CICan Leadership Institutes for Vice-Presidents

June 24 - 29, 2023 | All Day
  • The Prince George Hotel
    1725 Market Street
    Halifax, Nova Scotia

Who should attend

This Leadership Institute is designed for those in the role of vice-president (in academic, administration, finance, and student services departments) or equivalent positions who aspire to become Presidents.

Key areas will be examined, including:

  • leadership, skills and traits – self-assessment and skills assessment;
  • key contextual issues facing Canadian college/institute executives-nationally and internationally;
  • internal and external roles/responsibilities/accountabilities of the President;
  • the role and relationship of the executive team with the President;
  • governance responsibilities; and
  • the key elements and challenges of the role of the President.


June 24: Arrival, reception, dinner (participants only)
June 25 – 27: Sessions, breakfast, lunch, coffee breaks, and a dinner (guests are invited to attend)
June 28: Sessions, breakfast, lunch, coffee breaks, and farewell dinner (guests are invited to attend)
June 29: Breakfast and departure

Additional Information

Early registration is encouraged for a maximum of 30 participants and to a maximum of 2 participants per college. Should space permit, an additional participant may be considered. We also welcome participants from non-member institutions or other organizations.


Once your registration has been completed, CICan will add you to a rooming list to the Cambridge Suites Hotel (accommodations contracted) that will be submitted to the hotel with the arrival date of Saturday, June 24th and departure date of Thursday, June 29th.  If you are planning to arrive earlier or extend your stay at the hotel and/or have any special requests, please contact Carla de Koning at

Please note that accommodation is not included in the registration fee and each individual will pay their accommodation at checkout.

Cambridge Suites Hotel Halifax
Rate: $179


Don Bureaux

Nova Scotia Community College

Don Lovisa

Durham College

Paula Burns

Langara College

Registration Fees

Participants are responsible for meals not included in the registration fee.
PackageMember FeeNon-member Fee

Travel Information


Code: 3N9F6VY

Restrictions: Travel destination between Halifax, NS and anywhere WestJet flies in North America; period from June 16 to July 6, 2023. Discounts applies to Plus Base fares (5% off Econo* and 10% off EconoFlex and Premium fares for travel within Canada)

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Additional Information


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Contact Info

For program information
Denise Amyot
613-746-2222 ext. 3144
For registration information
Carla de Koning
613-746-2222 ext. 3357


Substitutions are accepted by email up to June 20, 2023
You can cancel online or by email up until June 20, 2023. We do not accept cancellations by phone.

CICan’s Code of Conduct & Duty of Care

As we begin holding events in person, the health and safety of all attendees remains our priority. Learn more about the extra steps in place to protect everyone attending our events in-person.