Thursday, February 28, 2019

7:30 – 8:30 am Registration and Hot Breakfast Buffet
8:30 – 10:00 am Welcome and 2-Minute Round Table Reports
10:30 – 12:00 pm

Humans Wanted: The Coming Skills Revolution
Kirk Dudtschak, Executive Vice-President, Personal & Commercial Banking, Royal Bank of Canada

Panel Members:
Sheila LeBlanc, Director, Continuing Education, University of Calgary
Tracey Taylor O'Reilly, Assistant Vice-President, Continuing Education, York University

12:00 – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 – 3:00 pm Pro Action Café
3:30 – 4:30 pm

An Interview with Universities Canada
Wendy Therrien, Director, External Relations and Research, Universities Canada

Interviewed by:
Amrit Ahluwalia, Managing Editor, The EvoLLLution

6:00 – 8:00 pm Reception

Friday, March 1, 2019

8:30 – 10:00 am Regional Deans and Directors’ Breakfast Meetings
10:15 – 11:15 am

The Post-Secondary Experience in the Truth and Reconciliation Era

Michelle Bomberry, Director, Post-Secondary Education, Indspire

Fiona Crean, Chief Operating Officer, Indspire

Elijah M Williams, Cayuga, Six Nations of the Grand River Territory, Ontario, Recipient of Indspire’s Building Brighter Futures: Bursaries, Scholarships and Awards

11:15 – 12:30 pm CAUCE Business and Updates
12:30 – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Safe Travels


Fees:$525 (by January 31); $550 (February 1 – March 1)

Registration services are being provided by the University of Saskatchewan.  If you require assistance with registration for the Deans and Directors' Meeting, please call 306-966-5539 or email

Full refunds minus a $25.00 administration fee will be given prior to 4:30 pm ET, February 8, 2019. No refunds will be issued after February 8, 2019. Substitutions will be allowed with permission of CAUCE.

Institutional Data Collection

Use this reporting template to submit your one-page report that will be included in the meeting package.

An online data collection survey will be sent to your inbox in early December. If you do not receive your unique link, please contact the CAUCE Secretariat.

Hotel Information

Arrangements have been made at the Kimpton Saint George. We have arranged for a special rate of $250.00 per night based on single occupancy plus applicable taxes and fees.

For hotel reservations phone at 1-800-KIMPTON (546-7866) and quote the group: Canadian Association for University Continuing Education(CAUCE) or book online here.

The cut-off date for reservations is 5:00 pm (EST) January 30, 2019, but we would appreciate you book your room prior to December 23rd if possible so that we are able to make important attrition decisions. That being said, CAUCE has committed to confirming a certain number of blocked rooms for this event so we respectfully ask that you please enjoy your stay at the Kimpton Saint George.  The special rate is not bookable past January 30th. Please book your room in advance of this deadline.


Onsite valet parking is $50 per day for 24 hours, self-parking is $45 per day for 24 hours.

Transportation to the Hotel

Located on Bloor Street West between St. George Street and Huron Street, Kimpton Saint George Hotel is your home base in Toronto’s Annex neighbourhood, on the northern border of downtown.

Union Pearson (UP) Express

CAUBO has signed an agreement with Union Pearson (UP) Express offering CAUBO members fast, stress-free, dependable one-way trips between Toronto Pearson Airport and Union Station (downtown). Click here to learn more and to reserve your trip.