Equal Opportunities Committee

Agenda - Equal Opportunities Regional Conference - Vancouver

November 19-21, 2015

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES REGIONAL CONFERENCE 2015
“AWAKENING OUR ACTIVISM”

AGENDA
VANCOUVER
November 19-21, 2015

THURSDAY - November 19, 2015

7:00 – 9:00                  Registration (Hospitality Suite)

FRIDAY - November 20, 2015

8:00 – 9:00                  Registration

9:00 – 10:00                Welcoming Remarks

10:00 – 10:30              Health Break

10:30 – 10:35              Vignette

10:35 – 11:45              Employment Equity Staffing

11:45 – 1:15                Lunch

1:15 – 1:20                  Vignette

1:20 – 2:30                  Amendments to the “Public Service Labour Relations Act”
                                    Ms. Seema Lamba, Public Service Alliance of Canada

2:30 – 3:00                  Health Break

3:00 – 4:00                  Human Rights in 2015
                                    Ms. Judy Rebick, National Speakers Bureau

4:00 – 4:05                  Vignette

4:00 – 5:00                  Debriefing      

SATURDAY, November 21, 2015

9:00 – 9:05                  Vignette

9:05 – 10:00                Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women
                                    Ms. Stevie Cameron, National Speakers Bureau

10:00 – 10:30              Health Break

10:30 – 10:35              Vignette

10:35 – 11:45              The Muslim Community
                                    Ms. Rukhsana Syed, Committee Member of the Toronto Police Service
                                    Chief’s Muslim Consultative Committee

11:45 – 1:15                Lunch

1:15 – 2:45                  Workshops

2:45 – 3:15                  Health Break

3:15 – 3:20                  Slacktivism (Video)

3:20 – 4:30                  Sliding Scale of Activism

4: 30 – 5:00                 Closing Remarks