Thursday, February 27, 2020

Subject to change.

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 Kelly Gallagher-Mackay, Director, Research & Evaluation, Future Skills Centre
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 – 2:30 pm Wendy Therrien, Director, External Relations and Research, and
Brian Pepin, Senior Government Relations Officer, Universities Canada
2:30 – 3:00 Break
3:00 – 4:30 pm Matthew McKeen, Director, Education and Skills, Conference Board of Canada and Val Walker, CEO, Business/Higher Education Roundtable
6:00 – 8:00 pm Reception

Friday, February 28, 2020

Subject to change.

8:30 – 10:00 am Hot Breakfast Buffet
10:00 - 10:15 am Break
10:15 – 11:15 am The Future of Future Skills: What is our role? (Group Discussion)
11:15 - 12:00 pm Institutional Data Collection (Group Discussion)
12:00 – 12:30 pm CAUCE Business and Updates
12:30 – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Safe Travels


Fees:$550 (by January 31); $575 (February 1 – February 28)

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 7, 2020. No refunds will be issued after February 7, 2020. Substitutions will be allowed with the permission of CAUCE.

Institutional data collection

As in previous years, please 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.

Submit the one-pager and online survey by February 17th.

Hotel information

Arrangements have been made at the Intercontinental Yorkville. We have arranged for a special rate of $279.00 per night based on single or double occupancy plus applicable taxes and fees.

For hotel reservations phone 416-324-5900 or 1-800-267-0010 and quote the group: Canadian Association for University Continuing Education(CAUCE) or block code UH7.

The cut-off date for reservations is 5:00 pm (EST) January 27, 2020, but we would appreciate you book your room prior to December 23rd if possible so that we are able to make important attrition decisions. 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 Intercontinental Yorkville. 

The special rate is not available after January 27th. Please book your room in advance of this deadline.


(unlimited in & out privileges)

(no in & out privileges)

$45.00/24 hours
$39.00 maximum per day
(prices subject to change without notice)

$14.00 daily maximum (7:00 am - 6:00 pm)
$8.00 overnight maximum (6:00 pm - 7:00 am)
$3.00 per 1/2 hour
(prices subject to change without notice)

Transportation to the hotel

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.

Past meetings

Deans and Directors of our institutional members looking for the reports from the 2020 Deans and Directors' meeting may contact the secretariat.

Deans and Directors of our institutional members looking for the reports from the 2019 Deans and Directors' meeting may contact the secretariat.


Annual regional meetings

Western Deans – An informal group of western deans and directors who meet yearly in the fall.

Western Deans' Meeting 2020: October 4-5
Extended Education, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg MB

Accommodation for October 4th: The Inn at the Forks, 1-877-377-4100
Rate: $189.00
Deadline to book at the room block rate: September 4th
Group Booking #442163

For more information, please contact Brooklyn Strick, Division of Extended Education, the University of Manitoba, at 204-474-9461or

The Ontario Council for University Lifelong Learning (OCULL) is a professional association of educators who develop and deliver degree and non-degree continuing education programs. Visit their website for information about the next fall retreat.