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McGill University
Montreal, QC

SCHEDULE OVERVIEW

Please note that the schedule is based on EDT (Eastern Daylight Savings Time).

All sessions will be offered in English, unless otherwise specified. 

For Zoom Session links and presenter details, please visit the Schedule Details page (members only)

 

DAY 1 - TUESDAY JUNE 15th

11:30 – 11:45    WELCOME & CONFERENCE OVERVIEW

11:45 – 12:45    OPENING PLENARY

Reflections on COVID: A Conversation with Cross-country Government Representatives 

12:45 – 1:15       BREAK & ICEBREAKER ACTIVITY

Meet and Meditate

1:20 – 2:20         CONCURRENT BREAK-OUT SESSIONS: OPEN DISCUSSIONS ON HOT TOPICS

Managing Teams in a Virtual World
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion: Its impact on our work
Defining Need in the 21st Century
Anything Goes (two breakout rooms, one in English & one in French)

2:20 – 2:30         INTERACTIVE BREAK

2:30 – 3:30         CONCURRENT BREAK-OUT SESSIONS

Canada Student Financial Assistance Program: Updates and Federal Budget
Financial Fitness in 2021: A tale of postsecondary students, the pandemic and their finances
Award systems & Technology
Trans Inclusivity in Student Services (90 min session)

3:30 – 4:00         NEW TO CASFAA?

Session for those new to CASFAA and first time conference attendees

 

DAY 2 - WEDNESDAY JUNE 16th

11:30 – 12:45     CASFAA AGM (all members welcome to participate, registration required )

12:45 – 1:00       INTERACTIVE BREAK

1:00 – 2:00         PLENARY SESSION

Universal Basic Income: The Promise of Agile, Robust and Resilient Financial Support for All

Jurgen De Wispelaere, Assistant Professor Stockholm School of Economics in Riga and Adjunct Professor in Philosophy of Social Policy, Tampere University

2:00 – 2:15         INTERACTIVE BREAK

2:15 – 3:15         CONCURRENT BREAK-OUT SESSIONS

Out-of-Province Panel: Updates & News from your Regional Reps
The Future of Research at CASFAA
Student Aid BC: Modernization Project
The Relationship with Philanthropy

3:15 – 3:30         INTERACTIVE BREAK

3:30 – 4:30         SOCIAL NETWORKING EVENT – GAMES NIGHT

 

DAY 3 - THURSDAY 17th

11:30 – 12:30    CONCURRENT BREAK-OUT SESSIONS

A View of the NSLSC.ca End of Study Communication and Confirmation of Enrolment
Higher Ed Points Ways to Pay for School
Keeping What’s Remotely Possible:  Transitioning to Virtual Service
Providing Emergency Aid

12:30 – 12:45    INTERACTIVE BREAK

12:45 – 1:45       CONCURRENT BREAK-OUT SESSIONS

L’ABC des programmes d’aide financière aux études du Québec pour les établissements hors province (in French with some English interpretation as needed)
The ABC's of Ontario Aid, Questions Answered <<Session Cancelled>>
Embedding Financial Literacy in the CSFA Program
Ideas to retain post-pandemic

1:45 – 2:00         INTERACTIVE BREAK

2:00 – 3:00         CLOSING PLENARY SESSION

The Leadership Test: Six Questions that Transform People and Organizations

Drew Dudley, Founder and Chief Catalyst, Nuance Leadership

3:00 – 3:05         INTERACTIVE BREAK

3:05 – 4:30         CONFERENCE WRAP-UP & CLOSING EVENT

Prizes, announcements, mixology and more…