2020 CACEE Virtual National Conference: Engaging Post-Secondary Talent; Strategies for Today and Tomorrow

11:00 AM Nov 16 - 2:00 PM Nov 20, 2020

Your spot is waiting… Learn, connect, and collaborate your colleagues from Canada’s premiere network of professionals focused on the transition from post-secondary to career at the 2020 CACEE National Conference!  We have ensured that the program is compact, relevant, and filled with topics that will empower you to:

  • Hone your campus engagement
  • Infuse equity, diversity, and inclusion into each aspect of your engagement with post-secondary students
  • Create meaningful opportunities for reflection, competency development, and experiential learning
  • Adapt to our virtual reality
  • Invest in your own talent equity and resilience as you connect with students in the ‘now normal’ era of COVID-19

Join us from Monday, November 16 to Friday, November 20, 2020 for an enriching, innovative, and fun professional development experience!  We’ve got an amazing line-up of speakers, are leveraging technology to its maximum to keep the learning flexible and engaging, have woven the CACEE Competencies into each aspect of the program, and have built in times for you to network, collaborate, and learn from your colleagues throughout the conference.  This is not just another Zoom meeting… this is your community…and, it’s here to set you up for success, inspire, push boundaries and fuel you in your work  with students.  We can’t wait to welcome you to this event!

Register TODAY to take advantage of our Early Bird rate before Friday, October 16! You don’t want to miss this incredible week of learning, networking, and celebrating the very best of our space!


 

Conference Program

We are so pleased to be sharing our official Program for the 2020 Virtual National Conference. Click here to view what we have in-store. All conference sessions are aligned to the CACEE Competencies and we will be featuring each session with a full description, speaker biographies, and the competency focus in the coming weeks.

Conference Themes:

  • Campus Engagement
  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • Experiential Learning
  • Our Virtual Reality
  • Investing in your Talent Equity

Sponsorship

Great news! The planning committee has revamped our sponsorship package to fit our new virtual reality! If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, e-mail Melanie Smilynov at events@cacee.com.

Meet Our Co-Chairs

TB.png   Trevor Buttrum is an award-winning leader in the campus recruitment and career education space. He leverages 15+ years of front-line and supervisory experience to lead the Career Connections program at the Insurance Institute of Canada which empowers career seekers to find their place in the property & casualty insurance industry.

He is also currently the Director, Marketing & Communications on the CACEE National Board. Some of Trevor’s previous engagement with CACEE includes Director, Affiliate on the national board (2015-17), a National Conference Co-Chair (2015), an Ontario Regional Conference Co-Chair (2016), and co-leader of the CACEE Competency Ambassador Team (2016-Present).

In 2018, he was recognized as Campus Recruiter of the Year at the TalentEgg National Campus Recruitment Excellence Awards and the Career Connections team was the recipient of the Excellence in Innovation – Campus Recruitment and Employer Branding Awards from CACEE.
 CS.jpg   Catherine Stace manages Career Services at McGill University’s Max Bell School of Public Policy. An expert in the school to career transition, Catherine works closely with graduate students helping them find meaningful careers, and equally closely with employers to find the right talent. She has chaired numerous regional and national conferences and is a sought-after guest speaker at career forums and symposiums.

Driven by the belief that Canadian youth should have access to high quality career development and experimental learning opportunities Catherine sits on the Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers’ national board, Quebec Regional Advisory Board, and Youth Employment Services’ Quebec Provincial Employment Round-table committee. Catherine is a recipient of the McGill University Principal’s Award, and the Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers’ Moe Ktytor’s Award of Merit 


Conference Fees

Early Bird Rate (ends Friday, October 16, 2020):
Member Fee - $199
Non Member Fee - $249

Regular Rate (Tuesday, October 13 - Friday, November 13, 2020):
Member Fee - $249
Non Member Fee - $299

Already Registered for the In-Person Conference? 

Click here to view the dated in-person rates. If you were registered and have paid for the CACEE National Conference previously scheduled for May 2020, please read through the following information carefully, as it will address any questions you may have about your ticket status.

CACEE appreciates your patience regarding the process for the CACEE in-person Conference that has has transitioned to a virtual experience due to COVID-19.

All ticket holders have the following 3 options:

  • Option A – Transfer the full dollar value of your registration from the in-person conference to the Virtual Conference and use the remaining balance to bring 3-5 colleagues (depending on remaining credit).
  • Option B - Transfer your registration from the in-person conference to the Virtual Conference, with the balance to be held as a credit to be applied to any upcoming professional development opportunities provided by CACEE from the time of your registration to November 21, 2021. You may also use the remaining credits to renew your CACEE Membership for the year 2021.
  • Option C - Transfer your registration from the in-person conference to the Virtual Conference, with the balance to go towards sponsorship of the Virtual Conference.

Before you make your selection, please be aware of the following terms:

  • If you are selecting OPTION A, the original ticket buyer must be the person submitting the request and follow the below steps:
    • Step 1: Click here to register and choose your registration tier. Then, follow the registration process.
    • Step 2: Once you have filled out your registration information, and would like to add additional attendees, click "Click here to add a new registrant" 
    • Step 3: Once you've reached the check out, choose the "Pay Later by Invoice" option on the bottom right.
    • Step 4: We will apply your credit and send you the final invoice and/or credits remaining within a week of registering. 
  • If you are selecting OPTION B, the original ticket buyer must be the person submitting the request and follow the below steps:
    • Step 1: Click here to register and choose your registration tier. Then, follow the registration process.
    • Step 2: Once you've reached the check out, choose the "Pay Later by Invoice" option on the bottom right.
    • Step 3: We will apply your credit and send you the final invoice and/or credits remaining. 
  • If you are selecting OPTION C, please email events@cacee.com
  • If you have any questions or concerns, or have an option of your own you'd like to discuss, please contact us.

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION CANCELLATION POLICY

If you are registered for the conference and need to cancel, you must send written notice of cancellation to the CACEE Management Office (c/o Melanie Smilynov) by November 1 in order to receive a full refund.  Between November 1 and November 6 there will be a cancellation/processing fee of $50.00 for members and $100.00 for non-members.  AFTER NOVEMBER 6, 2020 NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN.

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Registration

Member Conference Registration (Regular) $249.00Register now
This registration type is restricted to members.
Non-Member Conference Registration (Regular) $299.00Register now