2018 BMO Winterset Award: Author Readings


Date: Mar 27
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Where: Theatre

This intimate event held in The Rooms Theatre features this year's three shortlisted authors who will each read from their finalist publications before a short audience Q&A session. Guests and audience members are invited to stay for a short reception hosted by ArtsNL, following the event. Copies of finalist publications will be available for sale through The Rooms Gift Shop. The 2018 BMO Winterset award winner will be announced at Government House on Thursday, March 28, 2019. Presented in collaboration with ArtsNL - Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council.

Events & Programs

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Four experts from the sector of Educational Creative Technology will discuss the future of emerging digital landscapes for children and youth. The discussion will consider what these emerging technologies mean for educational programming. Each speaker will share a story that speaks to the challenges and successes of the use of creative technologies and will consider the impact of these technologies on society from their perspectives as educators, entrepreneurs and growing technology start-ups.

Our Panel

Janice Hertel – Instructor/ Artist/ Expert in creative gaming and immersive technologies, College of the North Atlantic

Julie Lewis – Entrepreneur, Owner of Sassy Tuna

Laun Shoemaker- Teacher and Digital Learning, NLESD

Kyla Gibbons- Professional Learning Expert, Carnegie Learning

This program is presented in partnership with the ADVOST Project and the Unesco Teachers For Social Justice Network.

This program is free, but space is limited so please ensure you reserve your ticket online or by calling 757-8090.