The Cannexus16 Preliminary Programme is now available, with more than 130 education sessions on the latest research, trends and best practices in career development. Topics range from coaching techniques to marginalized populations to entrepreneurship. The 2016 conference will also include a series of sessions focused around workforce planning and development.

Cannexus is Canada’s largest bilingual National Career Development Conference and will take place January 25-27, 2016 in Ottawa. The conference will celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2016 and is expected to bring together 800 professionals from education, community, government and private sectors to exchange information and explore innovative approaches in career development.

The keynote speakers at Cannexus16 are involved in shaping some of the defining issues for career development and for Canada today:

  • Spencer Niles – Reclaiming Your Soul from Work: Surviving and Thriving in the 21st Century Workplace
  • Ratna Omidvar – An Accidental Canadian: Reflections on the Immigrant Experience
  • Justice Murray Sinclair and Wab Kinew – Reconciliation in Canada: Learning from the Past to Build a Brighter Future

The conference also features optional pre-conference and post-conference workshops, an Exhibitor Showcase highlighting career-related products, services and programs, and multiple networking opportunities.

If you are passionate about attending the conference, but need help convincing your supervisor of the value, here’s how Cannexus offers a great return for your organization’s investment in your professional development! 

Take advantage of the Early Bird discount and attend the full 3-day Cannexus conference for only $500. If you are a member of one of our growing list of 37 supporting organizations you can receive an additional 10% discount. Student and 1-day rates are also available.

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