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4th Skills and Post-Secondary Education Summit 2016

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2016 Event

The 4th Skills and Post-Secondary Education Summit 2016 convened over 200 key stakeholders from across Canada to address the advanced skills, education, and competitiveness challenges facing Canada today. The Summit’s expert panel of speakers focused on how best to implement effective change strategies to address Canadian skills and PSE challenges.

From how to ensure successful student transitions from secondary to post-secondary to building a financially sustainable models for PSE institutions, participants identified strategic goals, and established concrete actions to achieve the changes we need in Canada’s PSE system.

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Featured Speakers from the 2016 Event

Dr. Daniel F. Muzyka

Dr. Daniel F. Muzyka
President and Chief Executive Officer
The Conference Board of Canada

Dr. Mamdouh Shoukri

Dr. Mamdouh Shoukri
President and Vice-Chancellor
York University

Dr. Matthew McKean

Dr. Matthew McKean
Senior Research Associate, Education, Immigration and Network Manager
The Conference Board of Canada

Dr. Robert Annan

Dr. Robert Annan
Fellow
Public Policy Forum

Peggy Sattler

Peggy Sattler
MPP
Legislative Assembly of Ontario

 The Hon. David H. Tsubouchi

The Hon. David H. Tsubouchi
Registrar and Chief Executive Officer
Ontario College of Trades

 Steven Coté

Steven Coté
Director, Policy and Research, Canada Student Loans Program
Employment and Social Development Canada

Susan B. Uchida

Susan B. Uchida
Vice-President, Learning
RBC

Dr. Valerie Walker

Dr. Valerie Walker
Vice-President, Policy, Innovation and Skills
Business Council of Canada

 Anne M. Sado

Anne M. Sado
President
George Brown College of Applied Arts and Technology

Gail Bowkett

Gail Bowkett
Director, Innovation Policy
Mitacs

Jenny Poulos

Jenny Poulos
Senior Vice-President, Human Resources
RBC

Rhonda Moore

Rhonda Moore
Project Lead
Public Policy Forum

Dr. Robert Fleming

Dr. Robert Fleming
Executive Director and Co-Chair
British Columbia Council on Admissions & Transfer

Alison Hedley

Alison Hedley
PhD candidate, Communication and Culture
Ryerson University

Lia Quickert

Lia Quickert
Interim Executive Director and Strategic Communications and Public Affairs Director
Ontario Council on Articulation and Transfer (ONCAT)

Alison Howard

Alison Howard
Associate Director, Industry and Business Strategy Convening
The Conference Board of Canada

 Tracie Marsh-Fior

Tracie Marsh-Fior
Executive Director
OntarioLearn

Dr. Douglas MacLeod

Dr. Douglas MacLeod
Chair, RAIC Centre for Architecture
Athabasca University

 Dr. Graham Carr

Dr. Graham Carr
Provost and Vice-President Academic Affairs
Concordia University

Jan Fullerton

Jan Fullerton
Executive Director
Skills Canada NWT

 Dr. Karen Barnes

Dr. Karen Barnes
President and Vice Chancellor
Yukon College

Jos Nolle

Jos Nolle
Dean, Seneca International
Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology

Sonja Knutson

Sonja Knutson
Director, Internationalization Office
Memorial University of Newfoundland

 Nicole Almond

Nicole Almond
President
Enactus Canada

 Terri Williams

Terri Williams
Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility
Scotiabank

Benjamin Canning

Benjamin Canning
Student, Entrepreneurship and Strategy
Ted Rogers School of Business Management, Ryerson University

 Dr. James Compton

Dr. James Compton
President
Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT)

James Butler

James Butler
Director, Faculty Bargaining Services
Canadian Association of University Business Officers (CAUBO)

 Dr. Peter Nunoda

Dr. Peter Nunoda
President and Chief Executive Officer
Vancouver Community College

Dr. Barbara A. Fennessy

Dr. Barbara A. Fennessy
Vice-President, Applied Research and International Education
Conestoga College

Dr. Deborah MacLatchy

Dr. Deborah MacLatchy
Provost and Vice-President: Academic
Wilfrid Laurier University

 Peggy Jarvie

Peggy Jarvie
Executive Director, Co-operative Education and Career Action
University of Waterloo

Dr. Sandra Lapointe

Dr. Sandra Lapointe
Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy
McMaster University

 Dr. Valérie Laflamme

Dr. Valérie Laflamme
Acting Director, Research Training Portfolio
SSHRC

Dr. Dori Tunstall

Dr. Dori Tunstall
Dean, Faculty of Design
OCAD University

Dr. Paula F. Gouveia

Dr. Paula F. Gouveia
Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Humber College ITAL

Dr. Angela Hildyard

Dr. Angela Hildyard
Special Advisor to the President and Provost
University of Toronto

Dr. Mahadeo A. Sukhai

Dr. Mahadeo A. Sukhai
Senior Advisor
National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS)

J.P. Gladu

J.P. Gladu
President and Chief Executive Officer
Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

Dr. Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux

Dr. Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux
Indigenous Chair for Truth and Reconciliation
Lakehead University

Heather McCagg-Nystrom

Heather McCagg-Nystrom
Vice-President, Community and Extensions
Aurora College, Yellowknife North Slave Campus

Jennifer St.Germain

Jennifer St.Germain
Director, Education and Training
Métis Nation of Ontario

Zubin Austin

Zubin Austin
Professor and Murray Koffler Chair in Management, Academic Director, Centre for Practice Excellence, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy
University of Toronto

Beth Clarke

Beth Clarke
Director, Employment Programs
Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC)

Suzanne Gordon

Suzanne Gordon
Manager
Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration

Lisa Philipps

Lisa Philipps
Director, Research Policy
Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

Dr. Joel Westheimer

Dr. Joel Westheimer
University Research Chair in Democracy and Education
University of Ottawa


Sponsors

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

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Ontario College of Trades logo

Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences logo

University of Victoria - Co-operative Education Program and Career Services logo

Exhibitors

Canadian Forces Recruiting Group logo


Indspire logo




Magnet logo



Metis Nation of Ontario logo

ResearchImpact logo

World Education Services (WES)

Marketing Partners

Aboriginal Apprenticeships Board of Ontario logo



BC Council for International Education logo



CAUCE logo



Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE)



Colleges and Institutes Canada logo



Enactus



Skills Canada Newfoundland Labrador logo

Special Contributor

Fitterfirst logo



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