Planning for Cannexus, Canada’s Career Development Conference in January 2022 is now underway. Cannexus22 is expected to be a hybrid conference with a live in-person and virtual portion. CERIC invites individuals or organizations with an interest in presenting at the 16th annual Cannexus to submit a brief session outline for consideration using the Proposal Form. The deadline for proposals is Thursday, June 3, 2021.

Presenting at Cannexus provides an unmatched opportunity to exchange information and explore innovative approaches in career counselling, and career and workforce development. Presenters gain recognition as experts and leaders in the field at the conference and beyond. We expect participants from across Canada and internationally. In the past, our live conferences have drawn more than 1,200 delegates and our virtual conference more than 2,300. 

CERIC has identified areas of interest to assist presenters in targeting the content of their sessions: 

  • Adult Education and Career Development 
  • Advocacy & Social Justice 
  • Application of Current Research, Theory & Methodology  
  • Building the Profile and Sustainability of the Career Development Sector  
  • Career Development for Youth Outside of School  
  • Career Education K-12 Students  
  • Career Education Post-Secondary  
  • Client Mental Health  
  • Effective Career Counselling/Coaching Techniques  
  • Employee Recruitment & Engagement  
  • Employment/Training Programs (Community, Government, Industry)  
  • Entrepreneurship & Self-Employment  
  • Experiential/Work-Integrated Learning  
  • Global Perspectives on Career Development Research & Practice  
  • Indigenous Career Development  
  • Job Search Strategies  
  • Labour Market Information  
  • Leadership Development  
  • Management & HR Issues for Career/Employment Centre Directors  
  • Mature Worker Career Development  
  • New Technology & Tools for Career Professionals  
  • Online Career Service Delivery/Remote Learning Approaches  
  • Pandemic Recovery  
  • Rural Career & Community Economic Development  
  • Self-Care for Career Professionals  
  • Supporting Clients with Disabilities  
  • Workforce Planning & Development  
  • Working with Newcomer and Refugee Communities  

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