2018 National Apprenticeship Conference

This popular biennial event attracts more than 500 apprenticeship stakeholders to sessions that highlight promising practices and innovative solutions related to apprenticeship training.

Delegates attend to:

• Gather insights into innovative projects, initiatives and partnerships that stand to increase participation in apprenticeship training, particularly among under-represented groups
• Engage in collaborative solutions to address common challenges, including skills shortages, employer engagement and apprenticeship completion
• Connect with new ideas and perspectives to partner with others who share your passion so you can lead innovation in your community, trade or sector

CAF-FCA is pleased to announce the Theme Partner for the 2018 national conference, taking place June 10-12 in Montréal, QC. The Canadian Operating Engineers Joint Apprenticeship and Training Council (COEJATC) – a Canada-wide network of training institutions that conduct heavy equipment, crane, and safety training – will be the lead sponsor at the biennial event geared to connecting Canada’s apprenticeship stakeholders.

The Prestige Partner for the upcoming national conference, taking place June 10-12, 2018 in Montréal, QC has also been secured. The Labourers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) – a progressive and fast growing union of construction workers, waste management workers, show service workers and healthcare workers in Canada – is a CAF-FCA Champion member and the exclusive sponsor at this level at the biennial event geared to connecting Canada’s apprenticeship stakeholders.

Other confirmed 2018 Conference Partners include:

Keynote PartnerPolytechnics Canada

Refresh PartnerUnifor Skilled Trades Council
Each delegate will receive a reusable water bottle in their delegate kit courtesy of this partner.  Water coolers throughout the conference facility will be available to keep you hydrated and cut down on beverage related waste.

Social Media PartnerNUPGE (National Union of Public & General Employees)
What good is a social media hashtag if we aren’t keeping track of what’s being said throughout the conference?  This partner will help keep the conversation about apprenticeship going with a social media/live feed wall.  Stay engaged and ensure you don’t miss anything going on at the conference.

Delegate registration is now open.  You may also want to consider these other opportunities to get involved.