Schedule of Events

2019 Leaders & Innovators

Thriving through Change - Better, Faster, Stronger.

Kingbridge Conference Centre & Institute, King City
June 24 - 25, 2019

 

Monday June 24 - Registration & Information Desk open 9:00 am – 6:30 pm
9:00 am – 6:30 pm
Registration Open | Conference Wing
9:30 am – 10:00 am
OCASA “Jeopardy Game” | Grandroom AB
by Turning Technologies
10:00 am – 11:45 am
Conference Opening | Grandroom AB –
Current political atmosphere and its consequences for Colleges Ontario – David Fulford, Vice-President, Research and Policy, Colleges Ontario
11:45 am - 12:00 pm
Refreshment Break
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Luncheon & Awards Ceremony | Grandroom AB 

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Concurrent Workshops | Learning Rooms 10, 12, 13
CHAIR STREAM
LEADERSHIP
BEST PRACTICE/EMERGING ISSUES/TRENDS

Challenges & Opportunities for Academic Managers – Sharing Solutions

Leadership competency and change                                      

Beyond International Students - How to move towards a more comprehensive and inclusive Internationalization in Canadian Colleges

Paul Brennan

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Networking Break | Refreshments
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Plenary | Grandroom AB
Dale Curd, CBC Host Hello Goodbye – “Leadership Through Empathetic Listening”
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Leisure Time | Optional: CMU Reception (Optional) Room #12 | Chair Massages (Draw)
6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
7:00 – 9:00 pm
Pre-dinner drinks (one free drink)
Dinner @ Connections
9:00 pm
The OCASA Games Night and After Hours Networking:  
Trivia Game by Turning Technologies 
Tuesday June 25 - Registration & Information Desk open 7:30 am – 12:00 pm
7:30 am
Breakfast @ Connections
8:30 am
OCASA Annual General Meeting  
9:00 am – 10:30 am 
Concurrent Workshops | Learning Rooms 10, 12, 13
CHAIR STREAM
BEST PRACTICE/EMERGING ISSUES/TRENDS
BEST PRACTICE/EMERGING ISSUES/TRENDS
Cultivate Academic Quality Champions – Motivating Faculty 
Coaching & Career Building
Indigenous Education  “Blanket Teaching”
10:30 am – 10:45 am
Networking Break | Refreshments 
10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Concurrent Workshops | Learning Rooms 10, 12, 13 
CHAIR STREAM
BEST PRACTICE/EMERGING ISSUES/TRENDS
BEST PRACTICE & EMERGING TRENDS
What’s next on Your Career Journey – Strategies for Success for Academic Leaders
Mindfulness Practice
“How to master the moment”
Change and Social Innovation
12:15 pm – 1:45 pm
Luncheon & Presidents’ Panel | Grandroom AB 
Dr. MaryLynn West-Moynes, President and CEO, Georgian College
Peter J. Devlin, President, Fanshawe College
Dr. Fred Gibbons, President, Northern College
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Keynote Speaker: Ella Forbes-Chilibeck | Grandroom AB
Topic: “How much change can and should you take”