CUCCOA 2021 Annual Conference Program

NOTE: All Times are EDT

 

MONDAY OCTOBER 4 2021 (All times are EDT)
1:00 - 2:00 pm New Members & First Timers Welcome
  
TUESDAY OCTOBER 5 2021 (All times are EDT)
11:30 - 11:35 am    CUCCOA President’s Welcome
11:35 am - 1:05 pm Opening Keynote - Fallon Farinacci
Discussing adversity in the Indigenous Community and how she overcame her own personal obstacles in life
SPONSORED BY UNIQUE VENUES
1:05 - 1:25 pm Exhibit Hall/Break
1:25 - 2:10 pm CONCURRENT SESSIONS
  Marketing for CUCCOA Members
Jessica Petrella – Sr Conference Coordinator, Brock University
Learn more about how we are working for our members and what can you expect in the next year.
  Pheedloop
Get to know more about our Sponsor and how you can benefit from this platform.
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2:10 - 2:30 pm Exhibit Hall/Break
2:30 - 3:15 pm CONCURRENT SESSIONS
  Debiasing Your Workplace
Rachael Sullivan - Equity Education Strategist at UBC & Greg Lockwood - Equity Facilitator at UBC
SPONSORED BY UNIQUE VENUES
  How To Pivot To Virtual Events
Justin Ankenmann - Event Manager, Simon Fraser University
SPONSORED BY UNIQUE VENUES
3:15 - 3:35 pm Exhibit Hall/Break

3:35 - 4:35 pm

 

 

Roundtable Discussions
• Outdoor event planning
• Working Together for a Positive On-Site Experience
• Isolation and groups on campus; what does this look like?
• Accepting and Embracing New Roles: Repurposing Conferences & Events Staff in the midst of Covid-19
• Other ways to leverage facilities
• Filming on campus
4:35 - 5:00 pm Virtual Happy Hour
Bingo and Beverages! Join us with your beverage of choice and a fun game of Bingo!
  
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 6 2021 (All times are EDT)
11:30 am - 12:40 pm    Regional Meetings & Photo
12:40 - 1:00 pm Exhibit Hall/Break
1:00 - 1:45 pm CUCCOA AGM & Photo
1:45 - 2:05 pm Exhibit Hall/Break
2:05 - 2:50 pm  CONCURRENT SESSIONS
  Keep the Fire Going – How To Recognize Burnout
Sonya Forsey - Manager of Conference & Event Services, Brock University
SPONSORED BY SPRINGWALL SLEEP PRODUCTS INC.
   TBD
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2:50 - 3:10 pm Exhibit Hall/Break
3:10 - 3:55 pm CONCURRENT SESSIONS
  Events in the Time of Cholera
Erin Walton - Senior Manager, Conference and Event Services, MacEwan University
SPONSORED BY STARREZ INC.
  TBD
SPONSORED BY STARREZ INC.
3:55 - 4:30 pm Virtual Happy Hour
Trivia Time! Put your thinking caps on and join us for some true Canadian Trivia!
  
THURSDAY OCTOBER 7 2021 (All times are EDT)
12:00 - 12:45 pm  Lunch with CUCCOA
Panel Discussion with a member from each region.
Learn how these regions are dealing with Vaccinations on Campus and dealing with back to work, mental health
and mitigating stress with their employees.
12:45 - 1:05 pm Exhibit Hall/Break
1:05 - 1:50 pm CONCURRENT SESSIONS
  Catering Post COVID; What to Expect for Students and On Campus Events
Rob McNern - VP Business Development, Aramark
SPONSORED BY ARAMARK
  Presentation by Unique Venues
Joel Hauff -  Director of Research, Education, and Consulting: Unique Venues
SPONSORED BY UNIQUE VENUES
1:50 - 2:10 pm Exhibit Hall/Break
2:10 - 3:00 pm Closing Keynote - Tamara Taggart
3:00 - 4:30 pm Awards Gala, 2022 Announcement & Happy Hour
SPONSORED BY FOLIOT