You can register for Cannexus online via the Registration page on this Cannexus.ca website.
A full, 3-day registration includes three breakfasts, two lunches, all refreshment breaks and a welcome reception on the first day of the conference as well as admittance to all conference events occurring in the three days including keynotes and concurrent education sessions. A 1-day registration includes all meals, refreshment breaks and events for the day you attend. Any optional pre-conference workshops require separate registration and have an additional fee.
No. 1-day registration packages are available.
You can register for pre-conference workshops online via the Cannexus.ca Registration page on the Cannexus.ca website. You will be prompted during the registration process to choose which workshop you would like to attend. Bundles are available.
If you register 5 or more delegates from the same organization at the same time, you qualify for the group rate of 10% off registration fees until the Early Bird deadline and 5% thereafter. This discount only applies to full 3-day conference registrations. Please note that group rates do not apply on top of the supporting organization discount. This rate may not be combined with any other discount or offer.
A list of supporting organizations can be found on the Cannexus.ca Registration page. You will be prompted to select the supporting organization to which you belong during the registration process. Be sure to select the rate for Member of a Supporting Organization when you begin registration. Note: supporting organizations are listed in the order they signed on not alphabetical order, so you may need to scroll through the list to find your supporting organization.
Upon registering, select ‘Pay by Invoice’ as the preferred method of payment and we will provide you with an invoice following your conference registration. Payment is due within 30 days of receiving an invoice.
Yes, you can register on-site at the Conference Check-in desk though we do encourage all individuals to register online in advance to speed up your check-in and to be able to address any special dietary or other accommodation requests. The Final date for online registration is the Friday before Cannexus begins; all registrations after this point will need to take place in-person at the Shaw Centre. The “Regular” registration rate continues to apply on-site. See the Registration page for more information.
Yes. The Elizabeth McTavish Bursary is available to assist a limited number of community-based counsellors from across Canada with a free registration as well as some of the expenses associated with attending Cannexus.
Cannexus has a broad audience from across the career development sector. The conference is attended by:
Student registration packages are available to full-time students. Once you register, a letter from your school registrar on official letterhead is required to confirm your student status. Please email the letter to email@example.com.
Concurrent sessions are on a first-come basis and seating is not reserved. One strategy is to choose your top three sessions in each block and get to the room early if you really want a seat. If you wish to attend a pre-conference workshop, you must register and pay in advance via the Cannexus.ca Registration page.
Cannexus presentation materials are available on the Cannexus.ca website after the conference. To access these materials, go to the Past Cannexus page. Please note that not all speakers submit their presentations to be posted online.
Yes, the Cannexus website will list the associations that have pre-approved credits as soon as the associations have reviewed and approved the Cannexus programme. Forms, which you will need to download and print, will also be available from the same location on the Cannexus site. You can get your forms signed on-site at the Conference Check-In desk. Please note: organizations other than those listed may give credits for attending Cannexus; it is best to check directly with your association.
Yes. Each fall, CERIC recruits volunteers to assist with the Cannexus conference. Please note that there will be no funds available to assist volunteers with expenses. If you are interested in volunteering, please visit our Volunteer page at Cannexus.ca, available in the Fall.
The First-Timer’s event is designed for delegates who have never attended Cannexus and want to learn more about CERIC and the conference. However, past delegates are also welcome to attend and participate in the networking activities.
Yes. An Exhibitor Showcase of 30+ exhibitors is a key feature of each Cannexus conference. Exhibitors include training organizations, professional associations, publishers, software providers and more. You can download a Sponsor, Advertiser & Exhibitor Opportunities package with full information on exhibitor rates and options.
CERIC secures economical rates, subject to availability, at nearby hotels. Learn more about these hotels at the Cannexus.ca website Hotel & Travel page.Discounted booking codes for these hotels will be provided to delegates upon registering for Cannexus. The earlier you register for Cannexus, the earlier you can book your room and secure your spot in one of the contracted hotels.
We urge all delegates to reserve their rooms as early as possible. In the past, room rates and availability have expired as early as mid-September.
Travel discounts are arranged with several providers, which have regularly included Porter Airlines, WestJet, Air Canada and VIA Rail Canada. Discount information can be found on the Cannexus.ca Hotel & Travel page.
When you register online, you will be asked to provide us with any dietary concerns. All restrictions are then submitted to the Shaw Centre prior to Cannexus. Banquet staff are always available during the meals to guide delegates through the buffet tables, and identify food options corresponding to any existing restrictions. Though we do our best to account for general restrictions and preferences (Gluten free, vegan, etc.), it is not always possible to fulfill all requests.
To accommodate delegates with severe allergies, a meal is usually set aside on-site, and delegates will be notified separately beforehand with any instructions.
Cannexus ensures that all hotels and meeting venues are fully accessible and meet the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Please ensure you request an adapted room when you make your hotel reservations.
Cannexus does not charge a registration fee for a support person. Ensure that you include the full name of your support person in the “Special Needs/Dietary Concerns” section of registration.
Accessibility accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please contact Sandra Francescon firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your needs prior to registering. Although we will work closely with you to address your special needs, it is not always possible to fulfill all requests.
In response to health concerns, CERIC prohibits the use of scented products at its events. Scented products such as hair sprays, perfume and scented deodorants may trigger reactions such as respiratory distress and headaches. In consideration of others, people attending Cannexus are asked to refrain from using scented products. Your co-operation is appreciated.
CERIC is dedicated to the advancement of education and research in the field of career counseling and career development. Cannexus is presented by CERIC and supported by The Counselling Foundation of Canada
and a broad network of supporting organizations.
Cannexus20 – January 27 - 29 janvier 2020
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