Voices of Equity - IURN Educational Research Conference


The conferences theme - Voices of Equity – reflects our interest in exploring how research and evaluation can mobilize new conversations about equity in education and lead to concrete changes in policy and practice.


This Conference has been deferred to May 26-27, 2023.

Who should attend?

The conference is designed for a diverse audience: teachers, educational leaders, university faculty and students, and education partners.

Presentations will focus on one of four streams:

  1. mental health and well-being,
  2. closing the achievement gap,
  3. inclusive education, and
  4. community and culture.

Our aim is to have all sessions focus on connections between research and practice. There will also be numerous opportunities for networking and whole group learning through several plenary panels and presentations.

When and where is the conference being held?

The conference begins at noon on Friday May 20 and concludes at 4 p.m. on Saturday May 21, 2022. It will be held at Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia.

Is there a cost to attend the conference?

  • The fee to register for the conference is $100.00. This price is inclusive of meals, nutrition breaks and a reception on Friday night.
  • Charge for a single room accommodation for Friday May 20 is $100.00, bringing the total cost of attending the conference to $200.00 for anyone wishing to stay the night.

How can I present at the conference?