Launch of the University of Alberta Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity (EDI) Strategic Plan
Date & Time
February 13, 2019
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science (CCIS), 1-430
University of Alberta, North Campus
Free Event. Please register to reserve your seat
Please join David Turpin, President and Vice-Chancellor, and Steven Dew, Provost and Vice-President (Academic), for the launch of the University of Alberta’s EDI Strategic Plan. The evening will feature a panel discussion on EDI-our vision, what it is so critical, and how to overcome our biggest challenges.
We will also hear remarks from Douglas Stollery, Chancellor; Michael Phair, Chair, U of A Board of Governors; and Akanksha Bhatnagar, VP - Academic, Students' Union.
- Ceremonial opening and welcome
- Moderated panel
- Thanks and closing remarks
- Reception, (cash bar)
Yasmeen Abu-Laban, Professor of Political Science; Canada Research Chair in the Politics of Citizenship and Human Rights
Malinda S. Smith, Professor of Political Science; Provost's Fellow in Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Policy
Nancy Spencer Associate Professor, Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation
Shana Dion, Assistant Dean, First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Students
Wade King, Director, Office of Safe Disclosure and Human Rights
Tibetha Kemble, Director, Indigenous Health Initiatives Program (IHIP), Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry