Get ready for ACE-WIL’s
2024 Conference

“WILful Together”

The Association for Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning BC/Yukon (ACE-WIL) is pleased to announce its 2024 conference, ‘WILful Together’, being held on Monday, May 27 and Tuesday, May 28, 2024, with an afternoon reception on Sunday, May 26 at the Anvil Centre, New Westminster, BC.

The conference will bring together over 300+ co-op and work-integrated learning professionals, practitioners, researchers, and advocates from across BC and beyond who are committed to supporting post-secondary student talent development and fueling future economic growth.

The economic challenges facing us today are formidable but through collective, intentional and innovative collaboration, we are confident that we can build a better future. The 2024 ‘WILful Together’ conference theme focuses on how we can

  • work together to create more innovative partnerships, inclusive WIL experiences;
  • learn through resilience;
  • create more engaging WIL experiences for all;
  • extend and strengthen our connections in the community;
  • and learn from our extensive body of recent research projects.

Why Attend?

ACE-WIL Members and non-members are all welcome to register for this informative and engaging 2-day conference where they can expect to:

  • Gain insights into current best practices for hiring student talent
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest research and trends
  • Raise the profile of their organization and promote their own opportunities & programming
  • Network with WIL professionals from across the province and meet potential collaborators
  • Share knowledge and make new connections with peers and industry partners
  • Get inspired and reinvigorated with new ideas and strategies for talent recruitment & development

Registration

  • Early Bird registration is now open and will remain open up to December 31, 2023 (or until sold out).
  • Regular registration will begin January 2024. Member and non-member pricing is available. Find out the rates and plan ahead or register now!
  • The conference is now accepting presentation proposals. Learn more about the conference themes and submit your proposals here.
Anvil Centre, New Westminster