Present at Cannexus

CERIC invites individuals or organizations with an interest in presenting at Cannexus to submit a brief outline for consideration using the Proposal Form and encourages them to inform colleagues or students of this opportunity.

The Call for Presenters for Cannexus21 is now closed. Any submissions received after the deadline will be added to a waiting list for consideration.

Why Present?

Presenting at Cannexus, Canada’s bilingual National Career Development Conference, provides you with an unmatched opportunity to exchange information and explore innovative approaches in the areas of career counselling and career and workforce development. You will gain recognition as an expert and leader in the field at the conference and beyond. 

Although Cannexus takes place in January 2021, we understand with the concern surrounding COVID-19, individuals may be cautious about submitting a proposal at this time. We would like to assure you that submitting a proposal is not a commitment to present at the conference. If your proposal is accepted, CERIC will update you on the conference format this summer and you will have the opportunity to accept or decline the invitation at that time.

Be part of Cannexus as one of our presenters!

  • Share new ideas or highlight notable projects, research and practices
  • Contribute to furthering cross-sectoral dialogue and building knowledge in the field
  • Advance your own professional development by demonstrating that you are staying current on what’s happening in career development

  • Receive feedback and gain new perspectives from peers to further shape your work
  • Meet new people or reconnect with colleagues who share your interests from different backgrounds, organizations and geographies – and build your network
  • Increase the visibility of career development with funders, policymakers and the public

Who Presents?

Cannexus presenters are researchers and practitioners from:


Community Agencies

Private Practices




They are professionals in career development and related fields who are forward-thinkers with fresh and impactful ideas and projects to convey.

Areas of Interest

CERIC has identified areas of interest to assist presenters in targeting the content of their sessions. These are examples only; however, all proposals need to reference the career development field.

  • Adult Education and Career Development
  • Advocacy & Profile Building (Sector, Services, Clients)
  • Career Development for Youth Outside of School
  • Career Education K-12 Students
  • Career Education Post-Secondary
  • Client Mental Health
  • Current Research, Theory & Methodology
  • Effective Career Counselling/Coaching Techniques
  • Employee Recruitment & Engagement
  • Employment/Training Programs (Community, Government, Industry)
  • Entrepreneurship & Self-Employment
  • Experiential/Work-Integrated Learning
  • Indigenous Career Development
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Labour Market Information
  • Leadership Development
  • Management & HR Issues for Career/Employment Centre Directors
  • Mature Worker Career Development
  • New Technology & Tools for Career Professionals
  • Online Career Service Delivery/Remote Learning
  • Rural Career & Community Economic Development
  • Self-Care for Career Professionals
  • Supporting Clients with Disabilities
  • Workforce Planning & Development
  • Working with Newcomer and Refugee Communities