Program

Keynote presentations and meals will take place in the Michèle Pujol Room in the Student Union Building, and sessions will take place in the Clearihue Building C and D wings. 

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Day 1—Wednesday, May 22


Welcome/information and registration desk
Location: Michèle Pujol room entrance | Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.


Time Session/Event Building/Room
8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m. Welcome, breakfast and keynote session
(Master of Ceremonies: Chandra Beaveridge)

Join Gayle Gorrill for a hot breakfast and the opening conference keynote, including the awarding of the University of Victoria Sustainability Awards. Come early to get your breakfast, meet colleagues and kick off an amazing conference.

Student Union Building
Michèle Pujol Room

9:30 a.m.9:45 a.m. Break Student Union Building
Michèle Pujol Room
9:45 a.m.10:45 a.m. Aren't we all the same? Reflecting on culture, you and me
Ricardo Flores
Clearihue C115
9:45 a.m.10:45 a.m. Community mural art project
(activity)
Meaghan Crow
Meet at Campus Bike Centre
9:45 a.m.10:45 a.m. Farm-to-table and food-to-human cells
Greg Mulligan
Clearihue C112
9:45 a.m.10:45 a.m. Games in the classroom
David Leach & Jentery Sayers
Clearihue D126
9:45 a.m.10:45 a.m. Ivy pull in Mystic Vale
(activity)
Amanda Evans
Meet at Mystic Vale (southwest corner of parking lot #1)
9:45 a.m.10:45 a.m. Living cultural diversity: Students share local and global experiences
Anne Cirillo
Clearihue C110
9:45 a.m.10:45 a.m. Time, talent and treasure...raising the bar at UVic
Cheryl Hebb, Tamas (Tom) Zsolnay, Susan Lewis & Moses Mukasa
Clearihue C113
10:45 a.m.11 a.m. Break Coffee in Clearihue C118
11 a.m.12 p.m. Buses, bikes and walking shoes
Susan Kerr, Matt Greeno & Eleri Davies
Clearihue C115
11 a.m.12 p.m. Community mural art project
(activity)
Meaghan Crow
Meet at Campus Bike Centre
11 a.m.12 p.m. Dance lesson
(activity)
Abhilasha Vyas
Meet at CARSA Lobby
11 a.m.12 p.m. Experience Cube - communication
Cara Jones
Clearihue C112
11 a.m.12 p.m. The high cost of substance use in Canada
Adam Sherk
Clearihue D131
12 p.m.1:15 p.m. Lunch and keynote session
Have lunch with the President! Enjoy lunch while Jamie Cassels shares how UVic is working to implement the priorities outlined in the Strategic Framework. You will learn what other colleagues are doing to support the Strategic Framework and have an opportunity to share your own stories through table conversations.
Student Union Building
Michèle Pujol Room 
1:15 p.m.—1:30 p.m. Break Coffee in Clearihue C118
1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m. Community mural art project
(activity)
Meaghan Crow
Meet at Campus Bike Centre
1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m. Has "busy" become the new fracking? Applying a sustainability lens to the scarce resource of time
Sarah Hood
Clearihue C112
1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m. Music and dementia and the Voices in Motion choir
Stuart MacDonald
Clearihue D131
1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m. Our Culture Matters (OCM) drumming and singing
Scott Sam
Clearihue C115
1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m. Responding to a cybersecurity breach
Nav Bassi
Clearihue C110
1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m. Underwater noise in the Salish Sea and its impact
Kristen Kanes
Clearihue D126
2:30 p.m.2:45 p.m. Break Coffee in Clearihue C118 lobby
2:45 p.m.3:45 p.m. Exploring our oceans in virtual reality
Derek Jacoby & Matthew Richardson
Clearihue D126
2:45 p.m.3:45 p.m. Finnerty Gardens
(walking tour)
Peter Roberts
Meet by gate entrance (near Chapel)
2:45 p.m.3:45 p.m. Ideal team player
Karissa Sovdi
Clearihue C112
2:45 p.m.3:45 p.m. Picking up the pieces: Carey Newman and the Witness Blanket
Carey Newman
Clearihue D131
2:45 p.m.3:45 p.m. The power of storytelling in organizations and teams
Guy Nasmyth
Clearihue C110

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Day 2—Thursday, May 23


Welcome/information and registration desk
Location: Clearihue C116 | Hours: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Info Fair (day 2 only)
Location: Michèle Pujol room | Hours: 10 a.m. -2:30 p.m.


Time Session/Event Building/Room
8:00 a.m.—9:45 a.m. Progressive breakfast
If you don’t know what a progressive breakfast is, be prepared for a fun and engaging way to experience food, campus and vice-presidents! We won’t give away too many details, but hope the following instructions intrigue you enough to attend: Bring walking shoes, dress for the weather and BYOM (bring your own travelling coffee mug).
Student Union Building by Michèle Pujol Room
9:45 a.m.—10:00 a.m. Transition to tours
10 a.m.11 a.m. Behind the scenes with Printing Services
(experiential tour)
Sean Guildin & Kirsty Senior
Meet at Student Union Building
Michèle Pujol Room
10 a.m.11 a.m. Cooking with Executive Chef Tony Heesterman
(experiential tour) *contains seafood
Tony Heesterman
Meet at Mystic Market
Taco Bar
10 a.m.11 a.m. Exploring Indigenous art on campus
(walking tour)
Cara Jones
Meet at First Peoples House
Lobby
10 a.m.—12:15 p.m. Ocean Networks Canada tour at Queenswood
(experiential tour with van transportation) ***note extended duration***
Dwight Owens and Geovany Trejos
Meet at Student Union Building
Michèle Pujol Room
10 a.m.11 a.m. Roadside remedies for your bike
(experiential tour)
Susan Kerr & Lucas Milroy
Meet at Campus Bike Centre
10 a.m.11 a.m. UVic Campus Community Garden
(walking tour)
Stephanie Enevoldsen
Meet at Student Union Building
Michèle Pujol Room
11 a.m.11:15 a.m. Break Student Union Building
Michèle Pujol Room
11:15 a.m.12:15 p.m. Coast Salish art in the Cornett Building
(walking tour)
Lorilee Wastasecoot
Meet at Cornett Building B-Wing
(outside room B142—Ceremonies & Special Events)
11:15 a.m.12:15 p.m. Cooking with Executive Chef Tony Heesterman
(experiential tour) *contains seafood
Tony Heesterman
Meet at Mystic Market
Taco Bar
11:15 a.m.12:15 p.m. Discover UVic's new digital music studio
(walking tour)
Kirk McNally
Meet at MacLaurin Building B-Wing
(outside School of Music office)
11:15 a.m.12:15 p.m. Enterprise Data Centre Tour
(walking tour)
EDC2 staff
Meet at Student Union Building
Michèle Pujol Room
11:15 a.m.12:15 p.m. Student-based community development in UVic's Residence Services
(experiential tour)
Mason Margotta, Terry Forst, Katie Bartel & Kalenne Thors
Meet at Student Union Building
Michèle Pujol Room
12:15 p.m.2:30 p.m. Scavenger hunt / BBQ lunch / prizes Michèle Pujol Room, Student Union Bldg (outside)

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