Schedule

Below is the tentative schedule for the 2019 Conference. Please check back regularly for updates as conference programming is finalized. Details are subject to change.

 

July 7-9

Pre-Conference Institute

Location: Ivey Business School, Western University
Tuesday, July 9 Pre-conference Institute concludes at 12 noon.
Separate registration is required. Check-ins for pre-conference institute begin Sunday, July 7

July 8-9

Arrivals

Main conference registration and accommodation check-ins.
'Meet and greet' volunteers at Toronto and London airports and London train station (selected times).

July 9

Golf Tournament

Time: 7 to 11 am.
Join us at Firerock Golf Club in support of International ACAC's Global Fund. Registration required. Details and fee information to come.

July 9

Campus Tours

Location: Western campus, Brescia, Huron and King's
(departure points to be announced)
Time: 12 to 2 pm
Optional tours of Western's campus, as well as Western's three Affiliate University Colleges, Brescia, Huron and King's.

July 9

First-Timer's Session

Time and location: to be confirmed.
Join this informative and fun session for first-time conference attendees. Learn the ropes from veteran members and volunteers while meeting new friends and colleagues.

July 9

Opening Ceremony & Reception

Time: 4:30 to 5:30 pm
Location: Alumni Hall, Western University

Opening Reception to follow at Thompson Recreation and Athletic Centre. Enjoy Canadian coast-to-coast food and fun while networking with colleagues - old and new.

July 9

Late-Night Hospitality

Location: King's University College
Time: 8 to 11 pm
Hosted by Brescia, Huron and King's University Colleges

July 10

5K Run/Walk

Location: Western University Campus
Time: Begins at 7 am
Support the International ACAC Global Fund by participating in a 5K run or walk with conference colleagues. Enjoy a beautiful summer morning on Western's campus and on the Thames Valley trail system.

July 10-11

Exhibit Hall

Location: International & Graduate Affairs Building Atrium
Learn about services and key supports for students pursuing international education.

July 10

Education Sessions 1-3

Location: Western University campus - various buildings
Choose from a range of professional development sessions including inspiring speakers, panel presentations, workshops and more. Held morning and afternoon on the two main days of the conference.

July 10

College Fair

Location: Thompson Recreation and Athletic Centre
Time: 4:15 to 5:30 pm

July 10

A Celebration of Indigenous Culture

Location: University College Hill
Date/Time: Wednesday, July 10, 6 to 8 pm

Join colleagues for a one-of-kind experience of Canada's Indigenous cultures and learn more about local Indigenous Peoples and their history. Experience unique locally-sourced and First-Nations inspired food, meet First Nations artists and perfomers as you relax and connect at this special conference dinner.

July 10

Dodgeball Tournament

Location: Alumni Hall
Time: 8 to 11 pm

July 10

Late-Night Hospitality

Various Locations within Western University Community Centre
Time: 8 to 11 pm
Details to come, but be prepared to laugh, challenge your trivia brain, fire up some popcorn and movie, or take in some great local entertainment.

July 11

Education Sessions 4-6

Location: Western University campus - various buildings
Choose from a range of professional development sessions including inspiring speakers, panel presentations, workshops and more. Held morning and afternoon on the two main days of the conference.

July 11

High School Fair

Location: Thompson Recreation and Athletic Centre
Time: 4:15 to 5:30 pm

July 11

Closing Reception: Canadian Backyard BBQ Bash

Location: University College Hill
Time: 6:30 to 11 pm

Nothing says summer in Canada like an open-air, under-the-stars backyard party! Join us in a closing reception on University College Hill for a memorable night of food, fun, amazing entertainment, star-gazing and much more!

July 12

Campus Tours

Location: Western campus, Brescia, Huron and King's
(departure points to be announced)
Time: 12 to 2 pm
Optional tours of Western's campus, as well as Western's three Affiliate University Colleges, Brescia, Huron and King's.

July 12

Service Learning Experience

Location: TBD
Date/Time: Friday, July 12, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

In the spirit of giving back, International ACAC added an optional service-learning component to its conference in 2018. London and Western will offer the same option to experience working with a local community organization for those who are interested. Stay tuned for more details on our community engaged learning experience!

July 12

Departures