HoIS Symposium 2017, May 24th - 25th at Sheridan College

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Sheridan College

1430 Trafalgar Road

Oakville, Ontario L6H 2L1


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As the College system in Ontario celebrates its 50th anniversary, the Heads of Interdisciplinary Studies (HoIS) is also looking to celebrate. Please join us at our 2017 Symposium when we will not only look back at the successes of the past 50 years, but also look forward and explore new directions in education, technology, creativity and Indigenous knowlegde.

HoIS Symposium 2017

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Wednesday May 24, 2017 – Sheridan Conference Centre

Registration: 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Welcome: 10:30 am

Keynote Speaker: Sean Lennie, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Lunch: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Affinity Group Meetings: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Creativity Talk: 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Cocktail Reception & Dinner 5:30 pm

Thursday May 25, 2017 – Sheridan Conference Center

Continental Breakfast 8:30 am

Panel Discussion: "Strategic Directions for Indigenous Learning & Support" 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Lunch: 11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Affinity Group Meetings: 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

HOIS AGM: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Indigenous Panel:

Paula Laing, Manager, Centre for Indigenous Learning and Support, Sheridan College

S. Brenda Small, Vice President, Centre for Policy in Aboriginal Education, Confederation College

Mark Solomon, Director, Student Life, Seneca College


You have a choice of booking your accommodation under the Group Name - Heads of Interdisciplinary Studies Conference, onsite at the Sheridan Conference Centre or offsite, at the Holiday Inn, Oakville, where a block of rooms has also been reaserved.

Sheridan Residence and Conference Centre:

1410 Trafalgar Road, Oakville, Ontario
L6H 6W4

Guests can call 905-815-4150 ext. 0 and request a room under the Group Name: “Heads of
Interdisciplinary Studies Conference” to qualify for the group rate, $74.95 plus tax per night per
2 bedroom suite.

Holiday Inn Oakville Centre:

590 Argus Road, Oakville, Ontario

L6J 3J3

For reservations details, please view the attached Holiday Inn Oakville Centre Booking Flyer.

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