The University of Manitoba is proud to host the 3rd Annual Building Reconciliation Forum November 8-9, 2017 when we will explore The Journey Toward a Reconciled Education System. The forum brings together leaders from universities, colleges and Indigenous communities to take action on reconciliation, creating meaningful and lasting institutional change.
Regular Registration Rate $150
Ends on October 27, 2017
A total of 40 spots have been set aside for complimentary student registration on a first-come, first-served basis - maximum 2 seats per institution.
Does not include optional tour of Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR).
Elder and Survivor registration is free. Please select Elder when filling out the registration form.
Guided Tour of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) is an additional $20.
Includes transportation from the U of M to The Forks where attendees will have time to have dinner on their own. Following the tour, transportation will be provided back to the designated conference hotels.
Program: *Schedule is subject to change.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Pre-Conference (by invitation-only)
For questions please contact Frank Deer at firstname.lastname@example.org
11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Indigenous Cultures on Campus: Building a Canadian Collaboratory
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Building Reconciliation Forum Day 1
Registration and Breakfast Service
Opening remarks, conference overview, transfer ceremony
Keynote: What will a reconciled education system will look like?
Session 1: Centering our Communities in our Physical Spaces
Session 2: Presidents Forum: A Joint Session with Universities Canada
Session 3: TBC
Session 4: Indigenous Knowledge and Research across Disciplines
Session 5: Survivor Perspectives on Reconciliation
4:15 p.m. Closing prayer
Optional Evening Event:
Guided tour of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Building Reconciliation Forum Day 2
Breakfast Service and Networking
Opening prayer, Elder reflections of Day 1, overview of Day 2
Session 6: Institutional Development: Indigenous Leadership at Universities and Colleges
Session 7: United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Session 8: Indigenous Knowledge: Incorporating Community Strength
Session 9: Improving Academic and Social Supports for Indigenous Students
Elder reflections, closing ceremonies, announcement of 2018 Building Reconciliation Forum host
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.