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Alberta Career Development Conference 2018

  • 01 May 2018
  • 7:00 AM
  • 02 May 2018
  • 4:00 PM
  • Coast Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre, Calgary, Alberta
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Registration

  • Members of organizations recognized by the CDAA as “Supporting Organizations” will receive a 10% discount off the CDAA non-member early-bird and the CDAA non-member regular registration rates. CDAA members are not eligible for an additional “Supporting Organization” discount.
    An access code is required for this registration type. Please contact Jennifer for more information: admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca
  • This registration option is for non-members of the CDAA but are employees of an organization that has an Organizational membership.
    All individuals need to be registered at the same time and an access code is required.
    Please contact Jennifer at admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca for more information.
  • This option is for non-members but who are employees of an organization that holds an Organizational Membership with the CDAA.
    All individuals must be registered at the same time & an access code is required.
    For more information, please contact Jennifer at:
    admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca
  • This option is for non-members but who are employees of an organization that holds an Organizational Membership with the CDAA.
    All individuals must be registered at the same time and an access code is required.
    For more information, please contact Jennifer at:
    admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca
  • This option is for non-members but who are employees of an organization that holds an Organizational Membership with the CDAA.
    All individuals must be registered at the same time & an access code is required.
    For for information, please contact Jennifer at
    admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca
  • This option is for non-members but who are employees of an organization that holds an Organizational Membership with the CDAA.
    All individuals must be registered together & an access code is required.
    For more information, please contact Jennifer at
    admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca
  • This option is for non-members but who are employees of an organization that holds an Organizational Membership with the CDAA. All individuals must be registered together & an access code is required. For more information, please contact Jennifer at admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca
  • Your exhibitor booth and conference registration fee includes a table / booth space, free power, free wireless internet, free parking, access to all plenary and concurrent sessions, breakfast, hospitality breaks, and lunch
  • Your exhibitor booth and conference registration fee includes a table / booth space, free power, free wireless internet, free parking, access to all plenary and concurrent sessions, breakfast, hospitality breaks, and lunch.
  • This registration option is to gather conference information for the second paid individual included in the Exhibitor booth/conference registration for two totally $850.
    The exhibitor booth package must be paid prior to completing & an access code is required.
    Please contact Jennifer Begin for more information at: admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca
  • Access code is required for this option.
  • Registration Deadline: March 15th, 2018
  • Registration Deadline: March 15th, 2018
  • Registration Deadline: March 15th, 2018
  • This option is for non-members who are employees of an organization who holds an Organization Membership with the CDAA.
    All individuals must register together and an access code is required.
    For more information, please contact Jennifer at:
    admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca
  • This option is for non-members but who are employees of an organization that holds an Organization Membership with the CDAA.
    All individuals must be registered at the same time and an access code is required.
    For more information, please contact Jennifer at:
    admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca
  • This option is for non-members who are employees of an organization who hold an Organizational Membership with the CDAA.
    All individuals must register at the same time and an access code is required.
    For more information, please contact Jennifer at:
    admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca
  • This option is for non-members who are employees of an organization who holds an Organization Membership with the CDAA.
    All individuals must register together and an access code is required.
    For more information, please contact Jennifer at:
    admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca
  • This option is for non-members who are employees of an organization who holds an Organization Membership with the CDAA. All individuals must register together and an access code is required. For more information, please contact Jennifer at: admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca
  • This option is for non-members but who are employees of an organization that holds an Organization Membership with the CDAA.
    All individuals must register at the same time and an access code is required.
    For more information, please contact Jennifer at:
    admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca

REGISTRATION POLICY

Payment in advance of the conference is required in order to participate. Payments not received by April 20, 2018 will result in a cancellation of the conference registration unless prior arrangements have been made. Please contact Jennifer Begin at admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca if you have questions regarding your conference registration payment.

All pricing is inclusive of adminsitrative processing fees.
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Hosted by the Career Development Association of Alberta (CDAA)

May 1 & 2, 2018

Coast Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre, Calgary, Alberta

The Career Development Association of Alberta’s fifth annual Alberta Career Development Conference (ACDC) will focus on perspectives and possibilities in career development. This theme is not only appropriate for the association’s fifth annual conference but its 21st year as Alberta’s premier association for career development and related professionals.

ACDC 2018 will be held on May 1 & 2, 2018 at the Coast Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre in Calgary, AB and will bring together 300 delegates, presenters, and exhibitors from across Alberta, and points beyond. Whether you are new to career development, or a seasoned professional, there is something for everyone at the Alberta Career Development Conference. Connect with colleagues, thought leaders, employers, service providers, researchers, and educators to stay current, get connected, and be committed.

This year’s conference will feature:

  • Keynote presenter Lisa Taylor, President of Challenge Factory, a Canadian company recognized across North America for its expertise in translating trends into practical programs that challenge organizations and individuals to capitalize on the shifting nature of work. Lisa will be delivering “5 Future of Work Trends: Changing perspectives and realizing potential”.
  • Keynote presenters Miroslav Reljic and Richard Bucher, well respected Calgary based professionals. Miroslav and Richard will each deliver a Ted Talk style “perspectives and possibilities” presentation.
  • Two delegate wide expert panel presentations.
Learn more about our Keynote Presenters HERE
  • 28 concurrent sessions focused on “perspectives and possibilities” in the following areas: career counselling / coaching techniques; trends, tools, and technology; career development research and theories; workforce planning and development; personal development and wellness; leadership, supervision, and mentorship; and best practices for diverse client groups.
  • 20 exhibitor booths showcasing tools, resources, programs, and services to support you and your clients. 
  • Networking / Cocktail Reception; Career Development Association of Alberta Chapter Challenge – an evening of fun for all; Career Development Association of Alberta Annual General Meeting; and Career Development Association of Alberta Awards of Excellence Ceremony.

The Career Development Association of Alberta’s Alberta Career Development Conference (ACDC) has been touted by delegates as one of the best career development conferences they have attended and by all reports, year after year, it just keeps getting better! This two day professional development and networking extravaganza is a “must attend” professional development event.

ACDC 2018 Program

ACDC 2018 at a Glance

May 1, 2018

May 2, 2018

7:00am - 8:00am

Registration Set Up

7:30am - 8:30am

CDAA Annual General Meeting

8:00am - 9:00am

Delegate Registration and Breakfast

8:00am - 9:00am

Delegate Registration and Breakfast

9:00am - 9:30am

Welcome / Opening Remarks

9:00am - 9:30am

Welcome / Opening Remarks

9:30am - 10:45am

Opening Keynote Presentation

9:30am - 10:45am

Perspectives and Possibilities Keynote Presentations

10:45am - 11:00am

Hospitality Break / Exhibitor Fair

10:45am - 11:00am

Hospitality Break / Exhibitor Fair

11:00am - 12:00pm

Delegate Wide Expert Panel Presentation

11:00am - 12:00pm

Delegate Wide Expert Panel Presentation

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch / Exhibitor Fair / CDAA Member Spotlight

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch / Exhibitor Fair / CDAA Member Spotlight

1:00pm - 2:15pm

Concurrent Session 1

1:00pm - 2:15pm

Concurrent Session 3

2:15pm - 2:45pm

Hospitality Break / Exhibitor Fair

2:15pm - 2:45pm

Hospitality Break / Exhibitor Fair

2:45pm - 4:00pm

Concurrent Session 2

2:45pm - 4:00pm

Concurrent Session 4

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Networking / Cocktail Reception

6:00pm - 8:00pm

CDAA Chapter Challenge


CONFERENCE ACCOMMODATIONS.docx

Supporting Organization Discount

Members of organizations recognized by the CDAA as “Supporting Organizations” will receive a 10% discount off the CDAA non-member early-bird and the CDAA non-member regular registration rates. CDAA members are not eligible for an additional “Supporting Organization” discount. For more information about how to become a “Supporting Organization” please contact Paula Wischoff Yerama, CDAA Executive Director, at ed@careerdevelopment.ab.ca. To register for the conference as a member of a Supporting Organization please contact Jennifer Begin, CDAA Administrator, at admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca.

CDAA Organizational Member Discount

Organizational Members of the CDAA will receive a 10% discount for up to nine (9) non-member registrations and a 15% discount for between 10 and 20 non-member registrations. To register for the conference as an employee of an Organizational Member please contact Jennifer Begin, CDAA Administrator, at admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca.

Presenter / Exhibitor Discount

ALL presenters and exhibitors must register for the Alberta Career Development Conference. Presenters and exhibitors will receive a discounted rate on both One (1) Day ($25.00 discount) and Two (2) Day ($50.00) registrations. The One (1) Day registration rate is $175.00 + GST and the Two (2) Day registration rate is $250.00 + GST. Please contact Jennifer Begin, CDAA Administrator, at admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca with any questions regarding your registration.

Privacy Policy

The CDAA respects your privacy and protects your personal information. We will not rent, sell, or trade your information. The information you provide will be used to keep you informed and up to date on the CDAA and conference related activities. For further information, please contact Jennifer Begin at admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca or Paula Wischoff Yerama at ed@careerdevelopment.ab.ca.

Questions

Please direct all questions regarding the Alberta Career Development Conference to Jennifer Begin at admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca or Paula Wischoff Yerama at ed@careerdevelopment.ab.ca.


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