$25 – $175

Manitoba Advising Professionals 23rd Annual Conference

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Holiday Inn Winnipeg Airport

1740 Ellice Avenue

Winnipeg, MB R3H 0B3

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MAP is pleased to present the 23rd 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.

November 1, 2019

8:15 am - 9:00 am: Registration and Continental Breakfast (Madison Ballroom A & B)

9:00 am - 10:30 am: Welcome and Keynote Address (Madison Ballroom A & B)

We Are All Leaders: How a Bus Driver Showed us Anything was Possible – Kevin Chief

Kevin draws on his personal and professional experiences from growing up as an Indigenous youth in Winnipeg's North End, to his work in the community, education and business fields. As a former member of the Legislative Assembly and Minister in the Manitoba Government, he is able to share stories of seeing potential and possibility, overcoming barriers, and creating opportunities out of challenges.

10:30 am - 10:45 am: Coffee Break

10:45 am - 12:00 pm: Concurrent Session

Breakout 1A (Madison A & B): Building Relationships: A Conversation about Reconciliation (Kevin Chief)

As a follow up to the keynote the break out session includes a series of questions about reconciliation that allow people to share their experiences and ask about things they are unsure of in a comfortable setting.

Breakout 1B (Madison C): Cannabis: The Fundamentals (Dr. Shelley Turner, MD CCFP - Chief Medical Officer & Karen Debroni, MPA, BA - Chief Experience Officer)

An informative session to provide you with an understanding of: basic cannabis terminology, cannabis and its effects, how to recognize signs of cannabis impairment, the differences between THC and CBD, federal and provincial regulations surrounding medical and recreational cannabis, potential negative consequences associated with cannabis use, potential health benefits of cannabis, and more!

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm: AGM / Annual Report & Lunch (Ellice Room)

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm: Concurrent Session

Breakout 2A (Madison A): Strategies to Help Students On The Spectrum – Anne Kresta

Join Anne and two Level IT Up candidates as they present an informative and interactive workshop on supporting students with autism spectrum disorder in post-secondary education. Learn about how ASD can impact your students in many different ways, and how you can help in promoting their skills and abilities.

Breakout 2B (Madison C): Develop your Personal Advising Philosophy – Chiedza Chando and Brigitte Wiebe

Take some time to reflect about advising. Why are you doing what you’re doing? The presenters will guide you through the development of your own advising philosophy, having recently had the experience of developing advising philosophies for two unique purposes.

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm: Coffee Break

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm: Concurrent Session

Breakout 3A (Madison C): Wellness Workshop – Lisa Dumas-Neufeld

This trauma-informed, interactive workshop will explore the various domains of well-being through self-assessment and self-regulation. It will explore chronic stress, while offering practical tools to help you take your self-care to another level.

Breakout 2B (Madison A): Enhance your Advising with these Academic Coaching Essentials – Sherry Peters

Have you ever wondered what exactly Academic Coaching is? Is it any different from Academic Advising? How can coaching enhance an advising session? This session will provide an introduction to coaching as a practice as a whole, and into the structure of a coaching conversation and how it can be used in an advising context, followed by three essential (and practical) coaching tools that can be immediately implemented.

Cost:

Existing 2019 Members - $150 (Includes Conference Fee + 2020 Membership)

New Members - $175 (Includes Conference Fee + 2019 & 2020 Membership)

New Member / Membership Only - $25 (For those not attending the conference and would like to purchase a MAP membership for the upcoming 2020 year.)

Deadline for registration and submission of fees: Thursday, October 31, 2019

Breakout sessions will fill on a first-come, first-served basis. Lunch is provided. Please contact us at least one week before the conference if you have any dietary restrictions.

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.

FAQs:

What is the refund policy?

Up to Oct. 25, 2019 — 100% refund

After Oct. 25, 2019 — 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 at the hotel and conference centre. Winnipeg Transit offers bus service.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact mbadvisorsinfo@gmail.com with any questions you may have.

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Date and Time

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Holiday Inn Winnipeg Airport

1740 Ellice Avenue

Winnipeg, MB R3H 0B3

Canada

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Refund Policy

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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