Knowledge marketplace roundtables

Eight simultaneous roundtables will take place on Sunday, November 20, from 3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. in the Dominion Ballroom. Each session will run for 25 minutes and then be repeated, allowing delegates to attend two roundtables.

1. Examining ourselves: Becoming a college of choice for indigenous learners
Audrey J. Penner, the Vice-President of Academic and Student Success at Northern College, will summarize the college’s research project with the Northern Policy Institute to make Northern a college of choice for indigenous people in northeastern Ontario. Click here to download the presentation deck.

2. eText Simplified
Algonquin College will be deploying over 60,000 eTexts to 15,000 students this year. The college’s work in this area over the last four years will be described by Larry Weatherdon, Digital Resource Manager, Ancillary Services.

3. Innovating trades training in British Columbia: The perspective of a newcomer
Colin Ewart, the new President of BC Colleges, discusses the innovative ideas being applied to trades training and the system in British Columbia. Click here to download the presentation deck.

4. Cyber security: Are colleges prepared?
What is happening in the world of cyber security and how is it impacting colleges? This session looks at key questions and examines upcoming federal regulations. The presenter is Danny Timmins, National Leader, Cyber Security, MNP. Click here to download the presentation deck.

5. A funding model primer: Current and proposed corridor models
This roundtable will look at the main features of the current funding formula and the key changes the colleges are seeking in the provincial government’s review process. The speakers are Fanshawe College President Emeritus Howard Rundle and consultant Peter Wright. Click here to download the presentation deck.

6. Change management
Catharine Heddle, the President of Lamplighter Communications, introduces the key principles of change management (it’s all about people!) and maps out a straightforward strategy for successful changes. Click here to download the presentation deck.

7. Breaking the code: Making labour market intelligence actionable
Learn how to use data to gain a clearer understanding of industry trends and the regional jobs connected to them. The presenter is Brian Bailey, Senior Account Executive, Canada, Emsi.

8. Recruitment, retention and raising revenues
This session will look at recruitment challenges in the non-profit sector and provide tips on how to attract fundraising staff. The presenter is Sandra Taylor, Senior Search Consultant, KCI. Click here to download the presentation deck.

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