Announcing the LSAC 2017 National Conference

29 Sep 2016 8:54 AM | Anonymous member
The Learning Specialists Association of Canada (LSAC) and John Abbott College announce details of the LSAC 2017 National Conference.

LSAC 2017 is scheduled for May 29th to 31st, 2017 at John Abbott College in Saint-Anne-de-Bellevue, just outside Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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The conference welcomes keynote speaker Thomas Armstrong, Ph.D, the Executive Director of the American Institute for Learning and Human Development, and an award-winning author and speaker. Armstrong has authored fifteen books, including, Neurodiversity in the Classroom: Strength-Based Strategies to Help Students with Special Needs Achieve Success in School and Life, Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom 3rd Edition, In Their Own Way, Awakening Your Child’s Natural Genius, 7 Kinds of Smart, The Myth of the A.D.D. Child, The Power of Neurodiversity: Unleashing the Advantages of Your Differently Wired Brain, The Human Odyssey: Navigating the Twelve Stages of Life, The Best Schools: How Human Development Research Should Inform Educational Practice, ADD/ADHD Alternatives in the Classroom, and Awakening Genius in the Classroom.

The conference also welcomes endnote speaker Roberta Thomson, M.A, Ed. Tech, an advocate for the creation of accessible learning environments for all. Thomson has presented at conferences provincially, nationally and internationally on the topics of: matching technology to the learner's needs, UDL and blending technology, and universal design in online learning environments.

Call for Papers

LSAC invites proposals for sessions at our 2017 national conference. While proposals on any topic relevant to our practice are welcome, we are particularly interested in sessions consistent with the conference theme. The closing date for proposals is December 15th, 2016.


Early bird registration is scheduled to begin on November 1st, 2016.

More Information

For more information, including travel and accommodation information, please visit the official LSAC 2017 conference website.


The Learning Specialists Association of Canada (LSAC) is a voluntary, national association for professionals who focus on the application of learning theory in higher education. By offering instruction in learning strategies and study skills, LSAC members support and further the educational goals of students, faculty, staff and school administrations. LSAC's purpose is to develop, encourage, and model sound professional and ethical standards among its members while facilitating the dissemination of current and emerging trends and research in learning. More information about LSAC can be found online at

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