Event Information

April 17 & 18, 2024

TCU PLACE | SASKATOON, SK

Contact Conference, now in its 19th year, is a premier provincial workforce development event.  With a gathering of over 250 professionals, Contact serves as a unique platform that unites individuals from the fields of education, workforce, and economic development.

This conference is an incredible opportunity to delve into the latest labour market trends, discover best practices for engagement, and foster a deeper understanding of the practices that will shape the future of Saskatchewan. Throughout the event, you will have the chance to network with colleagues, exchange ideas, and share your experiences, creating an enriching atmosphere for knowledge sharing and professional growth.

Designed as a catalyst for professional development, Contact Conference fosters collaboration between the career development, employment, and education sectors. We have curated a stellar lineup of speakers, engaging presentations, and insightful discussions to ensure the event is solutions-focused, empowering our participants with practical tools and valuable insights.

We look forward to coming together to gain renewed inspiration, share success stories, and collectively elevate the impact of our programming and professional development efforts.

Join us and participate in this exciting journey towards a brighter future for our industries.

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Learn About

An amazing lineup of speakers known provincially, nationally, and internationally sharing their knowledge in an expanding workforce development field. 

Come together to gain renewed inspiration, share success stories, and collectively elevate the impact of our practices.

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Be Inspired About

Engaging keynotes and breakout sessions! Walk away with practical tools and ideas you can use right away.

Find thoughtful, inspiring and informative sessions that are relevant both professionally and personally.

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Engage About

Opportunities to network, exchange ideas, and share experiences, creating an enriching atmosphere for knowledge sharing and professional growth.

Through the Exhibitor Showcase, delegates will interact with industry specialists to find valuable insights and new resources.

The Contact Committee

Thank you to our wonderful committee members for helping put Contact 2024 together.

Janet Uchacz-Hart

Saskatoon Industry Education Council

Shana Stewart

Saskatoon Industry Education Council

Michelle Hardy

Saskatoon Industry Education Council

Sarah Burke

Saskatoon Industry Education Council

Gisele McCarthy

Consultant

Darcie Debruyne

Dumont Technical Institute

Mark Edmonds

Regina District Industry Education Council

Bonnie Grove

SaskAbilities

Dorothy Hyde

Radius Community Centre

April Sora

City of Saskatoon

Travis Ward

Ministry of Immigration & Career Training

Jaimie Malmgren

Ministry of Immigration & Career Training

Michele Grella

Ministry of Trade & Export Development

Michelle Lanoie

Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Colleen Slade

University of Saskatchewan