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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)