Creative Connections Symposium
Saturday November 17, 2018  5pm
Lecture / Seminar

Hosted by the School of Education and the Atlantic Centre for Creativity, this Symposium will bring together individuals across disciplines and sectors.
All are welcome! Advance registration is required!

Friday -
5:00 Wine and Cheese Reception
6:00 Welcome and Greetings
6:30 Activity: An Interactive Performance

Saturday -
9:00 Welcome and Greetings
9:30–10:45 Panel One: Sustainability: Enter
Chaired by Dr. Michael Corbett, Professor, School of Education. Dr. Gabrielle Donnelly: Community Development at Acadia University. Dr. Saara Liinamaa: Sociology and Anthropology at University of Guelph. Dr. Patrick Howard: Faculty of Education at Cape Breton University.

11:00 – 12:15 Panel Two: Sharing Creative Processes
Chaired by Mr. Paul Syme, Visual Artist and Art Educator,
Dr. Naa Afua Dadesen Cooper: Poet Laureate for Halifax Regional Municipality. Ms. Tessa Mendel: Artistic Director of Halifax Theatre for Young People. Dr. Harold Pearse: Professor Emeritus at NSCAD University. Mr. Glen Hougan: Principal of Wellspan Research and Design.

12:15 – 1:30 Lunch (Provided) and Interactive Performance

1:30 – 2:45 Panel Three: Inclusion and Creativity: The Learning Environment.
Chaired by Dr. Susan Spence-Campbell, Creative Arts Instructor, Dr. Cheryl Aubie: Clinical psychologist in Halifax. Dr. Cynthia Bruce: Blind activist scholar who holds a PhD in Educational Studies. Ms. Jan Keddy: Retired (“Re-wired”) Teacher and Autism Specialist.

3:00 – 3:45 Keynote - Dr. Michael Wilson, Coordinator of the Imagination, Creativity and Innovation Cohort, in Teacher Education at the University of Ottawa.

*All panels include audience participation
Registration deadline: November 1, 2018
To Register:

Registration fee: $75+HST (non-refundable).

Sheldon L. Fountain Learning Commons
Acadia University
26 Crowell Road
Wolfville, Nova Scotia

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Sheldon L. Fountain Learning Commons 26 Crowell Road Wolfville, Nova Scotia