Summit Daily Overview

Our planning committee has designed a specialized program that will provide you with unique conversations that you won’t want to miss. 

Summit overview breakdown bubbles with icons. 3 keynote speakers, 3 panels, 8 roundtable discussions and 1 published paper

Day 1 Monday, April 3



Registration and Breakfast

7:30 a.m.
Welcome, Introduction and Land Acknowledgement 8:30 a.m.
Context Setting

8:55 a.m.  

Keynote Speaker: Yong Zhao, Expert on Globalization & Education  9:20 a.m.
Break  10:20 a.m.
Table Discussion   10:35 a.m.
Panel: What is the Future of Education? Quick Fixes for the Past or Writing a New Chapter in Public Education  11:05 a.m.
Table Discussion  11:50 a.m. 
Lunch  12:25 p.m.
Panel: Centering Anti-Oppression and Anti-Colonialism in Public Education 1:25 p.m.
Table Discussion 2:15 p.m.
Break 2:45 p.m.
Keynote Speaker: Niigaan SinclairAnishinaabe writer, editor and activist/ Professor and Head of the Department of Indigenous Studies at the University of Manitoba  3:00 p.m.
Table Discussion 4:00 p.m.
Wrap-up 4:30 p.m.


Day 2 - Tuesday, April 4


Breakfast 7:30 a.m.
Day 1 Reflection 8:30 a.m.
Table Discussion

9:00 a.m.  

Break 10:00 a.m.

Keynote Speaker: Anna Ponsproject lead of the Global Teaching InSights and the Schools+ Network at the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills 

10:15 a.m.

Table Discussion 11:15 a.m.
Lunch 12:15 p.m. 
Panel: Leadership Competencies for the Future 1:15 p.m. 

Table Discussion

2:15 p.m.


2:45 p.m.

Summit Consolidation

3:00 p.m.


4:00 p.m.

This event is taking place during Ramadan, and therefore some guests may be fasting. We have scheduled the breakfast to begin before sunrise so that all guests are able to dine together.