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Manitoba Advising Professionals 20th Annual Conference
Thu, 3 Nov 2016, 12:00 PM – Fri, 4 Nov 2016, 4:30 PM CDT
MAP is pleased to present its 20th Annual Conference. This year the agenda will again include a variety of interesting, informative, and relevant sessions for advisors and other post-secondary personnel in a variety of settings.
This is a 2-day event:
Day 1 - November 3, 2016
11:45 - 12:45 p.m. Registration
12:45 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Welcome and Introductions
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Keynote and Breakout Sessions
(4:30 – 6:30 pm - Wine & Cheese Reception/AGM)
Canad Inns Fort Garry
1824 Pembina Hwy, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2G2
Day 2 - November 4, 2016
8:15 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. - Full-Day Conference Agenda (includes lunch at 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.) with Keynote and Breakout Sessions
Pinnacle Club, Investor's Group Field
315 Chancellor Matheson Rd, Winnipeg, MB R3T 1Z2
Day 1: Challenges and Opportunities in Post-Secondary Education
Presenter: Paul Vogt, President, Red River College
Day 2: Appreciative Advising
Presenter: Jennifer L. Bloom, ED.D, Associate Professor, Florida Atlantic University
Session 1: Day 1
Option 1: The Blanket Exercise
Presenter: Elder TBA
Option 2: E-Portfolios for Advisors
Presenter: Don Presant, Learning Agents
Session 2: Day 2
Option 1: Emotional Intelligence: The Key to Achieving Personal and Professional Success
Presenter: Heather Erhard, Erhard Associates
Option 2: Education Opportunities for Military Members
Presenter: Stephanie Ramsay, Department of National Defence
Option 3: Transition Year Program, Supporting Aboriginal Students
Presenter: Andrea McCluskey, University of Winnipeg
Session 3: Day 2
Option 1: Leading With Laughter: Improve Your Professional Quality of Life
Presenter: Rolande Kirouac, Spadrole Training and Development
Option 2: Enhancing Student Resilience with Mindfulness: Reporting the Findings of a Group Pilot of Nursing Students at Red River College
Presenter: Vidhu Bhanot, Red River College
Option 3: Working With and For Indigenous Students – Bringing Education Full Circle
Presenter: Marilyn Dykstra, Red River College
Breakout sessions will fill on a first-come, first-served basis.
Existing 2016 Members - $175 (Includes Conference Fee + 2017 Membership)
New Members - $200 (Includes Conference Fee + 2016 & 2017 Membership)
New Member / Membership Only - $25 (For those not attending the conference and would like to purchase a membership for the upcoming 2017 year.)
Deadline for registration and submission of fees: Friday, October 28, 2016
Please note that although speakers and topics were confirmed at the time of publishing, circumstances beyond the control of the organizers may necessitate substitutions, alterations, or cancellations of speakers and/or topics. MAP reserves the right to alter or modify the advertised speakers and/or topics if necessary without any liability to you whatsoever. Any substitutions or alterations will be updated on our web page as soon as possible.
What is the refund policy?
Up to Oct. 28, 2016 — 50% refund
After Oct. 28, 2016 — no refund
Refunds will not be issued for no-show registrants. Membership fees are non-refundable.
In the event of cancellation of the Conference due to bad weather or other circumstances beyond our control, MAP will make every effort to reschedule the event to an alternate date. If you are unable to attend the rescheduled event, MAP will at its discretion, refund the conference fee amount paid minus any venue cancellation charges. No refund will be made where participants are able to claim on an insurance policy.
MAP will not be liable for any ancillary or related costs, including, but not limited to hotel and airline charges, or cancellation fees due to weather or other conditions or circumstances.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Parking is free in the hotel and stadium parking lots. Winnipeg Transit offers bus service.
Canad Inns Fort Garry parking is in the lot at the front of the hotel on Thursday. Investors Group Field parking is available on the east side of the stadium in front fo the Pinnacle Club entrance (entrance to the conference off University Crescent) as well as on the west side of the stadium (close to the Bomber Store off Chancellor Matheson) on Friday.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions you may have.
Where can I stay if I'm looking for a hotel?
We have reserved rooms for out of town attendees at Canad Inns Fort Garry with a special rate for the conference. ($102.00 Standard or $112.00 King Suite per night) The confirmation number for conference guests to book their room under Manitoba Advising Professionals is 249427. https://www.canadinns.com/stay/fort-garry/home/?src=cpc&mcode=PS&gclid=CM76777jtM4CFQesaQodwlELTg