Program & Presentations

DAY 1 | DAY 2 | DAY 3 (closed meetings)
Download the conference brochure in English and French.

Schedule is subject to change
Last Updated: February 3, 2009

Sunday, February 22, 2009
7:30 am - 7:00 pm Welcome Desk / Registration Frontenac Foyer
8:30 am - 11:30 am Governors Orientation Session - Room: Harbour C
Breakfast will be provided at 7:30-8:30am
Speaker: Steven Iczkovitz, Borden Ladner Gervais

Speaker: Paul Owens, plan manager & CEO, CAAT Pension Plan
Facilitator: Pierre Giroux
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Student Governors Network Session -
Room : Pier 7

Breakfast will be provided at 7:30am-8:30am
Moderator: Tyler Charlebois, director of advocacy, College Student Alliance
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Board and Presidents’ Assistants Workshop -
Room: Pier
Breakfast will be provided at 7:30-8:30am
8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Co-ordinating Committee of VPs, Academic (CCVPA) Meeting Room: Pier 5
(by invitation only)
Breakfast will be provided
Co-chair: Sonia Del Missier, Cambrian
Co-chair: Judith Morris, Lambton
Dr. Alistair Summerlee, president of the University of Guelph and the college presidents will join the CCVPA from 9:30-10:15 a.m. to discuss college-university pathways.
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Aboriginal Education Council Chairs (AEC) Meeting Room: Pier 6
(by invitation only)
Breakfast will be provided
Chair: Brenda Davis, Board Chair, Grand River Post Secondary Education Office
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Presidents & Board Chairs Meeting - Room: Pier 4
Networking lunch will be provided
1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks -
Frontenac Ballroom
Keynote Address Minding the Dream: Value of the College

Dr. Gail Mellow,

LaGuardia Community College,
co-author of “Minding the Dream:The American Community College”.
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm Town Hall Panel: Voices from the Park
Frontenac Ballroom

Pundits representing each of the three provincial political parties will discuss events at Queen’s Park.
Richard Mahoney - Liberal
Graham Murray - NDP
Paul Rhodes - PC

Moderator: Rick Spence,
entrepreneur consultant, columnist, former editor and publisher of PROFIT magazine
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Networking Refreshment Break Harbour Foyer
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Choose session #1 or session #2

1) Telling the College Story
Harbour Ballrooms A and B

Greg Lyle,
managing director, Innovative Research Group, former chief of staff for premiers Gary Filmon and Gordon Campbell
Andrew Steele, senior consultant, StrategyCorp. Inc.

Political strategists go beyond the headlines and share lessons learned and practical tactics in deploying advocacy strategies for the changing political landscape.

2) The Virtual Campus
Room: Pier 4 & 5

Ken Hudson, manager, Academic & New Media Services, Loyalist College
Spencer Wood, maintenance & operations manager, Lakeshore, Humber College
Chris Trewartha, energy systems integrator, Power Application Group Inc.

This session will look at key trends happening in the fascinating world of the virtual campus. The panel will

  • provide demonstrations of exciting new technologies and discuss their current and potential application in higher education. Technology shown will include Second Life and an energy management system, the Real Time Operator System.
  • discuss the strategic considerations of the virtual campus and the impacts these technologies can have on students and curriculum development, faculty development, and facilities design.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

An Evening Unveiled: Design, Divas and Dinner

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Reception and Art Showcase

Frontenac Ballroom

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. An Evening with the Divas Frontenac Ballroom

Las Vegas comes to Toronto. Join us for an evening of adventure and laughter as award-winning performer Tracey Bell becomes “8 Divas in 44 Minutes.” Tracey was recently named Entertainer of the Year at the Canadian Event Industry Awards. A woman of many famous faces, she made a guest appearance on the X-Files as Cher and she is the star of the award-winning film, Impersona.

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Gourmands on the Move Dinner Reception Frontenac Ballroom/Foyer

DAY 1 | DAY 2 | DAY 3 (closed meetings)
Download the conference brochure in English and French.

Schedule is subject to change
Last Updated: February 3, 2009