14th Annual PCJ Student Conference: The Future of Reconciliation: Indigenous Rights in Canada

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Friday, January 31st, 2020 – Saturday, February 1st, 2020

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Friday, January 31, 20205:00PM - 7:30PMThe Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON, M5S 3K7
Saturday, February 1, 202010:00AM - 4:00PMThe Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON, M5S 3K7
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Description

The 2020 PCJ Student Conference serves as a platform for discussions on the modern challenges and opportunities for Indigenous communities in Canada.

The PCJ Student Conference is an annual student-organized event that brings together the PCJ community outside of the classroom for an opportunity to learn about and engage with an issue pertinent to discussions of peace, conflict and justice.

This year, the conference serves as a platform for Indigenous academics, practitioners, community leaders, Elders and traditional knowledge keepers to guide discussions on the modern challenges and opportunities for Indigenous communities in Canada. This theme serves to provide a domestic context to issues of peace, conflict and justice that are often overshadowed by international events.

The two-day conference will take place at the Campbell Conference Facility at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy with the following schedule of events:

Friday, January 31

5:00 PM ─ Opening Remarks and Land Acknowledgement
5:30 PM ─ Keynote Address (Professor Brenda Wastasecoot)
6:30 PM ─ Networking Event

Saturday, February 1

9:30 AM ─ Opening Remarks and Land Acknowledgment
10:00 AM ─ Session 1: Land and Environmental (TBA)
11:00 AM ─ Session 2: Legal and Treaty (Delbert Wapass)

12:00 PM ─ Lunch

1:00 PM ─ Session 3: Language and Culture (Debby Danard)
2:00 PM ─ Session 4: MMIWG (Lee Maracle and Jennifer Brant)
3:00 PM ─ Session 5: Economic Empowerment (Tabatha Bull)

4:00 PM ─ Final Remarks and Closing

Please Note: Registration is separate for each day of the conference via Eventbrite. We highly encourage attendance on both the Friday and Saturday for the most comprehensive and impactful experience.


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