Building on fifteen successful national conferences on teaching Canada’s history, the Association for Canadian Studies (ACS) in collaboration with The Ontario Social History and Social Sciences Teachers’ Association (OHASSTA), will be holding the 16th such national conference entitled “The Next 150” The conference will be held on November 15-16, 2018 at the Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Airport.
The 2018 edition of the event on the teaching, learning and communication of the history of Canada will address various issues concerning Canadian history and social studies and there will be a special focus on Indigenous peoples in Canada and Canadian Diversity.
The conference will look at the most effective methods in teaching history, address current issues in communicating history and look at the relevance of history in our daily lives. The conference will bring together teachers from across Ontario and the rest of Canada, as well as many of Canada’s leading academics, researchers and representatives from museums, archives, government, non-governmental organizations and media. We expect over 300 delegates to attend. The conference will have over 50 plenary, panel, workshop and other special sessions and will include a number of sessions conducted in French.
Over 40 national, regional and local organizations will be present as exhibitors. They include government departments and agencies, history organizations, museums, publishers, media outlets and many more.