Festival of Learning 2018: Call for Proposals

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Festival of Learning 2018 – #FoL18
https://bccampus.ca/festival-of-learning-2018/

Educators and administrators, faculty and leaders, developers, designers, and students – you are invited to join us on May 28 – 30, 2018 for three days of learning, reflecting, and networking with colleagues at the Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront.

Join us to generate ideas for your work and to honour teaching and learning in B.C.

Inclusive by design

An important driver for the planning of the event is inclusion – ensuring that everyone can attend #FoL18. Inclusion will be obvious in the details. Here are a few items we have included:

  • Deep discounts for early-bird registrants, students, speakers, and volunteers
  • Free childcare
  • Wheelchair accessibility with preferred seating in the most accessible areas of each room
  • Option to add pronoun ribbons to your conference badge
  • Gender-neutral washrooms
  • Healthy meal choices for all

Important dates

Now Open – Call for proposals
February 1, 2018 – Registration opens (early bird: Feb 1 – 14 or until sold out)
May 28 – 30, 2018 – Event dates

Register early

Registration opens on February 1, 2018, with 1, 2, or 3-day passes available. We’re offering an early-bird rate to the first 50 registrants who purchase a 3-day pass. Prices are in Canadian dollars.

Ticket Type 3-Day Pass 2-Day Pass 1-Day Pass
Early-Bird save $125
(Feb. 1 -14, 2018, only 50 available)
$425 __ __
Regular Admission $550 $350 $250
Presenter/Volunteer/Student $400 $275 $150

Who will you meet?

Join 500 participants in an inclusive space designed to enable cross-pollination between educators and administration, thought leaders and faculty. No matter your role in post-secondary education, we want you to feel comfortable sharing your own experiences – successes as well as challenges. We’ve designed the sessions and events to be inspiring and productive for everyone interested in updated approaches to teaching and learning in B.C.

Through workshops, break-out sessions, meals, and social events, you can connect with faculty, administrators, leaders, educational developers, librarians, instructional designers, and educational technologists involved in teaching and learning in B.C. post-secondary education.

What’s new?

At #FoL18, you can expect a superb selection of session formats, learning experiences, unique spaces, and phenomenally useful social and networking events, as well as new components, such as:

  • Complimentary childcare via Nannies on Call
  • Yoga breaks
  • Meditation sessions
  • An appreciation station to write a note of thanks to the important people in your life

And that’s not all! Check out the #FoL18 FAQ page for more information.

Meeting spaces

For anyone interested in booking a private meeting space (for up to 16 people), please contact us for more information.

Stay current

As we get closer to the event date, there will be announcements to share new sponsors and events – We’ll be sharing these updates as they happen, so be sure to:

  • Follow @BCcampus as well as the hashtag #FoL18
  • Sign up for the BCcampus newsletter
  • Check back here to stay informed of all things #FoL18

Please contact us directly if you have any questions.

Sponsorship opportunities

With an expected 500 key members from institutions across the province, #FoL18 is a fantastic opportunity to showcase your brand to an informed audience of educational leaders. Sponsorship opportunities are still available, but booking up quickly. To learn more about our current sponsors or to find more information, please visit our Sponsorship page.

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