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2020 Early Childhood Education Conference
March 21, 2020
About the Conference:

8 to 8:30 a.m.

Check in

8:30 to 8:45 a.m.

Welcome message

8:45 to 10 a.m.

Keynote, Emerging Together: BrainBehaviour-Environment and ChildEducator Relationships. Dr. Afra Foroud

10 to 10:15 a.m.


10:15 to 11:45 a.m.

Keynote continues

11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Lunch break with vendors and the Pedagogical Partner Project Southwestern Regional Learning Community Showcase

1:15 to 3:00 p.m.

Option 1

Building positive teacher-child relationships through effective communication. Dr. Hanako Shimamura


Option 2

Nurturing Baby Nature. Dr. Afra Foroud

3:00 to 3:15 p.m.


3:15 to 4 p.m.

Closing remarks

More info here


Registrations are non-transferable and no registrations will be taken at the door.


Registration Deadline:

March 06, 2020




Early Learning

Registration Notes:

If you wish to attend the Directors' Session on March 20th, please contact Child Care Directors’ Association of Southwest Alberta directly at childcaredirectors@gmail.com