Fall 2017 Conference

2017 OAGEE Fall Conference

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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
 
Region 7 York-Durham invites you to OAGEE’s Fall Conference to be held at St. Andrew’s College in Aurora, Ontario. Conference activities at this campus venue on the Oak Ridges Moraine will be held from Friday, November 10, to Saturday, November 11, 2017.
 
Our working theme, “Geography: Embracing our World,” acknowledges the inclusive perspective exemplified by geographers when observing and interpreting our physical and cultural landscapes. 
 
Updates regarding the conference will be posted in the Fall 2017 Conference section of the OAGEE website (www.oagee.org). Workshop/presentation proposals and participant registration will also be handled through the conference website. Preferred accommodation has been arranged with the Best Western Voyageur Place Hotel in Newmarket. 
 
Our planning committee of public, Catholic and independent school teachers look forward to enjoying the conference with you in early November. Co-Chairs John Macdonald (john.a.macdonald@yrdsb.ca) and David Joiner (david.joiner@sac.on.ca) can be contacted for more information. 
 
Contacts:
David Joiner St. Andrew’s College david.joiner@sac.on.ca
John Macdonald York Region DSB john.a.macdonald@yrdsb.ca
     
OAGEE Sponsor:    
Region 7 York-Durham publicly-funded and independent schools

 

2017 OAGEE Fall Conference - Location

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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

 

LOCATION    

 

OAGEE Fall Conference 2017

 

Geography: Embracing our World

     
St. Andrew’s College
15800 Yonge Street, Aurora ON
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2017 OAGEE Fall Conference - Accommodations

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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

 

ACCOMMODATIONS   

OAGEE Fall Conference 2017

Geography: Embracing our World

     

Best Western Voyageur Place Hotel

17565 Yonge Street Newmarket ON

905-895-2131

or

1-800-575-9651

www.newmarkethotel.com
     
ask for special OAGEE-St. Andrew’s College rate before October 9
 
 
 
 
 

2017 OAGEE Fall Conference - Exhibitors and Sponsorships

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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

 

EXHIBITORS & SPONSORSHIPS    

 

OAGEE Fall Conference 2017

 

Geography: Embracing our World

 
Your organization is invited to participate at our annual fall conference as an exhibitor or sponsor.  
 
This year’s OAGEE Fall 2017 Conference will be held at St. Andrew’s College, Aurora, from November 10-11, 2017. The event attracts approximately 200 delegates from across the province, including teachers, department leaders and curriculum coordinators from both elementary and secondary schools.
 
The search for dynamic resources and initiatives is important for Ontario teachers as they strive to support and enhance their implementation of the Ontario geographic and environmental education curriculum. This is your opportunity to present your organization and its offerings to delegates ready for new ideas or the strengthening of their current practices.
 
Exhibitors are encouraged to provide material to be included in registration packages. Contributions of draw prizes and other gifts are also greatly appreciated.
 
Skirted exhibit tables will be approximately 72”x30” and located in an area with wireless internet access.  Electrical access is available, although exhibitors are advised to bring their own extension cords and power bars.  Exhibit material may be shipped to St. Andrew’s College (attention OAGEE Fall 2017 Conference) for arrival no earlier than November 6, 2017. Please note that table space is at a premium and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
The conference organizers recognize that general exhibitor policies and fees are sometimes difficult to apply to all organizations. In particular, some not-for-profit groups may lack the financial resources available to other companies or individuals. Reduced fees or contributions “in-kind” will be considered as situations warrant—please contact the conference organizers. Such requests will be considered with a respect for fairness and with the intent of improving educational opportunities for students.
 
Exhibitors & Sponsors can submit online at http://oagee.org/forms-new/exhibits1.php
 
All exhibit / sponsorship requests and fees must be submitted by August 31, 2017.

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

 

CALL FOR

PRESENTERS   

 

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.