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the world symposium
THE WORLD SYMPOSIUM
INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
IN CANADA
IDEAS THAT CHANGE
Friday, August 8, 9 am – 5 pm & Saturday, August 9, 10 am – 12:30 pm • 2014
Opening keynote address
Benefits of attending:
• Challenge the way you think about matters
relating to Indigenous Peoples in Canada
• Meet distinguished leaders, educators and
researchers
• Gain new ideas and creative solutions
• Expand your professional network
“Rethinking Civilization: Five Modest
Proposals for a World that Needs
Changing” – Chancellor Don Tapscott
’66, one of the world’s leading
authorities on innovation, media, and
the economic and social impact of
technology
Topics in the INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN CANADA theme include:
Politics & Policy; Education; and Socio-Cultural Development
Some of the featured speakers in the Indigenous Peoples in Canada theme include:
ROSEMARIE KUPTANA
MARY SIMON
GARY POTTS
RUSSELL DIABO ’77
Former President of Inuit
Former Chancellor of Trent
Former Chief of Temagami
Policy Advisor, Algonquin
Broadcasting Corporation;
University; Fellow of the Arctic
First Nation
Nation Secretariat; Publisher,
former President of Inuit
Institute of North America;
Circumpolar Conference
former Ambassador of Canada
to Denmark
“First Nations Strategic Bulletin”
More participants on reverse
2014-15 is Trent University’s 50th Anniversary and to celebrate we’ve invited some of our
most distinguished alumni, faculty and honorary degree recipients to partake in the
Ideas That Change the World Symposium.
The symposium is organized into 5 different themes: 1) Culture 2) Education 3) Sustainability
& Environment 4) Life & Health 5) Indigenous Peoples in Canada. Registrants must select
one theme only. Each theme will include the keynote address by Don Tapscott on Friday
morning, followed by three panel discussions, Friday morning, Friday afternoon, and
Saturday morning.
For more details and to reserve your spot visit
www.trentu.ca/fifty/symposium.php
INDIGENEOUS PEOPLES IN CANADA
IDEAS THAT CHANGE THE WORLD SYMPOSIUM
More featured speakers in the INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN CANADA theme include:
DANIELLE
JAMES KUPTANA
JARRET LEAMAN
PAULA MADDEN ’03
HARVEY MCCUE ’66
JOHN MILLOY
JEANCART ’08
’10
’05
Ph.D. student,
Former Director of
Professor of History,
Research and
Intern, Conoco
MODERATOR
Osgoode Hall Law
Education Services
Canadian Studies,
Administration
Phillips Canada
Senior Project
School; Trent M.A.
for Cree School
Indigenous Studies,
Coordinator,
Coordinator
in Canadian Studies
Board; co-founder
Trent University
Aboriginal Education
Council of Ontario
and Indigenous
of Trent Native
Research Centre,
Universities
Studies
Studies Department
University of
Saskatchewan
Speakers are subject
to change
All speakers and bios
are listed online at
www.trentu.ca/fifty/
symposium
WANDA NANIBUSH
ALANIS
LAURA PEERS ’81
MAURICE SWITZER
SHIRLEY WILLIAMS
’96
OBOMSAWIN
Curator for the
’64
’79
Curator in
Film-maker,
Americas Collection,
Director of
Indigenous Studies
Residence, Justina
performer, artist;
Pitt Rivers Museum,
Communications,
Department, Trent
M. Barnicke Gallery,
honorary doctorate
Oxford
Union of Ontario
University
Trust Fund for
Hart House,
dian Studies
Indians
2000
University of Toronto
Thanks to the Ideas That Change
the World Symposium sponsor:
Sponsor of the Indigenous
Peoples in Canada theme:
Opening Keynote
Sponsor:
Tickets $110 plus tax
Group purchase (4 or more)
for $95 each plus tax
Price includes coffee breaks and buffet
lunch each day
Stohn ‘66
Trent University, 1600 West Bank Dr., Peterborough, Ontario
705-748-1573
For more details and to reserve your spot visit
To purchase your ticket visit
www.trentu.ca/fifty/symposium.php
www.trentu.ca/fifty/symposium.php

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