Through the Years: ECOO’s Annual Conference

ECOO is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2019. Since 1979, ECOO has organized an annual conference for Ontario’s computer-using educators. The first conferences were held at OISE, organized by Robert S. McLean (“Bob”). (Read How ECOO Began)

Check out the various conference themes that have been featured over our 40-year history:

1979 – Microcomputers in Education Faire
1980 – Microcomputers in Education Faire
1981 – “Educational Computing Programs for the 80s”
1982 – “ECOO’s of the Future”
1983 – “The Computer: Crisis and Challenge”
1984 – “Building Tomorrow Today”
1985 – “Computing Knows No Borders” with A.E.D.S.
1986 – “Commitment to Learning”
1987 – “Close Encounters … with Computers”
1988 – “The Colours of Computing”
1989 – “ECOO 10”  (ECOO’s 10th Anniversary)

1990 – “Passport to the 90s”
1991 – “Emerging Partnerships” with ICTE
1992 – “Achieving the Potential”
1993 – “Links”
1994 – “Just Imagine”
1995 – “Technological Pursuits”
1996 – “Learning Connections”
1997 – “Keys for Learning”
1998 – “Making IT Happen”
1999 – “20 Years of Catching the Future” (ECOO’s 20th Anniversary)

2000 – “Coming of Age in the Digital Millennium”
2001 – “The Digital Odyssey”
2002 – “LITeracy”
2003 – “We’re IT: Real Ideas for Real People”
2004 – “25th Silver Jubilee”
2005 – “Better Learning Through IT
2006 – “With IT for Education!”
2007 – “Citizenship in the Digital Age”
2008 – “Inspire, Connect, Teach”
2009 – “Living on the Future Edge: Thinking About Tomorrow, Today (ECOO’s 30th Anniversary)

2010 – “Inspire, Connect, Learn”
2011 – “Learn to Play – Play to Learn”
2012 – “Learning in the NOW Century!”
2013 to 2019 – “Bring IT, Together!”

Join us in Niagara Falls, November 6-8, 2019 to celebrate our 40th year!