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REGINA LUNCHEON - "The Future of Computer Science Education in Saskatchewan"
Tue, 12/06/2011
Event Location: 


Delta Regina, Trentino Room, 1919 Saskatchewan Dr.

Time: 11:30am - 1:15pm               

To register visit:

Registration Deadline: Friday December 2, 2011. 

Speaker: Dean Elliott, Science Consultant

Saskatchewan Ministry of Education

Title: The Future of Computer Science Education in Saskatchewan


Presentation Overview Description

Computer Science education is in the news a lot lately. A recent BBC News Technology report talks about (computer) coding as the new Latin: kids need to have a proper understanding of computers if they will be able to compete for all kinds of jobs. Join us for a discussion about Computer Science K-12 education in Saskatchewan.


Speaker Biography

Dean Elliott is the Science Consultant at the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education. In that role, develops all K-12 science curriculum for the province, supports all 28 school divisions with science curriculum implementation, and liaises with provincial and national groups involved in science education outreach. He recently completed his Ph.D. in Instructional Technology from the University of Georgia.




CIPS Student Member    $20.00 Student Non Member     $25.00

CIPS Member                 $25.00  Non Member                  $30.00

CIPS Member Guest       $25.00

(only valid if you are a non CIPS member attending with a CIPS Member)


Corporate Table (8)  $250.00



11:30 am         Registration

12:00 noon       Lunch

12:15 pm         Presentation and Questions

1:05 pm           Adjournment



Fresh Baked Dinner Rolls and Butter

Seasonal Greens with House Dressing

Turkey Dinner with all the dressings

Deep Dish Apple Pie

Freshly Brewed Regular and Decaffeinated Coffee & Specialty & Herbal Teas


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CIPS Saskatchewan Membership Drive Campaign


Invite one -- or more -- of your IT colleagues (non CIPS members) to one of our upcoming professional development luncheons -- and you might win a fabulous prize! 


From November  through January, for every colleague you bring to our monthly luncheons, you will be entered into a contest to win an exciting grand prize. And if that colleague decides to become a member too, we'll enter you both for our grand prize draw.  And at every luncheon, we'll be drawing some fun door prizes too.


Your guest(s) are invited to attend one or all three upcoming luncheons at our member price -- usually a benefit that's exclusive to members.  When registering, simply ask your guests to register as CIPS Member Guest, it's that easy. 


Your participation will not only help to strengthen your own professional association -- the ONLY legislated professional association for IT professionals in our province -- but you and your guests may win a prize too.

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