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OAGEE FALL CONFERENCE 2019

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

Registration online is now available at the following link: See below for rates:

http://beckerassociates.ca/oagee/forms/registration1.php

OAGEE is pleased to announce the 2019 Fall Conference at Ashbury College in Ottawa Friday, November 8 & Saturday, November 9, 2019.  The theme of this year’s conference ‘Geography: A Natural Advantage, Water at the confluence of unification and division, is reflecting 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 and refreshments each morning, lunch served on-site, afternoon snacks and refreshments, and Friday Night get together at the wonderful Centre for Geography and Exploration (Headquaters of RCGS and CanGeo Education) with a powerful keynote speaker Cory Trepanier (Painter, Filmmaker, and Explorer) and a breathtaking view on 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 Vera McGregor and an inspirational keynote 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 teaching 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 chromebooks are preferred)

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

Phone: (819) 770-8550 – Please visit the Accomodations section of our website for more informations.

Goup Booking Code is 6948 (To get the group discount, you need to book before Monday October 07, 2017 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, Keynote speakers, Field Trips, Accommodations, etc.

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

Registration  

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS OCT. 18TH

Registration online is now available at the following link: http://beckerassociates.ca/oagee/forms/registration1.php

 

Package

Price

Early Bird before Friday Oct.18

 

Members

 

$285

$240

One Day Friday

 

$205

$205

One Day Saturday

 

$155

$155

Full-time Student  

 

$30

$30

 

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

We look forward to seeing you in the spring! 

The Conference Team

Claude Tremblay Brun del Re (claudebdr@live.ca) Présidente du congrès et représentante francophone (AEGEO)   

Anjelien Slater Co-présidente du congrès ( anjelien.slater@ashbury.ca)   

Brian Beard – Conseiller pour la région 10 (brian.beard@ocdsb.ca)

 

Thank you to OAGEE’s David and Darryl Scott!

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WRITTEN BY SHAWN HUGHES ON 08 MAY 2019 ON 08 MAY 2019. POSTED IN 2019 OAGEE SPRING CONFERENCE. HITS: 94

A huge thank you to OAGEE’s Dave and Darryl Scott for all of their time and effort in organizing a fantastic Spring Conference in Huntsville. Geography teachers and Environmental educators enjoyed a conference agenda that was invigorating and energizing.  

More pictures of this current and relevant professional development are available here

 

2019 OAGEE Spring Conference in Huntsville

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WRITTEN BY SHAWN HUGHES ON 04 MARCH 2019. POSTED IN 2019 OAGEE SPRING CONFERENCE

 OAGEE invites you to join us at our spring conference in Huntsville this May! This 1-day PD event has been designed to provide attendees with practical experience in collecting geographic data in the field, as well as creating simple GIS maps from our data. This engaging PD will develop new GIS skills that will inspire you to use simple data to teach geography in and outside of your classroom. Whether you are a veteran GIS user, or brand new with no experience, you will find value in applying STEM and 21st century skills and competencies to any geography course you may teach!  Many boards have encouraged teachers to embed STEM and 21st Century Skills in our lessons, now here is your opportunity to learn how!  Along with new practical skills, you will leave Huntsville with a bounty of digital resources that will allow you to begin or improve upon incorporating data and GIS into your everyday lessons. Whether you are looking for ‘grab and go’ interactive maps with accompanying student handouts, inquiry-based GIS labs, or step-by-step tutorials of how to easily build your very own GIS layers and web maps for any topic of your choice, you will leave with something great to use with your students! Theme: Harnessing Simple Data to Teach Geography! Cost: $60 for Current OAGEE Members, $60 + plus OAGEE registration for non-members. Register online at WWW.OAGEE.ORGDate: Friday May 3rdLocation: Huntsville, ON   Meeting Place: Huntsville Summit Centre, 20 Park Dr, Huntsville, ON P1H 1P5Registration and Welcome: 8:30am @ Summit CentreBYOD: Bring your own device! (laptops and chromebooks are preferred) Devices can be provided upon request Conference fees include transportation to field stops on an amazing zero-emissions electric bus, catered lunch and snacks, access to newly developed digital resources, and of course, a very unique PD experience that only OAGEE can provide! Due to the nature of the day, spaces are limited and early registration is encouraged! Accommodations: Best Western Plus Huntsville Inn, 86 Howland Dr, Huntsville, ON P1H 1M3Phone: (705) 788-3345  * telephone booking is required to receive the conference discountPlease reference the OAGEE Spring Conference to receive the preferred conference rates.  We look forward to seeing you in the spring!  We look forward to seeing you in the spring! 

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