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Join us at the Cannexus16 National Career Development Conference

By December 15, 2015August 6th, 2019Employer


The Cannexus16 National Career Development Conference is taking place January 25-27, 2016 at the Shaw Centre in OttawaMembers of supporting organizations benefit from a 5% discount.

Canada’s largest bilingual National Career Development Conference will be celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2016, making this conference one that you do not want to miss! Join 800 of your peers to exchange information and explore innovative approaches in career development.

Delegates will be informed and inspired by four game-changing keynotes:

  • Spencer Niles, Dean & Professor, School of Education, The College of William and Mary
  • Ratna Omidvar, Executive Director, Global Diversity Exchange
  • The Honourable Justice Murray Sinclair, Chair, Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
  • Wab Kinew, Writer, Journalist, Honourary Truth and Reconciliation Commission Witness

There will be more than 130 education sessions that will bring you the latest trends in effective counselling and facilitation techniques, labour market information, emerging technology and tools, and working with diverse populations. An Exhibitor Showcase will also highlight a range of beneficial products and services in the field.

You can enhance your conference experience by taking an optional pre-conference workshop. Choose among workshops with popular presenters and go in-depth on these topics:

  • Courageous Career Development: Helping Practitioners Find the Courage to Be Their Authentic Self, Herky Cutler
  • A Hope-Centered Career Development Toolkit, Dr Norman Amundson and Spencer Niles
  • Effective Coaching Skills for Career Counsellors, Richard Knowdell
  • Developing an Employer Engagement Action Plan, Mike Fazio

You can also extend your Cannexus16 learning with our post-conference workshop on Return of the Job Search Zombie: Proven Strategies for Motivating the Unmotivated with the highly regarded Dan Walmsely.

Cannexus is presented by the Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling (CERIC) and supported by The Counselling Foundation of Canada with a broad network of supporting organizations.

For more information and to register, visit and be sure to select a “Member of Supporting Organization” registration option and check off “Career Edge” when selecting a supporting organization!