Programme

                                             Wednesday, June 11

BALSILLIE SCHOOL of INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS: CIGI CAMPUS
(67 Erb Street West, Waterloo, ON)

(Events held in Room 142 unless otherwise specified)

08:00 – 09:00

Registration (Front Lobby)

Continental Breakfast

09:00 – 10:00 Exhibits Open

Traditional Haudenosaunee Welcome
(Court Yard)

10:15 – 11:00

 Opening Panel

 Rebecca Jamieson, Jose Aylwin, Terry Mitchell, Ken Coates
Sharing the agenda, welcome, & introductions

11:00 – 12:00

 Opening Key Note

 Ovide Mercredi

12:00 – 13:00

Catered Lunch Dialogue

13:00 – 13:30

 Deskahe
Rick Hill

13:30 – 14:45

 Reflections from New Zealand and Norway:
Roger Maaka & Sven Roald Nysto

14:45 – 15:00

Afternoon Break

15:00 – 16:00

 Reflections from South America:
Luis Vittor and Jose Aylwin

 16:00 – 17:00

 Panel 1: Reflections on the Working Group on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, FPIC, and the Implementation of UNDRIP
Roberta Rice (4:00-4:15)
Gonzalo Bustamante (4:15-4:30)
Andrew Thompson (4:30-4:45)
Q/A (4:45-5:00)

17:00 – 19:00

 Break for Dinner

19:00

Social -Open to All

16 John Street East, corner of John and Mary

(Terry’s home)

 

                                           Thursday, June 12

BALSILLIE SCHOOL of INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS: CIGI CAMPUS
(67 Erb Street West, Waterloo, ON)

(Events held in Room 142 unless otherwise specified)

08:30 – 09:00

 Registration (Front Lobby)

Continental Breakfast

09:00 – 09:15

Welcome

09:15 – 10:15 Exhibits Open

 Global and Local Processes in the Making and Implementation of UNDRIP
 Rodolfo Stavenhagen

10:30 – 11:00

 Reflections from the USA
Rebecca Adamson, First Peoples Worldwide
Via Skype

11:00 – 11:15

 Break

11:15 – 12:15

Panel 2: International Influences and Policy Opportunities
Jonathan Crossen (11:15-11:30)
George Kennedy (11:30-11:45)
Ketan Shankardass (11:45-12:00)
Q/A  (12:00-12:15)

12:15 – 13:00

 Conference Reflections

13:00 – 14:45

 Catered Lunch Dialogue

14:45 – 15:15

 Report back from Groups

15:15 – 15:45

 Closing Plenary
Ken Coates

15:45 – 16:00

 Closing Comments
Rick Hill

16:00 – 16:30

 Sound check for Public Forum Speakers

17:00 – 19:00

 Break for Dinner
(Private Public Forum Speaker’s Dinner)

19:00 – 21:00

CIGI AUDITORIUM
BALSILLIE SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
(67 ERB STREET WEST, WATERLOO, ON)

 Public Forum  Resource Extraction: Indigenous Rights in a Global Economy

Traditional opening

Moderator: Darren Thomas

Speakers:
Ovide Mercredi
Rodolfo Stavenhagen
Roger Maaka
Luis Vittor
Sven Roald Nysto
Commissioner Wilton Littlechild

21:30 – 23:00

Wine and Cheese Reception- Waterloo Four Points Sheraton Hotel, Lobby

 

                               Friday, June 13

Balsillie Board Room

09:00 – 12:00

Post-Conference
Senior Scholars Policy Dialogue Meeting  (Part 1)

12:00 – 12:30

Lunch

12:30 – 15:30

  Post-Conference
Senior Scholars Policy Dialogue Meeting  (Part 2)

15:30 – 16:00

Closing

17:30

Dinner for International Guests and Forum Speakers

 

Find the PDF version here: Rise of the Fourth World Conference Agenda

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