REGISTRATION COMING SOON
2021 Higher Education Summit and Premier’s Awards

Colleges Ontario is pleased to announce the return in 2021 of the Higher Education Summit and the Premier’s Awards gala for outstanding college graduates.

The Premier’s Awards celebration will be an online event on Thursday, November 18.

The Higher Education Summit will be an in-person event at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel on Sunday, November 28 and Monday, November 29.

Please visit this page again soon for additional details and to reserve your place at these two exciting events.

November 28, 2021 - November 29, 2021 | Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel

 
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Program

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2021 Higher Education Summit program



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November 28, 2021
7:00 am - 4:00 pmWelcome desk / registration [More Info]
8:00 am

Pre-conference sessions

8:00 am - 11:30 amCommittee of Presidents’ meeting [More Info]
9:00 am - 11:00 amHow to ask better questions as a governor [More Info]
9:00 am - 11:30 amBoard chairs’ and vice-chairs’ meeting [More Info]
11:30 am - 12:00 pmAnnual general meeting [More Info]
1:00 pm - 2:30 pmDeveloping a strategic mindset as a governor [More Info]
1:00 pm - 3:00 pmBoards' and presidents' executive assistants meeting [More Info]
3:00 pm - 4:30 pmPre-conference Reception [More Info]
 
November 29, 2021

Higher Education Summit


7:00 am - 6:00 pmWelcome desk / registration [More Info]
7:30 am - 8:30 amBreakfast and Exhibits [More Info]
8:30 am - 8:45 amWelcome / opening remarks [More Info]
8:45 am - 9:45 amIn conversation with Masai Ujiri [More Info]
9:45 am - 10:30 amThe future of artificial intelligence and what do we do about it [More Info]
10:30 am - 11:00 amRefreshment break and book signing in Refocus Expo [More Info]
11:00 am - 11:45 am The shifting Canadian political landscape [More Info]
11:45 am - 12:15 pmPresentation of the Minister's Lifetime Achievement Awards [More Info]
12:15 pm - 1:15 pmGarden party lunch and Refocus Expo [More Info]
1:15 pm - 2:00 pmThe Other Canada: Reckoning with racism and building equity among Indigenous people [More Info]
2:00 pm - 2:45 pmTo be confirmed
2:45 pm - 3:15 pmRefreshment break and Refocus Expo [More Info]
3:15 pm - 4:00 pmCraig’s Journey: The story behind “My Octopus Teacher” [More Info]
4:00 pm - 4:30 pmThe Life and legacy of former Ontario Premier Bill Davis [More Info]
4:30 pm - 4:45 pmClosing / wrap up [More Info]
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmNetworking dinner [More Info]