EECOM

Conference Schedule

To give you an idea of what to expect, here is an overview of the conference schedule. Please contact conference2019@eecom.org about exhibiting at the EECOM 2019 Conference.

(Note: schedule is subject to change as activities are confirmed.)

 

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

ACCOMMODATION CHECK-IN OPENS

We have reserved rooms in U of S’s College Quarter (newer residence, apartment style) and Voyageur Place residences for conference attendees. There are also several hotels within walking distance. Union rates may apply for hotels, so don’t forget to check!

Please click the link to see your accommodation options or to book the U of S residences.

Wondering what to do in Saskatoon? Click here to learn more about our beautiful city!

 

Thursday, May 9, 2019

PRE-CONFERENCES & CONFERENCE REGISTRATION OPENS

Check out the descriptions of the amazing pre-conferences we have planned for you!

Time Activity
May8-9 Boreal Forest Eco-Tour
8:30am-5:00pm Helping Environmental Education Associations Build their Capacity – An EECOM Leadership Summit
10am-12pm Sustainability Education Policy Forum
12pm-4pm Project WET Canada 2019-2021 Implementation Strategy Workshop
1:00pm-2:30pm University of Saskatchewan Campus Sustainability Walking Tour
1:00pm-4:00pm Relational healing, climate change, and Indigenous land-based learning
1:30pm-4:30pm Education Sweat @ Linklater Lodge
TBC Conference Registration Opens
4:30pm Picnic Social
6:00pm-10:00pm Brewing Beer Naturally

Friday, May 10, 2019

CONFERENCE OPENING, FIELD TRIPS, AND SESSIONS

Check out the descriptions of our field trip options!

Time Activity
8:00-9:00 Sign in & Coffee
8:00-10:30 Exhibitor Set Up
9:00-10:30 Opening Ceremony

Recognition of Territory

Conference Keynote Address

10:45-11:15 Exhibit Fair Opening – Contact conference2019@eecom.org about exhibiting!
11:15-12:45 Lunch & Fun Activities
1:15-5:30 Field Trips
Collaborative, Sustainable Approaches to the Way We Live and Grow: Combined Tour of Radiance Cohousing and the Askîy Project’s Garden
Interpretive Tour of Wanuskewin Heritage Park
Brightwater Science, Environmental and Indigenous Learning Centre
Stand Up Paddleboard River Tour
An Afternoon with Ecojustice
Tour of the Meewasin Valley’s NorthEast Swale
Diamond Willow Walking Stick Workshop
Bird Walk with Trevor Herriot
Classroom visit (early learning)
Classroom visit (elementary)
Education Sweat at Linklater Lodge
1:00-2:00 Concurrent Sessions & Workshops #1
2:00-2:10 Room change
2:10-3:10 Concurrent Sessions & Workshops #2
3:10-3:20 Room change
3:20-4:20 Concurrent Sessions & Workshops #3
4:20-4:30 Room change
4:30-5:30 Concurrent Sessions & Workshops #4
8:00 pm Official Welcome Event

Reception Wine & Cheese at Remai Modern Art Gallery & EECOM Award Ceremony

 

Saturday, May 11, 2019

KEYNOTE ADDRESSES, WORKSHOPS, AND SESSIONS
Time Activity
7:00 Morning Activities
8:00–9:00 Sign in & Coffee
9:00–9:45 Keynote Address
9:45-5:00 Exhibit Fair & Networking Space Open
9:45-9:55 Room Change
9:55-10:55 Concurrent Sessions & Workshops #5
10:55-11:05 Room Change
11:05-12:05 Concurrent Sessions & Workshops #6
12:05-1:05 Keynote Address
1:05-2:30 Lunch  & Fun Activities, including EECOM AGM
2:30-3:30 Concurrent Sessions & Workshops #7
3:40-3:50 Room Change
3:50-4:50 Concurrent Sessions & Workshops #8
7:30 SaskOutdoors 50th Birthday & Award Winners Event at Louis’ and Louis’ Loft

 

Sunday, May 12, 2019

KEYNOTE ADDRESS, WORKSHOPS, AND SESSIONS
Time Activity
7:00 Morning Activities
8:00–9:00 Coffee
9:00-10:00 Concurrent Sessions & Workshops #9
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-11:00 Keynote Address
11:00-12:00 Closing Plenaries