Federal Symposium Program

Victims and Survivors of Crime Week 2017 Federal Symposium

Draft Agenda
– subject to change –

May 29, 2017

Westin Calgary
320 4 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta, T2P 2S6

Time Event Location

 

7:30 – 8:15 am

 

REGISTRATION

 

South Foyer

 

8:30 – 9:15 am

 

OFFICIAL LAUNCH AND OPENING CEREMONY

Indigenous Welcome
Casey Eagle Speaker

Moment of Reflection
Sue O’Sullivan, Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime

Opening Remarks
Marco Mendicino, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada

Justice Canada Excellence in Victim Services Award

 

Britannia / Belaire

 

9:15 – 10:00 am

 

Keynote Address:

The Neurobiology of Childhood and Intergenerational Trauma
Andrea Gonzalez, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences
McMaster University

 

 

Britannia / Belaire

 

10:15 – 10:45 am

 

NETWORKING BREAK

 

South Foyer

 

 

 

 

10:45 – 12:15 pm

 

Concurrent Workshop #1:

Restorative Justice Panel - What Role Does Resilience Play in RJ?
Sarah Bureau, Mother and Citizen
Luc Simard, Mediator, Correctional Service of Canada
Darrel Heidebrecht, Restorative Actions for Transformations

 

 

Britannia / Belaire

 

Concurrent Workshop #2:

Supporting the Loved Ones of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls – Collaborative and Promising Practices
Tracey Makokis, Manager of Indigenous Programs
Alberta Justice and Solicitor General

 

Mayfair

 

Concurrent Workshop #3:

Resilience and Victims of Violence
Priscilla de Villiers, Executive Director, Victim Justice Network
Jennifer Barkley, Research Associate, Victim Justice Network 

 

Bonavista

 

12:15 – 1:15 pm

 

NETWORKING LUNCH

 

Britannia / Belaire

 

 

 

 

1:15 – 2:45 pm

 

Concurrent Workshop #4:

It Takes a Village: A Homicide Survivor’s Dedicated Team of Support
Lori and Stuart Davis, Parents of homicide victim Chad Davis
Sgt. Chris Rouire, Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Cst. Janna Amirault, Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Keith Eyrikson, Crown Attorney, Manitoba Prosecution Service

 

 

Mayfair

 

Concurrent Workshop #5:

Secrets Keep You Sick: A Survivor’s Story of Turning Pain into Purpose
Kerri Tadeu, Survivor of Sexual Violence and Advocate
Master Corporal (retired) Collin Fitzgerald MMV, CD, Advocate  

 

Bonavista

 

Concurrent Workshop #6:

Hurt People Hurt People:  Bridging the Divide Between Victims and Those Who Have Victimized
Rick Goodwin, MSW, RSW. Director, Men & Healing: Psychotherapy for Men

 

Britannia / Belaire

 

2:45 – 3:15 pm

 

NETWORKING BREAK

 

South Foyer

 

3:15 – 4:15

 

PLENARY SESSION:

The Impact of Colonization on Indigenous Victims of Crime
Katherine Hensel, Counsel, Hensel Barristers
Cherry Smiley, Nlaka’pamux and Dine’ artist, feminist activist, Ph.D. student

 

Britannia / Belaire

 

4:15 – 4:30 pm

 

CLOSING REMARKS

 

Britannia / Belaire

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