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Shaping the Future 2021

Hybrid Model Details

For the first time ever, Shaping the Future is coming to you.

In the interest of public health, Shaping the Future will take place as a hybrid model this year, with both in-person and virtual options.

Sessions will include relevant research in the education, health and community sectors, and practical, useful knowledge and skills that delegates can use. All sessions will be presented within a comprehensive school health framework. Content areas will include mental well-being, active living, healthy eating, student leadership, staff wellness, activity permissive learning environments, resiliency and more.

Main Conference (Virtual)

January 17 - 29  |  $95 + GST

Pre-Recorded Sessions

Up to 30 pre-recorded sessions will be made available for you to watch at your leisure! Using our online event app, engage in questions and answers with session presenters.

Live Virtual Interactive Workshops

Virtual workshops will be engaging, participatory and fun! Participants are encouraged to turn on their mic and camera, and be prepared to get up and move.

Live Virtual Keynote

Our live virtual keynote presentation by Shelley Moore will close the main conference to leave you feeling inspired and ready to take on Monday morning.

Virtual STF Community

Networking is an important piece of Shaping the Future! Chat boards, ice breakers, virtual meet ups and more will all be possible on our virtual social platform.

Optional Workshops (In-Person)

January 23 + 30  |  Calgary + Edmonton

January 29  |  Lake Louise

Outdoor Workshops

Join us in Calgary and Edmonton for in-person outdoor workshops. Choose from full or half day sessions (content to be confirmed). Dress for the weather! Lunch is provided.

  • Full Day: $150 + GST
  • Half Day: $95 + GST

Indoor Workshops

Join us in Lake Louise for a full-day workshop on student and staff well-being during a pandemic. Participants will be able to view the virtual keynote together. Lunch is provided.

  • Cost: $200 + GST
  • Maximum 100 participants

Travel Information

Coming soon!

Details on workshop venues and travel details will be released soon. Check back later!

Travel Information

Travel and venue details for in-person workshops in Calgary, Edmonton and Lake Louise coming soon! Stay tuned.

Call for Presenters

If you have something to share in the areas of education, health and recreation/active living, we want to hear about it! Apply to present at Shaping the Future 2021. Virtual and in-person spots available.

Applications close November 10, 2020.

Become an Exhibitor

With access to more than 400 delegates in the education, health, active living, and active recreation sectors, Shaping the Future is an excellent platform to share your organization and work.

Partner with Shaping the Future

A partnership with Ever Active Schools lends weight to your activities in the areas of mental health, physical literacy, physical activity, healthy eating and overall growth and development.


February 1, 2020 |

WE SAY IT EVERY YEAR, BUT THIS MAY VERY WELL HAVE BEEN THE BEST SHAPING THE FUTURE YET.  All-day Wednesday and on Thursday morning, the most eager delegates attended pre-conference sessions. Some became certified Field Leaders with the Outdoor Council of Canada. Some learned inclusive teaching practices. Some contributed to re-defining recess to suit modern…