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Share Your Expertise: Present at the 2024 ASPECT Conference

Call closes: Wednesday, May 15, 2024, at 11:59 pm PDT

This is ASPECT’s 34th Annual Conference, and this year’s theme, “Evolving Together: Preparing for the Future of Employment Services,” focuses on the future of community-based employment services and how we can collaborate to adapt to new realities and challenges by helping clients, employers, and community economies prepare for the ever-changing labour market. 

Suggested Topics & Content Priorities

The conference will offer workshop streams and topics for employment service providers and trainers. Please consider the conference theme "Evolving Together: Preparing for the Future of Employment Services" when designing your proposal and learning outcomes.

Workshops and sessions are intended to provide valuable new ideas and information that delegates can bring back to their organizations and use within their work. The following list of topics is not intended to be exhaustive:

  • Adoption of new technologies in career development such as the use of AI and online community building
  • Career development practice tools and techniques
  • Client assessment and training
  • Reconciliation and Indigenous training
  • Employer engagement and job development skills
  • Proposal writing and contract negotiations
  • Public policy, advocacy, and public relations
  • Board training and strategic planning
  • Leadership skills
  • SMART practices for operations and program development
  • Tools to assist agencies in working with client groups such as immigrants, people with disabilities, youth, Indigenous workers, older workers, and multi-barriered clients
  • Conflict resolution and de-escalation
  • Self-care strategies and tools

If you are interested in presenting, please see the full details, and then submit your proposal using our online form.

The ASPECT Conference is for:

  • Career Development Practitioners/Professionals
  • Program Managers
  • Facilitators and Case Managers
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists
  • Job Developers
  • Job Coaches
  • Vocational Assessors
  • Employment Specialists
  • Team Leaders
  • Regional Managers
  • Operations Managers
  • CEOs, Executive Directors, Directors of Employment

  • Board Members
  • Case Managers
  • Job Search Advisors
  • Employment Advisors
  • Customized Employment Advisors
  • Intake Workers
  • Wage Subsidy Advisors
  • Client Services Managers
  • Employability Skills Facilitators
  • Policy Analysts
  • Labour Market Economists
  • Representatives from Government

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