Thursday July 23


Time Research & Innovation Centre (RIC 119), University of Regina
8:00-9:20am Registration/Breakfast
9:20-10:00am Welcome Treaty 4-Drum Circle/SingingWelcome to the University of Regina

Dr. Vianne Timmons, President, University of Regina

Dr. Jennifer Tupper, Dean of Education, University of Regina

10:10-11:00am “Commerce in the Academy:  Audit Cultures and Neoliberalism’s Assault on Liberalism”

Dr. Yvonna Lincoln, Texas A&M

11:10am-12:00pm “Regenerating Successes with Indigenous Knowledge: Possibilities, Practices, and Perplexities within Eurocentric Education”

Dr. Marie Battiste, University of Saskatchewan

12:10-1:40pm LUNCH: Outside Riddell Centre Patio (weather permitting)
1:40-2:30pm “Beyond Epistemicide: Knowledge Democracy and Higher Education”

Dr. Budd Hall, University of Victoria

2:40-3:30pm “Anti-colonial educational research: From property rights to answerability”

Dr. Leigh Patel, Boston College

3:40-4:30pm “The optimistic art of the impossible- measuring impact of indigenous research in the era of historic denial and evidence based policy in higher education”

Dr. Linda Tuhiwai Smith, University of Waikato



Speaker’s Corner

  • Creation of short videos/video speakers’ corner

Themed Roundtables

  • Faculty criteria document sharing
  • Current impact & altmetrics in use at your institution
  • Issues of concern to graduate students
  • Other topics of choice
6:00-9:00pm Hors d’oeuvres