Upcoming Conferences

The Global Academy: Social Innovation Competition

Dr. Rumeet Billan @ The Global Academy: Social Innovation Competition
April 8, 2015  – 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM


The Centre for Global Citizenship Education and Inclusion (GCE&I) would like to formally invite you to join our keynote speaker Dr. Rumeet Billan – twice named Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women, community representatives and industry partners for an inspiring competition of social innovation for social good. The Global Academy competition will showcase Centennial College students from diverse academic backgrounds who are competing to win $5000 to actualize their social innovation. The winner will be selected by industry professionals and the live audience.


Global Citizenship & Equity Professional Network Advisory Group Meeting: 12:30 – 2:30 PM
Centennial College, Residence & Conference Centre
, Toronto, ON


Attendees of this event will receive the 2014 Global Citizenship and Equity Education Professional Network (GCEEPN) report in the new special issue of the Centre for GCE&I publication: Global Citizenship 2.0. Following the event, GCEEPN members are invited to join us for the first official meeting to commence an GCEEPN Advisory Group to advance the goals of internationalization in higher education.


*Space is limited, please click here to register: The Global Academy Event



Celebrating Linguistic Diversity Conference April 30-May 2, 2014

Updated versions of the conference program, abstracts and information page are now available on our CLD page.

Reconceptualizing Diversity


Reconceptualizing Diversity: Engaging with Histories, Theories, Practices, and Discursive Strategies in Global Contexts

29th October to 2nd November 2014
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Website: http://www.iaie.org/toronto2014/1_call.html
Contact person: Michele Kahn

The main aim of the conference is to bring together educational professionals working on issues pertaining to diversity and equity in various contexts.

Deadline for abstracts/proposals: 15th June 2014

AESA/IAIE Conference in Toronto

Joint AESA/IAIE conference in Toronto, Canada
English, Español, Francais 
October 29 – November 2, 2014
Deadline for submissions: June 15, 2014

The American Educational Studies Association (AESA) and the International Association for Intercultural Education (IAIE) are presently accepting proposals for their joint tri-lingual conference, to take place in Toronto, Canada.

The main aim of the conference is to bring together educational professionals working on issues pertaining to diversity and equity in various contexts.  Though all quality proposals fitting the general theme of the conference will be considered, we would like to invite proposals relating to any of the following, especially if they have an educational dimension:

• Migration and Refugee issues
• Transnational identities
• Social Justice
• Inclusion and exclusion
• Empowerment
• Language and identity
• (Post) – colonialism
• Gender identity and sexual orientation
• Indigenous education
• Majority – minority relations
• Lingua franca issues
• Human rights and activism
• Transformative pedagogies
• Confronting majority privilege and nationalist
tendencies in education

Conference alert: iam2013 Interdisciplinary Approaches to Multilingualism

iam2013 Interdisciplinary Approaches to Multilingualism

August 15-17,2013

University of Calgary