MSSTA PD DAY 2018

Manitoba Social Science Teachers’ Association 

The Legacy of the First World War: Unearthing our Past

Miles Macdonell Collegiate, 757 Roch St. Winnipeg, MB

Friday, October 19, 2018, 9am-3:30pm

General Program Outline

This year’s MSSTA MTS PD Day will feature keynote speaker Stephen Lewis and will look back on 150 years since Confederation as well as to the future. Participants can expect incredible sessions to help with the development of classroom pedagogy and resources.

9-1030 –   Keynote
11-12 –        Session 1
12-12:45 – Lunch
12:45-1:45 – Session 2
2-3 –          Session 3
300-330 – AGM and Prizes

Keynote 1

Dr. Sarah Lockyer

Dr. Sarah Lockyer, a forensic anthropologist who is the Casualty Identification Coordinator for the Department of National Defence’s Directorate of History and Heritage. Dr. Lockyer will be speaking about recent experiences where her team used DNA profiles to identify the remains of three of the estimated 27 000 Canadian soldiers reported missing in action with no known grave. The remains of these Manitoban soldiers found at the site of the Battle of Hill 70 have since been laid to rest.

Sarah Lockyer has a BSc in Anthropology from the Université de Montréal, an MSc in Forensic Archaeological Science from University College London and a PhD in Bioarchaeology from Bournemouth University. She is the Casualty Identification Coordinator for the Department of National Defence’s Directorate of History and Heritage and the Casualty Identification Program’s forensic anthropologist.

Keynote 2

Phil Craig

Phil Craig the Co-Founder and Lead Historian for Liberation Tours. A professional actor, he has also appeared in film, television, and stage including seasons with the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Ontario, and appearances in Cinderella Man, The Time Traveler’s Wife, and The Handmaid’s Tale.

 

Registration

Register online here: https://memberlink.mbteach.org/Event.axd?e=744

Conference Fees:

EARLY BIRD Conference Fees (September 4-October 1, 2018) (membership not incl).

Member Full- $59 Don’t forget to purchase a membership to MSSTA for $20 to take advantage of our member rates!
Member Half Day- $44
Non-Member Full Day- $99
Non-Member Half Day- $69
Student Full day- $20 includes membership

REGULAR Conference Fees (October 2 – October 19) (membership not incl.)

Member Full- $84 Don’t forget to purchase a membership to MSSTA for $20 to take advantage of our member rates!
Member Half Day- $69
Non-Member Full Day- $124
Non-Member Half Day- $94
Student Full day- $40 includes membership

*Lunch is included in conference fee.

*All registrations submitted after October 6th will be charged a $25.00 late fee.

Contacts:

If you need any assistance with registering, please contact Registrars Katie Williams and Curtis Cawson at registrar@mssta.org.