Meet Your Learning Connections Conference 2023 Planning Team

Learning Connections Conference

We would like to thank everyone in the SLC community for submitting their applications for the LCC Program Development Sub-Committee. These individuals will join the larger planning team in shaping the learning experiences for our 13th LCC celebration on May 16 and 17, 2023. 

This year’s planning team includes a variety of part-time/full-time employees from different departments and campuses. It is within this unique collection of voices that we hope to bring an inspiring conference to the college.  

We invite you to learn more about the conference and the committee as we prepare to unveil the conference “Theme + Call for Proposals” next week! 

Program Development Sub-Committee 

This committee will provide leadership in reviewing and selecting proposals from the SLC community to build the conference program offerings. Members of this committee were selected from a pool of applications and represent various facets of the college. 

  • Ashleigh Fortune, Manager of Employee Development  
  • Becky Thomlinson, Learning Specialist
  • Cerridwen McDonald, Records & Registration Services Assistant
  • Christine Sabourin, Learning Coach
  • Erin Boyce, Professor, Graphic Design
  • Jessica Rich, Educational Developer
  • John Wright, Digital Learning Technology Administrator
  • Keith Hare, IT Systems Technologist 
  • Nisha Sheen, Part-Time Professor, General Education

Special Advisors 

These members of the planning team provide instrumental insight and guidance to the conference theme, speakers, and programming. The LCC is an opportunity to demonstrate our ongoing commitment to Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Being and promoting our SLC value of “Belonging” so that we may continue to learn from one another.  

  • Helena Neveu, Knowledge Keeper
  • Carmen Law, Director of Belonging, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion

    Conference Supports 

    The conference is also supported by larger departments throughout the planning process as we leverage diverse skillsets from the SLC community. 

    • Information & Technology Services 
    • Events & Banquet Services
    • Communications Department 

    Core Planning Team 

    All elements of the LCC are pulled together through a strategic partnership between “Belonging, Human Resources & Organizational Development (BHROD)” and the “School of Contemporary Teaching & Learning (SCTL)”. This partnership is expressed through a shared vision of professional learning as representatives work alongside the larger planning team to provide strategic leadership to the conference. 

    • Brian Benn, Associate Director of Talent Management – BHROD  
    • Julie Johnston, Academic & Administrative Support Officer – SCTL 
    • André Léger, Associate Dean – SCTL 

      Stay Connected with LCC 

      Dates: May 16 (virtual) & 17 (Kingston) 
      Twitter: @LearnConnectSLC 
      Social Media Hashtag:  #LCCSLC  

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