VIU Students

VIU EDI Symposium Proceedings

Keynote Address

Dr. Denise O’Neil Green

VP, Equity and Community Inclusion, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in the University: A Model of Inclusive Excellence

Students Co-Curricular Talks 1

Taylor Lebrun

Maria Clemotte

Students Co-Curricular Talks 2

Parshva Jain

Seth Recalma

Voices Panel: EDI Best Practices

Leif Rasmussen, Alison Taplay and Teresa Swan, Vancouver Island University

Inclusion of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities: Trends in British Columbia

Dr. Michael Quinn, Vice Provost and AVP Academic, Mount Royal University

Learning to Support Indigenous Researchers: Navigating the Changing Academy

Dr. Benita Bunjun, Associate Professor, Saint Mary's University

Strategies for Strengthening Inclusion and Diversity: Affirmative Action and Cluster Hiring

Laura Clark, Tung Nguyen, Vancouver Island University

EDI Best Practices for Gender and LGBTQ2S+ Employees and Students

Session 1 : EDI Action Plan Presentations

Gwen Hill and Lisa Robinson, Royal Roads

Equity, diversity and inclusion: Capacity-building at a small institution

Dr. Asma Sayed, Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Building a Robust Research and EDI Culture at Post-secondary Institutions in British Columbia University

Drs. Eve Stringham, Sheryl Reimer-Kirkham and Robynne Healey, Trinity Western University

When identities collide: Navigating the intersection of institutional identity and EDI

Dr. Kathleen McNutt, Pauline Streete, University of Regina

Mainstreaming Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: A Transformative Model

Monica Kay, Vancouver Island University

Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Human Rights:  Shifting the Framework, Gaining Momentum

Session 2: Interactive Workshops

Dr. Roselle M. Gonsalves, Director of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging, ATB Financial

On-campus Resistance to EDI Work: An Interactive Conversation

Dr. Jennifer Chisholm and Dylan Mazur, Lakehead University

The Case for Universal Design for Learning in Canadian Post-secondary Education