Conferences & Events

Professional Development

SFU's Dean of Graduate Studies has information regarding professional development opportunities for graduate students relating to career and employment, academic and research, teaching and learning, workplace and professional skills, community and wellness, and other useful information and courses open for graduate students.

October 2018

President's Dream Colloquium on Making Knowledge Public:  Citizen Science
Speaker: Shannon Dosemagen

Date: October 25, 2018 (5:30–8:30 PM)
Location: SFU Burnaby Campus
More Information: https://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/events/dreamcolloquium/DreamColloquium-making-knowledge-public/shannon-dosemagen.html

Expressive Speech: Vocal Dynamism in the Classroom

Date: October 25, 2018, 1:30–3:30 PM
Location: Halpern Centre Rm114, SFU Burnaby Campus
More Information: http://www.sfu.ca/tlc/programming/voice-presentation/voice-presentation-skills.html#vps1

Fall 2018 – Teaching Matters Seminar Series

Session Dates: Now – November 26, 2018 (3:30–4:30 PM)
Location: Locations at SFU Burnaby Campus
Full Schedule: https://www.sfu.ca/tlc/programming/special/2018-spring-teaching-matters.html

$100,000 Cmolik Prize Accepting Nominations

Nomination Accepted: Now – November 30, 2018 
About the Prize: http://www.sfu.ca/education/cmolik-prize.html
Nomination Instructions: http://www.sfu.ca/education/cmolik-prize/nomination-instructions.html

Inquiring into Your Multilingual Classroom: An Integrated Seminar Series and Grants Program

Series Dates: October 2018 – November 2019 (schedule TBD)
Location: TBD
Full Details: http://www.sfu.ca/istld/mlc.html

Fall 2018 – Private Voice Sessions

Session Dates: Now – December 3, 2018, 9:30 AM – 3:15 PM
Location: Robert C. Brown Hall Rm6122, SFU Burnaby Campus
Request An Appointment: http://www.sfu.ca/tlc/programming/voice-presentation/private-voice.html

10-week Intensive International Teaching Assistants Seminars

Dates: Fall Program (Late September–December)
Location: SFU's Burnaby Campus
Registration Open: https://www.sfu.ca/continuing-studies/about/program-units/international-teaching-assistants-program/register/10-weeks-intenstive-ITA-seminar.html

November 2018

Teaching Dossiers for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

Date: November 6, 2018 (1:00–4:00 PM)
Location: Halpern Centre, SFU Burnaby Campus
Full Details: http://www.sfu.ca/tlc/programming/teachingportfolio/2018-fall-grads.html

Better Presentations: Building Confidence and Connections

Date: November 8, 2018, 1:30–3:30 PM
Location: Halpern Centre Rm 114, SFU Burnaby Campus
More Information: http://www.sfu.ca/tlc/programming/voice-presentation/voice-presentation-skills.html#vps1

President's Dream Colloquium on Making Knowledge Public:  Global Participation in Knowledge Production
Speaker: Hebe Vessuri

Date: November 8, 2018 (5:30–8:30 PM)
Location: SFU Burnaby Campus, ASB 10900, Presentation Studio
More Information: https://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/events/dreamcolloquium/DreamColloquium-making-knowledge-public/hebe-vessuri.html

President's Dream Colloquium on Making Knowledge Public:  The Future of Public Mission of University
Speaker: Robin DeRosa

Date: November 22, 2018 (5:30–8:30 PM)
Location: SFU Burnaby Campus, ASB 10900, Presentation Studio
More Information: https://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/events/dreamcolloquium/DreamColloquium-making-knowledge-public/robin-derosa.html

December 2018

Vancouver: SFU Alumni Reception + Panto

Date: December 1, 2018 (Reception 12:00 NOON, Featured Show 2:00 PM)
Location: York Theatre, 639 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
More Information and Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/vancouver-sfu-alumni-reception-christmas-panto-tickets-46952364787

January 2019

TA/TM Day

Date: January 4, 2019, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: TBC, SFU Burnaby campus
Proposal Form: http://www.sfu.ca/content/dam/sfu/tlc/Documents/Word%20Files/19-1%20Spring%20TATM%20Call%20for%20proposals.docx

Certificate Program in University Teaching and Learning

Date: Fridays, January 11–April 12, 2019 (9:00–12:00)
Location: TBC, SFU Burnaby campus
Full Details: http://www.sfu.ca/tlc/programming/cputl.html