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Friday, February 9

9:30am–4:00pm Emerging Leaders (all participants welcome to attend; schedule to come) 

7–9pm Public Reading and Reception 

Chair: Erin Wunker

Jordan Abel, Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm, David Chariandy


Please note that the following events are closed to the public.

Saturday, February 10

9:00–10:30am Session 1: Activism and Small Presses in Canada

Chair: Hannah McGregor (SFU)

Participants: Hazel Millar, Hope Nicholson, Ashley Opheim, Cynara Geissler

11:00am–12:30pm Session 2: Indigenous Publishing in the Wake of the TRC

Chair: Heidi Waechtler (ABPBC)

Participants: Gregory Younging, Jordan Abel, Deanna Reder, Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm

12:30–1:30pm LUNCH

1:30–3:00pm Session 3: Magazines, Communities, and Social Change

Chair: Sylvia Skene (MagsBC)

Participants: Shazia Hafiz Ramji, Fazeela Jiwa, Leanne Johnson, Karla Comanda, Jónína Kirton

3:30–5:00pm Session 4: Intergenerational Mentorships and Other Practical Models for Change 

Chair: Erin Wunker (Dalhousie/CWILA)

Participants: Laura Moss, Adèle Barclay, Phoebe Wang, Léonicka Valcius

7:00–9:00pm DINNER


Sunday, February 11

9:30–11:30am Wrap-up and Next Steps