Location: Delta Hotel Toronto Airport & Conference Centre in Toronto
Theme: Connected by Complexity & Design
April 6, 2019 – Pre-Conference Workshops (optional)
April 7 – 9, 2019 – National Leaders Conference
Learn more and register: Conference webpage 
Download the Conference Floor Plan here.

Conference Schedule:
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Glen Downey

The York School
Chair of Strategic Thinking
Glen Downey is an award-winning children's writer, reviewer, and the Chair of Strategic Thinking at The York School, where he teaches IB English. He is also the founder of www.comicsineducation.com, a website dedicated to the use of visual narrative in the K-12 curriculum. Glen has written more than 120 books for young people across a variety of genres including graphic novels and theme-based classroom books aimed at reluctant readers. In 2015, he received a CAIS Collaboration Grant to write In Search of Lost Time: Reimagining Traditional Approaches to the Timetable. His current interests include thinking and writing about school missions, institutional literacy, strategic planning, and C21 approaches to scheduling.