Fall 2019 Conference

2019 OAGEE Fall Conference - Keynote Speakers

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OAGEE Fall Conference 2019

Geography: A Natural Advantage

"Water at the confluence of unification and division"

Ashbury College, Ottawa ON
Fri. Nov. 8 & Sat. Nov.9, 2019

OPENING WORDS OF WISDOM


Verna McGregor is from the First Nation Algonquin Community of Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg which is approximately 120 kilometres north of Ottawa, Ontario. Ottawa and Gatineau form part of the Algonquin Nation’s traditional unceded lands. Verna has remained firmly grounded in her community and nation by being part of also the group of traditional Grandmothers (Kokomisag) and Elders. This includes the importance of promotion of retention of the Algonquin language and culture which is so important when addressing issues from a cultural perspective.

FRIDAY MORNING SPEAKER


Meredith Brown, a champion for freshwater protection, is widely known throughout the vast Ottawa River Watershed as the founding Riverkeeper and former leader of the charitable organization Ottawa Riverkeeper, a licensed member of Waterkeeper Alliance. Meredith holds degrees in biology, environmental engineering and resource and environmental management. Meredith is a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society and was awarded the Nature Inspiration Award from the Canadian Museum of Nature. Over the past 15 years, Meredith has significantly raised the profile of the Ottawa River and brought important issues such as sewage dumping, fish migration, nuclear waste and microplastic pollution to the attention of the public and decision-makers. Meredith continues to work with Waterkeepers to increase water literacy throughout Canada and help build community-based monitoring networks.

FRIDAY EVENING AT THE CENTRE FOR GEOGRAPHY AND EXPLORATION

Trépanier’s painting expeditions have led him to tackle challenges few encounter, including a knee-punishing trek on Ellesmere Island with a 120lb backpack; enduring ravaging hordes of mosquitoes while painting at the edge of the highest waterfall in the world above the Arctic Circle; being surrounded by Arctic wolves; canoeing up to an iceberg to paint it from a unique floating point of view; and painting Mount Logan, Canada’s highest mountain, from the Kluane ice fields at 10,000 ft… all for the sake of his art.
Trépanier has been featured in media around the globe, and his documentaries broadcast internationally, sharing his passion for the wild places that he explores and paints. Through his unique vision, expressed through art, films, public speaking and online media, Cory hopes to inspire others with our planet’s natural wonders.
Canadian Geographic named Trépanier one of Canada’s Top 100 Living Explorers. He is a fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society and a member of The Explorers Club, receiving its highest award, the Stefansson Medal.

CORY TRÉPANIER
Artist / Filmmaker / Explorer
Follow Trépanier on Facebook and explore his other project websites:
Trépanier’s Fine Art: www.trepanieroriginals.com
Into The Arctic Project: www.intothearctic.ca
TrueWild Project: www.truewild.ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/corytrepanier
Twitter: www.twitter.com/corytrepanier
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2019 OAGEE Fall Conference - Accommodations

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OAGEE Fall Conference 2019

Geography: A Natural Advantage

"Water at the confluence of unification and division"

Ashbury College, Ottawa ON
Fri. Nov. 8 & Sat. Nov.9, 2019

 

Accommodations

There are several options for those wishing to arrange accommodations in the Ottawa area.

The host hotel for the 2019 Fall OAGEE conference we have made arrangement with is the

Best Western Plus Gatineau – Ottawa

131 Rue Laurier Gatineau, Quebec J8X 3W3 Canada

Please note that in order to get the group discount you need to book before Monday October 07, 2019 midnight.Any rooms not booked by this date will be released back into the hotel’s main inventory. Once the rooms are released the hotel can no longer guarantee the availability and the rate of rooms. Please use the link in the Group Booking section below to access the OAGEE/AEGEO Conference 2019.

 

Name:

Best Western Plus Gatineau - Ottawa

Group Booking Code:

code 6948 (Booking before Monday October 07, 2019 midnight)

Link to OAGEE/AEGEO Conference 2019

https://www.bestwestern.com/en_US/book/hotel-rooms.67015.html?groupId=5S2SB1F3

Please scroll down until you see the OAGEE/AEGEO Conference 2019 with the Book Button.

Room Rates:

1 Traditional Room Simple

$135.00/night plus taxes (3.5%

 

1 Traditional Room Double

$135.00/night plus taxes

 

Taxes applied to your stay are the following: lodging tax (3,5%), GST (5%) and PST (9.975%).

Phone numbers:

Reservations

1-800-265-8550

Hotel Direct Number 

+1 819-770-8550

Website:

 

www.bestwesterngatineau.ca

 

Miscellaneous Information:

Rates are good for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights.

 

Hotel offers many amenities (particularly if you are bringing family members along).

Best Western Awards Points Program (Worldwide Free Night Redemption)
✔ Points Never Expire
✔ Status Match...No Catch®
✔ BWR Exclusive Member Rates
✔ Instant Rewards & Incentives

Restaurant O’Laurier ($)

Exterior and interior parking ($13 plus taxes)

Tourists and visitors to Gatineau who live more than 80 km outside the city limits may park for free in certain locations while shopping or on business. These permits are good for two days. To obtain a permit, the person must provide a valid driver's licence or a passport along with the vehicle registration.

Parking permits for tourists can be obtained at the following location:

  • Maison du Tourisme - 103 rue Laurier
    • Call 819-778-2222 or toll free 1-888-265-7822 for opening hours.

Bilingual staff

 

Individual room cancellations:

-Individual room cancellations are accepted up to 24 hours prior to arrival.

Reservations:

-The Hotel understands that each participant will be calling directly the hotel to make reservation or use our link to make their reservation.

-Booking procedures will be provided as soon as we received a signed contract.

-Each customer is responsible for all charges on their account.

-Each guest must have a pre-authorization on a valid credit card in case of damage or incidentals during the stay.

 

Arrival and Departure Time:

 

 

The hotel’s arrival time is 4:00PM (16h00) and the departure time is 11:00AM (11h00).

 

 

   For more information about the hotel, please visit the hotel website

   http://www.bestwesterngatineau.ca/en

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Waterfront property with the most spectacular view of Ottawa, just across the Alexandra Bridge in Gatineau. Well situated in Gatineau/Ottawa downtown with a variety of restaurants, shopping centers, movie theatres, parks and nature trails all nearby.

 

Double Room         King Room

Pool          Gym

Equipped with a saltwater filtration system.          Open 24 hours.

 

2019 OAGEE Fall Conference - Home

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OAGEE Fall Conference 2019

Geography: A Natural Advantage

"Water at the confluence of unification and division"

Ashbury College, Ottawa ON
Fri. Nov. 8 & Sat. Nov.9, 2019

 

OAGEE is pleased to announce the 2019 Fall Conference at Ashbury College in Ottawa on Friday, November 8, and Saturday, November 9, 2019.  The theme of this year’s conference ‘Geography: A Natural Advantage, Water at the confluence of unification and division, reflects the location of the conference along the Ottawa River and its geography.

 

Registration to the Fall Conference includes:

  • Two days brimming with inspirational and highly relevant professional learning opportunities. 
  • Included in the registration fees are choices of workshops, bag (full of goodies), Geographical Concept Posters (English or French), Conference Poster (English or French), continental breakfast, refreshments each morning, lunch served on-site, afternoon snacks and refreshments, and Friday Night get together at the wonderful Centre for Geography and Exploration (Headquarters’ of RCGS and CanGeo Education). Our energetic keynote speaker will be Cory Trepanier (Painter, Filmmaker, and Explorer) will speak by a breathtaking view of the Ottawa River and the Rideau Falls.
  • Over 50 different workshops covering diverse topics to choose from. 
  • Field Trip to the Laflèche Cave on the Friday afternoon (Minimal price of $15.)
  • Land Acknowledgement from Verna McGregor, and an inspirational address from Meredith Brown, founder of the Riverkeeper. 
  • Latest resources and services, including one of the latest Canadian Geographic ‘Giant Ontario Parks Floor Map’ of Ontario Parks.
  • Lots of bilingual and French workshops to choose from for Immersion teachers of Geography and Environmental Education. 
  • More than 20 exhibitors from Major Associations, textbook companies, Museum Resources and Activities, Universities & Colleges, Travel Agencies for students, etc.
  • Unlimited networking opportunities with over 200 educators and education leaders from across Ontario and some from other provinces.

Theme: Geography: A Natural Advantage, Water at the confluence of unification and division 

Date: Friday, Nov. 8 & Saturday, Nov.9, 2019

Location: Ottawa, ON   

Where: Ashbury College, 362 Mariposa Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1M 0T3

Phone: +1 (613) 749-5954 | Fax: (613) 749-9724

https://www.ashbury.ca/

Registration: Friday, Nov. 8, 2019 starting at 7:30am

BYOD: Bring your own device! (cell phone for access to QR codes, laptops and chrome books are preferred)

Accommodations: Best Western Plus Gatineau-Ottawa, 131 rue Laurier, Gatineau, QC J8X 3W3

Phone: (819) 770-8550 - Please visit the Accommodations section of our website for more information.

Group Booking Code is 6948 (To get the group discount, you need to book before Monday

October 07, 2019 midnight) to receive the preferred conference rates. 

Link to OAGEE/AEGEO Conference 2019

https://www.bestwestern.com/en_US/book/hotel-rooms.67015.html?groupId=5S2SB1F3

 

Please visit our Conference menu to see our Schedule, Speakers, Field Trips, Accommodations, etc.

 

Please email claudebdr@live.cawith any dietary requirements and/or concerns so that food and refreshment items can be sorted out ASAP.

Registration

Registration online is now available at the following link:

https://oagee.org/forms/

 

Package

Price after

Friday Oct. 18

Early Bird before Friday Oct.18

 

Members (Friday and Saturday)

 

$285

$240

One Day Friday

 

$205

$205

One Day Saturday

 

$155

$155

Presenter (One presenter only gets the $100 discount)

$185 ($100 of the price of the conference)

$140 ($100 off the price of the Conference)

Full-time Student  

 

$30

$30

 

Field Trip

(The field trip is extra. You can pay for it when you register online)

Price (extra)

 

Field Trip to the Laflèche Cave (Friday afternoon)

 

$15

In order to help your colleagues and volunteers to plan effectively, extra fees for field trips are non-refundable.

 

 

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS OCT. 18TH

 

If you are new to OAGEE and not a member yet, or if you have not renewed your OAGEE membership, you will be able to do so along with registering for the Fall Conference.

After registering for the conference, delegates will receive two automatic emails: 1. communication opt-in confirmation; 2. invoice and conference ID number for session selection.

All registrations are paid in full during on-line registration.

 

We look forward to seeing you in the fall! 

The Conference Team

Claude Tremblay Brun del Re (claudebdr@live.ca) Conference Chair and Représentante francophone pour l’AEGEO   

Anjelien Slater Conference Co-Chair (anjelien.slater@ashbury.ca)   

Brian Beard – Region #10 Councillor (brian.beard@ocdsb.ca)

2019 OAGEE Fall Conference - Registration

Written by OAGEE Admin on . Posted in Fall 2019 Conference

 








 
OAGEE Fall Conference 2019

Geography: A Natural Advantage

"Water at the confluence

of unification and division"

Ashbury College, Ottawa ON
Fri. Nov. 8 & Sat. Nov.9, 2019

 

Registration to the Fall Conference includes:

  • Two days brimming with inspirational and highly relevant professional learning opportunities.
  • Included in the registration fees are choices of workshops, bag (full of goodies), Geographical Concept Posters (English or French), Conference Poster (English or French), continental breakfast, refreshments each morning, lunch served on-site, afternoon snacks and refreshments, and Friday Night get together at the wonderful Centre for Geography and Exploration (Headquarters’ of RCGS and CanGeo Education). Our energetic keynote speaker will be Cory Trepanier (Painter, Filmmaker, and Explorer) will speak by a breathtaking view of the Ottawa River and the Rideau Falls.
  • Over 50 different workshops covering diverse topics to choose from.
  • Field Trip to the Laflèche Cave on the Friday afternoon (Minimal price of $15.)
  • Land Acknowledgement from Verna McGregor, and an inspirational address from Meredith Brown, founder of the Riverkeeper.
  • Latest resources and services, including one of the latest Canadian Geographic ‘Giant Ontario Parks Floor Map’ of Ontario Parks.
  • Lots of bilingual and French workshops to choose from for Immersion teachers of Geography and Environmental Education.
  • More than 20 exhibitors from Major Associations, textbook companies, Museum Resources and Activities, Universities & Colleges, Travel Agencies for students, etc.
  • Unlimited networking opportunities with over 200 educators and education leaders from across Ontario and some from other provinces.

Registration

Registration online is now available at the following link:

https://oagee.org/forms/

Package

Price after

Friday Oct. 18

Early Bird before Friday Oct.18

 

Members (Friday and Saturday)

 

$285

$240

One Day Friday

 

$205

$205

One Day Saturday

 

$155

$155

Presenter (One presenter only gets the $100 discount)

$185 ($100 of the price of the conference)

$140 ($100 off the price of the Conference)

Full-time Student  

 

$30

$30

 

Field Trip

(The field trip is extra. You can pay for it when you register online)

Price (extra)

 

Field Trip to the Laflèche Cave (Friday afternoon)

 

$15

In order to help your colleagues and volunteers to plan effectively, extra fees for field trips are non-refundable.

 

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS OCT. 18TH

If you are new to OAGEE and not a member yet, or if you have not renewed your OAGEE membership, you will be able to do so along with registering for the Fall Conference.

After registering for the conference, delegates will receive two automatic emails: 1. communication opt-in confirmation; 2. invoice and conference ID number for session selection.

All registrations are paid in full during on-line registration.

 

We look forward to seeing you in the fall! 

The Conference Team

Claude Tremblay Brun del Re (claudebdr@live.ca) Conference Chair and Représentante francophone pour l’AEGEO   

Anjelien Slater Conference Co-Chair (anjelien.slater@ashbury.ca)   

Brian Beard – Region #10 Councillor (brian.beard@ocdsb.ca)