A selection of top-rated presentations from past Cannexus conferences (a “Virtual Cannexus”) are now available for free viewing online, offering high-quality, no-cost learning for career professionals and their teams. Virtual Cannexus consists of videos from 37 education sessions at the 2012 and 2013 Cannexus National Career Development conferences.Session leaders include many of Canada’s leading experts in career development and beyond. They cover a diverse range of pertinent topics with continuing relevance today. Examples are:

  • Keynote: Canada’s Demographic Destiny: Implications for our Rapidly Changing Labour Market, Michael Adams
  • Keynote: Reconciliation in Action Between First Nations and Non-Aboriginal Children, Dr Cindy Blackstock
  • Panel: What Challenges and Opportunities Lie Ahead in Career Counselling and Career Development, Dr Rob Shea, Dr Norman Amundson, Dr Nancy Arthur, Dr Mildred Cahill, Dr Cynthia Martiny
  • Opening New Frontiers: Exploring Chaos in Life/Work, Clarence De Schiffart, Laurie Edwards
  • The Unsung Potential of Weakness, Gray Poehnell
  • Online Career Learning Interventions: Leveraging Service Delivery Potential, Tannis Goddard
  • Career Education in the Age of University Student Engagement, Tony Botelho
  • Unstick that Stuck Client, Roxanne Sawatzky
  • Using the Latest in Positive Psychology, Louisa Jewell
  • Ethics of Advocacy: Channelling Outrage to Champion Change, Dr Roberta Neault
  • Evaluation as a Subversive Activity: Career Service Value, Dr Bryan Hiebert, Dr Kris Magnusson
  • Counselling Clients with ADHD, Mary Lynn Trotter

All presentations can be viewed online at ContactPoint, CERIC’s multi-sector online community for professionals in the career development field. If you are currently not a member of ContactPoint, create a free account at contactpoint.ca.

Virtual Cannexus gives you a great sampling of what Canada’s largest bilingual career development conference is all about. Cannexus16 takes place January 25-27, 2016 in Ottawa and brings you more than 130 sessions that explore innovative approaches in career development.