2018 Geeks Unite 2.0
Math and Science Joint Conference
Delta/Radison Hotel, Edmonton, Alberta
Sessions at a glance
Keynote Speaker Bios
Dr. Jo Boaler is a Professor of Mathematics Education at Stanford University, and the faculty director of youcubed. She is the author of the first MOOC on mathematics teaching and learning. Former roles have included being the Marie Curie Professor of Mathematics Education for Europe, a mathematics teacher in London comprehensive schools and a researcher at King's College, London. She is the author of nine books -
Dr. Boaler is presenting a morning keynote as well as a half-
In order to attend this afternoon workshop, you must select it in the Conference Extras section of the registration form.
Jill is a Canadian cave diver, underwater explorer, writer, photographer, film-
Jill’s accolades include induction into the Explorer’s Club and the inaugural class of the Women Diver’s Hall of Fame. She received the Wyland ICON Award, an honor she shares with several of her underwater heroes including Jacques Cousteau, Robert Ballard and Dr. Sylvia Earle. She was named a “Living Legend” by Sport Diver Magazine and selected as Scuba Diving Magazine’s “Sea Hero of the Year 2012.”
In recognition of her lifetime achievement, Jill was awarded the inaugural Sir Christopher Ondaatje Medal for Exploration. Established by the Royal Canadian Geographical Society in 2013, the medal recognizes singular achievements and the pursuit of excellence by an outstanding Canadian explorer.