EdTech faculty and students hosting 2021 Canadian Network for Innovation in Education Conference

April 13, 2021

A committee of faculty and students in the Educational Technology program are virtually hosting the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education Conference.

At this conference, two kinds of innovation are explored: the innovation demanded immediately by the COVID-19 pandemic and the broader systemic changes arising from digital disruption.  

Keynote speakers:

Concordia Ombudsperson Amy Fish
Dr. Shujaat Wasty, alumnus (Educational Technology) —founder of the nonprofit OBATCanada
Professor Shirley Steinberg (University of Calgary)

The Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE):

An organization of professionals committed to excellence in the provision of innovation in education in Canada. Our inclusive culture welcomes all those interested in examining innovation in education from our K-12 systems, post-secondary organizations, private training and professional development and those involved in industry – our goal is to provide a space for dialogue, collaboration and innovation!

Conference committee

Co-Chairs: Giuliana Cucinelli, Associate Professor; Saul Carliner, Professor and Graduate Program Director, M.A. and Diploma in Educational Technology
Conference manager: Wenbin Liu (PhD student)

Program Committee:

Richard Schmid, Professor
Robert Bernard, Distinguished Professor Emeritus
John Bentley, Centre for Teaching and Learning
Nadine Bekkouche (PhD student)
Yuan Chen (PhD student)

Register to attend:

CONTACT: Saul Carliner (

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