Coaching Association of Canada


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Schedule at a Glance

WEDNESDAY, November 11

12:00 - 16:00 Pre-conference Events

THURSDAY, November 12

08:00 - 12:00 Pre-conference Events
12:00 - 13:30 Welcome Plenary Session and Luncheon: The High Life – Leading a High Performance LifeYvonne Camus
13:30 - 14:30 Plenary Session: Unlocking your 'True North' Moving from 'Normal to Abnormal'John Herdman
14:30 - 15:00 Networking and Health Break
15:00 - 16:00 Choice of 3 sport leadership workshops running concurrently
                      Fast and Female: MotivationChandra Crawford
                      Talent Management: Stop the Churn: Strategies to Improve Employee Commitment and RetentionTim Robinson
                      Roundtable Session: Responsible CoachingPaul Carson, Lorraine Lafrenière, Paul Melia, and Mike Chambers
16:00 - 18:00 Official Conference "Winnipeg Welcome" Reception with Coaching Research and Poster Presentations
18:00            Dinner on your own

FRIDAY, November 13

08:00 - 09:30 Plenary Session and Breakfast: Recognizing Cultural Diversity, Overcoming Obstacles, and the Power of InspirationTed Nolan
09:30 - 11:00 Plenary Session: The Sum of Many Parts: The Story of True North Sports & EntertainmentJohn Olfert
11:00 - 11:30 Networking and Health Break
11:30 - 13:00 Choice of 3 sport leadership workshops running concurrently
                      Panel Discussion: The Canada Games: A Leadership PerspectiveJeff Hnatiuk, Lynn Blouin, Chris Morrisey, and Anthony Everett
                      Workshop: Making Coach Education AccessibleElisabeth Walker-Young, Laura Watson, and Marie Dannhaeuser
                      Workshop: Meaningful Competition and the Role of the CoachCarolyn Trono and Heather Ross McManus
13:00 - 14:00 Plenary Session and Luncheon: Embracing PotentialOlga Hrycak
18:00 - 21:00 Petro-Canada Sport Leadership Awards Gala
21:00 - Late   Awards After-party

SATURDAY, November 14

09:00 - 10:15 Plenary Session and Breakfast – Women in Sport Leadership: Sustainable High PerformanceJennifer Botterill
10:15 - 10:45 Networking and Health Break
10:45 - 12:15 Choice of 3 sport leadership workshops running concurrently
                      Panel Discussion: Our Journey to the Highest Level of Sport: Manitoba Coaches Embrace their PotentialDerek Ingram, Bill Johnson, Janet Arnott
                      Panel Discussion: Leaders in Success, Growth, and ChangeLorraine Lafrenière, Anne Merklinger, Sue Hylland
                      Workshop: The New Coaching – Rethinking Sport Coaching to Develop Physical LiteracyPaul Jurbala
12:15 - 13:45 Closing Plenary and Luncheon: The Vision that Changed a NationJohn Furlong
14:00 - 22:00 Post-conference Events