MPLAN Conference to be Held at BU in September

September 21, 2011

First posted Thursday, August 4, 2011

Brandon, MB — A one-day conference for the Manitoba Prior Learning Assessment Network (MPLAN) will be held at Brandon University on September 29. The keynote address will be given by Lori Fontaine from the Office of the Manitoba Fairness Commissioner.

Several workshops will be offered. These will focus on such topics as financial services bridging for immigrants, correction/juvenile counseling apprenticeship programs, and work-based managerial certification, among others. Speakers involved include Dr. Bill Ashton from the Rural Development Institute, Dr. Gary McNeely from Brandon University, Roger Loewen from Assiniboine Community College and Deb Blower from Red River College.

For more details about this conference and MPLAN or to register online, visit

For more information, contact:

Dr. Gary McNeely
PLAR Coordinator
Brandon University