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Monday, January 28

16:10 EST

201: Client-Focused E-Learning
Employment and training organizations are being urged to cut back on face-to-face programs and enable learners to access resources and activities online at the time of need. Regardless of the format you use to deliver your e-courses, sound learning strategies are essential. Are clients acquiring new knowledge, developing skills or altering their perceptions? This is the challenge.

Speakers | Conférenciers
avatar for Deborah Bromley

Deborah Bromley

CEO, ETHOS Career Management Group Ltd.
Deborah Bromley is President/CEO of ETHOS; in this industry for over 28 years. She has worked for government, non-profit and for-profit organizations in program development and delivery, as Program Officer, Executive Director, CEO and other roles.
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Tamara Cameron

General Manager/Director of Learning Innovations + Technology, ETHOS Career Management Group Ltd
Tamara Cameron is a Learning Specialist with a special interest in the design and development of instructional technology. Tamara’s experience ranges from creating targeted training, to conceptualizing blended learning programs, to designing more comprehensive learning environm... Read More →

Monday January 28, 2019 16:10 - 17:00 EST
Room | Salle 201

16:10 EST

202: Professional Mentoring, Professional Practice and Employer Engagement
We'll share best practices leading to the success of the Professional Mentorship Program, which matches internationally trained immigrants with established professionals - pre-arrival and after landing. The Professional Practice Program connects employers with skilled immigrants who offer up to six weeks of meaningful volunteer work. Skills Match online and on-site recruitment sessions helps employers to connect with pre-screened skilled immigrants.

Learning Outcomes: 
  • Successful mentoring partnerships
  • Mentoring through professional practice opportunities
  • Mentoring through professional practice opportunities

Speakers | Conférenciers
avatar for Ritu Ganju

Ritu Ganju

Team Lead & Mentorship Program Co-ordinator, Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS)
Ritu Ganju has over 20 years' experience in the field of education and career development. A Certified Employment Strategist, she passionately empowers and motivates new immigrants to take ownership and achieve their career goals.
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Kyle Turner

Co-ordinator Employer Engagement Program, Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia
Kyle Turner has been working at Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS) since January 2012 as Co-ordinator, Employer Engagement. He works in partnership with employers and ISANS staff to plan, develop and deliver supports to companies of all sizes on issues related to... Read More →

Monday January 28, 2019 16:10 - 17:00 EST
Room | Salle 202

16:10 EST

203: Case Management: An Essential Specialization in Employment Services
Recognizing the emergence of Case Management as a critical specialization within employment services, the Nova Scotia Career Development Association has developed a modular learning system that provides comprehensive, online content suitable for new and experienced career practitioners. The system supports the development of case management competencies through the demonstration and assessment of knowledge.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Understand Case Management as a specialization within the career development field
  • Be acquainted with content and process of the NSCDA approach
  • Experience the program through "snapshot" of a module

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Connie Corse

Training Manager, Nova Scotia Career Development Association
Connie Corse is Training Manager, Nova Scotia Career Development Association. She has over 20 years in the Human Services industry and is both a Certified Career Development Practitioner (CCDP) and a Mental Health Champion.
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Teresa Francis

Owner - Past President of the Career Counsellors Chapter, Teresa Francis Consulting - CCPA Career Counsellors Chapter
Teresa Francis is a career counsellor and a consultant in career development and RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning). She is the immediate Past President of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA) Career Counsellors Chapter.  

Monday January 28, 2019 16:10 - 17:00 EST
Room | Salle 203

16:10 EST

204: Career Pathways in K-12 at Edmonton Public Schools
Career Pathways is about supporting all students from early learning through to high school completion and beyond, by engaging students in meaningful and relevant learning opportunities that reduce barriers and open doors. Students develop a curiosity about the world around them through rigorous and relevant projects, activities and experiences, that also make important connections to potential career pathways. These learning experiences elicit enduring understandings which, in turn, help students to become competent, successful and contributing citizens.

Learning Outcomes:
  • How to link curriculum to programming
  • How to use data to support our work
  • How to engage community stakeholders

Speakers | Conférenciers
avatar for Chelsea Erdmann

Chelsea Erdmann

Supervisor, Career Pathways, Edmonton Public Schools
An educator with Edmonton Public Schools for 11 years, Chelsea Erdmann has supervised Career Pathways since its inception. Chelsea is passionate about career development that better prepares students to be capable, confident, contributing citizens.
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Sean Jones

Research Consultant, Edmonton Public Schools
After managing professional conferences for over a decade, Sean Jones moved into the field of public education after completing his master’s degree at the University of Alberta in communications and technology three years ago.
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Ann Parker

Director,nResearch and Innovation for Student Learning, Edmonton Public Schools
Ann Parker, BEd, has been an educator for 25 years. Ann has served as a teacher, supervisor, principal and director with Edmonton Public Schools (EPS). Ann is currently the Director of Research and Innovation for Student Learning supporting the areas of Research, FNMI and Career... Read More →

Monday January 28, 2019 16:10 - 17:00 EST
Room | Salle 204

16:10 EST

205: Talent Revolution: Longevity and the Future of Work
HOT OFF THE PRESS! In early 2019 Lisa's newest book hits shelves challenging outdated career thinking. Published by University of Toronto Press, this book delves into how demographic change is the catalyst for today's talent revolution with field notes, theories and tips for practitioners, managers and leaders. Come be among the first audiences to dig into this new Canadian resource.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Learn how longevity is transforming the world of work
  • Gain insight into the future of work through field examples
  • Challenge outdated career thinking

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Lisa Taylor

President, Challenge Factory
Lisa Taylor is an author, entrepreneur, volunteer and community leader focused on making sense of the changing world of work. She is the President of Challenge Factory and lives in Toronto.

Monday January 28, 2019 16:10 - 17:00 EST
Room | Salle 205

16:10 EST

206: Career Services for Students with Disabilities: From Post-Secondary to Rewarding Careers | Orientation professionnelle pour les étudiants handicapés : des études postsecondaires à un travail enrichissant
As part of NEADS’ Landscape of Accessibility and Accommodation for Post-Secondary Students with Disabilities in Canada project, career service professionals at Canadian post-secondary institutions were surveyed to better understand current practices for students with disabilities. Findings from our career educators survey - with funding support from CERIC - will be shared. Presenters will also provide insight from an extensive analysis of the Canadian Survey on Disability (StatsCan, 2012). The presentation will conclude with a discussion of innovative practices in career transition programming.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Understanding unique career challenges and opportunities for students & grads with disabilities
  • Gaining key insight from significant data in this area
  • Collaborating with Canada's only national organization that represents college and university students with disabilities

Dans le cadre de son projet Accessibilité, conception universelle et de services d’orientation professionnelle, NEADS a posé des questions à des spécialistes de l’orientation professionnelle dans des établissements postsecondaires canadiens afin de mieux comprendre le quotidien des étudiants handicapés. Les résultats du sondage transmis aux spécialistes de l’orientation professionnelle, avec l’appui financier de CERIC, seront bientôt diffusés. Les présentateurs proposeront également une analyse approfondie des résultats de l’Enquête canadienne sur l’incapacité (Statistique Canada, 2012). La présentation prendra fin sur une discussion des nouvelles pratique en matière de programmes de réorientation professionnelle.

Objectifs d’apprentissage :
  • Comprendre les défis et les occasions professionnels propres aux étudiants et diplômés handicapés
  • Obtenir de précieux renseignements tirés de données importantes dans le domaine
  • Collaborer avec la seule organisation nationale canadienne qui représente les étudiants handicapés du niveau postsecondaire

Speakers | Conférenciers

Roxana Jahani Aval

Acting Chair/Ontario Director | Présidente intérimaire et directrice pour l’Ontario, National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) | Association nationale des étudiant(e)s handicapé(e)s au niveau postsecondaire (NEADS)
Roxana Jahani Aval is pursuing a BA in human rights and equity studies at York University and has a BA in psychology from York. She is Acting Chair/Ontario Director, National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) and a member of the executive of the Council of Canadians... Read More →
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Frank Smith

National Coordinator | Coordonnateur national, National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) | Association nationale des étudiant(e)s handicapé(e)s au niveau postsecondaire (NEADS)
Frank Smith is the National Co-ordinator of the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS), a position he has held since 1986 when the group was founded. NEADS is the only non-governmental organization of its type in Canada that represents post-secondary students... Read More →

Monday January 28, 2019 16:10 - 17:00 EST
Room | Salle 206

16:10 EST

207: Conestoga Career Course Partnership Embeds Gamification, Experiential Learning
Conestoga College streamlined 25 career development courses in a pilot supported by MAESD’s “Career Ready” project, resulting in four common-core courses featuring inventive localization, better aligned to the student context. Embedding narrative assessment tools-- Who You Are Matters! game and Online Storyteller, in partnership with OneLifeTools, into curriculum engages students in career clarification, experiential learning and authentic workplace exposure.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Review the unique partnership that led to streamlined curriculum
  • Assess OneLifeTools Game and Storyteller alignment with MAESD’s experiential learning
  • Review the partnership plan for future sustainability

Speakers | Conférenciers
avatar for Lisa Bauman

Lisa Bauman

Curriculum Consultant/ Career Development Instructor, Conestoga College
With over 10 years of tenure at Conestoga College, Lisa Bauman has worn many hats: Career Work Coach, Peer Services Consultant, Curriculum Consultant and Instructor. In 2015, she completed MEd from the University of Calgary.
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Mark Franklin

Co-founder, OneLifeTools
OneLifeTools co-founder, Mark Franklin, is the Stu Conger award-winning CareerCycles practice leader. He co-authored Who You Are Matters!, teaches a University of Toronto for-credit career course. With others, he wants to unlock career management’s potential.

Monday January 28, 2019 16:10 - 17:00 EST
Room | Salle 207

16:10 EST

209: Granted You Have a Great Idea… Now What? | Vous avez une bonne idée. Et maintenant?
You’ve identified a need that must be met. You’ve got a project idea that addresses the need and you’re ready to move forward but not sure where to go. Could it be to CERIC? Explore CERIC’s current funding priorities for Project Partnerships, our online application portal and review processes, hints and tips, and supports available to applicants. Current project partners will also share their experiences.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Understand CERIC’s Letter of Intent and Project Partnership Application process
  • Learn about tips and hints to make the application process easier
  • Learn about reporting and dissemination requirements and supports that are available from CERIC

Vous avez décelé un besoin à combler. Vous avez un projet qui répondrait à ce besoin et êtes prêt à aller de l’avant, mais n’êtes pas bien certain de la suite. Le CERIC pourrait-il vous aider? Explorez les priorités de financement actuelles du CERIC en ce qui a trait aux partenariats de projets, son portail de demandes en ligne, ses processus, conseils et astuces en matière d’examen, ainsi que son soutien aux demandeurs. Les partenaires des projets actuels parleront aussi de leurs expériences.

Objectifs d’apprentissage :
  • Comprendre la lettre d’intention du CERIC et les étapes à suivre pour présenter une demande de partenariat de projet
  • Obtenir des trucs et des astuces pour optimiser sa demande
  • Connaître les exigences relatives aux rapports et à la diffusion des connaissances, ainsi que les ressources offertes par le CERIC

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Riz Ibrahim

Executive Director, CERIC
Riz Ibrahim is the Executive Director of CERIC. Riz works with CERIC’s cross-sectoral Board and Advisory Committees to develop strategic and functional partnerships that enhance the body of knowledge for Canada’s career professional communities.

Monday January 28, 2019 16:10 - 17:00 EST
Room | Salle 209

16:10 EST

210: Making Meaningful Career Connections: Leveraging Your Community Mentors
Since 2014, Career Exploration and Education has engaged more than 1,800 co-educators, exponentially leveraging and diversifying career conversations. Through this presentation, you will learn about mentor recruitment strategies, how community professionals were equipped as career co-educators in experiential learning programs, the challenges of managing stakeholder expectations while maintaining program integrity, and how students benefited from impactful conversations with career co-educators.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Understand how to meaningfully engage community professionals as career mentors
  • How to best prepare mentors to have impactful career conversations
  • Manage stakeholder expectations (mentors & learners) while maintaining program integrity

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Carol Lam

Co-ordinator, Career Exploration, University of Toronto
As a Co-ordinator of Career Exploration Programs at University of Toronto's Career Exploration and Education, Carol Lam develops and implements programs and services with community co-educators to help students explore careers and clarify their career direction.
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Amelia Merrick

Director, Career Exploration and Education, University of Toronto
Amelia Merrick is the Director of Career Exploration and Education at the University of Toronto. She is currently pursuing a PhD to understand how first generation university students create their career paths in the knowledge economy.

Monday January 28, 2019 16:10 - 17:00 EST
Room | Salle 210

16:10 EST

211: Advocacy, femme immigrantes et counseling de carrière groupal
Plusieurs travaux de recherche mettent en lumière les injustices et la double stigmatisation vécue par les femmes immigrantes eu égard à l’appartenance ethnique et de genre. Dans un perspective d'advocacy et de justice sociale nous présentons des résultats d'une recherche et une vignette pratique traitant de l'intervention en counseling de carrière groupal auprès de cette population.

Objectifs d’apprentissage :
  • Discuter les résutats d'une recherche aurpès des femmes immigrantes 
  • Identification des interventions favorisant le développement de carrière des immigrantes
  • Établir des liens entre advocacy et counseling de carrière groupal

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Patricia Dionne

Professeure, Université de Sherbrooke
Professeure adjointe à l'Université de Sherbrooke au département d'orientation professionnelle. Thèmes de recherche : analyse de l’activité, counseling de carrière groupal, immigration, orientation professionnelle d’adultes en situation de pauvreté et de précarité, bilan... Read More →

Monday January 28, 2019 16:10 - 17:00 EST
Room | Salle 211

16:10 EST

213: Collaborative Innovations in Career Development for Distinct Groups
Laurier’s Career Development Centre celebrates diversity by offering unique programming, expert advice, and additional support and resources for distinct student groups on campus. Learn from two dedicated career consultants as they share their programming ideas, strategies, successes and the challenges experienced while working with campus partners including: Accessible Learning, Laurier International, Indigenous Student Centre, and the Diversity and Equity Office.

Learning outcomes:
  • Understand a collaborative approach to career development with district groups
  • Learn new methods and resources to use with distinct groups
  • Network with other professionals who support distinct groups

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Korrie Belanger

Career Consultant, Wilfrid Laurier University
Korrie Belanger (MSW) offers engaging and unique programming as well as meets with diverse students to help them find meaningful career paths. Outside of work, she thoroughly enjoys spending time staying active with her dog.
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Jessie Eulenberg

Career Consultant, Wilfrid Laurier University
Jessie Eulenberg (MSW) is a Career Consultant who enjoys meeting students and collaborating with Laurier International to develop innovative programming for the growing international student population. Jessie also volunteers in her neighbourhood as a community builder.

Monday January 28, 2019 16:10 - 17:00 EST
Room | Salle 213

16:10 EST

214: Work-Integrated Learning: Exploring Challenges & Solutions
This session will explore the paradoxical challenge of "jobs without people and people without jobs."
The Diversity Institute will share its research exploring barriers and enablers to work-integrated learning faced by post-secondary students from marginalized groups across Ontario. Two innovative programs driving equitable access to skills training and employment, Advanced Digital Professional Training Program (ADaPT) and Magnet, will be discussed.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Identification of barriers and enablers to work-integrated learning
  • Understanding partnership models for addressing barriers
  • Access to tools to augment career development of underrepresented groups

Speakers | Conférenciers
avatar for Wendy Cukier

Wendy Cukier

Academic Director and Professor, Diversity, Ryerson University
Dr Wendy Cukier is founder of the Diversity Institute at the Ted Rogers School of Management, and recently completed her term as Vice-President of Research and Innovation where she helped build the university's innovation ecosystem.
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Roger Pizarro-Milian

Senior Research Associate, Diversity, Ryerson University
Dr Roger Pizarro-Milian is an organizational sociologist who studies how social inequality is produced through education systems and within work organizations.
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Brian Robson

Director, Business Development and Training Programs, Diversity, Ryerson University
Dr Brian Robson provides management of the business development operations and delivery of training programs at the Diversity Institute, Ted Rogers School of Management. His work focuses on leadership development, training, culture-shaping and people-building in a corporate envir... Read More →

Monday January 28, 2019 16:10 - 17:00 EST
Room | Salle 214

16:10 EST

215: Careers of the Future and Challenges to Overcome
Nowadays, there is a huge concern whether today’s careers will be available in 10 years. This is due to the rapid technological development which dictates a remarkable transformation in tomorrow's labour market. In this session, participants will have an overview on careers which are expected to vanish or to be created. Additionally, challenges and suggested solutions will be presented.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explore current jobs which are expected to disappear in future
  • Explore future careers which are predicted to exist
  • Identify challenges and solutions from higher education institutions' perspective

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Abla Krouma

Alumni and Career Guidance Co-ordinator, Abu Dhabi Vocational Education and Training Institute (ADVETI)
Abla Krouma is a Global Career Development Facilitator with more than eight years’ experience in career and alumni services field. Her career has engaged intensively in higher education, student affairs, employer and alumni relation and training.

Monday January 28, 2019 16:10 - 17:00 EST
Room | Salle 215