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Benefits of Attending

5th Skills and Post-Secondary Education Summit 2017Nov 29–30, 2017 Toronto

Your participation at this 2-day event will connect you with a wide variety of key stakeholders from across Canada to address the advanced skills, education, and competitiveness challenges facing Canada today. Leading experts will engage you in interactive discussions to define key issues, identify strategic goals, and establish concrete actions to achieve the changes we need in Canada’s PSE system.

The 5th annual Skills and Post-Secondary Education Summit 2017 will provide opportunities for participants to share, learn, and debate the latest issues and trends relating to setting goals, and identifying roles and resources needed to build and maintain a world class PSE system that supplies the highly skilled and educated workforce Canada needs.

Participants will make new contacts, meet with the experts, engage in meaningful conversations, and connect with key players in the sector and beyond to build strategic partnerships.

Featured Topics

You will have the opportunity to hear from leading experts on compelling topics such as:

  • Designing and implementing multi-disciplinary collaborative platforms
  • Leveraging opportunities for innovation
  • Engaging employers in skills development 
  • Identifying needed tools and resources
  • Learning from past success and best practices

Build Your Network

Connect with key leaders and major industry players from across Canada. Network, ask questions, and build relationships with expert speakers, business leaders, and decision makers, government officials, civil society, academics, and students. Expand your network and connections to take your performance to the next level.

As a participant, you will:

  • Gain insights from the Summit’s high-profile speakers who will share their novel perspectives on implementing skills and PSE strategies, building strategic partnerships, and tracking outcomes
  • Participate in consultations on stakeholder and institutional roles as well as the resources needed for future success across various platforms of a world class skills and PSE system
  • Learn about the latest in skills and PSE programming, as well as future directions from leading institutions and educators
  • Meet industry leaders to discuss and debate significant industry-related issues that affect your organization and the future of PSE
  • Share your best practices and insights with a broad range of PSE sector experts


We’d like to thank our generous sponsors for their contribution to this event.

Funding provided in part by:
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Metis Nation of Ontario logo

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Marketing Partners

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Travel Partner

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The details of this event are subject to change. Please revisit this page periodically for updated information.