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Join Polytechnics Canada in Edmonton at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) for their 2017 Annual Conference, “Building Canada through Skills and Innovation”.

The day will feature exciting and relevant speakers and panels on skills, innovation and the future of Canada’s workforce.


MAY 31: Informal reception welcoming guests and industry leaders at the Sutton Place Hotel

JUNE 1: Annual Conference featuring keynote speakers, interactive panels and networking opportunities. The day concludes with a formal dinner at Ernest’s restaurant at NAIT featuring closing keynote address.

Agenda, updates, speaker biographies, and other logistical details are posted on the Conference Website.

Please note that our agenda will continue to change over the coming weeks.


This year’s conference features keynote addresses from:
Jamie Merisotis, CEO, Lumina Foundation
Martha Hall-Findlay, President and CEO, Canada West Foundation
Kevin King, Vice-President, CAE Healthcare
Barrie McKenna, Columnist and Correspondent, The Globe and Mail