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Upcoming events

    • 18 Nov 2020
    • 6:30 PM (MST)
    • 19 Nov 2020
    • 4:00 PM (MST)
    • Virtual - links will be provided in advance of event
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    Ignite Your Passion (IYP) 2020

    Night One – Wednesday, November 18, 2020:

     

    “Members Only” Creative Zoom Cocktail Party & Annual General Meeting (6:30pm – 8:30pm)

     

    Sign-In and Welcome – 10 Minutes

    Annual General Meeting – 60 Minutes

    “Cocktail Mix and Mingle” – 45 Minutes

    Thank You Message from Paula Wischoff Yerama – CDAA Executive Director – 5 to 10 Minutes

    “Choose Your Own Challenge” is opened for asynchronous participation to members only

     

    Day Two – Thursday, November 19, 2020:

     

    Asynchronous “Choose Your Own Challenge”

    (This portion of the event will be between 3-5 hours – 8:00am to 1:00pm)


    Morning sign-in for all participants


    • Participant involvement with recovery and resilience focused tools plus other health and wellness moments


    Afternoon Live Event using Zoom

    (This portion of the event will be between 90-120 minutes – 2:00pm to 4:00pm)

     

    Afternoon sign-in for all participants


    • Participant gathering / regroup in the virtual lobby
    • 20-minute workshop on the 5-stage culture model by Lisa Taylor followed by interactive activities in breakout rooms
    • 20-minute workshop on resilience by Lisa Taylor followed by interactive activities in breakout rooms
    • Workshop wrap up / Question and Answer session
    • Closing remarks


    About IYP:

    Ignite Your Passion looks a little different this year than it has in the past, but we are excited to offer this virtual event, featuring Lisa Taylor, which includes both asynchronous and live events using Zoom. This is a special opportunity to come together during Canada Career Month and a unique way to learn and network, both professionally and personally. 


    You will be provided with participation links and instructions in advance of the event. 


    About Registration:


    Members may register, free of charge, for the “Members Only” Creative Zoom Cocktail Party & Annual General Meeting ONLY by logging into their member account on the CDAA website.


    Members may register, at the discounted rate of $50.00, for the "Members Only” Creative Zoom Cocktail Party & Annual General Meeting AND Day 2 Activities by logging into their member account.


    Members and Non-Members may register, at the regular rate of $75.00, for Day 2 Activities ONLY on the public page of the CDAA website.

     

    Registration closes November 13, 2020.


    About Lisa:

    Lisa Taylor is a sought-after expert, speaker, and columnist on today’s changing world of work. As President of Challenge Factory and the Centre for Career Innovation, Lisa offers invaluable leadership and insights about the Future of Work—with a focus on how talent equity, demographics, the freelance economy, and new market dynamics present opportunities to gain strategic workforce and career advantage.

     

    After receiving her MBA in Strategic Management and Public Administration from the Schulich School of Business at York University, Lisa held progressive roles at Deloitte and Hewlett-Packard.

     

    Lisa is the author of the Retain and Gain series of career management playbooks for small businesses and non-profits and charities. Her third book, The Talent Revolution: Longevity and the Future of Work, is published by the University of Toronto Press-Rotman Imprint. She is also the co-author of The Canadian Guide to Hiring Veterans, launching in November 2020. Her expertise is widely recognized in The Globe and MailThe Wall Street Journal, CBC, TVO, and other major outlets.

     

    Lisa sits on the Boards of Directors of the Canadian Special Operations Forces Regiment Association and CERIC. She is a member of the Canadian Council for Career Development’s Standards and Guidelines stakeholder committee, and a representative for Team Canada with the International Centre for Career Development and Public Policy.


Past events

27 Jan 2020 National Career Development Conference - CANNEXUS20
21 Nov 2019 Ignite Your Passion 2019 - Edmonton
20 Nov 2019 Ignite Your Passion 2019 - Lethbridge
19 Nov 2019 Ignite Your Passion 2019 - Calgary
30 Apr 2019 Alberta Career Development Conference 2019
30 Apr 2019 Alberta Career Development Conference (ACDC) 2019
24 Oct 2018 Ignite Your Passion-Edmonton
23 Oct 2018 Ignite Your Passion-Red Deer
19 Oct 2018 Ignite Your Passion- Lethbridge
18 Oct 2018 Ignite Your Passion 2018- Calgary
30 Oct 2017 Ignite Your Passion 2017 - Lethbridge
27 Oct 2017 Ignite Your Passion 2017 - Calgary
26 Oct 2017 Ignite Your Passion 2017 - Red Deer
25 Oct 2017 Ignite Your Passion 2017 - Edmonton
23 Oct 2017 Ignite Your Passion 2017 - Fort McMurray
03 May 2017 CDAA 20th Anniversary Gala: Back to the Future
03 May 2017 ALBERTA CAREER DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE 2017 ACDC
22 Mar 2017 Who's Who in the Zoo - Lunch and Learn South Alberta Chapter
15 Mar 2017 Calgary CDAA Chapter Mix & Mingle
28 Oct 2016 Ignite Your Passion - Edmonton SOLD OUT
27 Oct 2016 Ignite Your Passion - Red Deer
26 Oct 2016 Ignite Your Passion - Calgary
25 Oct 2016 Ignite Your Passion - Lethbridge
08 Sep 2016 Webinar Series: Make A Difference: Creativity, Courage and Community Impact – September 8, September 22, October 6 and October 20, 2016 with Dr Norman Amundson & Dr Kris Magnusson and the Career Development Association of Alberta
17 Jun 2016 An Evening of Fun and Friends with CDAA Calgary
28 Apr 2016 MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID BASIC TRAINING
26 Apr 2016 ALBERTA CAREER DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE 2016 ACDC
07 Mar 2016 Suicide Awareness for Helping Professionals
25 Jan 2016 Cannexus 16 Conference
09 Nov 2015 Career Development Institute (CDI) Annual Conference and Exhibition 2015
09 Nov 2015 Career Development Institute (CDI) Annual Conference and Exhibition 2015
03 Nov 2015 Skills and Post-Secondary Education Summit: Towards a Skills and PSE Strategy for Canada - Edmonton, AB
02 Nov 2015 CAREERPRO 2015 Virtual Career Development Conference
22 Oct 2015 Fall Multi-Chapter Event - Lethbridge
21 Oct 2015 Fall Multi-Chapter Event - Edmonton
20 Oct 2015 Fall Multi-Chapter Event - Red Deer
19 Oct 2015 Fall Multi-Chapter Event - Calgary
11 Sep 2015 The Art of Leadership Conference - Calgary
16 Jun 2015 VRA Canada - National Conference 2015
11 Jun 2015 Mindfulness in the Park
02 May 2015 Courageous Career Development: Helping Practitioners Find The Courage To Be Their Authentic Self
30 Apr 2015 ALBERTA CAREER DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE 2015 - ACDC
26 Mar 2015 Driving Your Career: Get Your Licence, Get a Job
12 Feb 2015 Who's Who in Career Development: Speed Dating Style!
06 Nov 2014 Professional Development Conference - ACPI
17 Oct 2014 Building Employment Readiness: Addressing the Soft Skills Gap
16 Oct 2014 Building Employment Readiness: Addressing the Soft Skills Gap
15 Oct 2014 Building Employment Readiness: Addressing the Soft Skills Gap
30 May 2014 Alberta Career Development Conference 2014
12 May 2014 Future of Work Summit 2014: Developing People and Transforming Organizations for the 21st Century
09 May 2014 CDAA/Calgary Public Library Lunch and Learns
08 May 2014 Who's Who in Career Development: Speed Dating Style!
11 Apr 2014 CDAA/Calgary Public Library Lunch and Learns
21 Mar 2014 CDAA/Calgary Public Library Lunch and Learns
20 Mar 2014 Motivational Interviewing Workshop Level 2
17 Mar 2014 Motivational Interviewing Workshop Level 1
15 Mar 2014 Emerging Directions: Alberta Association of Professional Life Skills Coaches
28 Feb 2014 CDAA Calgary Spring Event
21 Feb 2014 CDAA/Calgary Public Library Lunch and Learns
27 Jan 2014 Calgary Chapter and Social Networking Meeting
20 Jan 2014 LinkedIn Best Practices: Building and Leveraging Your Professional Online Presence
17 Jan 2014 CDAA/Calgary Public Library Lunch and Learns
15 Nov 2013 CDAA/Calgary Public Library Lunch and Learns
18 Oct 2013 Invigorate Your Practice With the Psychology of Working: Fresh Ideas for a New Era in Career Practice
17 Oct 2013 Invigorate Your Practice With the Psychology of Working: Fresh Ideas for a New Era in Career Practice
16 Oct 2013 Invigorate Your Practice With the Psychology of Working: Fresh Ideas for a New Era in Career Practice
24 May 2013 CDAA Conference and AGM
17 May 2013 Calgary Library Lunch & Learn
03 May 2013 Building Better Practices for our Clients
29 Apr 2013 Alberta Works Week
19 Apr 2013 Calgary Library Lunch & Learn
16 Apr 2013 Recruitment Trends in Alberta
10 Apr 2013 CDAA South Chapter - Spring Lunch N' Learn Event
12 Feb 2013 Career Development Professionals Networking Event - Edmonton
30 Jan 2013 CDAA South Chapter Networking Event
12 Oct 2012 PD Day with Gray Poehnell- Integrating Career Integrity into Our Practice – Techniques to Inspire!
11 Oct 2012 PD Day with Gray Poehnell- Integrating Career Integrity into Our Practice – Techniques to Inspire!
10 Oct 2012 PD Day with Gray Poehnell- Integrating Career Integrity into Our Practice – Techniques to Inspire!

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