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ACDC 2017 Call for Presenters

ACDC 2017 Call for Presenters
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Date(s) - 19/11/2016
All Day


Last chance: Submissions extended until November 19th

Hosted by the Career Development Association of Alberta (CDAA)

May 3 & 4, 2017

Fantasyland Hotel, West Edmonton Mall, Edmonton, Alberta

Call for Presenters

The Career Development Association of Alberta (CDAA) is excited to host the fourth annual Alberta Career Development Conference (ACDC) at the Fantasyland Hotel, West Edmonton Mall, Edmonton, Alberta. The 2017 conference theme, The Evolution of Career Development, is an extension of CDAA’s motto: Current. Connected. Committed. In addition to hosting ACDC 2017 the CDAA will also be celebrating its 20 year anniversary. What an exciting time for career development in Alberta!

This world class professional development opportunity will host approximately 300 delegates and offer a dynamic program of 42 concurrent sessions, 20 exhibitor booths, and two keynote speakers.

Last year’s program was, as reported by many conference delegates, exceptional. The breadth of topics and the quality of presenters resulted in the conference being described as the best many had attended. We look forward to your proposal to present and to making this conference even better than the last.

The ACDC Program Committee invites you to respond to this Call for Presenters for the 2017 Alberta Career Development Conference being held on May 3 & 4, 2017 at the Fantasyland Hotel, West Edmonton Mall, Edmonton, Alberta. As a concurrent session presenter you will have the opportunity to contribute to the professional development of Career Development Practitioners from across Canada and the growth of career development in Alberta.

Hosted by the CDAA with support from various career development organizations across the province this annual event is the career development conference of choice for CDAA members, related professionals, and the broader career development community. Your presentation will address the conference theme, “The Evolution of Career Development”, by providing delegates with perspectives, knowledge, and insights to influence their career development. Presentations that focus on research, strategies, resources, and tools will be welcomed. Your own evolution will guide the development of your presentation.

Proposals will address one or more of the conference streams:

  • 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
  • Best Practices for Diverse Client Groups

The application deadline for proposals has been extended to November 19, 2016.

You will be notified of your acceptance as a presenter by December 31, 2016.


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