Conference Policies

Conference Threads

  • Community and Global Engagement
  • Motivating Learners
  • Innovations in E-Learning
  • Student-Centred Curricula, Assessment and Teaching Practices
  • Partners in Student Success
  • Teaching Assistant and Graduate Student Advancement
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • Educational Development
  • Educational Leadership


Multiple Proposals by the Same Author(s)

Each attendee may propose one pre-conference workshop as either the primary presenter or co-presenter. Additionally, each attendee may submit up to two other proposals as either the primary presenter or co-presenter for main conference sessions.


Language of Submission

We encourage submissions in both official languages (i.e., English and French).


AV Requests

All rooms for the conference or pre-conference are equipped with a computer with USB ports and network connections, video-data projectors, and standard whiteboards. Any other equipment (such as manual flipcharts etc.) should be requested at the time of proposal submission. Wireless internet access will be available throughout the conference space. The organizing committee encourages presenters to bring their own laptops, mobile devices and adapters.


Session Formats


Half-day workshop (180 minutes)

Full-day workshop (360 minutes)



Concurrent Sessions

  • Interactive workshop (50 minutes): highly participatory hands-on sessions fostering collaborative development and discussion of ideas.
  • Research presentation (15 minutes): the opportunity for presenters to involve their peers in an engaging paper related to new or ongoing research

Lightning/Pecha Kucha presentation: a presentation featuring 20 images, each displayed for 20 seconds, totaling 6 minutes and 40 seconds (see

Posters: visual displays offered in a format that promotes informal dialogue between the author(s) and their peers



Proposal Format

Proposal Title

Session Format


Conference Threads

Session Description

Description (400 words) - Include relevance of topic to conference or pre-conference theme, importance of topic to teaching and learning, appropriate theory, research or practice, learning outcomes and methods to be used in the session. Please remove author names and institutional affiliations from the description.

Elements of Engagement (150 words) - Indicate how your session will encourage participant engagement and interaction (e.g., discussion, video, group activities etc.).

Session Abstract (150 words) - To appear in the conference schedule.

References - Provide up to four references, not included in the abstract word count, following APA referencing and formatting standards.

Keywords - Provide up to five keywords that describe the session.