BC TEAL 2013 Annual Conference

April 26, 2013

Block Timeframe Room Event
Registration 8.00-16.00 1st Floor, 8th Street Entrance Registration & Hospitality Desk

Pick up your registration package if you pre-registered, or register on-site.

Publishers' & Exhibitors' Displays 8.00-17.15 1812 & 1814 Publishers' & Exhibitors' Displays

Peruse the newest titles, check for discounts, and get to know your local representatives.

Session A Workshops 9.00-9.45 see schedule Session A Workshops

Session A Workshops will be followed by a 15-minute “Brain Break”.

Session B Workshops 10.00-10.45 see schedule Session B Workshops

Session B Workshops will be followed by a 15-minute “Brain Break”.

Coffee Break 1 11.00-11.30 1812 & 1814 Coffee Break / Aerobic Haptics

Publishers welcome participants to browse through their displays.
Members of the haptics team will be leading participants in ESL-related aerobic exercises at each coffee break, across the hallway from the Publishers’ exhibits

Friday Plenary Speaker 11.30-13.00 4th Floor Theatre Plenary Speaker: Janet Zadina

BC TEAL Opening Address (15 minutes)
Plenary Speaker: Janet Zadina – “Using Brain Research to Enhance and Energize Language Instruction: The Multiple Pathways Model”
Followed by a Q&A (15 minutes)

Lunch / Employment Fair 13.00-14.00 1st Floor Cafeteria Pick-up Lunch

Lunch is included in the registration fee.

1717 Employment Fair

Employers will be on hand to interview job seekers.

2nd Floor Concourse Poster Sessions

Poster presenters will be on hand to explain and present their posters.

Invited Speakers 14.00-15.00 2201 Invited Speaker

Norma Sanchez & Christina Seo – Addressing possible mental health concerns of adult ESL students

2203 Invited Speaker

Manuela Costantino – Life in Translation: Price and Rewards of an ESL Education

1614 Invited Speaker

Ken Beatty – The Task Continuum: Enhancing Language Learning Through Critical Thinking – Lecture Hall 1614

Coffee Break 2 15.15-15.45 1812 & 1814 Coffee Break / Aerobic Haptics

Publishers welcome participants to browse through their displays.
Members of the haptics team will be leading participants in ESL-related aerobic exercises at each coffee break, across the hallway from the Publishers’ exhibits

Session C Workshops 15.45-16.30 see schedule Session C Workshops

Session C Workshops will be followed by a 15-minute “Brain Break”.

BC TEAL AGM 16.45-17.15 2203 BC TEAL AGM

All BC TEAL Members are welcome and encouraged to attend the Annual General Meeting.

Wine & Cheese Reception 17.15-18.45 4th Floor Theatre Foyer & Art Gallery Wine & Cheese Reception

Wind down and share what you’ve learned with your peers. Appies, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages will be served. Support the TCF by bidding on silent auction items.

April 27, 2013

Block Timeframe Room Event
Registration 8.00-11.00 1st Floor, 8th Street Entrance Registration & Hospitality Desk

Registration will be open until 11:00 for pre-registratants to pick up their registration packages as well as for on-site registration.
The Hospitality Desk will remain open until 14:15.

Publishers' & Exhibitors' Displays 8.00-16.00 1812 & 1814 Publishers' & Exhibitors' Displays

Peruse the newest titles, check for discounts, and get to know your local representatives.

Special Interest Groups Hot Topics Breakfast 8.00-9.00 1st Floor Cafeteria Special Interest Groups Hot Topics Breakfast

Get together in person with members of the online groups on the BC TEAL Community website for a Saturday morning breakfast. Be sure to RSVP when you register.

Session D Workshops 9.00-9.45 see schedule Session D Workshops

Session D Workshops will be followed by a 15-minute “Brain Break”.

Session E Workshops 10.00-10.45 see schedule Session E Workshops

Session E Workshops will be followed by a 15-minute “Brain Break”.

Coffee Break 3 11.00-11.30 1812 & 1814 Coffee Break / Aerobic Haptics

Publishers welcome participants to browse through their displays.
Members of the haptics team will be leading participants in ESL-related aerobic exercises at each coffee break, across the hallway from the Publishers’ exhibits

Saturday Plenary Speaker 11.30-12.45 4th Floor Theatre Plenary Speaker: Garfield Gini-Newman

Plenary Speaker: Garfield Gini-Newman – “Creating Optimal Learning Conditions for Language Learning”
Followed by a Q&A (15 minutes)

Lunch / Employment Fair 12.45-13.45 1st Floor Cafeteria Pick-up Lunch

Lunch is included in your registration.

1717 Employment Fair

Employers will be on hand to interview job seekers.

TCF Awards 13.45-14.15 2201 TEAL Charitable Foundation (TCF) Awards

This awards ceremony pays tribute to this year’s TCF scholarship recipients, including the David C Lam scholarship awarded to two deserving high school students.

Plenary Panel 14.15-15.15 2201 Plenary Panel: "ESL in BC - Strategizing for Change"

Join leaders in the BC TEAL community as they discuss “ESL in BC – Strategizing for Change”.

Panel Members:
* Sarah ter Keurs
* Christina Labarca
* Colleen Rogan
* Dale Hunter
* Bill McMichael

Session F Workshops 15.30-16.15 see schedule Session F Workshops

The Session F Workshops will be followed by a 15-minute “Brain Break”.

Good-byes 16.30-17.00 1st Floor, 8th Street Entrance Good-byes

Don’t forget to turn in your badge for re-use.

See you next year at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Richmond, BC!


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