The Learning Specialists Association of Canada invites proposals for our May 2019 Conference in Olds, Alberta themed Connections: Discover. Connect. Inspire.

The Learning Specialists Association of Canada Conference




Calendar   May 27 - 29, 2019

Location   Olds College

The Learning Specialists Association of Canada invites proposals for our May 2019 Conference in Olds, Alberta themed Connections: Discover. Connect. Inspire.

We welcome conference workshop proposals that are 45 minutes in length or lightning strike presentations that are 10 minutes in length. We welcome proposals from learning skills & learning commons staff, college and university faculty, K-12 teachers and support staff, or anyone doing work in inclusive educational environments. We want to hear about replicable success and/or inspirational leadership. We want to hear about initiatives that worked- and why they worked- or initiatives that didn’t- and why they didn’t.


Call For Proposals

Possible Session Themes:

  • Indigenous inclusion initiatives and institutional work on TRC recommendations
  • Supporting instructors in working with students registered with accessibility services
  • Fostering a culture of inclusion
  • Working with K-12 in making the Post-Secondary transition
  • Innovative Learning Services Delivery
  • Peer support initiatives
  • Inclusion in a hands-on/applied learning environment
  • Employer and Co-op outreach and participation
  • Is there something else brilliant you’d like to tell us about? Share that, too!

What We Need From You:

  • A 250 word (max) abstract that includes 2 learning objectives for participants
  • Whether the session is being proposed as a 10-minute lighting strike or a 45-minute workshop
  • Your bio
  • Your social media handle(s)

Please complete the linked form to submit your proposal:

Session proposals are due January 14, 2019.  You will be notified of your acceptance in early February 2019.


Check back soon for more information.