Program

2024 Program

Lord Elgin Hotel
100 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON,  K1P 5K8
Tel.: 1-613-235-3333

All meeting sessions, breakfast, lunch and banquet will be held at the MacDonald room, main floor. Please wear your meeting badge at all times.       

ROOM TIME TOPIC/EVENT PANELISTS/PRESENTERS/PARTICIPANTS
THURSDAY, 7 NOVEMBER, 2024
Executive Meeting
Kirsten Muller - Churchill Suite 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Registration and Mixer All Delegates. Hosted by CCUBC President, Dr. Kirsten Muller, University of Waterloo.
Pick up your badge and mingle with your colleagues.
FRIDAY, 8 NOVEMBER, 2024
Room: MacDonald Room – Main Level 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Breakfast Breakfast: Buffet
Room: MacDonald Room – Main Level 8:15 AM - 8:30 AM Welcome Dr. Kirsten Muller, CCUBC President
Room: MacDonald Room– Main Level 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Session 1 Ice Breaker: Share your Departmental challenges and opportunities!
Facilitator: Dr. Kirsten Muller, CCUBC President
Room: MacDonald Room– Main Level 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM  
Coffee Break
Tea, coffee & juice
Room: MacDonald Room – Main Level 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM Session 2

 

Indigenous Ways of Teaching & Learning
Chair: Dr. Kirsten Muller,
CCUBC President
Presenter:
Savannah Sloat (Indigenous Initiatives Manager, Faculty of Science University of Waterloo
Room: MacDonald Room – Main Level 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM Lunch Lunch: Buffet
MacDonald Room 12:30 PM - 1: 30 PM  Session 3 NSERC Presentation
Main Lobby 1:45 PM - 2:00 PM Meet at lobby and walk to Museum of Nature (15 mintues walk)
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Excursion Museum of Nature
240 McLeod St, Ottawa, ON K2P 2R1
1 hour behind the Scences guided tour, 1 hour free self tour. 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM TBA
Room: MacDonald Room - Main Level 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM Reception All Chairs and guests. Grab your drink and enjoy the fireplace just outside the room.
Room: MacDonald Room - Main Level 7:30 PM- 10:00 PM Banquet 1 drink ticket is included for the reception or the banquet, wine will be served as well during the banquet. Cash bar will be available. Awards will be presented after desert is served.
SATURDAY, 9 NOVEMBER, 2024
Room: MacDonald Room - Main Level 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Breakfast Breakfast: Buffet
Room: MacDonald Room - Main Level 8:15 AM - 8:30 AM Opening remarks Dr. Kirsten Muller, CCUBC President
Room: MacDonald Room - Main Level 8:30 AM- 9:30 AM Session 4 CCUBC Biology Department National Survey Report Presentation
Presented by: Higher Education Strategy Associates
Room: MacDonald Room - Main Level 9:30 AM - 9:45 AM Coffee Break Coffee, tea and juice
Room: MacDonald Room – Main Level 10:30 AM - 11:30 PM Session 5
Graduate Student Funding & Recruitment Accross Canada
Presenter: Dr. Kirsten Muller,
CCUBC President, University of Waterloo
Room: MacDonald Room – Main Level 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Session 6
Hiring Research and Teaching Faculty – Practices Across Canada
Presenter: Dr. Kirsten Muller,
CCUBC President

GradFinder
Devon Bath, University of Manitoba & Mohamed Naim Ben Younes, University of Manitoba

Room: MacDonal Room - Main Level 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM Lunch Lunch: Buffet
Room: MacDonald Room – Main Level 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM Business meeting, Secretariat & Treasurer’s report, elections (Vice President & Members at large), 2025 & 2026 meeting planning Chair: Dr. Kirsten Muller, CCUBC President
Dr. Tony Williams, Treasurer
Please join us to discuss CCUBC business and 2025 & 2026 Annual Meetings