2017 OAGEE Fall Conference - Call For Presenters

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OAGEE Fall Conference 2017
Geography: Embracing Our World
St. Andrew’s College, Aurora ON
Fri. Nov.10 & Sat. Nov.11, 2017





OAGEE Fall Conference 2017


Geography: Embracing our World

Workshop and presentation proposals are now being accepted for the OAGEE Fall 2017 Conference to be held at St. Andrew’s College, Aurora, from November 10-11, 2017.  The deadline for submissions is July 31, 2017.
Sessions will run Friday morning, Friday afternoon and Saturday morning.  Each session will be 50 minutes in length, with the option for a double session if additional time is required.  Field trip requests of 2-3 hours are preferred.
Each classroom will hold approximately 20-25 participants with chairs and tables.  Wireless internet access, a projector, speakers, whiteboard(s) and connecting cables (HDMI, VGA, 3.5 mm audio) are available in each session room.  Participants are asked to bring their own laptop computers or smart devices when required.  A small lecture theatre with terraced bench seating and the possibility of a portable projector is also available.  
All applicable workshop and presentation proposals will be considered for the conference.  However, we are encouraging potential presenters to consider providing sessions that focus on the following highlighted session themes:
  • diversity,
  • Modern Learning,
  • concepts of geographic thinking,
  • ELL (English Language Learners),
  • French-language learning,
  • assessment,
  • social justice and equity,
  • First Nations/TRC Calls to Action.
  • global citizenship,
  • inquiry-based learning, active learning, project-based learning, geotechnologies
Each accepted workshop or presentation proposal will receive one $100 registration discount for the conference.  Additional presenters, if they wish to participate in OAGEE Fall 2017 Conference activities beyond their session, are asked to register separately for the conference. Notification regarding submissions will be provided by August 2017. 
If you require technical support with the online forms, please contact Becker Associates at 416-538-1650.