Conference Program2021-10-19T13:12:49+00:00

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CIRPA Conference Program

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Length Time Type Concurrent Session 1 Concurrent Session 2 Concurrent Session 3 Concurrent Session 4
Friday, October 15
90 min

President’s Reception
Tuesday, October 19
85 min

Welcome and Opening Keynote The Power of storytelling: How we all can help our communities know and care more about security and privacyDavid Shipley, Beauceron Security

25 min

Yoga Breathwork;
35 min

Concurrent Session Enrolment Capacity: Know Your LimitsMark Kane, Conestoga College, Connie Phelps, Conestoga College Luck, talent or both: What does it take to win the Best Presentation Award at CIRPA?Ashley Blackman, FV Analytics, Neil Chakraborty, University of Toronto Understanding & analyzing your institution’s contributions to the UN SDGsKyle Demes, Elsevier
25 min

Break – Schleopardy: games by Ashley
35 min

Concurrent Session After the Pandemic – Finding the Best New Normal For Your InstitutionSuzanne Drapeau, Higher Education Sector Advisor, Barrington Consulting Data Sovereignty, First Nations Data Governance, and OCAP: Implications for Institutional ResearchersDrew Pihlainen, First Nations Data Centre at the First Nations Information Governance Centre From text analytics to comment analysis: how AI transforms your qualitative data strategySteve Lange, Explorance
25 min

Roundtable Discussion Demographic Data Collection Work Integrated Learning Early Alert
Wednesday, October 20
1 hour

CIRPA-ACPRI AGM
25 min

Chair Strong & Stretch;
35 min

Concurrent Session Benchmarking Institutional Performance with publicly available standardized dataDr. Esam Sohail Mohammad, Butler Community College, El Dorado, Kansas Transitioning a whole university to a new LMS in two months using an agile approachDiane Grayson, University of the Witwatersrand Increasing agility in program developmentDorian Clark, Emsi
25 min

Break – Schleopardy: games by Ashley
35 min

Concurrent Session Predicting College to college transfer in Ontario, a multivariate, multi-cohort studyRoger Pizarro Milian, Ontario Council on Articulation and Transfer (ONCAT)
Melissa Fritz, OCAS, Michelle Dunlop, OCAS
Automate the Boring Stuff: Labour Market Report Generation using RFraser Hay, Conestoga College Some Tips and Best Practices on Writing Great Business Glossary DefinitionsBrian Parish, iData
45 min

Roundtable Discussion Data Governance Labour Market Outcomes Enrolment Modelling
Thursday, October 21
35 min

Concurrent Session Rethinking student evaluations of Teaching from the student perspectiveStephanie McKeown, University of British Columbia COVID-19 Campus Resumption Planning DashboardBrent Harris, UBC Okanagan, Corey Bond, UBC Okanagan Psychographic segmentation: Know your studentsKirk Kelly, CRI Virtual Wizardry: Creating and widening your expertise network through Virtual Speed NetworkingVictoria E. Díaz, University of Ottawa, Emma Stetson
25 min

Office Yoga;
35 min

Concurrent Session A collaborative approach to understanding enrolment patterns: The Student Flows ProjectCraig Thompson, University of British Columbia, Annay Slabikowska, University of British Columbia First (Freshmen) year At-Risk: the York University-Toronto District School Board Cohort StudyRobert S.Brown, York University, Faculty of Education, Gillian Parekh, York University, Faculty of Education Alumni Economic Impact: Calculating and Mapping Educated Workforce Premium using FME and TableauAndrew Drinkwater, Pat Lougheed & Clara Yueng, Plaid Evolving Definitions in Digital Learning: Moving Toward a Shared Understanding of Common TermsNicole Johnson, Canadian Digital Learning Research Association (CDLRA)
20 min

Break – Schleopardy: games by Ashley
75 min

Closing Keynote & Final Announcements From Data to Insights: Evidence Based Decision MakingAnthony Mantione, the Labour Market Information Council (LMIC)

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