Second Annual Spring Institute/PD Day - Call for Presenters

Do you or someone you work with, have knowledge of a subject area that is relevant to faculty in our workplace? Do you want to share this knowledge and help your colleagues broaden their skill set? Topics may be (but are not limited to) instruction, content, student engagement, student accommodations, future trends, new initiatives, faculty collaboration, managing workload, international students or faculty well-being. Presentations will be approximately 50 minutes to 1 hour in length and held in separate breakout rooms with approximately 20 – 40 people per room. AV equipment will be provided.

If you are interested in presenting, or have a suggestion for a presenter, please indicate your interest to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a brief summary of the topic you would like to present on by Friday, January 10th, 2020. A HUGE thank-you to those that have already contacted Adam Farion with amazing topics for this year’s event!

Details for 2020 SPFA PD Day are outlined below:

WHO:       The event is open to all faculty from all Sask Polytech and Regional College campuses

WHAT:     A day of networking, learning and enrichment to help you in your role as faculty.

WHERE:   The Atlas Hotel (formerly Travelodge Hotel and conference Centre)

4177 Albert Street, Regina, SK

WHEN:     Wednesday June 3, 2020 (Registration and Social 630-900pm)

                Thursday June 4, 2020 (730-430pm)

COST:      SPFA Presenters - $175

                SPFA member Early Bird- $200.00

                SPFA Regular Price- $225

               Non-SPFA Price- $250

All attendees will receive:

       -entrance to 4 speaker sessions of your choosing throughout the day

       -hot breakfast, banquet lunch and snacks/refreshments throughout the day

       -registration/social event with appetizers, entertainment and cash bar

       -keynote address by Tornado Hunter- Greg Johnson (

      -SPFA swag bag

      -eligibility for door prizes.

Registration: Stay tuned for an update early in the new year for when registration is available online at We will again be accepting payment via PayPal for your convenience.

****Faculty are encouraged to apply for Professional Development dollars through their program and through the SPFA Professional Development Fund*****

We look forward to hearing from you and thank you in advance for coming forward with your willingness to participate and make the 2020 event a success!



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