World Council for Curriculum and Instruction (WCCI)

Conference at a Glance

October 31th Saturday
Arrival in San Diego; check into Holiday Inn
Day One
(Nov 1st)
Sunday Room
8:30 am – 12 noon WCCI Board of Directors’ Meeting Coronado
12 noon – 1:00 pm Board of Director’s lunch Coronado
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Arrival in San Diego; check into Holiday Inn

Conference Registration and collection of Bazaar items
Pacific Room
7: 00 pm – 9:00 pm Welcome Reception Patio & Lawn
Day Two
(Nov 2nd)
Monday Room
6:00 am – 8:45 am Breakfast
Religious, Faith & Spirituality Rites (optional)
Well-Being Practices (optional)
Bayside Room
Pacific
Coronado
8.00 am – 5:00 pm Conference Registration
Collection of Bazaar items
Bayside Foyer
9:00 am – 10:00 am Opening Session Bayside
10:00 am – 10:30am Break Bayside Foyer
10:30 am – 11:15 am Plenary Session 1: Keynote Address
Prof. Mirian Vilela, Exec. Director, Earth Charter International)
Bayside
11:15 am – 11.30 am
11.30 am – 12 noon
Responses to the Keynote Speaker
Open forum: Dialogue with delegates
12 noon – 12.15 pm
12:15 pm -1.30 pm
Conference Group Photo
Lunch
Bazaar opens Bayside Foyer
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Concurrent Sessions #1 – (Papers/Symposia/Workshops) Bayside Foyer
Concurrent Sessions 1 .1
Concurrent Sessions 1 .2 Coronado
Concurrent Sessions 1 .3 Harborview
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Break Bayside Foyer
3:30 pm – 5.00 pm Concurrent Sessions 2 .1 Pacific
Concurrent Sessions 2 .2 Coronado
Concurrent Sessions 2.3 Harborview
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Special Interest Groups #1 Pacific
Day Three
(Nov 3nd )
Tuesday Room
6:00 am – 8:45 am Breakfast Bayside
Religious, Faith & Spirituality Rites (optional)
Well-Being Practices (optional)
Pacific
Coronado
8.00 am – 5:00 pm Conference Registration Bayside Foyer
9:00 am – 10.15 am Plenary Session 2: Alice Miel Lecture
Toh Swee-Hin (S.H.Toh), President, WCCI)
Bayside
10.15 am – 10.45 am Break Bayside Foyer
10:45 am – 12.15 noon Concurrent Sessions # 3 (papers/Symposia/Workshops) Pacific
Concurrent Sessions 3.1
Concurrent Sessions 3.2 Coronado
Concurrent Sessions 3.3 Harborview
12.15pm- 1:30 pm Lunch
Bazaar
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Poster Session Harborview
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Break
Bazaar
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Concurrent session #4 (Papers/Symposia/Workshops)
Concurrent Sessions 4.1 Pacific
Concurrent Sessions 4.2 Coronado
Concurrent Sessions 4.3 Harborview
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Youth Network Meeting Harborview
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Dinner Cruise – need reservation in advance (with minimal fee)
Day Four
(Nov 4th )
Wednesday
6:00 am – 12 midnight Free day  
Day Five
(Nov 5th )
Thursday Room
6:00 am – 8:30 am Breakfast
Religious, Faith & Spirituality Rites (optional)
Well-Being Practices (optional)
Bayside
8.30 am – 5:00 pm Conference Registration Bayside Foyer
9:00 am – 10:00 am Plenary Session: A Conversation with Global Educators Bayside
10:00 am – 10:30 am Coffee Break
Bazaar
Bayside Foyer
10:30 am – 12 noon Concurrent Sessions # 5 (Papers/Symposia/Workshops)
Concurrent Sessions 5.1 Pacific
Concurrent Sessions 5.2 Coronado
Concurrent Sessions 5.3 Harborview
12 noon – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm – 3:00pm Concurrent Sessions # 6 (Papers/Symposia/Workshops) Pacific Room
Concurrent Sessions 6.1 Pacific
Concurrent Sessions 6.2 Coronado
Concurrent Sessions 6.3 Harborview
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Coffee Break
Bazaar closing
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Special Interest Groups (SIG) Session #2 Pacific
7:00 pm – 11:00 pm International Banquet Bayside
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Free time to prepare for Banquet Pacific
Day Six
(Nov 6)
Friday Room
6:00 am – 8:45 am Breakfast Bayside
8.30 am – 12 noon Conference Registration Bayside Foyer
9:00 am – 10:00 am World Café: Envisioning WCCI’s Role in 21st Century Education Bayside
10:00 am – 10.30 am Break Bayside Foyer
10:30 am – 12 noon Concurrent Session #7 (Papers/Symposia/Workshops)
Concurrent Sessions 7.1 Pacific
Concurrent Sessions 7.2 Coronado
Concurrent Sessions 7.3 Harborview
12 noon – 1:00 pm Lunch Bayside
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm General Assembly, WCCI

  • Reports by Officers & Committee
  • Members’ Forum
  • Constitutional changes
  • Announcement of venue for 2022 World Conference
Bayside
2:30 pm – 2:40 pm Motivational Presentation by the Youth signifying that WCCI is moving forward into the future Bayside
2:40 pm – 3:00 pm Closing of Conference Bayside

Notes: *

  • Conference program schedule drafted through several meetings between Conference Program Chair, Marites Guingona Africa, and WCCI President in Manila and via Skype.
  • Optional religious/faith rituals and well-being exercises during breakfast space (6.00- 8.45 am)
  • SIGs format revised to focus more on small group sharing towards post-conference networking
  • A session to encourage youth networking included followed by a motivational presentation by youth in the concluding session