Public Education Symposium 2020


OPSBA’s 2020 Public Education Symposium (PES) will take place in Toronto, January 23 to 25, 2020.  PES is the premier professional learning event of the year for school board trustees and offers outstanding keynote speakers who are experts in their field, dynamic, stimulating and interactive sessions, opportunities to discuss the future of education and time to network with colleagues across the province. Trustees, Directors of Education, supervisory officers and student trustees are encouraged to attend PES 2020.

Keynotes include Michael Fullan, Director, Global Leadership; Nik Nanos, Chief Data Scientist and Founder of NANOS Research; Ziya Tong, Canadian television personality and producer; and Nouman Ashraf of the Rotman School of Management. More information, including a full list of workshops and speakers, can be found here.


Sheraton Centre Hotel
123 Queen Street West
Toronto, ON  M5H 2M9


Thursday, January 23, 2020:  8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

Main Symposium

Thursday, January 23:  7:30 p.m.
Friday, January 24:  8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 25:  8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon