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Update on GPOP Conference 2019

We are already less than a month away before members will meet up in Niagara Falls for our May 4-5 conference. The PD Committee has been working hard to pull together a program that will inspire, engage and re-energize attendees. Highlights include:

  • Saturday evening keynote Sharon Thira, who will speak on Indigenous culture, history and learning
  • Welcome reception at Milestones Restaurant at Marriott on the Falls
  • Sunday’s facilitated discussion on “Life Balance”, roundtable discussions on topics relevant to our roles, and GPOP award presentations
  • Re-connecting with colleagues and making new friends!

Further details can be found on the GPOP website by clicking on the drop-down menus under Conferences. The final agenda will be posted in the next few weeks so keep watching this space!

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Governors Networking Session at 2018 CICan Conference

The following message is from Carol Dolbel, Special Assistant, Governance and Planning, Planning and Statistics, at Colleges & Institutes Canada (CICan):

The team at CICan is gearing up for the Annual Conference in Victoria and they would like to invite you to save the date and begin your preparations to attend!

CICan is planning another interactive Governors Networking Session that will allow participants to engage deeply on governance issues while networking with other directors and sharing tools, strategies and good practices.

Join us in setting the agenda for 2018 by sending your topic suggestions to cdolbel@collegesinstitutes.ca by January 16, 2018.

Save the date and share the opportunity with your Governors and Directors:  Sunday, April 29, 12:00 p.m. – 3: 00 p.m.  This year’s conference theme is NA’TSA’MATH – Working Together as One. The event will be held from April 29 to May 1, 2018.

We do hope you will join us in Victoria!