CERIC is pleased to announce this year’s confirmed Mega presenters for Cannexus20, featuring well-known thought leaders on trending topics in career development. Cannexus – Canada’s largest bilingual National Career Development Conference – takes place January 27-29, 2020 in Ottawa.

Mega Sessions:

  • Gray Poehnell, Career Consultant, Ergon Communications – Above the Noise: Making Our Voices Heard
  • Yvonne Rodney, Career and Personal Development Consultant, Inner Change Consulting – Overcoming “Stuckness” – Helpful Strategies for Self and Clients
  • Ken Keis, President & CEO, Consulting Resource Group International Inc. – What Do You Really Value? What Motivates Us?
  • (Just added!) Ilona Dougherty, Managing Director, Youth & Innovation Project, University of Waterloo – Wired for Innovation: Tapping into the Unique Abilities of Millennial and Gen Z Employees

Mega Panel: Taking the Career Development Ninja Challenge

  • Linda Pardy, Associate Professor, University of the Fraser Valley
  • Jennifer Browne, Director of Student Life, Memorial University
  • Candy Ho, Faculty, Educational Studies, Kwantlen Polytechnic University
  • Atifa Karim, Lead Co-ordinator, Career Education, University of Toronto

Cannexus20 is expected to bring together 1,200 career development professionals from education, government, community and private sectors. The conference is designed to promote the exchange of information and explore innovative approaches in the areas of career counselling and career and workforce development.

Register by September 4 for the Super Saver rate. Pay only $475 for a full 3-day registration, a $125 savings off the regular $600 price. Special rates for presenters, members of 35 supporting organizations, students and groups are also available.

Delegates can also add an optional pre-conference workshop (or two) to maximize their learning! Delve into social justice with keynote Tristram Hooley from the UK, get creative with Norm Amundson & Andrea Fruhling, understand trauma with Seanna Quressette or find balance with Rosie Parnass.

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