A battle of wills, a triumph of the human spirit…


Photo by Kris Krug

Seven walk into a room. They won’t leave until a long list of astonishing submissions are vetted, debated, and slotted into something like a schedule. Yes, it’s planning day for the Northern Voice organizing group, hosted out here at UBC. The digs aren’t as swank as last year, and the choices are tougher. It’s going to be a long day, but I’m more convinced than ever it’s going to a fab event.

Update: We endured, we prevailed. By mid-afternoon we felt comfortable enough with a provisional schedule to adjourn to a nearby restaurant to finish up over chai, just like last year. The sense of relief was palpable and visible.

About Brian

I am a Strategist and Discoordinator with UBC's Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology. My main blogging space is Abject Learning, and I sporadically update a short bio with publications and presentations over there as well...
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One Response to A battle of wills, a triumph of the human spirit…

  1. tyfn says:

    Good luck. I’m excited to be attending this year.

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