Teaching and Learning Societies and Conferences

The Centre for Pedagogical Innovation supports, attends or otherwise recommends the following regional, national and international conferences and societies that support teaching and learning.


Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE)


STLHE strives to be the pre-eminent national voice, and a world leader, for enhancing teaching and learning in higher education. The Society supports research, its dissemination, increased awareness, and application of research through scholarly teaching and learning.




The International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (ISSOTL) serves faculty members, staff, and students who care about teaching and learning as serious intellectual work. The goal of the Society is to foster inquiry and disseminate findings about what improves and articulates post-secondary learning and teaching.

The International Study Association on Teachers and Teaching ( ISATT)


The Association’s aim is to increase insights into the identity, role, contexts and work of teachers, and the process of teaching. Therefore, the key goals of ISATT are to enhance the quality of teaching at all levels of education and to act as a forum to promote, present, discuss and disseminate research findings which contribute to knowledge and the formation of theory in this field.

Magna Publications and Conferences


A listing of conferences and online seminars related to teaching, and teaching with technology in higher education. Sponsor of the annual U.S. based Teaching Professor conference.

Open Apereo


An annual conference where Teachers, Learners, and Technologists come together as a community to celebrate the tools we build and use together.

Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education


The Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education is devoted to improving teaching and learning in higher education. Central to POD’s philosophy is lifelong, holistic, personal, and professional learning, growth, and change for the higher education community.




CONNECT is Canada’s largest education technology conference aimed at educators from K-16 and is hosted annually in Niagara Falls Ontario.

University of Guelph Accessibility Conference


The University of Guelph Accessibility Conference welcomes both accessibility novices and experts, and encourages attendees to build communities and exchange ideas.