Schedule

Schedule* IWLS 2019

ALL EVENTS WILL NOW TAKE PLACE AT THE FAIRMONT HOTEL VANCOUVER (900 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC)

*Conference organizers reserve the right to adjust the agenda as needed

Thursday, October 10

Time Title Names, titles
1:00 PM – 4:45 PM Advance registration and reception ticket pickup IWLS Team
6:00:00 PM Doors Open IWLS Team
6:20:00 PM Program begins

Reception and Fashion Show

6:20:00 PM Co-Chair’s welcome, opening comments and MC introduction Nicole Taylor-Sterritt and Laurie Sterritt
6:25:00 PM MC Opening comments Tabatha Bull, CCAB & Hope Regimbald, LNG Canada
6:30:00 PM Opening welcome Special guest
6:40:00 PM A message from our reception sponsor Chloe Angus Design Chloe Angus
7:00:00 PM Fashion Show Chloe Angus Design
8:05:00 PM MC thank Chloe Angus Design & enjoy the evening Tabatha Bull, CCAB & Hope Regimbald, LNG Canada
8:10 PM until 10:00 PM Music and Networking DJ O-Show

Friday, October 11

7:30:00 AM Breakfast Buffet
8:15:00 AM Co-Chair’s welcome, opening comments and MC introduction Nicole Taylor-Sterritt and Laurie Sterritt
8:25:00 AM Opening prayer Special guest
8:40:00 AM MC opening comments Andrea Menard
9:00:00 AM Opening Keynote Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Province of BC
9:35:00 AM The tough put on lipstick Victoria Labillois
10:05:00 AM Coffee Break (20 mins)
10:25:00 AM Keeping the circle whole: leading a trauma informed practice for the justice system Michelle Cameron
10:55:00 AM MC energizer Andrea Menard
11:00:00 AM Panel Discussion Facilitated by Minister Melanie Mark
The evolution of Indigenous inclusion in education Jo-anne Archibald, Chas Desjarlais, Carolyn Roberts
12:00:00 PM Lunch and Keynote
12:15:00 PM Healing through music (12:15 PM – 12:45 PM) Rhonda Head
1:00:00 PM Concurrent Workshops
1 – Let’s Talk Money – A Different Kind of Conversation Jenn Harper, Victoria Labillois & Jace Meyer; Supported by Vancity
2 – Heart-Centred Leadership -Yin Yoga Class – Gentle Earth-Based Practice Chastity Davis
3 – Bead with Inuk360 Inuk
4 – Warriorship: Leading Bravehearted Teara Fraser and The Raven Institute
2:30:00 PM MC energizer Andrea Menard
2:35:00 PM Creating an ethical space through trust and respect Crystal Manyfingers
3:05:00 PM Coffee Break (20 mins)
3:25:00 PM Panel Discussion Facilitated by Senator Patti LaBoucane-Benson
Wellness: connecting ancient and modern wisdom for mental, physical, and emotional health Melissa Brown, Terri-Lynn Luggi, Linda Epp
4:25:00 PM Love, hope and tenacity: the accidental entrepreneur Jenn Harper
5:00:00 PM End
5:00:00 PM – 6:00:00 PM IWLS Market Happy Hour

Saturday, October 12

7:30:00 AM Breakfast Buffet
8:15:00 AM MC Welcome Andrea Menard
8:20:00 AM The power of one story Angela Sterritt
8:50:00 AM Forgiveness and the future Katherine Fancher
9:25:00 AM Panel Discussion Facilitated by Connie Watts
Revitalizing arts, culture and design Inuk, Leah Dorion, Sierra Tasi Baker
10:25:00 AM Coffee Break (15 mins)
10:40:00 AM Mapping it to the Ground: Keeping community in mind while working outside of community contexts. Jocelyn Formsma
11:10:00 AM MC energizer Andrea Menard
11:15:00 AM Panel discussion Facilitated by Jocelyn Formsma
Youth uprising: tolerance, activism and resurgence Tanya Snowshoe, Kiana Alexander and Myia Antone
12:15:00 PM Lunch and Keynote (12:30PM – 1:00PM) Sophie Pierre
1:00:00 PM It’s Jace, Actually: two truths is a lie. Jace Meyer
1:30:00 PM MC energizer Andrea Menard
1:35:00 PM Indigenous enough? Respect and Inclusion in our own communities Julie Grenier
2:05:00 PM MC Commentary & Co-Chair’s Thank you Andrea Menard, Laurie Sterritt & Nicole Taylor-Sterritt
2:15:00 PM Drum and song to close Namawan Sterritt
2:20:00 PM Elder closing prayer Special guest
2:40:00 PM End