October 17-19, 2019

“Creating Learning Spaces that Encourage Inclusion and Respect Diversity”

Mount Saint Vincent University in association with the Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education (CASAE) is pleased to announce that the 45h Atlantic Regional Adult Education Conference will be held at MSVU October 17-19, 2019.

The CASAE East 2019 Conference Planning Committee is pleased to announce that the keynote speaker for the conference will be Stephen Brookfield, John Ireland Endowed Chair of Adult Education, University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis-St. Paul.  His keynote address is titled: “What Constitutes an Inclusive Adult Learning Space? Uncovering White Supremacy and the Pedagogy of Narrative Disclosure.”

The Regional Conference provides an opportunity for professionals and researchers working in all areas of adult education to share and explore current research and issues in the field. Proposals for paper, round table and symposium are closed.

Poster Proposals open until September 15, 2019.            

Call for Posters: Posters provide a unique and creative way to present your research or to explore an issue in adult education.  

  • May combine text and images to provide a snapshot view of your research; 
    · Can be printed or handmade posters, and/or can incorporate a variety of media;
    · Can be varied in size;
    · May be supplemented by handouts and other information. 

How to submit your Poster Proposal: 

Poster proposal should be no longer than 300 words and in Word document format 12 point, Times New Roman font and include the following: (Please note that word counts do not include references) 

  • How the purpose of your poster presentation contributes to the theme of “Creating Learning Spaces that Encourage Inclusion and Respect Diversity”
  • Theoretical framework and relevant literature                                                          
  • Research design (if relevant) 
  • Findings and conclusions 
  • Implications for adult education theory and practice.

Proposals should be submitted to MSVUCASAE@gmail.com  by September 15, 2019. Submissions will be confirmed by email after the deadline.                                  

Further information on the conference is available on the conference website at https://amalihalifax.wixsite.com/casaeeast2019 or by contacting MSVUCASAE@gmail.com.

Program committee members:

Allana Bartlett, MSVU
Amanda Benjamin, UNB
Robin Neustaeter, StFX
Adam Perry, StFX
Andras Kocsis, MSVU
Jim Sharpe, MSVU
Omolara Ogunbosi, Conference Coordinator, MSVU