Teaching + Learning Conferences, Symposia, Institutes, and Events

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MARCH 2020

Open Education Week
March 2 - 6, 2020
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Open Education: Transforming Practice through Innovative Classroom Projects
March 3, 2020
CapU, North Vancouver
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10th International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge (LAK20)
Celebrating 10 years of LAK: Shaping the future of the field

March 23 - 27, 2020 -- moved to online format
Frankfurt, Germany
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2020 MBAA International Conference
March 25 - 27, 2020 (Submission deadline: October 1, 2019 -- check website for additional deadlines)
Chicago, IL
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Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR): Learning Through Research
March 25 - 28, 2020 (Submission deadline: December 6, 2019)
Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana
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APRIL 2020

12th Annual University of Waterloo Teaching and Learning Conference
April 29, 2020 
University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON
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24th Annual Dalhousie Conference on University Teaching and Learning: Educating the Whole Student
April 29-30, 2020 (Submission deadline: February 3, 2020)
Dalhousie, Halifax, Nova Scotia
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MAY 2020

24rd Annual Dalhousie Conference on University Teaching and Learning (DCUTL)
Dates: TBD
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
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Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching: Mentorship in Higher Education - CANCELLED
May 2 - 5, 2020
Calgary, Alberta
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UNIVERSAL DESIGN FOR LEARNING
ONE SIZE DOES NOT FIT ALL: UNIVERSAL DESIGN FOR LEARNING IN THE SMALL CLASSROOM

May 11, 2020 (Submission deadline: March 6, 2020)
London, Ontario
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Festival of Learning
May 11 - 13, 2020 (Submission deadline: November 15, 2019)
Vancouver, BC
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International Institute on Students as Partners
May 20 - 22, 2020 (Submission deadline: February 24, 2020)
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
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Educator's Journey Towards Reconciliation
Facilitator: Lorna Andrews, Teaching and Learning Specialist (Indigenization) lorna.andrews@ufv.ca
May 26 - 27, 2020
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cost: $249 for each two-day workshop, including light refreshments and lunch
UFV Abbotsford Campus,
During our two days together, we will go through a journey to discover challenges and best practices in decolonizing the classroom and our educational practice. This workshop sets a foundation for the next session, Weaving Knowledge Systems. Register at tlcevents@ufv.ca <mailto:tlcevents@ufv.ca>

Weaving Knowledge Systems
Facilitator: Lorna Andrews, Teaching and Learning Specialist (Indigenization) lorna.andrews@ufv.ca
May 28 - 29, 2020
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cost: $249 for each two-day workshop, including light refreshments and lunch
UFV Abbotsford Campus
Weaving Knowledge Systems (formerly Indigenizing the Curriculum) is a two-day workshop that provides you with hands-on experience and resources that will bring together Indigenous and Western worldviews based on your subject area. This workshop is the second step in the Indigenizing program and participants must have completed a workshop or course on decolonization and reconciliation such as the Educator's Journey Towards Reconciliation. Register at tlcevents@ufv.ca<mailto:tlcevents@ufv.ca>

Open/Teachnology in Education, Society, and Scholarship Association (OTESSA)
Canadian Congress of the Humanities and the Social Sciences
May 31 - June 1, 2020 (Submission deadline: November 28, 2019)
London, Ontario
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JUNE 2020

STLHE 2020 - Celebrating 40 Years: A Year of Celebration
June 9 - 12, 2020 (Proposal submission deadline: January 15, 2020)
Ottawa, Ontario
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POD Network Institute for New Educational Developers
June 22 - 25, 2020
Los Angeles County, California
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JULY 2020

8th Biennial Threshold Concepts Conference 2020
July 8 - 10, 2020(Submission deadline: December 6, 2019)
University College London, London UK
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Biennial Conference on Chemical Education (BCCE) 2020
Dates: July 18 - 23, 2020 (Submission deadline: August 23, 2019)
Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
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AUGUST 2020

7th Annual Digital Pedagogy Institute (DPI) Conference
August 5 - 6, 2020 (Submission deadline: April 14, 2020)
University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, ON
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The International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Conference 2020
August 10 - 13, 2020 (Submission deadline: January 30, 2020)
University of South Africa, Pretoria, SA
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NOVEMBER 2020

2020 Symposium on Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
November: dates TBD
Banff, Alberta
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2020 POD Network Annual Conference
Dates: November 11 - 15, 2020 (Submission deadline: TBD)
Seattle, WA
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