3:00 - 5:00PM Registration at Marriott Courtyard Downtown
6:00 - 9:00PM Pre-conference dinner and official welcome
9:00AM - 5:00PM Presentations and breakout discussions at Ryerson University:
Deep Dive: Future of Work (Panel)
AI and robotics are creating the greatest changes to the labour market since the industrial age. Thriving in the future of work will depend not only on technical know-how but on possessing the critical-human-skills demanded of tomorrow’s economy. Flourishing here entails ensuring all those entering the labour market are equipped to contribute to and thrive in it. Against this backdrop, the role of Career Services has never been more critical.
Interactive Session on the Future of Work to follow, allowing participants to share best practice
Introduction of Summit Themes
Deep Dive: Careers in the Curriculum & Authentic Assessment
With a number of career services around the globe either already doing so or beginning to move offerings into the curriculum, this session provides an overview of case studies globally, to look at different approaches for merging the academic and non-academic aspects of students’ professional development.
Closing Learning Activity
7:00 - 10:00PM Dinner and evening entertainment in Toronto's historic Distillery District
9:00AM - 5:00PM Presentations and breakout discussions at University of Toronto:
Deep Dive: Addressing Campus Engagement in New Industries
As Canada legalizes marijuana, with extensive employment opportunities from healthcare to science to sales and marketing, this issue gains a new dimension and enters the family of new sectors coming onto campuses across the globe, including FinTech and GreenTech industries. This session will share strategies to engage with new industries, bringing together a combinaton of industry representatives sharing their approach to engage public perceptions and Summit members sharing policies and experiences.
Themed Group Work, World Café & Talking Walls Exhibit on career education to follow
Final Themed Session: TBD
The Global Career Services Summit is above all, an opportunity for participants to engage on areas of key concern for their institutions and student bodies. The Summit's fourth themed session will be drawn directly from participant input on the themes of personal high priority, as noted when registering to attend the GCS Summit.
7:00 - 10:00PM Dinner and evening entertainment
9:00AM - 12:00PM Optional tour of Ryerson & University of Toronto Career Services
*Meeting rooms available on both campuses all day
The Global Career Services Summit 2019