World’s Largest School Leader Conference is Coming to Toronto

August 16-19, 2021

In 2021, the International Confederation of Principals (ICP) Elevate Convention will be the most influential learning opportunity of the year for school  and system leaders. The Ontario Principals’ Council (OPC), representing public school leaders throughout the province, will host the event, in partnership with Association des directions et directions adjointes des écoles franco-ontariennes (ADFO) and Catholic Principals' Council | Ontario (CPCO). This must-attend event will welcome delegates from Canada and around the world, who will gather to collectively learn about improving education leadership. This is a career networking and learning opportunity that should not be missed!

ICP 2021 will be the largest professional development convention for education professionals in 2021. Why else should you attend?

  • Global Networking –  Opportunities to collaborate and share practices that will enhance outcomes for global cooperation and well-being for students from across the globe.
  • Student Voice and Inclusion – Equity and diversity needs addressed and opportunities provided for inclusive collaboration.
  • Size – The largest education conference in Ontario for 2021, with  a range of program offerings for delegates.
  • Bilingual –  Sessions held every day in French, Canada’s second official language.
  • Environmentally Sustainable – Paperless and mobile friendly, also offering carbon offsets to reduce negative emissions.
  • Tech Savvy – Interactive experience, connecting attendees to content through the specialized convention app and live streaming abilities.

Additional Opportunities

  • Learning beyond the convention – Building meaningful networking relationships for continued best practice sharing, with access to convention research and findings.
  • Exhibition and Innovation – Meeting over 100 vendors in our exhibit hall to learn about the products and services they offer to better support your educational practice and drive for student success.

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The work of educators is demanding and personal. Like everyone, sometimes we need to find ways to renew and reinvigorate ourselves and our practices. The 2021 ICP Convention, Elevating Education Leaders, will help you learn from and share with others who are as passionate about what they do as you are. Our inspiring speakers, relevant breakout sessions, exhibition hall and one-of-a-kind networking opportunities will help you discover new tools and innovative ideas and theories that will advance the future of your role as an education leaders for your students.

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