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10:00AM – 11:30AM
Guest Speakers + Project highlights


10:30AM – 12:00PM 
Check out all the cool projects happening around the institute!

That's a Wrap!

Thank you to all who participated in making DemoFest 2022 a huge success! It was wonderful to see so many of you both at the virtual session and in person around the presenter tables for our biggest DemoFest yet! We were inspired by all of the amazing projects and conversations.


Can’t wait to see you next time!

Real Challenges, Innovative Solutions

Inspire 2022

Join us for a special 2-day event where we host our community partners and showcase the innovative work that’s happening around the institute! It’s been a minute since we’ve all been together, and we think it’s more than time to bring back this tradition. DEMOFEST is about celebrating your work! It’s about inspiring others, sharing and educating what we’ve learned so far and maybe even make new connections to innovate together in the future. Lean in and be inspired, won’t you? 

Day 1 Schedule​

Tuesday, October 11th, 2022, 

10:00AM – 11:30AM

Introducing…Day 1’s Guest Speakers!


Deputy Provost, Athabasca University

AnneMarie is a leader in the ed tech world. She is an internationally recognized authority on educational technology and open education, among numerous other pursuits, and has worked in a wide variety of leadership roles in postsecondary education, both here in Canada and abroad. Anne-Marie will betalking aboutEthics in Educational Technology. 

Learn more about Anne-Marie by visiting her website:  


Acting Director, Open Education, BCcampus

Wrangler of learning technologies by day, Dad, cyclist, soccer fan and lately, home roaster of coffee by night, Clint’s educational interests include network learning, social learning, open education and open educational resources. 

Learn more about Clint by visiting his blog at: 


Counsellor, Educator, Researcher, Speaker, Innovator

Passionate about conselling and teaching, Jessica has dedicated three decades to focusing on gender, youth, women’s issues, and transitions across the whole life span. Jessica specializes in offering workshops in anti-racism, truth and reconciliation, implicit bias, and social justice. 

Learn more about Jessica by visiting her website:  

Day 2 Schedule

Wednesday, October 12th, 2022, 

10:30AM – 12:30PM

Project Showcase: Visit tables located around the main floor of the JIBC NW campus where presenters will be demonstrating their innovativeprojects. Ask questions and find out more about what they’ve learned along the way! 

DEMOFEST Presenters

Bettina Williams

Community Disaster Resilience Planning Tool

Providing expert and community-informed tools, and strategies for rural, remote, and indigenous communities that need support and guidance to plan and respond effectively to disasters.

JIBC Live event

JIBC Live – Staff HUB

Get to know your JIBC community on a different level in this online gamified environment. Have fun and grow as a professional!

Tracie Gavriel


What’s new in cybercrime? Check out new online microcredentials in MalWare Detection and Protection Basics.

headshot SteveOHearn

Multimedia for Training

What’s new, what’s cool, what’s happening in multimedia development for education and training these days.


Open Textbooks Now! Campaign

As the JISU represents JIBC students, we would like to bring more student voices to speak about their experience and how the Open Education Resources can help them succeed during their time at JIBC.


The New BC Open Collection

In this session we will demo the features of the BC Open Collection, which allows educators to use, customize, and share open materials in a variety of formats, as well as describing how we’ve made open educational resources easier to find and use for BC post-secondary educators.