Agenda

Please note that the schedule is subject to change.

 Thursday, March 15

7:00- 8:30 am 

Registration and light breakfast

8:30 am

Grand entry

9:00 am

Introduction to the event

9:45 am

Plenary 1.0: Mental Wellness Dr. James Makokis

10:45 am

Networking break

11:15 am

Plenary 2.0 Reciprocal research partnerships - perspectives on promising practises Dr. Jacqueline Ottmann, Dr. Malcolm King, Dr. Vivian Ramsden and Norma Rabbitskin

12:30 pm

Networking Lunch

1:30 pm

Concurrent session 1

  • Concurrent 1.1 Dr. Malcolm King
  • Concurrent 1.2 Dr. Vivian Ramsden and Norma Rabbitskin authentic engagement
  • Concurrent 1.3 TBC

2:30 pm

Concurrent session 2

  • Concurrent 2.1 TBC
  • Concurrent 2.2 Dr. Lalita Bharadwaj
  • Concurrent 2.3 Healing with culture - teachings shared by Elder Normal Fluery

3:30 pm

Networking break

4:00 pm

Plenary 3.0 Healthy mindset and lifestyle Michael Linklater

5:00

Free Time

7:00 pm

Round dance 

Friday, March 16

7:00 - 8:30 am 

Registration and light breakfast

8:30 am

Welcome back: Reflections on day one

8:45 am

Plenary 4.0 Chronic Illness Dr. Barry Lavallee

9:45 am

Plenary 5.0 Promising approaches to wellness - partnerships to promote health and healing Dr. Jo Lee Sasakamoose 

10:45 am

Networking break

11:15 am

Concurrent session 3

  • Concurrent 3.1 Dr. Peter Butt - Recovery from Addiction
  • Concurrent 3.2 Dr. Caroline Tait - Research partnerships with Indigenous communities
  • Concurrent 3.3 Neal Kewistep - Increasing cultural competency as it relates to TRC call 23 Health

12:15 pm

Networking Lunch

1:15 pm

Reflections on the morning

1:30 pm

Plenary 6.0  Access to medical care Dr. Veronica McKinney, Gabe Lafond, Dr. Alexandra King 

2:30 pm

Networking break

3:00 pm

Concurrent session 4

  • Concurrent 4.1 Dr. Veronica McKinney - Northern Medical Services
  • Concurrent 4.2 Gabe Lafond - First Nations and Metis Health Service 
  • Concurrent 4.3 Dr. Alexandra King - The role of research in improving Indigenous health 

4:00 pm

Closing ceremony