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ALBERTA TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATION SCIENCE COUNCIL PROUDLY PRESENTS:
 
 Making Space For Science
November 16-18, 2017
Banff Park Lodge 
222 Lynx Street, Banff, Alberta
 
 Visit our website www.sc.teachers.ab.ca
  
 
ATASC is the Alberta Teachers' Association Science Council whose mission is to strengthen
the quality of Science education in Alberta schools.
 
 

Why attend Science Conference? 

Improve your practice through:
 
  • high-interest, quality breakout sessions featuring the best of Science education;
  • hands-on, facilitated workshops for building/improving resources, planning local events, and developing skills;
  • inspiring keynotes;
  • an exhibits area with ideas and resources to spunk up your classroom;
  • the ATASC Playground (New this year); If you plan to come explore our playground, it will be a good idea to bring a laptop.
  • meet and work with like-minded educators from all around Alberta!
 
Conference registration package pick-up will be at the Banff Park Lodge Hotel Lobby right beside the check-in-desk from 6:00PM-9:00PM Thursday, November 16 and from 7:00AM-11:00AM Friday, November 17th, 2017.

The registration package will include your nametag. You must wear your name tag at all times - it ensures entrance to your chosen sessions, including the Dan Riskin keynote address on Saturday. Note: reprinting your name tag is not an option.
 
     
     
    The Science Council will be offering registration to the first 400 paid-in-full registrants. Once the 400 spaces are full, registration will close.  Don't be disappointed; register as soon as possible. Once registration is full, you can sign-up for the waiting list at sciencepd@shaw.ca. Your position on the wait list will be the time stamp when your email was received.
     
    Click on SCHEDULE LINK for an updated program, list of speakers and sessions.
     

    Itinerary: 
    Thursday, November 16, 2017   
    6:00PM - 9:00PM
    6:00PM - 9:00PM
    6:00PM - 9:00PM
    Registration in the Banff Park Lodge Hotel Lobby
    Exhibitors Open
    Wine and Cheese Reception
         
         
    Friday, November 17, 2017
    7:00AM - 8:00AM
    7:00AM -11:00AM
    Yoga
    Registration
         
      7:00AM - 8:30AM Breakfast – Glacier Salon and Chinook Restaurant
      8:30AM - 9:30AM Treaty 7 Acknowledgement and Welcome
        Opening Keynote – Dan Grassick
      9:45AM - 10:45AM First Breakout Session
    10 10:45AM -11:00AM Snack – Alpine Meadows
      11:00AM -12:00PM Second Breakout sessions
      12:00PM - 1:15PM Lunch & AGM - Summit & Assiniboine
      1:30PM - 2:30PM Third Breakout session
      2:30PM - 2:45PM Snack – Alpine Meadows
     
    2:45PM - 3:45PM
    After Dark
    Fourth Breakout sessions
    Stargazing
         
    Saturday, November 18, 2017
    7:00AM - 8:00AM
    7:30AM - 9:00AM
    Yoga
    Breakfast – Glacier Salon and Chinook Restaurant
      9:00AM - 10:00AM Conference Update and Announcements​
        Alberta Education – Curriculum Development Update
      10:15AM -11:00AM Breakout sessions #5
      11:00AM -11:15AM Morning Snack – Alpine Meadows
      11:15AM -12:15PM Breakout sessions #6
      12:15PM - 1:30PM Lunch and Awards
      1:30PM - 2:30PM Keynote with Dan Riskin – Summit & Assiniboine
      2:30PM- 3:00PM Photo Op with Keynote, afternoon snack and go!!
     
     
    Please check back frequently for up to date information about the Making Space For Science Conference.
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