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Join us at our 14th Literacy and Learning Conference April 27-28, 2024!

Our biggest conference to date spans two full days, features not one, but two inspiring Keynote Speakers and offers over 20 enriching sessions to choose from!

Get ready to be empowered and enlightened by the best in the industry. Plus, join us Saturday evening where you’ll witness the second annual Literacy Leaders Awards presentation and experience the live taping of the popular Reading Road Trip podcast. Then enjoy some refreshments as you mix and mingle with fellow attendees, distinguished speakers, and industry experts. This is an event you won’t want to miss!

Student Ticket

$300/ person
  • 2 Keynote Speakers and 20+ Breakouts sessions to choose from
  • Meals during conference hours
  • Visit the Exhibitor Hall & Silent Auction
  • LitLearn App – Includes personalized agenda, gamification, list of attendees, sponsors and exhibitors, padlet and more, all in one location!
  • *Optional Networking Reception Ticket $40 add on
  • *Full time students enrolled in an education, speech-language pathology, or early childhood education program only. Proof of enrollment is required. A maximum of 50 students passes are available.

Standard Ticket

$525/ person
  • 2 Keynote Speakers and 20+ Breakouts sessions to choose from
  • Meals during conference hours
  • Visit the Exhibitor Hall & Silent Auction
  • LitLearn App – Includes personalized agenda, gamification, list of attendees, sponsors and exhibitors, padlet and more, all in one location!
  • *Optional Networking Reception Ticket $40 add on

Schedule

Saturday, April 27, 2024 | 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  • Keynote Speaker Session 
  • Attend four breakout sessions.** Choose from three available concurrent options for each.
  • Meals during conference hours.
  • Visit the Exhibitor Hall & Silent Auction

*Sound Bites: Podcast Party & Mixer | 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. (Optional ticket $40) Includes:

Live taping of Reading Road Trip podcast featuring Dr. Anita Archer and more panelists to be announced.

  • Literacy Leaders Award Presentation
  • Passed canapes & one drink ticket

Sunday, April 28, 2024 | 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

  • Keynote Speaker Session
  • Attend three breakout sessions.** Choose from three available concurrent options for each.
  • Meals during conference hours.
  • Visit the Exhibitor Hall
  • Silent Auction to close at 1:00 pm

**We recommend selecting a total of six breakout sessions, leaving time to visit our Exhibitors.

Pricing Deadlines

Early Bird rate ends 11:59 pm EST on November 16, 2023.

Standard Rate ends 11:59 p.m. EST on April 25, 2024

On-Site Rate is $600 and begins 12:00 am EST on April 26, 2024.

Check back soon for speaker details, exhibitors, sponsors and full schedule updates. Follow us on social media and subscribe to our newsletter!

*Speaker lineup and schedule subject to change

Refund Policy

Refunds will be issued on a case-by-case basis and are subject to a processing fee of $75 CAD or $25 CAD for students’ rates. IDA Ontario, a registered charity that operates independently from all educator unions, will not provide refunds for cancellation requests arising from potential labour disputes that may prevent a registrant from attending the conference. Absolutely no refunds for any cancellations made after January 16, 2024. IDA Ontario requires all refund requests to be submitted in writing to conference@idaontario.com.

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