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November 2016 Vancouver Island iiE Gathering
Fri, Nov 4, 2016, 12:00 PM – Sun, Nov 6, 2016, 5:00 PM PDT
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This three-day event combines professional development workshops and public presentations with intensive project team sessions and idea exchanges on educational innovations. With an emphasis on the interests of the participating groups, on intensive collaborative work, and on concrete outputs, gatherings draw upon event frameworks such as “unconferences,” BarCamp, and Startup Weekend. This Gathering will bring together a diverse and international mix of students, practitioners, researchers, developers, partner organizations, and others.
Friday, November 4th
Professional Development Workshops
An exciting mix of workshops presented by leading educators and iiE members. Workshop descriptions can be found on our website.
Saturday, November 5th
Public symposium and un-conference featuring a unique mix of PreK-12, higher education, non-profit, and private sector participants. A great chance to find out about emerging innovative projects and meet potential collaborators and fellow-travellers.
Sunday, November 6th
Design Thinking for Learning and Collaboration
A full day workshop delivered by the iiE team featuring lots of opportunities for exploration, feedback, sharing, group activities, and networking. Participants will leave this day with concrete frameworks for implementing new approaches in thinking for learning and collaboration among peers, students, and communitites.
A wide range of innovative projects will be featured during the public symposium project showcase session. Many of the projects welcome new collaborators. Anyone with a project or project idea may participate in the project showcase session; a project submission form is available here.
A full Gathering pass is available for those of you who wish to attend two workshops and the other Gathering days. Workshops on Friday, November 4th are available for "a la carte" purchase. If registering for a Gathering Pass, select only "Gathering Pass". Gathering Pass includes two workshops, evening social, public symposium, design thinking for learning and collaboration and 2 lunches. Student ticket prices are available. Please contact the Institute for Innovation in Education for a student discount code. *Please note that ticket purchase for this event works best using Chrome or Firefox browsers.
A detailed schedule can be found on the iiE Website.