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Canadian Association for University Continuing Education

Annual Conference and General Meeting

Each year, the CAUCE National Conference brings together continuing education professionals, researchers, faculty members and adult learners from across Canada, the US and UK. The conference themes are imaginative and relevant, and presenters share their inspiring and innovative work that is sure to inspire you. We celebrate and recognize innovation and excellence for both marketing materials and program development through our program and marketing awards.

You will undoubtedly value the good balance of professional development, concurrent sessions, social events and, of course, networking opportunities offered each year. 

Please mark your calendar and we hope to see you there!



Host University






Winnipeg MB

University of Manitoba
May 27-29

Beyond Diversity: Learning and Working in an Inclusive World

Lorraine Carter


Waterloo ON

University of Waterloo
May 31-June 2


Christian Blanchette


Burnaby BC

Simon Fraser University



Past CAUCE Conferences

2014 - Saint Mary's University
2013 - McGill University

2012 - University of Saskatchewan

2011 - University of St. Michael's College
2010 - University of New Brunswick
2009 - University of British Columbia


Partner Associations 


The 2015 annual conference will be held jointly with the CAUCE annual conference in Winnipeg,


The Ontario Council for University Lifelong Learning (OCULL) will hold their Fall Retreat and AGM in Cambridge ON, October 23-24, 2014. 


The Atlantic Provinces Association for Continuing University Education (APACUE) is holding a Fall Forum October 25, 2013 in Halifax NS.

Western Deans and Directors

An informal group of CAUCE member. Hosted by Mount Royal University, the Western Deans will be meeting September 28, 29, 2014 in Calgary AB. Dates have not been confirmed for 2015.


The Association for Continuing Higher Education (ACHE) is one of our US based sister associations. Their annual conference will be held November 9-11, 2015, St. Louis Missouri.


The University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) is also one of our US based sister associations. Their annual conference will be held March 30-April 1, 2015 in Washington DC.


The Universities Association for Lifelong Learning (UALL) is our UK sister organization and supports policy and practice across the UK higher education sector in part-time/flexible provision, employer engagement/work based learning, and community engagement. Their annual conference is March 11-13, 2015, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.