Challenge & Change Conference

2019 Conference

2019 Conference Registration is live! We are excited to present yet another amazing line up of sessions, and are also pleased to let you know that we have reduced the registration fee for the conference by $25 this year. If you haven’t received a conference brochure, you can download one by clicking on the image below. Once you have decided what you want, click on the Register Online button. 


Register Online


Looking to register a group of people with a single credit card payment? Contact the registrar, Christine Thygesen, registrar@bcaea.com,  to arrange for a group registration code that will allow your staff to register individually without paying upfront. She will need to know how many you wish to register, and who the group organizer is, and provide you with a group registration code. Once we know the group has all registered, we will send a secure payment link to the group organizer, who can pay the entire group’s registration cost by credit card in one transaction.

Conference Exhibitors

We have limited space available for conference exhibitors, and that fact, combined with a desire to have a large proportion of our exhibitors display materials directly applicable to teaching in an alternate setting, means that we can’t and don’t approve every request to be an exhibitor. Once received, your proposal will be vetted by our executive and you will be notified of our decision. Note that we do try to accomodate location requests within the conference venue, but cannot guarantee a specific location until your proposal is accepted and your fee paid.

Submit 2019 Exhibitor Proposal

2020 Conference Workshop Proposals

We finalize our conference workshop sessions approximately 9 months in advance which requires our call for workshop proposals to be at least 18 months prior to each conference, so our  2019 workshop lineup is already complete. If you would like to submit a workshop proposal for the February 2020 conference, please click on the button below to begin the process.

Submit 2020 Workshop Proposal

2018 Conference Highlights

Well, that was a surprise! With the SuperConference last fall, we were anticipating much lower numbers at our conference this year, but you surprised us. The final tally was 563 in attendance, just a dozen short of an all-time record. As always, Dr. Martin Brokenleg was a big hit. Check out the pictures for a taste of what happened.

Future Conference Dates

We are pleased to announce that we have secured the following conference dates, all of which will be held at the Vancouver Sheraton Wall Centre.

  • 2019 February 14-15

  • 2020 February 13-14

  • 2021 February 11-12

  • 2022 February 17-18

  • 2023 February 16-17

  • 2024 February 15-16

Previous Conference Brochures

Want to see what the conference lineup was in previous years? Click on the pictures below to download a copy of a brochure from the last four years.