Every year, BCPLAN hosts a Symposium and AGM to discuss the latest trends and successes in prior learning and recognition. This year is no different!  Click here to register.

Here’s our 2019 program:

PLAR: Rhetoric or Reality

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9:00 Registration table opens — Coffee, tea, juices, muffins will be served
9:30 Opening Remarks

Overview of the symposium and introduction of Keynote Speaker Dr. Alan Davis, President & Vice-Chancellor of

10:45 Coffee, tea, juice, muffins, etc.
11:00 PICS Pathways to employment in health care, education and technology
A panel presentation describing the Rhetoric and the Reality (case studies)
Laura has researched detailed pathways to health professions. Laura’s research leads to the question:  Whatever happened to the “R” in PLAR?
11:45 BC CAT research PLAR: the BC reality


12:30 Lunch
13:00 Innovative processes, sources and resources
14:20 End of CPD events, Invitation to stay for AGM
14:30 Annual General Meeting