GOA Catalyst Conference

By Mr. Andrew Bendl, Head of Social Studies; GOA Site Director 
Interested in learning what happens in a Global Online Academy (GOA) course? Then register and participate in GOA's 3rd annual Catalyst Conference, one of the largest online conferences for and by students. The Catalyst Conference runs April 26-29 and showcases 430 student projects designed to spark change in local communities. These interactive, multimedia projects are the culmination of weeks of work in GOA courses and on-campus classes. Conference attendees are invited to learn, interact and share stories with our student presenters. 

Click here for award-winning projects from our 2017 conference and check out this video. For 2018 keynote and student speakers, click here

The following WPGA students are presenting at the conference: 

  • Vivian Zhang: Bioethics - Medical Tourism
  • Abhay Katyal: Bioethics - Euthanasia
  • Rio Townsend: Gender Studies - Coed and single sex schooling
  • Chris Lu: Advocacy - Repressive Desublimation: Advocacy and the Postmodern World
  • Peggy Li: Graphic Design – Women in STEM:  Why are there so few?
After the conference opens, projects can be accessed here at any time. #GOAndChangeIt