotion code will count toward the minimum 10 passenger requirement for Meetings and Conventions events.
Code: U66CI62
Restrictions: Travel destination between Toronto, ON (YYZ or YTZ) and anywhere WestJet flies in North America; period from February 1 to 14, 2020. Discounts applies to Plus Base fares (5% off Econo and Flex).
Code: 14058
Restrictions: The booking is to be made to the following city: Toronto, ON •The travel period begins February 4 and ends February 9, 2020. No discount will apply to Tango bookings for travel within Canada or between Canada and the U.S. For International travel (destinations outside North America), discounts apply to all fares including Tango. However, all bookings made using the promotion code will count toward the minimum 10 passenger requirement for Meetings and Conventions events.

Location

475 Yonge St
Toronto, ON M4Y 1X7
DATE AND TIME
Feb 6 - 7th, 2020
07:00 am - 12:30 pm
LOCATION
Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Downtown
475 Yonge St
Toronto, ON, M4Y 1X7
CONTACT
For program information
Caroline Gagnon, Director, Member Relations
613-746-2222 x. 3119
For registration information
613-746-5916
CANCELLATION POLICY
SUBSTITUTES
Substitutions are accepted by email up to February 5, 2020.
REFUNDS
Before and on December 31, 2019: 50% refund of the full amount paid
January 1, 2020 or later: No refunds
CANCELLATIONS
You can cancel online or by email up until February 1, 2020.
We do not accept cancellations by phone.
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