The Cannexus16 National Career Development Conference, taking place January 25-27, 2016 in Ottawa, will feature the return of Spark!, our highly popular TED-style talks. Five speaker will each give a 15-minute presentation on a diverse topic to “spark” you to think differently about your work.

Our 2016 Spark! line up includes:

Canada’s largest bilingual career conference, Cannexus is expected to welcome 800 professionals from education, community, government and private sectors to explore innovative approaches in career counselling and development. The 2016 Cannexus is a special one, marking the conference’s 10th anniversary.

In addition to Spark!, conference delegates can listen to four inspirational keynotes (Spencer Niles, Ratna Omidvar, Honourable Justice Murray Sinclair and Wab Kinew) and choose from more than 130 education sessions. Delegates can also deepen their learning by attending the intensive pre-conference or post-conference workshops.

Anyone who registers for Cannexus by July 31 will be automatically entered in a draw for an Ottawa Tourism welcome package. The Super Saver deadline for the best rate (only $425 for a 3-day registration is September 9. For an additional 10% discount, check if you are a member of one of our growing list of 30 supporting organizations. Special rates are also available for students, groups and 1-day registrations.

Cannexus is presented by CERIC and supported by The Counselling Foundation of Canada with a broad network of supporting organizations and sponsors.

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