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2023 GPDN Annual Conference | Building Community: from Practice to Action

  • 7 Nov 2023
  • 8:30 AM (PST)
  • 8 Nov 2023
  • 1:30 PM (PST)
  • Hybrid (Victoria, BC and virtual on Zoom)
  • 153


Registration is closed

The Graduate and Postdoctoral Development Network (GPDN) is excited to invite you to our Annual Conference on Tuesday November 7 and Wednesday November 8, 2023. We are pleased to offer a hybrid format with an in-person conference in Victoria, British Columbia and a virtual conference on Zoom. The GPDN Conference will be held during the Canadian Association of Graduate Studies’ (CAGS) conference.


  • Date: Tuesday, November 7 and Wednesday, November 8, 2023

  • Time: 8:30am- 3:00pm PCT on Tuesday and 8:30am - 1:30pm PCT on Wednesday

Please see our conference agenda (Google Doc) or visit the conference webpage  for further details. 

Important registration information

Early bird discounted registration will be available from September 11 to September 26. Regular priced registration will be available from September 27 to October 19 for in-person attendance and September 27 to November 3 for online attendance. 

The conference is open to members of GPDN who have an active membership that extends past October (i.e. new memberships). Before registering for the conference, you must purchase or renew your membership by following the steps below:

  • Current GPDN members with membership expiring in October 2023: 
    • Click "login" at the top right of the GPDN website to access your GPDN account on the website (if you have difficulty logging in, please contact our membership manager)
    • Once logged in, select your name (at the top of the screen) to see your profile
    • Look under your membership details to find the "membership level" information and select the "change" button
    • Select "Group A - Regular Member"
    • Click to continue with the membership change and payment
  • Non-members: 

For more information about membership, visit:

Hotel information

For those attending in person, the Delta Ocean Pointe Resort hotel is sold out. The Delta has provided the following list of alternative hotels: 


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