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Alberta Career Development Conference (ACDC) 2019

  • 30 Apr 2019
  • 8:00 AM
  • 01 May 2019
  • 4:15 PM
  • Delta by Marriott Edmonton South Conference Centre
  • 84

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. 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 the CDAA Administrator at admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca.
  • For employees of organizations with an Organization Membership (Large) who do not hold an individual CDAA membership.
    To register employees please contact the CDAA Administrator at admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca.
  • For employees of organizations with an Organization Membership (Large) who do not hold an individual CDAA membership.
    To register employees please contact the CDAA Administrator at admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca.
  • For employees of organizations with an Organization Membership (Large) who do not hold an individual CDAA membership.
    To register employees please contact the CDAA Administrator at admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca.
  • For employees of organizations with an Organization Membership (Small) who do not hold an individual CDAA membership.
    To register employees please contact the CDAA Administrator at admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca.
  • For employees of organizations with an Organization Membership (Small) who do not hold an individual CDAA membership.
    To register employees please contact the CDAA Administrator at admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca.
  • For employees of organizations with an Organization Membership (Small) who do not hold an individual CDAA membership.
    To register employees please contact the CDAA Administrator 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. The exhibitor booth package must be paid prior to completing & an access code is required.
    Please contact: admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca
  • Access code is required for this option.
  • Registration Deadline: March 15th, 2019
  • Registration Deadline: March 15th, 2019
  • Registration Deadline: March 15th, 2019
  • For employees of organizations with an Organization Membership (Large) who do not hold an individual CDAA membership.
    To register employees please contact the CDAA Administrator at admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca.
  • For employees of organizations with an Organization Membership (Large) who do not hold an individual CDAA membership.
    To register employees please contact the CDAA Administrator at admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca.
  • For employees of organizations with an Organization Membership (Large) who do not hold an individual CDAA membership.
    To register employees please contact the CDAA Administrator at admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca.
  • For employees of organizations with an Organization Membership (Small) who do not hold an individual CDAA membership.
    To register employees please contact the CDAA Administrator at admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca.
  • For employees of organizations with an Organization Membership (Small) who do not hold an individual CDAA membership.
    To register employees please contact the CDAA Administrator at admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca.
  • For employees of organizations with an Organization Membership (Small) who do not hold an individual CDAA membership.
    To register employees please contact the CDAA Administrator at admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca.
  • 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 the CDAA Administrator at admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca.

REGISTRATION / CANCELLATION POLICY

Conference registrations will only be finalized when payment is received in full. Payment in advance of the conference is required in order to participate. Payments not received by April 19, 2019 will result in a cancellation of the conference registration unless prior arrangements have been made. Please contact the CDAA Administrator at admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca if you have questions regarding your conference registration payment.
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EARLY-BIRD DEADLINE MARCH 15th, 2019

                       

Hosted by the Career Development Association of Alberta (CDAA)

April 30th & May 1st, 2019

Delta by Marriott Edmonton South Conference Centre 

The Career Development Association of Alberta’s sixth annual Alberta Career Development Conference (ACDC) will focus on “Shaping the Future – Career Development for the 21st Century”. Given the growing importance of career development in the changing world of work this theme is not only timely, but appropriate…and necessary.

ACDC 2019 will be held on April 30 and May 1, 2019 at the Delta by Marriott Edmonton South Conference Centre, Edmonton, Alberta and will bring together 300 delegates, presenters, and exhibitors from across Alberta, and points beyond, to shape the future of career development. 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 presentations from Dr. Roberta Neault and Gail Kastning. (ACDC 2019 Keynote Presenters)
  • Two delegate wide career development focused consultation sessions.
  • 28 concurrent sessions focused on “Shaping the Future – Career Development for the 21st Century” 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 Reception; Delegate Wide Career Development Challenge – an evening of fun for all; and the 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 for anyone working or studying in career development or a related profession.

ACDC 2019 at a Glance

April 30, 2019

May 1, 2019

7:30am - 8:30am

CDAA Annual General Meeting

8:00am - 9:00am

Registration and Breakfast / Exhibitor Fair

8:00am - 9:00am

Registration and Breakfast / Exhibitor Fair

9:00am - 9:30am

Welcome / Opening Remarks

9:00am - 9:30am

Welcome / Opening Remarks

9:30am - 10:30am

Opening Keynote – Dr. Roberta Neault

9:30am - 10:30am

Delegate Wide Expert Panel Presentation OR Consultation Session - TBD

10:30am - 11:00am

Hospitality Break / Exhibitor Fair

10:30am - 11:00am

Hospitality Break / Exhibitor Fair

11:00am - 12:15pm

Delegate Wide Expert Panel Presentation OR Consultation Session - TBD

11:00am - 12:15pm

Concurrent Session 3

12:15pm - 1:15pm

Lunch / Exhibitor Fair

12:15pm - 1:15pm

Lunch / Exhibitor Fair

1:15pm - 2:30pm

Concurrent Session 1

1:15pm - 2:30pm

Concurrent Session 4

2:30pm - 3:00pm

Hospitality Break / Exhibitor Fair

2:30pm - 3:00pm

Hospitality Break / Exhibitor Fair

3:00pm - 4:15pm

Concurrent Session 2

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Closing Keynote – Gail Kastning

   

4:00pm - 4:15pm

Closing Remarks
4:15pm - 8:00pm Networking Reception / Exhibitor Fair / “Fun for All” Activities    

Concurrent Sessions

In order to ensure that presenters are scheduled into rooms that will accommodate interested delegates we request that you select your sessions in advance of the conference.

You will not be able to complete your registration until you have selected your session preferences. Your session selections will be provided to you with your confirmation of registration and onsite registration.

UPDATED! Download ACDC 2019 Concurrent Sessions

Conference Accommodations

Alberta Career Development Conference delegates, presenters, and exhibitors are encouraged to take advantage of the special group rate offered by Delta Hotels by Marriott™ Edmonton South Conference Centre for room bookings between April 29, 2019 and May 1, 2019.

Special Group Rate:

143.00 CAD per night (Standard Room – 1 King, 1 Queen, or 2 Queen)

*room rates are subject to applicable state / provincial and local taxes (currently 12%) in effect at the time of check-out.

Additional Guest Room Rates (Single):

Deluxe Room (Larger Guest Room – 1 King, or Larger Guest Room – 1 King and Sofa Bed) – $173.00

Executive Suite – $318.00

Bi-Level Suite – $393.00

Booking Deadline: March 29, 2019

Book Your Group Rate for the Alberta Career Development Conference

*Guests will be prompted to book and provide a card through this link,

but they will not be charged and can change their method of payment upon check-in.*

If you would like to speak with someone directly about your reservation, please call (780) 434-6415.

Delta Hotels Edmonton South Conference Centre welcomes you to Alberta, Canada and the vibrant city of Edmonton. Located moments away from the West Edmonton Mall, University of Alberta and Southgate Centre, we're a fine choice for all types of travel in South Edmonton. Settle into our spacious, well-appointed accommodations and enjoy perks, including complimentary Wi-Fi, plush bedding and flat-panel TVs. If you're traveling to the area on business, you'll be delighted to learn we offer a variety of boardroom and event spaces, plus the area's most comprehensive conference facilities. Dine with us at 4404 Restaurant to experience fresh Canadian cuisine and a renowned Sunday brunch buffet, or wind down after a busy day in the city with a scotch at Aurora Lounge. We also offer a 24-hour fitness centre, indoor pool and whirlpool for anyone desiring to stay in peak condition. Whether you're here for business or leisure, we look forward to hosting your visit at Delta Hotels Edmonton South Conference Centre.

Supporting Organizations

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 the CDAA Administrator at admin@careerdevelopment.ab.ca.


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