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Educators to gather for Applying Education in a Complex World conference at Sheridan

Apr 11, 2023
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Sheridan, in collaboration with Amps, will welcome the world for three days of insightful discussion at the Applying Education in a Complex World conference. Educators from Canada and abroad will descend on Sheridan’s Hazel McCallion Campus in Mississauga from April 26-28 to learn from interdisciplinary subject matter experts on topics such as creativity and exploration, education and communities, emerging trends, teaching and technology, and academia and the workplace.

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“Sheridan is proud to have been chosen as one of a select number of postsecondary institutions in Canada to host an Amps conference,” said Carol Altilia, Provost and Vice President, Academic at Sheridan. “We’re pleased to welcome participants to our stunning Hazel McCallion Campus and to demonstrate how Sheridan is an innovative institution that prepares our educators and learners for a complex, changing world.”

The Sheridan/Amps Conference will open with a keynote panel discussion on April 26 panel with Dr. Matthew Rempel, Sheridan Director of Career-Integrated Learning and president of Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning (CEWIL) Canada, Dr. Judene Pretti, Director of Business Services for Co-operative and Experiential Education at the University of Waterloo and Charlene Marion, Executive Director for CEWIL Canada. The keynote session is open to the public. A variety of breakout sessions will also be offered. The conference offers a mix of in-person and virtual presentations for registered delegates. 

The full conference agenda, which also includes four Sheridan faculty presenters, will be available here soon.

“We look forward to highlighting our interdisciplinary approach to teaching, learning and career-integrated learning,” said Mary Jane Carroll, Associate Dean, Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design at Sheridan and part of the conference organizing committee. “Education will play a vital role in shaping and responding to social, political and technological changes, and we hope to facilitate important dialogue around these topics at this conference.” 

Visit the Amps Conference website to learn more and register. Sheridan employees and students can attend free of charge. If you’re unable to attend, session recordings will be available on the conference website later this spring.

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