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.

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December

2018 Learning Together Conference  

Submission Deadline: December 17, 2017

Event Date: May 12, 2018
Location:
SFU Surrey Campus
Submissions: http://www.sfu.ca/learningtogether/call-for-submissions.html
Event:
https://www.sfu.ca/learningtogether.html

SFU-UBC Indigenous Graduate Student Symposium (IGSS)

Proposal Deadline: December 22, 2017

Event Date: March 3, 2018, 8:30–4:00pm
Location: First Nations House of Learning, 1985 West Mall, Vancouver
PDF:
http://www.sfu.ca/content/dam/sfu/education/educationresponsive/graduatestudies/Bi-WeeklyUpdates/2017/IGSS%202018%20Call%20for%20Proposals.pdf

Rising Up: A Graduate Students Conference on Indigenous Knowledge and Research

Deadline for Submissions: December 29, 2017

Conference Dates: March 9–10, 2018
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
URL: http://events.umanitoba.ca/EventList.aspx?fromdate=3/9/2018&todate=3/9/2018&display=Day&type=public&eventidn=14476&view=EventDetails&information_id=31315

January 2018

Spring 2018 TA/TM Day

Event Date: January 5, 2018 | 8:30–4:00PM
Location: SFU Burnaby Campus, TBA
URL: http://www.sfu.ca/tlc/programming/tatmday/2018-spring-cfp.html

Certificate Program in University Teaching and Learning

Date: January 12 - April 20, 2018 | 9:00–12:00 noon
Location: SFU Burnaby Campus, TBA
URL: http://www.sfu.ca/tlc/programming/cputl/2018-spring.html

SFU Surrey – Central City Student Community Engagement Competition

Detailed prososal deadline: January 15, 2018
Location: SFU Surrey Campus
Register: http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/year/2017/09/CommunityEngagementCompetition.html

March 2018

Rising Up: A Graduate Students Conference on Indigenous Knowledge and Research

Conference Dates: March 9–10, 2018
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
URL: http://events.umanitoba.ca/EventList.aspx?fromdate=3/9/2018&todate=3/9/2018&display=Day&type=public&eventidn=14476&view=EventDetails&information_id=31315

May 2018

2018 Learning Together Conference  

Event Date: May 12, 2018
Location:
SFU Surrey Campus
Event:
https://www.sfu.ca/learningtogether.html

2018 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences  – “Gathering diversities”

Dates: May 26 – June 1, 2018
Location: University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan
URL: https://www.congress2018.ca