Symposium Dates, Times & Registration
May 12, 8:30am – 4:30pm Pacific Time
May 13, 8:30am – 12:30pm Pacific Time
Cost: $400 +GST per person.
*We do not offer daily rates
Symposium is NOW FULL.
* Online registration is through Delta School District with Visa, Mastercard, American Express, or Visa debit card. International guests, please note: Due to a glitch in the registration system, for Province please enter BC and a generic postal code (V1V 1V1) so that you can register. Having trouble registering online? Please contact us. Registration is for the full Symposium. Daily rates are not offered.
Westin Wall Centre (Airport)
3099 Corvette Way, Richmond, BC
We have a room block with a discounted group rate of $189+tax at the Westin Wall Centre (Symposium venue). Book early if you wish to stay here.
Once the room block at the Westin is full, please see a list below of additional accommodation options in close proximity to the Symposium venue. Please note, schools and districts often qualify for a government rate.
River Rock Resort (10 minute walk)
Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport (11 minute walk)
Days Inn by Wyndham Vancouver Airport (8 minute walk)
Hampton Inn by Hilton Vancouver/Richmond Airport (7 minute walk)
Versante Hotel (7 minute walk)
Skytrain: The Aberdeen Station or Bridgeport Station are both about a 15 minute walk from the Symposium hotel. There is also additional parking at the Bridgeport Skytrain Station.
Parking: Paid parking at the Symposium venue is limited and available on a first come, first serve basis.
Programming will include:
- An amazing line-up of featured speakers around the theme of Better Together
- Video vignettes featuring student voice from around BC
- Network Reads (think Canada Reads but without the voting), celebrating 4 new educational books from celebrated BC authors:
- Leading Through Spirals of Inquiry: For Equity and Quality (Judy Halbert & Linda Kaser)
- Be A Good Ancestor (Leona Prince)
- Wayi Wah! Indigenous Pedagogies: An Act for Reconciliation and Anti-Racist Education (Jo Chrona)
- The Morning Bell Brings the Broken Hearted: A Novel (Jennifer Manuel)
- Educational leaders sharing their perspectives to close the event