Programme

PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE

From aspirational young learners of today, to the debating collective addressing financial illiteracy, to uncovering global ed-tech trends and their implications on illiteracy. WSL20 will address current trends and challenges. Among many other topics, here is an initial glimpse at some this year’s summit programme:

Day 1
05 Apr 2020
Day 2
06 Apr 2020
Day 3
07 Apr 2020
Day 4
08 Apr 2020

Registration ‘TECH FOR GOOD’

‘Tech for Good’ Registration Opens, ‘Tech for Good’ pre conference workshop delegates ONLY

Registration, Information Speakers Prep Room Open

Registration and Information Open for all delegates. Speakers Prep Room Open for presenters only.

Walking Tours / Networking

A free event for all delegates to learn about the history of Oxford and see firsthand the key landmarks.

Welcome Reception

A wonderful event to meet and network with delegates from around the world.

Registration, Information Speakers Prep Room Open

Registration Information Open for all delegates. Speakers Prep Room Open for presenters only.

Opening Ceremony

The Opening Ceremony brings together Royal Family, Ambassadors, High Commissioners, Minsters of Education, Government Representatives, and VIP guests. The world media will be in attendance to provide global coverage to give a focus on the issue of literacy.
Donald Green
Minister Li Andersson
Andrew Ashe
Stacey Fru
Maurice de Greef
10:25 - 11:00

Mid-Morning Refreshments

World Literacy Council Official Welcome and Awards Introduction

The Opening Ceremony brings together Royal Family, Ambassadors, High Commissioners, Minsters of Education, Government Representatives, and VIP guests. The world media will be in attendance to provide global coverage to give a focus on the issue of literacy.
Dr Anthony Cree OAM
Cressida Cowell
12:15 - 13:15

Lunch Refreshments

Leading Literacy Leaders in Organisations Panel

A series of relevant, high impact and interactive sessions with panelists, a moderator and delegates.
British A. Robinson
Daan Beeke
Caitlin Baron

International Development Panel

A series of relevant, high impact and interactive sessions with panelists, a moderator and delegates.
Safiqul Islam
Henriette Geiger
Miyako Ikeda
Matthew Rycroft CBE
15:00 - 15:30

Afternoon Refreshments

Digital Literacy Panel

A series of relevant, high impact and interactive sessions with panelists, a moderator and delegates.
Samantha Sida
Jyoti Ruparell
Janette Ballard
Andrew Jack

Funders Panel

A series of relevant, high impact and interactive sessions with panelists, a moderator and delegates.
Jemma Pym
Denine Torr
Jared Lee
Amanda Israel

Plenary

Co-founder of MIT Center for Future Storytelling, President of Paramount Pictures, Production Chief of Walt Disney Studios, optimist, author and teacher.
David Kirkpatrick

Closing Formalities

Rachel Burden - BBC 5live’s Presenter
Rachael Burden

World Literacy Awards Dinner

An amazing dinner and a night of entertainment for delegates to acknowledge and celebrate with the World Literacy Award winners.

Registration, Information Speakers Prep Room Open

Registration and Information Open for all delegates. Speakers Prep Room Open for presenters only.

Exhibitors Hall

A place to network, learn, share and collaborate with the literacy community.

Signing of Oxford Declaration

Delegates have the opportunity to sign a joint communication.

Morning Plenary Session

A relevant, high impact and interactive morning sessions with literacy specialists.

Presentations

A series of presentations with a broad range of topics to cater to everyone.

Presentations

A series of presentations with a broad range of topics to cater to everyone.

Presentations.

A series of presentations with a broad range of topics to cater to everyone.

Presentations

A series of presentations with a broad range of topics to cater to everyone.

Afternoon Plenary

A series of workshops and presentations with a broad range of topics to cater to everyone.
Donald Green

Registration, Information Speakers Prep Room Open

Registration Information Open for all delegates. Speakers Prep Room Open for presenters only.

Workshops and Presentations

A series of workshops and presentations with a broad range of topics to cater to everyone.

Delegates & Networking / Collaboration / Private Meetings

Delegates can arrange private meetings and special gatherings with other delegates from certain regions and/or of specific interests. Sightseeing tours will also be available.

Workshops and Presentations

A series of workshops and presentations with a broad range of topics to cater to everyone.

SOCIAL AND NETWORKING PROGRAMME

Day 1
05 Apr 2020
Day 2
06 Apr 2020
Day 3
08 Apr 2020

Walking Tours / Networking

A free event for all delegates to learn about the history of Oxford and see firsthand the key landmarks.

Welcome Reception

A wonderful event to meet and network with delegates from around the world.

World Literacy Awards Dinner

An amazing dinner and a night of entertainment for delegates to acknowledge and celebrate with the World Literacy Award winners.

Delegates & Networking / Collaboration / Private Meetings

Delegates can arrange private meetings and special gatherings with other delegates from certain regions and/or of specific interests. Sightseeing tours will also be available.