ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
Shaping the Future is an annual conference that brings together educators, health and wellness professionals and researchers to discuss aspects of comprehensive school health. Ever Active Schools and committed partners strive to connect all delegates by disseminating knowledge in a variety of interactive learning formats: pre-conferences, workshops, keynote speakers, concurrent sessions, outdoor sessions, research posters, success stories and networking opportunities with exhibitors.
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David Irvine is sought after internationally as a speaker, author, and trusted leadership advisor. His work has contributed to the building of accountable, dynamic and engaged organizations across North America. As one of Canada’s most respected voices on leadership, organizational culture, and personal development, David has dedicated his life to creating workplaces, communities, and families that foster accountability, authenticity, and caring.
As a formerly nationally ranked distance runner, David maintains an active lifestyle of yoga and hiking in the beautiful foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Alberta that he calls home.
Corey is a member of the Siksika (Blackfoot) Nation of Alberta and a part of the team whose founders were awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2017. He is the lead operator at the Laser Interferometer Graviational-wave Observatory (LIGO) and part of the group of researchers that confirmed the existence of gravitational waves, marking a major discovery for the fields of physics and astronomy. Corey worked with his mother, Sharon Yellowfly from Siksika Nation, to translate LIGO press releases into the Blackfoot language.
In his personal life, you can find Corey hiking a trail, dancing at a salsa club, fly fishing in a stream, dancing as a grass dancer, or traveling the world.
Dr. Sue Winton
Dr. Sue Winton is an associate professor in the Faculty of Education at York University in Toronto, Ont. She is also a co-director of the World Educational Research Association’s International Research Network on Families, Educators, and Communities as Educational Advocates. Dr. Winton’s research examines policy influences and practices and their implications for critical democracy. Dr. Winton began her career in education teaching fifth grade in Monterrey, Mexico. She later taught Spanish, writing, and fourth and fifth grade. She earned her master’s and doctoral degrees in educational administration from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto.