2016 Annual Conference

2016 Annual Conference: Connecting Landscapes for Learning

Vancouver Convention Centre



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Learning Forward's 2016 Annual Conference in Vancouver, B.C., Canada Dec. 3-7 provides educators with outstanding content and valuable tools to bring the most powerful forms of professional learning back home to the educators with whom they work. Gain practical solutions to the challenges you face in your classroom, school, or district every day. Our conference offers powerful strategies to build school leader capacity.

Keynote Speakers

Monday, December 5

Tuesday, December 6

Wednesday, December 7


Dig deeply into one-day sessions presented by experts such as Tom Guskey and Joellen Killion; Tom Hierck; Marcia Tate; Jim Knight; Anthony Muhammad; Linda Kaser and Judy Halbert; and others.



Learn from innovative practitioners and experts in the field in more than 350 concurrent sessions on topics including social emotional learning; developing or shifting mindsets; visible learning; teacher leadership; quality feedback; presentation and facilitation skills; program evaluation; Aboriginal education; and more.

Thought leaders

Explore emerging trends in professional learning with Carol Campbell; Tony Bryk; Dan Pontefract; Avis Glaze; among others.

Redesign PD Track

Discover new resources and examine strategies to measure the impact of professional learning on teacher practice and to inform decisions and drive continuous improvement. The Redesign PD track offers the opportunity to engage in meaningful collaboration and reflection, and to begin the process of tackling relevant problems of practice. More here.

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