Sunday, July 2, 2023

4:00 – 6:00 pm Registration check-in (Kinnear Centre)

Monday, July 3, 2023

7:00 am Registration check-in (Kinnear Centre)
7:30 am Breakfast (Vistas dining lounge) open from 7:00 – 9:00 am
8:30 am
9:25 am Welcome – ASBA Execs and CSBA President
9:35 am Keynote: Naheed Nenshi
“A not very Political Life… but Everything is Political”
10:45 am Refreshment break
11:00 am
Concurrent sessions
  • Indigenous Voice and Choice in School Board Governance
  • Engaging Stakeholder When Making Difficult Decisions
  • Collecting Student Demographic Data: What should you Think about and where might you start
12:15 pm Lunch (Vistas Dining lounge) ends at 1:30 pm
1:30 pm
Concurrent sessions
  • From Grief to Medicine
  • Rebel Governance: Challenging Perceived Boundaries
  • Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism in Edmonton Catholic Schools
2:45 pm Refreshment break
3:00 pm CSBA AGM/French Education Teacher Recruitment Project Update
5:00 pm Dinner (Kinnear Centre main plenary room)
6:00 – 7:00 pm Entertainment

Tuesday, July 4, 2023


7:00 am Breakfast (Vistas Dining lounge) open from 7:00 – 9:00 am
8:30 am CSBA President remarks

  • Congress 2024 announcement
  • White Hat Ceremony
  • Cross Country Check-in
9:30 am Keynote: The Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean 
10:50 am
Concurrent sessions
  • Coming Together
  • Level up Calgary: Leveraging Game-Based Learning and Community Connection
  • Leading Change: Working Towards Racial Equity in Canadian Classrooms
12:00 pm Lunch (Vistas Dining Lounge) ends at 1:30 pm
1:15 pm Keynote: Dr. Shelly Niemi
Weaving the Braid of Culturally Responsive Leadership and Governance
2:45 pm
Excursions on your own

Scheduled Shuttling provided

Banff Gondola (Click to see discount codes and link to Pre-Register with PURSUIT )
Lake Minnewanka Cruise (Click to see discount codes and link to Pre-Register with PURSUIT)
Cave and Basin (Click this link for more information – Pay at the gate)
Walking trails around Banff Centre

Onsite – Indigenous Advisory Council led group activities

Wednesday, July 5, 2023

7:00 am Breakfast (Vistas Dining Lounge) open 7:00 – 9:00 am
9:00 am Keynote: Riaz Meghji
Every Conversation Counts: How to Build Extraordinary Relationships
10:15 am Closing Ceremonies

  • performances and round dance
11:00 Lunch to go (available from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm)