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Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
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NEW as of July 22, 2016 Come celebrate with Progress Career Planning Institute's 20th Anniversary on September 17, 2016. PCPI is the proud founder and presenter of the IEP Conference.Click here for details.

NEW as of July 06, 2016 Sponsorship and Exhibitor Information Package available. Please check it out and we are hoping for your support by sponsoring the event.Click here for details.

NEW as of June 14, 2016 2016 Conference Report uploaded Click here for details

NEW as of May 16, 2016 The 14th Annual IEP Conference is scheduled March 3rd, 2017.

Thank you to all the sponsors, panellists, speakers, exhibitors, volunteers and supporters for making the 13th Annual IEP Conference at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre possible. Couldn't have done it without you!

Celebrating over 14 years of providing IEPs with information, resource and networking opportunities to succeed in Canada, the IEP Conference is regarded as one of the most innovative and respectful events for Internationally Educated Professional newcomers seeking practical, effective career advice.

What’s new in this year’s conference:

–The 2016 conference is proud to host LinkedIn for its skill building session, now a feature incorporated in all of the sector hubs. Delegates will have the opportunity to learn more about how to use LinkedIn to their advantage in their job search and career development.

Need a professional photo for your LinkedIn profile? Check out the photo booth at the bottom of the escalator. A photographer will be onsite to take your photo for only $5! Cash only.

–WelcomePack Canada will be joining the conference as one of the exhibitors in the Marketplace and will be distributing free packs to those who qualify. Delegates who landed in Canada as a Permanent Resident in 2014, 2015 or 2016 and are 18 years of age or older are eligible.
For verification purposes, interested delegates are asked to bring along ONE of the following documents:
a) Permanent Resident (PR) card;
b) Passport with Landing paper OR
c) Notice of Decision letter to claim their WelcomePack.

–Transitioning from Inform, Educate, Inspire and Engage in 2002 to Innovation, Collaboration and Cultural Intelligence in 2014 and taking another leap in 2016 to Leveraging Global Talent for Success in Canada

A Quick Conference Overview

Participate in a wide range of personal and professional development sessions and workshops led by industry experts, successful IEPs and experienced facilitators. The Conference is now more sector-specific with sector hub sessions in the morning and the afternoon offering delegates more face time with employers and other key stakeholders. Learn from IEPs who share their career journey in Canada on the Successful IEP Panel.

This is your opportunity to meet with informed, experienced and inspirational professionals who can help make your career dreams in Canada less of a puzzle, and more of a reality.

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