The BC Association of Math Teachers Fall Conference is an annual gathering where teachers from around BC share and learn about the latest ideas in the world of mathematics education. It includes a plenary keynote address, dozens of workshops, an exhibitor hall, and a free lunch. This website will be updated as more details are finalized for the conference.

Place and Time

This year's conference will be held at Burnaby Central Secondary School on 20 October 2017 from 8:45 until 3:00.

Keynote Address

The keynote speaker at this year's conference is well-known BC educator Marc Garneau. Marc is a K-12 Numeracy Helping Teacher for the Surrey School District, in which capacity he supports teachers with the teaching, learning, and assessment of mathematics. His particular passion is sense-making of math concepts through visualization.

Marc has been part of the Ministry committee putting together the revisioned Mathematics Curriculum and represents Canada on the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics. He has served on the Executive of the BCAMT for the past 16 years.

Registration

Registration for delegates is now open and must be completed online before midnight (Pacific Time) on Sunday 15 October. Unlike in previous years, we will NOT offer registration on site.

Click here to register for the conference.

Registration includes:

Registration Rates:

Registration TypePrice
Before 25 Sep 25 Sep. until 15 Oct.
BCTF Member on contract$130$150
BCTF TTOC / CUPE Para-educator$60$80
Pre-Service Teacher$60$80
Retired$50$70
Independent School / Other$150$170

Speaker Proposals

We invite you to submit a proposal to speak at the conference. The deadline for proposals is 30 June. Accepted proposals include the following:

Note that speakers marketing a commercial product must purchase an exhibitor table.

Program

No program will be available until after the speaker proposal period.

The shape of the day is as follows:

TimeSessions
7:30Check-in Tables Open
8:45Keynote Address
10:0050-minute session100-minute session
11:0050-minute session
12:00Lunch
1:0050-minute session100-minute session
2:0050-minute session
3:00BCAMT Annual General Meeting

Exhibitors

Exhibitor tables can be purchased by following this link. For more information about becoming an exhibitor, please contact us at fall.exhibitors@bcamt.ca.

Note that the purchase of an exhibitor table is required for speakers marketing a commercial product.

Accomodation

We have negotiated a preferred rate of $139 for conference delegates at the Hilton Metrotown Vancouver.

Please follow this link to book at the preferred rate.

Committee