Grow Your Career Conference

Take steps to future-proof yourself in today’s evolving career landscape.

Grow Your Career Conference

Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 | 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. | UCalgary Downtown Campus

Tickets: $35, includes breakfast and lunch

The 2019 Grow Your Career Conference is almost here!

Don’t miss out on learning from this year’s expert speakers who are ready to arm you with the latest tools and tips to future-proof your career — no matter if you’re looking to enter an emerging industry, develop your current skills or transition into something that’s completely new to you!

Grow Your Career Conference

Conference Schedule


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8 – 9 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

Location: Event Centre


9 – 9:15 a.m.

Welcome and Housekeeping

Location: Event Centre


9:15 – 10:30 a.m.

Keynote: Connecting with the Future of Work

Location: Event Centre

Session Stream: Keynote, All Attendees


10:30 – 10:45 a.m.

Break

Location: Atrium


10:45 – 11:45 a.m.

Breakout Sessions (choose one)

Career Agility in Alberta’s Transitioning Energy Sector

Location: Event Centre

Session Stream: The Future of Careers

Retirement-Ready: 10 Tips for Loving Your Third Act

Location: Room 234

Session Stream: Career Transition

Insights from an HR Recruiter: Negotiating 101

Location: Room 330

Session Stream: Professional Development 


12 – 1 p.m.

Lunch

Location: Atrium


1 – 1:30 p.m.

Thriving at Work: Contributing to a Culture of Respect

Location: Event Centre

Session Stream: All Attendees


1:45 – 2:45 p.m.      

Breakout Sessions (choose one)

The Green Rush: Budding Careers in Cannabis

Location: Event Centre

Session Stream: The Future of Careers

Career Construction: Building a Meaningful Career

Location: Room 234

Session Stream: Career Transition

The Power of Influence: A Leader’s Journey

Location: Room 330

Session Stream: Professional Development 


2:45 – 3 p.m.

Break

Location: Atrium


3 – 4 p.m.

Breakout Sessions (choose one)

The Future of Work: How A.I. and Automation are Impacting Careers

Location: Event Centre

Session Stream: The Future of Careers

You’re Hired: Interviewing to Impress

Location: Room 234

Session Stream: Career Transition

Reimagining Work: Finding Your Fit in a Shifting Landscape

Location: Room 330

Session Stream: Professional Development 


4 – 5 p.m.  

Closing Remarks, Door Prizes and Networking

Location: Event Centre 

Where to find us

Join us for Career Conference 2019 at the University's Downtown Campus:

 

University of Calgary Downtown Campus,

906 8th Avenue SW,

Calgary,

T2P 1H9

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