2013 PJSA conference begins in Waterloo, Ontario
Tonight, Oct. 17, PJSA's annual conference began at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. The conference runs through Saturday, with a lineup of fantastic keynote speakers, including Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jody Williams (right) and Idle No More activist Sylvia McAdam.
For those who are joining us in Waterloo, here's the information you'll need:
For those who couldn't make it but would like to follow along:
- Like the PJSA page on Facebook for periodic updates
- Follow the #pjsa tag on Twitter to see all the conversation about the conference
- Follow PJSA on Twitter to see our own tweets from the conference
- Follow the PJSA Student Conference on Twitter to see tweets from that portion of the conference
We've already announced our locations for the next three years, so mark your calendars now! We'll be at the University of San Diego (CA), October 16–18, 2014; James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA), September 24–27, 2015; and Selkirk College (Castlegar, BC, Canada) in 2016 (exact dates TBA).
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