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Andy Mckiel

St. James School Division

Richard Roberts

Troy Sigvaldason

River East Transcona School Division

Prairie Spirit School Division

Jennifer Borgfjord

Portage la Prairie School Division

Jason hurton

St. Paul's

High School

Katon frank

Pine Creek

School Division

John evans

Ryan hebert


Manitoba Education & Training (Retired)



About the organizers

Riding on the shoulders of giants, the RTW Executive Committee has thrived by building on the accumulated knowledge and experience of its dedicated members within the realm of Manitoba Education. This collaborative team, consisting of Information Technology Coordinators, Curriculum Coordinators, IT Directors, and Technology Implementation Consultants, has established a formidable legacy in the educational landscape. The synergy among these diverse roles contributes to the committee's robust capability to address the dynamic needs of the education sector.

United by a shared commitment to excellence, the executive committee takes pride in its longstanding history of collaboration, innovation, and service to Manitoba Education. Their collective expertise forms the bedrock upon which they construct and deliver impactful professional development opportunities, ensuring that educators across Manitoba benefit from the latest advancements and best practices in the ever-evolving field of education. Through their sustained dedication, the RTW Executive Committee continues to play a pivotal role in shaping the educational landscape, ushering in positive change and fostering a culture of continuous learning within the province.

We hope to see you in Gimli!

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30 Years of Riding The Wave

Riding the Wave 2024 is set to be one of our best Ed Tech Conferences to date and we are back at Lakeview Resort in Gimli, MB for our annual conference on May 9 & 10, 2024.

We are extremely excited to announce our 2024 Keynote Speaker - Kirsten Thompson!

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Sponsorship Packages

Welcome to the Riding the Wave Conference, set to make waves in the picturesque town of Gimli, Manitoba, on May 9th and 10th, 2024.

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the largest EdTech conference in Manitoba, and we are gearing up to celebrate three decades of innovation, collaboration, and technology integration in a spectacular fashion.

Riding the Wave has long been a beacon for professionals, thought leaders, and enthusiasts in various educational fields, offering a platform for sharing ideas, fostering connections, and exploring the latest trends shaping our rapidly evolving classrooms & school yards.

As we embark on this milestone year, we invite your organization to join us as a sponsor and play a crucial role in making the Riding the Wave Conference 2024 an unprecedented success. Your support will not only contribute to the legacy of this influential gathering but also put your organization on the map for all educators & decision makers in Manitoba.

Interested in sponsoring RTW24? Please reach out!

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Venue & Accommodations

May 9 & 10, 2024

Lakeview Resort - Gimli, MB


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