Photos from CANSCAIP Prairie Horizons Conference 2011

The CANSCAIP Prairie Horizons 2011 conference was held in Lumsden, SK, at St. Michael’s Retreat on September 16-18, 2011.

We’d like to thank our sponsors once again–their support made it all possible!

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts which last year invested $3.1 millions in the arts in Saskatchewan.

Also, with financial assistance from The Canada Council for the Arts through The Writers’ Union of Canada.

We gratefully acknowledge the support of
SaskCulture, Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust Fund
and the Saskatchewan Arts Board.


Guest speakers included:

Shane Peacock – see: http://www.shanepeacock.ca/index2.html


Kathryn Cole


Georgia Graham – See: http://www.georgiagraham.com/


Anne Patton – See: http://www.books4kids.ca/anne-patton/index.html


Wilfred Burton


And here are the participants!

You can download a print quality group image from the link below. Participants and promoters are free to use the image as required for promoting this event.

http://aksoml.sasktelwebsite.net/IMG_6963.JPG


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Schedule for CANSCAIP Prairie Horizons 2011 Conference

CANSCAIP Prairie Horizons Conference 2011

Beyond the Horizon: Imagine the Possibilities!

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts which last year invested $3.1 millions in the arts in Saskatchewan.

Also, with financial assistance from The Canada Council for the Arts through The Writers’ Union of Canada.

We gratefully acknowledge the support of
SaskCulture, Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust Fund
and the Saskatchewan Arts Board.



Friday, September 16

6:00 p.m. – Registration Opens
7:00 p.m. – Mix and Mingle
8:00 p.m. – Canadian Idol, Picture Book Edition
9:30 p.m. – Labrinth Walk/Wine and Cheese Reception

Saturday, September 17

8:00 a.m. – Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – Shane Peacock Keynote – The Art of Shane Peacock
10:00 a.m. – Nutrition Break/Book Table
10:30 a.m. – Kathryn Cole on Publishing – The Horizon is a Circle
11:30 a.m. – Group Photo

12:00 p.m. – Lunch

1:00 p.m. – Anne Patton/Wilfred Burton on Collaboration – Dancing the Stories Together
2:00 p.m. – Break
2:30 p.m. – Georgia Graham on Picture Books – Perceptual or Conceptual: the Art Must Fit the Story
3:30 p.m. – Break
3:45 p.m. – Georgia Graham – the Art & Stories of Georgia Graham (open to the public)
4:30 p.m. – Free Time/Book Table

5:15 p.m. – Mentorship Dinner

7:00 p.m. – Shane Peacock Public Presentation – Becoming An Author: Imagine That! (open to the public)
8:00 p.m. – Break
8:30 p.m. – Open Mic

Sunday, September 18

8:00 a.m. – Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – Conference Close/Select Planning Committee/Door Prizes
10:00 a.m. – CANSCAIP SK Horizons Chapter Meeting – Elections
11:00 a.m. – Guest Departures


See you at St. Michael’s in Lumsden, Saskatchewan!


Download the registration form (you can type into it/then print and mail with your check) in PDF: http://aksoml.sasktelwebsite.net/2011_Reg_Form.pdf


Need more info before registering? See the CANSCAIP Prairie Horizons 2011 Conference brochure in PDF format by clicking here: http://aksoml.sasktelwebsite.net/2011_Prairie_Horizons_brochure.pdf

Presenter information is below or at this post link: http://canscaip-sk-horizons.blogspot.com/2010/08/2011-canscaip-sk-horizons-conference.html

E-mail registration questions to: aksomitis@sasktel.net