BC TEAL 2014 Annual Conference

May 23, 2014

Block Timeframe Room Event
Registration and Publisher's Displays 8.00-17.00 1st Floor Registration and Publisher's Displays

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

Publishers welcome participants to browse through their displays.

Session A 9.00-9.45 Breakout rooms Session A

Breakout sessions

Session B 10.00-10.45 Breakout rooms Session B

Breakout sessions

Friday Morning Coffee Break 10.45-11.15 Conference Centre Coffee Break

Here’s your chance to grab something to eat or drink, socialize with your colleagues, and browse the publishers’ and exhibitors’ displays.

Plenary Speaker: Randi Reppen 11.15-12.30 Conference Centre Plenary Speaker: Randi Reppen

“Bringing Real Language into Grammar Instruction”
Randi Reppen
• Professor of Applied Linguistics, Arizona State University
• Author of the popular and innovative textbook series, Grammar & Beyond
• Expert on corpus linguistics
• Interests include sociolinguistics, child language and teacher training

Lunch 12.30-13.30 Conference Centre Lunch

Pick-up lunch – included with your registration fee.

Poster Sessions

Posters will be on display at the back of the Conference Centre.

Session C 13.30-14.15 Breakout rooms Session C

Breakout sessions

Plenary Panel - Politial Action Committee 14.30-15.30 Conference Centre Plenary Panel - Policy and Action Advisory Committee

“Understanding and Addressing 21st Century Challenges in the Profession”

Friday Afternoon Coffee Break 15.30-15.45 Conference Centre Afternoon coffee break

Enjoy some refreshments, share your thoughts with colleagues, and visit the publishers’ displays

BC TEAL AGM 15.45-16.30 Conference Centre BC TEAL Annual General Meeting

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

Teal Charitable Foundation AGM 16.30-17.00 Conference Centre Teal Charitable Foundation AGM

Find out what’s going with the Teal Charitable Foundation. Hear about last year’s successful fundraising drives and plans for the coming year.

Pecha Kucha and Wine and Cheese Reception 17.00-18.30 Conference Centre Pecha Kucha and Wine and Cheese Reception

Enjoy some great Pecha Kucha presentations over a glass of wine or a beverage of your choice. Great appetizers also provided. Please RSVP on your registration so we can plan for the right amount.

May 24, 2014

Block Timeframe Room Event
Registration and Publisher's Displays 8.00-16.00 1st Floor Registration and Publisher's Displays

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

Publishers welcome participants to browse through their displays.

Session D 9.00-9.45 Breakout rooms Session D

Breakout sessions

Session E 10.00-10.45 Breakout rooms Session E

Breakout sessions

Saturday Morning Coffee Break 10.45-11.15 Conference Centre Coffee Break

Take a break, chat with your colleagues, and have a look at the publishers’ and exhibitors’ displays.

Plenary Speaker: Lionel Laroche 11.15-12.30 Conference Centre Plenary Speaker: Lionel Laroche

“Teaching Immigrants the Soft Skills They Need to Succeed in Canada through EAL Courses”
Lionel LaRoche
• Founder and principal, Multicultural Business Solutions
• Cross-cultural trainer and expert on workplace cultural diversity
• Author of over 100 publications focusing on the impact of cultural differences in the workplace.

Lunch 12.30-13.30 Conference Centre Lunch

Pick-up lunch – included with your registration fee.

Poster Sessions

Posters will be on display at the back of the Conference Centre.

Teal Charitable Foundation Awards 13.30-14.00 Conference Centre Teal Charitable Foundation 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.

Session F 14.15-15.00 Breakout rooms Session F

Breakout sessions

Session G 15.15-16.00 Breakout rooms Session G

Breakout sessions

Publisher's Draw 16.00-16.15 1st Floor Publishers' Draw

Publishers will draw names from those who have removed their name tags from their badges and put them in the bag. Winners will receive give-away books or other items.


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