Keynote Sessions Day 1

“Literacy, Identity, and Social Change: Back to the future with Jim Cummins”
Dr. Bonny Norton, University of British Columbia

“How Nordic Welfare States Respond to Multilingualism in Schools: Tracing the influence of Dr. Jim Cummins in Norway and Denmark” Dr. Christian Horst, University of Aarhus, Denmark &  Dr. Lars Anders Kulbrandstad, Hedmark University College, Norway

“Multiple Literacies in Education: An Ongoing Dialogue with Jim Cummins”
Dr. Margaret Early, University of British Columbia

Fireside Chat with Dr. Jim Cummins & Dr. Antoinette Gagné

Keynote Sessions Day Two

Welcome by Dr. Michael Owen, Vice-President, Research, Innovation and International, University of Ontario Institute of Technology

“Production Pedagogies and Language Learning”
Dr. Diane Dagenais, Simon Fraser University  &  Dr. Kelleen Toohey, Simon Fraser University

“Refugees: Our Teachers about Hope and Justice”
Dr. Mary Jo Leddy, Romero House, Toronto

Keynote Sessions Day Three OISE Main Floor Auditorium

Opening Remarks by Dr. David Booth, University of Toronto

“Teaching through a Multilingual Lens: What Ministries of Education, Faculties of Education, School Boards, and Individual Schools Can Do to Align Policy and Practice with Research Evidence”
Dr. Jim Cummins, OISE / University of Toronto

Closing remarks by Dr. Margaret Early, University of British Columbia