Re-thinking the Relevance of Higher Education

Algonquin College hosted a Virtual Event:

Re-thinking the relevance of Higher Education

Which models could best respond to the needs of a 21st century society?

Guest Speakers

Takara Small
Tech Expert | Journalist | Podcaster

Ilona Dougherty
Leading Expert on Millennials and Generation Z | Social Entrepreneur

Stephen Downes
Canadian Philosopher | Commentator

Matt Sigelman
CEO, EMSI Burning Glass Technologies

Sir John Daniel
Open and Distance Learning

Stephen Murgatroyd
Murgatroyd Communications and Consulting Inc.

Nadia Naffi Ph.D.
Chair in Educational Leadership in Innovative Pedagogical Practices in Digital Contexts | Université Laval

Bryan Alexander
Futurist | Educator | Speaker | Writer

Andrew C. Newman

Kenneth Chapman
VP of Learning Innovation Advocacy

Dr Lynn Casimiro
Vice-president Academic and Student Success (VPA) at La Cité College

Antonio Hilario
Coordinator and professor for the Graphic Design program offered at La Cité

Claude Brulé
President & Chief Executive Officer, Algonquin College

Jill Scott
Provost and Vice-President, Academic Affairs, University of Ottawa

Eugénie Congi
Director of Education and Secretary of the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (CSDCEO)

Marie-Josée Larocque
Educational Advisor in Literacy and Entrepreneurial Pedagogy 7-12 at the CSDCEO

Student Panelists

Gabrielle Kolotinsky
Student, Carleton University

Amélie Doyon
Grade 12 student, ESC Embrun (Embrun), CSDCEO

Mathieu Bissonnette
Student at La Cité collégiale, Environmental Technology: Forestry and Wildlife

Maliyamu Matola
Grade 11 student at ÉSC Plantagenet (Plantagenet), CSDCEO

Océane Lupien-Lorquet
Grade 12 student at ESC Embrun (Embrun), CSDCEO

Adèle Lavigne
Student, Ottawa University, Specializing in the Environment

Colette Nguemie
Student in Educational Support at College La Cité