Teaching with Conferences Event Listing
Date Time Campus Room Event (Sponsor) Description
The South Fraser Regional Science Fair is for
South Fraser Regional Science Grades 7 – 12 students from Surrey and
April 8-9, 2010 8am-8pm S 1205
Fair (Barb Maloney) Delta public and independent schools to
reveal their science potential.
Award-winning film Kilowatt Ours: A Plan to
Re-Energize America is a timely, solutions-
oriented look at one of America’s most
pressing environmental challenges: energy.
Filmmaker Jeff Barrie offers hope as he turns
the camera on himself and asks, “How can I
make a difference?” In his journey Barrie
explores the source of our electricity and the
April 14, 2010 7-9:30pm L 1325 Film - Kilowatt Ours (Gary Jones)
problems caused by energy production
including mountain top removal, childhood
asthma and global warming. Along the way
he encounters individuals, businesses,
organizations, and communities who are
leading the way, using energy conservation,
efficiency and renewable, green power all
while saving money and the environment.
Based on the developmental and relational
April 29 - May 1, Dr. Gordon Neufeld (Deborah paradigm of Dr. Gordon Neufeld and
8am-5pm R 2550
2010 MacNamara) addresses issues dealing with teaching and
working with children and adolescents.
May 6-7, 2010 8am-6pm S 1205 IEN Conference (Lori Dohnal) Currently in the planning stages.
The feature film, The Battle of the Bag is a
documentary, which follows the battle to
eliminate the single-use plastic bag. From the
big oil employees who brought the bag to
Film - Battle of the Bag (Gary
May 12, 2010 7-9:30pm L 1325 America, to the Nobel laureate fighting for a
bag ban, to the retired German school
teacher who holds the world’s record for the
most plastic bags, the film takes stock of this
icon of convenience culture.
National Undergraduate Research
May 21-22, 2010 8am-6pm S 1205 Currently in the planning stages.
Conference (Cory Pedersen)
Come and join colleagues to hear innovative
June 4, 2010 8am-5pm S 1205 ideas and talk about what matters in our
teaching practices and our students’ learning.
Connecting Minds 2010 will showcase some
of the best undergraduate student research
from across Canada. And this year, we are
Connecting Minds 2010 (Cory extending our invitation to undergraduate
June 4-5, 2010 8am-6pm R 2550
Pedersen) students in the United States! Students will
also have the opportunity to learn about
graduate school opportunities and skills for
successful grant writing .
Addictions for Mental Health
July 20-23, 2010 8am-10pm R 2550 Currently in the planning stages.
Professionals (Jack Hirose)
Our keynote speaker this year is the
renowned psychologist Dr. Albert Bandura.
Dr. Bandura is past president of the American
Psychological Association and the Western
Kwame Nkrumah International
Psychological Association; winner of the
Aug 19-21, 2010 7am-10pm R 2550 Conference (Charles Quist-
APA's Distinguished Scientific Contributions
Award and the William James Award of the
APS; and is currently the David Starr Jordan
Professor of Social Sciences in Psychology at
The themes of the conference will focus on 1)
historical, theoretical and pedagogical
approaches to learning from and teaching
about traditional and modern Indigenous
educational foundations; 2) the effects of
residential schools, literacy programs and
Transnational Reflections on
public education on Indigenous students; 3)
Nov 25-27, 2010 S 1205 Curriculum, Pedagogy, Literacy,
the hegemonic effects of citizenship/civic laws
Schooling and Teacher Education.
and education on Indigenous self-conceptions
and citizenship rights; 4) inclusion of
Indigenous perspectives as part of teacher
education programs/curriculum; 5) the
bureaucratization of schooling and law; 6)
language survival, bilingual education and
post-colonial relations and 7) the effects of
neo-liberal policies on the ability of public,
private, formal, aformal and informal systems
of education to provide equitable education to
Indigenous students and communities.