SUNDAY MAY 24, 2020
Welcome and workshops
12:00-5:00pm Early Registration
7:00-9:00pm Opening reception (Confederation College)
MONDAY MAY 25, 2020
7:00am - 4:00pm Registration table
Keynote and concurrent sessions
9:00-9:30am Welcoming remarks
9:35-10:35am Keynote Speaker
10:35-10:55am Refreshment Break
11:00-12:20pm OASFAA AGM
11:00-11:50am CASFAA sessions
1:20-2:10pm OASFAA sessions
1:20-2:40pm CASFAA AGM
2:10-3:00pm Refreshment Break/Campus Tour
3:05-3:55pm OASFAA/CASFAA Concurrent sessions B
TUESDAY MAY 26, 2020
7:00-1:00pm Registration table
9:00-9:20am Welcoming remarks
9:25-10:25am Ministry Sessions
10:25-10:45am Refreshment break
10:50-11:50pm Ministry Sessions
1:05-2:05pm Ministry Sessions
2:05-2:25pm Refreshment break
2:30-3:30pm Ministry Sessions
3:35-4:30pm Fire side chat
WEDNESDAY MAY 27, 2020
9:00-9:10am Welcoming remarks
9:15-10:30am OASFAA/CASFAA sessions (round table)
10:30-10:50am Refreshment break
10:55-11:55am Keynote Speaker
11:55-12:00pm Closing remarks
Guidebook - Conference App:
This year the CASFAA/OASFAA Conference 2020 will have a conference app! Those who registered for the conference will receive an email with information about the app. If you did not receive the email, do not worry! You can download the app. at the registration table. There is no charge to download the app., but please only download it only once to one device. This will be the best way to view the schedule, share photos and get up-to-date information during the conference!
A pre-workshop hosted by Denise and Ashley Johnston of NavED Academic Consulting Ltd. will take participants on a two-part journey that will start by providing an interactive review on the challenges and barriers that students encounter when entering the post-secondary
environment. Once the challenges are defined a set of tools to help break down barriers students face while in post-secondary education will be developed to help teach students the importance of various
aspects of financial literacy.
Please join us at Confederation College to help kick off the 2020 CASFAA/OASFAA conference. The reception will be hosted in Ryan Hall on the Confederation College, Thunder Bay Campus and will help you explore the rugged natural beauty of the Thunder Bay region. The reception will include refreshments, passed hors d'oeuvres, and as always a fun opportunity to meet and catch up with your fellow conference attendees.
Dr. Ashley Thompson, PhD Neuroscience - is an instructor in the Neuroscience department at Carleton University, teaching Introduction to Neurological disease and the Honours workshop for fourth year students. Ashley spent a total of 13 years in post-secondary, receiving OSAP for more than half of those years and earning more than $150,000 in scholarships over the course of her academic career. Ashley completed her Bachelor of Science in Biological Psychology at the University of British Columbia, and her Master of Health Sciences in Kinesiology at Ontario Tech, where she employed a rehabilitative day camp intervention for children with cerebral palsy. Ashley completed her PhD in Neuroscience at Carleton University focusing on Parkinson’s disease, using substances that naturally occur in the brain to protect the neurons vulnerable in the disease from degeneration and death. Ashley was recently honoured with a Teaching Excellence Award from the Faculty of Science as well as the highly competitive Contract Instructor Teaching Award at Carleton University.
2020 CASFAA/OASFAA Banquet:
The 2020 CASFAA/OASFAA banquet will be held on Monday, May 25. Join us for some great food overlooking the largest freshwater lake in the world. A live local band will start up later in the evening to help us get our dance on. This will be a great opportunity to mix and mingle with all of the attendees.
Tuesday - Free Night:
The CASFAA Conference is an action-packed 3 days of learning, sharing, networking, celebration and fun. With this in mind - Tuesday night is all for you. More details will be provided on February 1 as to some activities that may be available, or take the night out for yourself and some colleagues to explore one of the two downtown centres in Thunder Bay.