Program-Image4The C2UExpo 2015 Guidebook Program is now available. Open your device’s browser and visit or search for “Guidebook” in the Apple, Google, or Amazon app stores. Then search for “C2UExpo2015” to pull up our guide.

To download the full program, please click the link to the right.

Below you will find the C2UExpo 2015 program-at-a-glance! Click on the image to enlarge it, download a PDF version here, or scroll down to read the plain text version. Just want to see the concurrent sessions? Then download our concurrent session program only!

NOTE: All pre-conference activities are scheduled to take place at Algonquin College in the T-Building (workshops) and the E-Building (Reception). All conference activities, with the exception of the banquet, a few concurrent sessions, and the engagement afternoon, will take place at Carleton University in the River Building (including plenaries, which will be held in the River Building Theatre). Transportation to and from the banquet event on May 27 will be provided for delegates beginning at 5:30pm. Buses will pick up delegates outside of the River Building.


C2UExpo 2015 program-at-a-glance (Plain Text)

Monday, May 25 – Carleton University
8:00 – 16:30
Meeting Space Available

Tuesday, May 26 – Algonquin College, T-Building
8:00 – 9:00
Refreshments and Pre-Conference Registration

9:00 – 15:30
Pre-Conference Workshops

15:30 – 16:30
Site Visits to Algonquin College CSL departments and projects

18:00 – 20:30
Open-to-Community Reception with opening and closing smudging ceremony with Elder Paul Skanks (E-Building)

Wednesday, May 27 – Carleton University, River Building
7:00 – 8:15
Refreshments and Registration

8:30 – 10:00
Opening Ceremonies (River Building Theatre): Smudging Ceremony with Elder Paul Skanks
Keynote Plenary: Dr. Dawn Harvard, Interim President, Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC)
Moderated by: Kim Pate, Executive Director, Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies (CAEFS)

10:00 – 10:30
Break. Complimentary refreshments served.

10:30 – 12:00
Concurrent Session Block 1

12:00 – 13:00
Lunch. Included in registration

13:00 – 13:50
Keynote Plenary: Dr. Michel Lizée, coordinator from the Service aux collectivités de l’UQAM (retired)
Moderated by: Sylvie de Grosbois, Associate vice-rector academic and research Laurentian Campus, Université du Québec en Outaouais

13:45 – 14:00

14:00 – 15:30
Concurrent Session Block 2

15:30 – 16:00
Break. Complimentary refreshments served.

16:00 – 17:30
Concurrent Session Block 3.

18:30 – 22:00
C2UExpo Awards and Banquet Night at the Shaw Center (formerly known as the OCC). Included in registration. Tickets for guests ($75) may be purchased through the conference registration form, or by emailing cuexpo2015(at)
Keynote: Dr. Alan Richmond, Executive Director, Community Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH)
Moderated by: Zack Marshall, Board Member, Community Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) and PhD Candidate, Division of Community Health & Humanities, Memorial University

Thursday, May 28
7:00 – 8:00
Registration and Refreshments

8:00 – 8:50
Keynote Plenary: Giovanna Mingarelli, CEO and Co-Founder, PlayMC2
Moderated by: Chris Yordy, PhD Candidate School of Public Policy and Administration

9:00 – 10:30
Concurrent Session Block 4.

10:30 – 11:00
Break. Complimentary refreshments served.

11:00 – 12:00
Concurrent Session Block 5.

12:00 – 12:45
Lunch. Included in registration.

12:45 – 13:20
Keynote Plenary: Presidents’ Roundtable, “Stronger Partnerships, Greater Impacts: What should be done to increase the positive impacts of collaborative, community-based research for the well-being and sustainability of Canadian Communities,” Featuring:
Dr. Ted Hewitt, President, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
Guy Levesque, Director of Programs, Canada Foundation for Innovation
Dr. Nancy Edwards, Scientific Director, Institute of Population and Public Health, Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Dr. Michelle Gauthier, Vice-President, Imagine Canada
Pari Johnston, Director, Public Affairs and Member Relations, Universities Canada
Moderated by: Katherine Graham

13:30 – 15:00
Concurrent Session Block 5.

15:00 – 17:30
Poster Session and Engagement Events. Complimentary refreshments served. (MacOdrum Library, Carleton University)

Friday, May 29
7:00 – 8:15
Registration and Refreshments

8:30 – 10:00
Concurrent Session Block 6.

10:00 – 10:30
Break. Complimentary refreshments served.

10:30 – 12:45
Closing Ceremonies:
10:30 – 11:00
Keynote Plenary: Minister Steve Kent
Moderated by: Kim Olson, Regional Partnership Planner

11:00 – 12:00
CFICE Panel Featuring:
Abra Brynne, Program Manager, Food Secure Canada
Mickey Bennington, Project Manager, Toronto Centre for Active Transportation (TCAT)
Liz Weaver, Vice President, Tamarack Learning Centre
Kim Pate, Executive Director, Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies (CAEFS)
Moderated by: Bessa Whitmore

12:15 – 12:45
Closing remarks and Closing Smudging Ceremony

12:45 – 14:00
Lunch. Included in registration.

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