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Colleges and Institutes Supporting the Integration of Immigrants
Feb 11 - 14th, 2015 | Ottawa,
Novotel
33 Nicholas Street, Ottawa, | View Map

Description

The Symposium will provide a working venue for participants to exchange on the important role of colleges and institutes in supporting the integration of immigrants into the Canadian labour market.

The symposium will feature an interactive mix of presentations and roundtable discussions on:

  • Partnerships with private sector employers, notably small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)
  • Partnerships with municipalities including, integration efforts outside major metropolitan centres and in Francophone minority communities
  • Update on the Canadian Immigrant Integration Program (CIIP)
  • Essential support services for immigrant student success: advising, personal counseling and support, and financial assistance
  • Occupation-specific language training (OSLT)
  • Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) Services
  • International students and pathways to permanent residency
  • Integration of immigrants with trades qualifications
  • Policy perspectives from Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC)

Who should attend

Presidents/Chief Executive Officers; Vice-Presidents; Deans/Managers of Immigrant Education, International Centres and Student Access; other key staff members of institutions working with immigrants; and, umbrella organizations responsible for the integration of immigrants.

Sponsorship Opportunity

Event Sponsor – $5,000

  • Two registrations to attend the Symposium
  • Display space
  • Recognition on all Symposium materials including invitee and participant emails and the final program
  • Company logo displayed on screen during the day
  • Acknowledgement in Symposium chair’s remarks

For more information, please contact Gail Mulhall by email: gmulhall@collegesinstitutes.ca

Location

Novotel
33 Nicholas Street
Ottawa, K1N 9M7
LOCATION
Novotel
33 Nicholas Street
Ottawa, , K1N 9M7
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