Learning Conferences


Thompson-Okanagan Teaching and Learning Conference

Scholarship and Practice, May 9-10, 2024
UBC Okanagan, Kelowna, BC
UBC Okanagan in collaboration with Thompson Rivers University is hosting the inaugural Thompson-Okanagan Teaching and Learning Conference during Celebrate Learning Week. The conference theme of Scholarship and Practice invites all educators to share their stories. Presenters are encouraged to demonstrate or discuss all facets of their research and practice in a variety of different modes. 

Register and/or submit a proposal

Past Conferences

Obtaining a university degree is more than the accumulation of credits, and teaching in higher education is more than the transfer of knowledge. The experience should be transformative, for students, course instructors, and all those who support teaching. The 15th Annual UBC Okanagan Learning Conference, May 6-7, 2019, explored experiential learning.

View the 2019 Conference Compendium (0.4 MB pdf)

The spaces where teaching and learning occur play a critical role in our students’ success. At the 2018 UBC Okanagan Learning Conference, we invited you to fill in the blank and share your experiences, practices, and research about the ________ space you create for learning.

View the 2018 Conference Compendium (0.8 MB pdf)

The 13th annual learning conference explored how we can design, assess, and facilitate learning that engages every learner, allowing each student to build their own knowledge and contribute their own strengths to their learning and the learning of their classmates and instructors.

View the 2017 Conference Compendium (3 MB pdf)