Fwd: Canada 2067 National Leadership Conference

On December 5 & 6, 2017, Let’s Talk Science presents a unique and completely different kind of conference. The Canada 2067 National Leadership Conference offers the opportunity for all participants (delegates and speakers alike) to engage in open discussion about how to evolve STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education to encourage innovation and excellence for generations to come.  This event will be held in plenary with panels tackling important issues in education and attendees working together through directed dialogue to develop strategy to make the Canada 2067 vision a reality.

We are excited to invite you** to register for the Canada 2067 National Leadership Conference taking place on December 5 & 6, 2017 at the Design Exchange in Toronto, Ontario. This event will feature:

  • Provocative discussions about the current state and future of K-12 youth STEM learning including topics on:
    • global competencies
    • technology in education
    • teacher training and support
    • the role of community partners in education
    • careers and postsecondary pathways
    • gender, culture and STEM
  • recommendations from Canada 2067 youth summits and Global Shapers millennial roundtables
  • release of the Canada 2067 Learning Framework – a renewed vision for STEM learning developed with input across Canada
  • exceptional networking opportunities

Some of the outstanding speakers we have secured include:

  • The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell – Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
  • Chief Stacey LaForme – Chief, Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation
  • Sylvie Barcelo – Deputy Minister, Quebec Ministry of Education & Advanced Education
  • Chantal Beaulieu – Executive Director, Council of Ministers of Education, Canada
  • Julie Bélanger – Research Leader, RAND Europe
  • Dr. David Blades- Professor of Science Education and Curriculum Studies, University of Victoria
  • Eduardo Cetlin – President, Amgen Foundation
  • The Honourable Doug Currie – Minister of Education, Early Learning and Culture, PEI and Chair, CMEC
  • Cassandra Hallett DaSilva – Secretary General, Canadian Teachers’ Federation
  • Jocelyne Daw – Founder * CEO, JS Daw & Associates
  • Dr. Sara Diamond – President, OCAD University
  • Christina Jennings – Chairman & CEO, Shaftesbury Films
  • Rajiv Jhangiani – Senior Open Education Research & Advocacy Fellow, BCcampus and University Teaching Fellow, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Ambassador for the Center for Open Science
  • The Honourable Stephen Kakfwi – Advisory Board of the Supreme Court of Canada, Past Premier of Northwest Territories
  • Sylvain Laporte – President, Canadian Space Agency
  • Dr. Phil McRae – Executive Staff Officer, Alberta Teachers’ Association
  • Chris Meyer – VP Teaching and Learning, Ontario Association of Physics Teachers
  • Malisa Mezenberg – Educator, Science Teachers’ Association of Ontario
  • Ridha Ben Mrad – Chief Research Officer & Associate Academic Director, Mitacs
  • Rohan Nuttall – Global Shapers Vancouver
  • Dr. Andrew Parkin  – Director, The Mowat Centre
  • Mojdeh Poul – President, 3M Canada
  • Bruce Rodrigues – Deputy Minister, Ontario Ministry of Education
  • Sandra Saric – Vice-President, Talent Innovation, Information and Communication Technology Council
  • Dr. Guy Tetrault – Director of Education, Sun West School Division, Saskatchewan
  • Dr. Marie Wilson – Commissioner, Truth and Reconciliation Council of Canada

Space at this event is limited.  Tickets are on-sale now.  The $250 early-bird price gains access to all panels, receptions and meals over the two days event.  Click here to explore the agenda.
Register today! Use promo code: CAN2067EB

 

The early-bird ticket price is available until October 20, 2017

Need a hotel?  Click here to receive our preferred rate of $219.00 CAD (per night, pus taxes) in the Tower Deluxe Suites at One King West.

Use code 171205HILL or ask for the Canada 2067 rate if calling to reserve 416-548-8100.
**In order to ensure a diverse group of participants in our discussions, we request that only two individuals per organization register.