WARUCC 2019

June 17 to 20, 2019

Regina SK

Taking place in Regina, the capital city of Saskatchewan, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Convention Centre, the next biannual conference will provide you with the opportunity to meet your fellow colleagues and WARUCC members, learn new ways to support your staff and students, and be motivated by presentations from engaging speakers.

Conference Hotel

Book your room at the DoubleTree Hotel and Conference Centre at the conference rate of $179 per night by visiting the WARUCC 2019 hotel link.  Pre-conference and conference attendees will have this rate available to them for additional stays of two days prior and two days after the conference.

Note:  Booking your hotel room early is strongly advised due to the heavy demand on hotels in Regina as a result of Agri-Business Week.  The hotel will be releasing all unsold rooms on May 17, 2019.

Conference Registration

Pre-conference and conference registration will be available on Monday, January 7, 2019.  Early bird registration rates will be available to May 15, 2019.  Click here to register for the pre-conference and conference.

Conference Registration Fees

Pre-Conference Session A - Cultural Competence  $100
Pre-Conference Session B - International Credential Assessment  $250
Full Conference - Early Bird (Available until May 15, 2019)  $395
Full Conference (After May 15, 2019)  $495
Full Conference Student Employee (Must be a full time student employed by a member organization in a part-time capacity or on a co-op work placement).  $250
Full Conference Non-member  $595
One-Day - Member  $275
One-Day - Non-member  $325

Note:  Individuals who are employed by a member institution should ask their bundle administrator to be added to the institution's bundle.  This will prevent the individual from being charged the non-member fee.

Information for Sponsors

Sponsor registration will open on Monday, November 19, 2018.  Click here for more information.

Call for Proposals

A call for proposals package will be available on Monday, December 3, 2018.  Contact conferences@warucc.ca if you would like to receive one.

Pre-conference Sessions - June 17, 2019

Pre-conference Session A

A Workshop in Cultural Competence for Post-secondary Professionals

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Liz Duret, University of Saskatchewan

In Liz's role as Diversity and Inclusion Consultant she provides leaders with expertise and training related to diversity and inclusion such that leaders are successful in developing and implementing diversity plans and contributing to the creation of an inclusive university community.

Pre-conference Session B

International Credential Assessment

Provided by World Education Services (WES), this workshop workshop consists of an introduction to international credential evaluation methods and processes, focusing on the practical skills needed to evaluate secondary and post-secondary academic credentials from China, India, and Nigeria.

This workshop will include:

  • Learning how to obtain appropriate and authentic documents and transcripts
  • Determining the status of the overseas institutions
  • A review and comparison of Canadian and foreign educational systems
  • Hands-on evaluation tips for credentials from China, India, and Nigeria.

Opening Keynote - Tuesday, June 18

Be an Eagle not a Seagull


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'Savvy' Savannah Simon has been named one of Canadian Living's Top 40 Female Change Makers, Savvy is a global Positivity Powerhouse.  Creator of the #SpeakMikmaq Revolution, and Youth Leader from Mi`kmaq tribe of Elsipogtog First Nation in New Brunswick, Savvy`s positive approach to culture, language and life in general has generated a following in the tens of thousands.

Plenary Keynote & Registrar's Panel Facilitator - Wednesday, June 19


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Join Joanne Duklas as she presents a panel of Registrars with some challenges and thoughts related to the registrarial practice and the conference theme.  Joanne is a published author, conference speaker, researcher, and consultant in higher education with an interest in advancing next generation practices in support of learner success and mobility.  Through Duklas Cornerstone Consulting, she brings her clients over two decades of expertise in strategic enrolment management, registrarial and student service delivery, business process redesign, research, and policy work. In her practice, she routinely leads large scale change projects and research studies in the pursuit of evidence based standards development and best practice that puts the learner at the forefront.

Specific session information and the conference schedule will be published sometime during the month of April, 2019.

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