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IB Continuum Schools & Districts Global Conference

Conference Information

Day 1 Friday

  • School study visits and school /district discussion forums
  • Conference launch dinner

Day 2 Saturday

  • Keynote speaker David Weiss, Head of US Public Schools at the IB
  • Workshops on continuum issues

Call for Workshop Leaders/Facilitators

Are you interested in running a workshop related to a continuum theme that interests you and that you have a particular passion for? Please link to the application below and submit to John Wray (, Head of School at Mulgrave, the International School of Vancouver. 

Workshop Leader Application

Workshop Registration

Please note that all attendees will be required to complete a workshop registration form. The form will be emailed to the person registering for the conference who will be asked to share it with any members from the same school/organisation. Once we confirm the workshops and schedule, including the Friday school visits, we will be in touch. 

Keynotes Speaker: David Weiss

Head of US Public School with the IB
The former superintendent of the 3,900-student Long Beach, NY public schools, David Weiss, is Head of the US Public Schools for the IB World Schools department based in the IB’s Washington office. Before coming to Long Beach in 2011, Weiss was assistant superintendent for secondary education in Commack, NY. He coordinated the IB diploma programme at South Side High School in Rockville Centre, NY for two decades and was a co-founder and past president of the Guild of IB Schools of the Northeast. Weiss was also a board member for New York State Small City School District Association and is a member of the New York State Board of Regents Blue Ribbon Commission for the Arts.

Hotel & Transportation

We have been able to arrange for a special rate at the Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier in North Vancouver. Rates are guaranteed until March 27, 2019. Please reference Group ID# 215993. Contact information is below. 

Transport to and from Mulgrave will be arranged for anyone staying at hotels on Vancouver's North Shore.

Pinnacle Hotel
138 Victory Ship Way
North Vancouver, BC
1 877 986 7437


If you have questions or need assistance registering, email us at or call 604-922-3223.