Call For Proposals

Wednesday, August 28th and Thursday, August 29th
UNBC (Prince George Campus)

The UNBC Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) is hosting Summit 2019: Educational impacts in the North; building towards inclusivity, ways of knowing and internationalization in education.

Summit 2019 is divided into two days of content, and the CTLT is proud to co-host the second day of Summit 2019 with the BC Council for International Education (BCCIE).  Summit 2019 is replacing the usual UNBC/CNC Teaching and Learning Conference, which has traditionally occurred during this time.

Important note
While Summit 2019 is being organized in lieu of the Teaching and Learning Conference, please note that we are issuing this Call for Proposals for presenters for the first day of the Summit, August 28, 2019.

The first day of Summit 2019 will start with the Keynote address by Dr. Leroy Little Bear (Dr. Little Bear bio) regarding Indigenization and ways of knowing.

We acknowledge that teaching and learning take place both inside and outside the traditional classroom, and as such we encourage submissions from the broader educational community.

Submission Details  

We invite proposals for the following types of sessions:

  • 1.5-hour panels;
    • Identify panel participants
    • Identify session title
    • Identify key concepts, themes or aims of your panel (maximum 300 words)
    • Explain how the panel is relevant to the conference
    • Include a short bio (100 words) for each participant
    • Identify technological and room set-up requirements
  • 40 minute presentations;
    • Identify presenter(s)
    • Identify presentation title
    • Identify key concepts, themes or aims of your presentation (maximum 300 words)
    • Explain how the presentation is relevant to the conference
    • Include a short bio (100 words) for each presenter(s)\Identify technological and room set-up requirements
  • 1.5-hour and 3-hour interactive workshops;
    • Identify workshop facilitators
    • Indicate length of workshop (1.5 or 3 hours)o Identify session title
    • Identify key concepts, themes or aims of your workshop (maximum 300 words)
    • Explain how the workshop is relevant to the first day conference
    • Include a short bio (100 words) for each facilitatoro Identify technological and room set-up requirements.
    • Poster presentations
      • We invite you to submit to a poster to the Poster presentation session during the Summit 2019 Welcome reception. We invite poster submissions on the theme of the Summit, as well as those touching on the broader themes of:
        • Exemplars of decolonization, Indigenization, internationalization in your institutions;
        • Educational technology examples;
        • Examples of Distance education delivery;
        • Research on teaching and learning;
        • Experiential learning.

Call for Proposals Deadline: Friday, July 5