2018 OAGEE Fall Conference - Call For Presenters

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OAGEE Fall Conference 2018

The Language of Geography

Graphicacy & Geographic Thinking Concepts

Ridley College, St. Catharines ON
Fri. Nov.9 & Sat. Nov.10, 2018

CALL FOR

PRESENTERS   

OAGEE Fall Conference 2018

The Language of Geography

Graphicacy & Geographic Thinking Concepts

Workshop and presentation proposals are now being accepted for the OAGEE Fall 2018 Conference which will be held at Ridley College in St. Catharines, from November 9-10, 2018.  The deadline for submissions is Sunday July 29, 2018.

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:
 
  • Graphicacy (literacy with maps, images and graphs)
  • Inquiry-based learning, active learning, project-based learning
  • Experiential learning
  • Geospatial technologies
  • Embedding Indigenous Perspectives 
  • Concepts of Geographic Thinking
  • Modern Learning
  • ELL (English Language Learners)
  • French-language learning
  • Global citizenship
  • Assessment
  • Social Justice and Equity
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 2018 Conference activities beyond their session, are asked to register separately for the conference.
Notification regarding submissions will be provided at the end of August 2018.
 
Submit proposals online at http://oagee.org/forms/presentations.php
 
If you require technical support with the online forms, please contact Becker Associates at 416-538-1650.