ERLC Educational Technology Innovation Summit 2019

Registration closes:
Feb 26, 2019 at 11:00 pm
Facilitator(s): AJ Juliani
Brian Aspinall
This is a multi-day event.
Day 1Mar 04, 2019 (8:30 am to 4:00 pm)
Day 2Mar 05, 2019 (8:30 am to 4:00 pm)
$425.00 (Early Bird until Nov 30, 2018)
$400.00 (Early Bird Team Registration; minimum of 5 until Nov 30, 2018)
$450.00 (Regular Registration as of Dec 1, 2018)
(We have you covered! Stay fueled throughout the day with light breakfast, lunch and refreshments.)
Location: Edmonton (DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel West Edmonton)
16615 109 Avenue NW
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Course code: 19-TI-007

Target Audience

All Teachers and School Administrators

Also Recommended For

Tech Directors, Library Media Specialists, Tech Support Staff, CTOs, and anyone interested in finding out more about leveraging the use of technology to support student learning.

To make the most of this session, bring a robust, fully charged device such as a Chromebook or laptop with Google Chrome installed.

About this learning opportunity

Gear up for 2 full days of learning with the inspirational authors A.J. Juliani and Brian Aspinall. Deep dive breakout sessions with both A.J. and Brian together with local experts will follow. Learn in person from these two experts who are constantly sharing ready to use Ed Tech resources and tips through their social media and must-follow blogs, and

“Our job as teachers and parents is not to prepare students for something; our job is to help students prepare themselves for anything.” AJ Juliani

Keynote: A.J. Juliani

Our learners today live in a completely different world than we did 25, 15, or even 10 years ago. Students have access to on demand information with the click of a button on their phones. In today's world, technology is growing exponentially, change is an expected part of our lives, and we have tools that have revolutionized the way we think about teaching and learning. Yet, on the fundamental level of learning we know that all of this change needs to be channeled for it to have a positive impact on our students and in our classrooms. This keynote session goes into detail on how to build a student-centered classroom that promotes authentic learning experiences for all students.

You will learn:

  • how student-choice fuels engagement
  • how to use technology with a learning purpose
  • what innovative teaching practices impact a diverse set of learners
  • why student-centered classrooms promote equity and ownership of learning

Innovation in education starts with our students. It strengthens relationships, and deepens learning experiences. Student choice and technology allow teachers to build true engagement with all students regardless of their background.

Keynote: Brian Aspinall - Hacking the Classroom

Brian is an educator on a mission to expose as many kids as he can to coding and computer science. In this passionate talk, he makes a case for the importance of exposing youth to the principles of coding and computational thinking to prepare them for a rapidly changing future utilizing 21st Century Competencies.

Hotel Accommodations

  • DoubleTree by Hilton - West 16615 109 Ave NW, Edmonton
    Click the hotel link above to reserve a room. The special room rate starting at $159.00 per night will be available until February 5th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

This session addresses the LQS competency #6: Providing Instructional Leadership
This session addresses the TQS competency #3: Demonstrating a Professional Body of Knowledge

About the facilitator(s)

A.J. Juliani is a leading educator in the area of innovation, design thinking, and inquiry-based learning. He has worked as a Middle and High School English Teacher, a K-12 Technology Staff Developer, educational consultant for ISTE; and educational speaker. A.J. is currently the Director of Technology and Innovation for Centennial School District. He is the author of books centered around student-agency, choice, innovative learning, and engagement. As a parent of four young children, A.J. believes we must be intentional about innovation in order to create a better future of learning for all of our students. 

Brian Aspinall is an educator, three-time TEDx speaker, coder, and consultant. Having worked with ministries, unions, universities, district and school teams, and corporations, he is an internationally recognized thought leader in digital skills education. As a recipient of the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence in coding and computational thinking, Brian empowers educators to achieve more in the classroom using modern teaching tools and technology. His enthusiasm, leadership, and approach to building capacity within STEM education has made him a sought after speaker throughout North America and has earned him the honor of being selected as one of Canada's first Minecraft, Micro:BiT, and Makey Makey ambassadors!