May 2 – 4, 2012, Vancouver, B.C.
Join the discussion and help shape a National Reading Plan that will encourage, support and promote the creation of a reading strategy for Canada.
TD National Reading Summit III marks the culmination of several years of discussion and research on how to make reading a national priority for Canada. We will commence with exciting evening keynote speaker Marcelo Suárez-Orozco. Attendees will then spend two days reviewing a draft reading plan and participating in facilitated group discussions to formulate a reading plan for Canada. Throughout the summit dynamic speakers and panel discussions will provide food for thought. Confirmed speakers include Professor Marcelo Suárez-Orozco; writer, critic and educator Max Wyman; and author, educator, artist and activist Jeanette Armstrong.
Work has begun to promote the campaign across every possible platform and media.
Details will be unveiled at the Summit.
There are three ways to be involved in the summit:
Attend the summit in person — $250 regular and $100 student plus HST
Organize your own satellite location at your institution –$200 per location plus HST (includes facilitation training kit)
Participate via webcast — $100 plus HST
Plans are underway to coordinate facilitated satellite locations in a few major centres across Canada. An announcement will be made shortly.
With your involvement reading will become a central feature of 21st century Canadian citizenship.
Join the conversation. Register now.