Human Rights Conference

Wednesday July 27, 2011

08:00 - 09:00     Breakfast with Champions

(Additional fee may apply)

Ballroom Foyer

Serena Mckenzie
James Bond
John Evans
Bob Rennie
Tiko Krrr
Blake Skjellerup


09:00 - 10:00     Armchair Experts:

Seniors and Aging

Grand Ballroom A

Robin Hanson
Dean Malone
Alexandra Henriquez


10:00 - 10:30     Coffee Break


10:30 - 12:00     Youth Session Part 3

Hate Crimes: What they are and what to do about them.

Grand Ballroom B

Sean McGowan


10:30 - 12:00     Concurrent Sessions


10:30 - 12:00     Challenging the Gender Binary in Sports and Recreation

Grand Ballroom C

Erin Buzuvis
Pat Griffin
Ann Gillard


10:30 - 12:00     Putting LGBT into K-12 Classrooms:  Resources, Teaching Strategies, & Dealing with Resistance

Grand Ballroom D

Joan Merrifield
Steve LeBel


10:30 - 12:00     Envisioning Global LGBT Human Rights

Port Alberni

Nancy Nicol
Jennifer Hyndman
Douglas Elliott
El Farouk Khaki
Phyllis Waugh


10:30 - 12:00     The Impact of Homophobic Violence and Discrimination on the Lives of Out Gay Men

Port Hardy

Chad Smith


10:30 - 12:00     The experiences of LGBT trade unionists in the Canadian Labour Movement

Port McNeil

Lynn Bue
Tim Armstrong


10:30 - 12:00     Beyond Policy and Into Practice: Addressing Homophobia in Sport and Athletics in a University setting.

Gulf Island BC

Jude Tate
Matthew  Strang
Christine Hsu


12:00 - 13:30     Lunch Break

(Lunch not provided)


13:30 - 15:00     Concurrent Sessions


13:30 - 15:00     Québec Policy Against Homophobia: Why and how it came to be

Grand Ballroom A

Dominique Dubuc
Line Chamberland
Steve Foster


13:30 - 15:00     Youth Session Part 4

Organizing a CampOUT in Your Community

Grand Ballroom B



13:30 - 15:00     Critical Studies, Queer Literature and LGBT Human Rights

Grand Ballroom C

Chieh Wang
Pierre de Vos
Jaco Barnard-Naude


13:30 - 15:00     Gender Identities in Schools: Getting Past the Barriers

Grand Ballroom D

Reece Malone
Brad Tyler-West


13:30 - 15:00     Human Rights / Strategies Addressing Anti-queer Violence

Port Alberni

Reverend Kerri Mesner


13:30 - 15:00     Tobacco Is Not a Friend of the LGBT Community

Port Hardy

Joseph Erban


13:30 - 15:00     Female MASKulinity: Queering Visuality at the Gay Games and Outgames

Port McNeil

Donia Mounsef


13:30 - 15:00     Engaging Youth in the Dialogue, Discussion, and Fight for Human Rights

Gulf Island BC

Jeremy Dias


15:00 - 15:30     Break


15:30 - 17:00     Keynote Address

My Human Rights Journey

Grand Ballroom A

Stephen Glassmen

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Event Date: 
Wed, 07/27/2011 - 08:00 - 15:30