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June 29, 2021

Special Panel Event: Indigenous perspectives within Applied Science professions and academia

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About

We are excited to invite you to a special panel as part of our Applied Science focus on National Indigenous History Month: Indigenous Perspectives within Applied Science Professions and Academia. Our goal is to help raise awareness, engage in dialogue, and discuss actions that we can and should be taking as a Faculty. Our aim is that this panel will elevate Indigenous voices within disciplines and share practices and knowledge Indigenous people bring to enrich the faculty and programs they work within.

The panel will explore how Indigenous faculty in Applied Science disciplines approach their classrooms and professional practices. We will hear about their motivation and how they apply and create the tools they use and share with other peoples. We will learn how these faculty members design and decolonize their classrooms and practices. 

Panelists:

  • Ian Foulds, Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering, Principal's Research Chair - Indigenous Reconciliation in Engineering, School of Engineering, Okanagan Campus 
  • Maggie Low, Assistant Professor, Indigenous Partnership Group, Co-Chair of the Indigenous Community Planning (ICP) program, School of Community & Regional Planning
  • Margaret Moss, Associate Professor, Director of the First Nations House of Learning, School of Nursing
  • Patrick Stewart, Architect and Adjunct Professor, Co-Editor of Our Voices: Indigeneity and Architecture, School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
  • Pam Wolf, Assistant Professor of Teaching, Civil Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science

 Facilitators:

  • Danilo Caron, Indigenous Student Engagement Coordinator UBC Engineering Student Services, Faculty of Applied Science
  • Dana-Lyn Mackenzie, Senior Manager, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Indigeneity, Faculty of Applied Science 

Hosts:

  • James Olson, Dean, Faculty of Applied Science 
  • Sheryl Staub-French, Associate Dean, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Indigeneity, Faculty of Applied Science 

Event info + registration

Date + Time

Tue, June 29, 2021
3:30pm - 5:00pm


Location

Online Event

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