Inaugural Research Conference on Indigenous matters

Register by Friday, March 12, 2021

This conference focuses on encouraging and presenting research that explores and studies Indigenous matters in the context of management studies. In addition to keynote and scholarly paper sessions, this research conference features a series of round table discussions where leading Indigenous community members and scholars reflect on current and future research in the field.

We have invited scholars and graduate students to submit their relevant research and attend this conference to know more about the diverse research being conducted in this field. Thank you to everyone who submitted their papers.

Important Dates

Registration deadline: March 12, 2021
Conference Dates: March 18-19, 2021

Confirmed Speakers

Rick Colbourne
Indigenous professor, Sprott School of Business.

Tantoo Cardinal
Environmental and social justice advocate; Indigenous actor.

Agenda

Thursday, March 18, 2021

*All times are Central Time (CT) Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Time

Session
9 - 9:15 a.m. Arrival and mingling
9:15 - 9:50 a.m.

Opening remarks and welcome

  • Conference Co-Chairs, Zhenyu Wu and Peter Pomart
  • Opening prayer (Elder TBA)
  • Michael Benarroch, University of Manitoba President and Vice-Chancellor
  • Dr. Catherine Cook (VP Indigenous)
  • Gady Jacoby, Ph.D., Dean and CPA Manitoba Chair in Business Leadership, Asper School of Business
9:50 - 10 a.m. Break
10 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.

Keynote panel

  • Rick Colbourne
  • Ana Maria Peredo
  • Michelle Evans
  • Peter Moroz
11:20 - 11:30 a.m. Break
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Opening paper
Theadora Carter

12 - 1 p.m. Lunch
1 - 2:30 p.m. Self-determination & Sustainability
  • Chaplier and Cooren
  • Yakovleva, Gavrilyeva, and Ivanova
  • Larson
  • Cascadden, Block, and Jennings
2:30 - 2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 - 4 p.m. Honour Indigenous Identities, Values, and Worldviews
  • Husted
  • Tisch and Tuazon
  • Cote and Evans
4 - 4:15 p.m. Break
4 - 5:15

Pedagogy and research
Panelists TBA

 

Friday, March 19, 2021
 

Time Session
9 - 9:10 a.m. Welcoming remarks
9:10 - 9:55 a.m.

Opening paper
Arjalies and Banerjee

9:55 - 10 a.m. Break
10 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Two-eyed Seeing: Theory and Practice

  • Tachtampa, Redbird, and Fain
  • Mika and Dana
  • Jordan, Fitzsimmons, and Yates
11:30 - 1 p.m.

Parallel Paper Bag Lunches

  • MSc PhD students with senior scholars
  • Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Researchers
  • Senior and junior
1 - 2:30 p.m. Entrepreneurship & Leadership
  • Li
  • Lent, Hunt, and Lerner
  • Angula-Ruiz
  • Price
2:30 - 2:40 p.m. Break
2:40 - 3:55 p.m. Resilience
  • Richard and Gagnon
  • Zebryte
  • Goswami
3:55 - 4 p.m. Break
4 - 5 p.m.

Closing keynote

  • Tantoo Cardinal
  • Closing prayer (Elder TBA) 

 

Conference Organizers

The agenda will be released by mid-February and the registration information will be announced soon. For more information, please contact Jenny Moose at Jennifer.Moose@umanitoba.ca.