Conference 2017

30th CACSD National Conference 

The 30th CACSD national conference will be held from Monday, May 29-Thursday, June 1, 2017 at Ambrose University in Calgary, Alberta.

Theme – The Next 150: Preparing Students to Thrive in a Complex World

Experiential pre-conference

Full Conference Program

Friday, May 26, 2017 – Monday, May 29, 2017

Pre-conference trip in the mountains (separate registration)

Monday, May 29, 2017

2:00pm – Registration Opens (arrivals welcome anytime)

4:00pm – Campus Tours

5:00pm – Welcome Reception – Courtyard

5:30pm – BBQ Dinner – Courtyard

7:00pm – Welcome and Worship

8:00pm – Fireside conversation or explore the city

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

7:30-8:30am – Breakfast

8:45am – Worship and Devotion

9:15am – Keynote Speaker – Keith and Kristie Martel

10:15am – Break

10:30am – Responding to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

12:30pm – Lunch

1:00pm – Banff Excursions (options/cost on your own)

  • Banff Gondola & mountain top walk
  • Cave & Basin or Turtle Mountain hikes
  • Banff Shopping
  • Canmore to Banff Bike ride

5:30pm – Supper in Banff (on your own)

7:30pm  – Optional Activities: Return to Ambrose or Hot Springs (bring your bathing suit!)

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

7:00-8:30am – Breakfast

7:00am – CACSD Fun Run

8:45 am     Workshop I

9:45 am   Coffee Break – Lower Atrium

10:00 am – Keynote Speakers – Keith and Kristie Martel

11:15 am – Chapel (starts at 11:30)

12:15pm – Lunch & Round Table Discussions (offsite)

2:00pm – Workshop II

3:15pm – Break/Optional Campus and Residence Tour

4:00pm – CACSD Annual General Meeting

6:30pm – Closing Banquet

8:30pm – Activities: Peace Bridge River Walk Downtown, Peters Drive-In, Fireside

Thursday, June 1, 2017

8:30-9:30am – Breakfast

10:00am – Keynote Speakers – Keith and Kristie Martel

11:00am – Worship and Communion

12:00pm – Lunch

1:00pm – Post Conference Excursions

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