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Program for SWAAC 2020: Living Your Truth

Speakers and locations for the SWAAC 2020: Living Your Truth program will be confirmed and posted on this page over the coming weeks. Please check back for details.

Transportation will be provided for all SWAAC attendees to and from all events. Details to follow.

Date & Time

Topic & Speaker

Location
(see map)

Wednesday, March 4

 

 

7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Pre-Conference Event

U of R's Inspiring Leadership Forum
Presented by TD (sold out)

International Trade Centre at Evraz Place
Regina

 

SWAAC 2020: Living Your Truth

Wednesday, March 4

 

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

SWAAC Welcome Reception

University of Regina
College Avenue Campus
Conexus Multipurpose Hall
Room CB 139
2155 College Avenue

Thursday, March 5

 

 

 7:45 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Registration & Continental Breakfast

RI 101.6
Atrium
Research & Innovation Centre

 8:30 a.m. – 8: 45 a.m.

Welcome Remarks:

Dr. Vianne Timmons
President and Vice-Chancellor
University of Regina

Opening Prayer:

Elder Lorna Standingready

RI 119
Lecture Theatre
Research & Innovation Centre

 8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Keynote Speaker:

Lead Like a Goddess

Andrea Menard
Accomplished Métis singer and award-winning actor of Netflix series "Blackstone"

RI 119
Lecture Theatre
Research & Innovation Centre

 9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Break

RI 101.6
Atrium
Research & Innovation Centre

 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions:

Leading From The Middle: A Dean's Perspective

Panel:

Dr. Michelle Prytula
Dean of College of Education
University of Saskatchewan

Dr. Suzanne Kresta
Dean of Engineering
University of Saskatchewan

Prof. Sandra Blevins
Dean of Nursing & School of Health Sciences
Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Dr. Shanthi Johnson
Professor and Dean
School of Public Health, University of Alberta

Building Your Personal Brand

Janet Lee
President
The Story Co.

 

RI 119
Lecture Theatre
Research & Innovation Centre

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RC 128.2
Multi-Purpose Room (adjacent to The Owl)
Dr. William Riddell Centre

 11:25 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.

Dimensions:

Being You in a World Designed to Erase You

Laura Budd
Human Rights Advocate

RI 119
Lecture Theatre
Research & Innovation Centre

 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch & SWAAC AGM

RI 101.6
Atrium
Research & Innovation Centre

 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Presidents Panel:

President Vianne Timmons
University of Regina

President Laura Jo Gunter
Bow Valley College

President Mary Bluechardt
Mount Saint Vincent University

RI 119
Lecture Theatre
Research & Innovation Centre

 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Break

RI 101.6
Atrium
Research & Innovation Centre

 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Blanket Exercise

RC 128.2
Multi-Purpose Room (adjacent to The Owl)
Dr. William Riddell Centre

 6:00 p.m.

 7:00 p.m.

Reception

Gala Dinner (Business dress - no jeans)

Wascana Country Club
6500 Wascana Drive

 Friday, March 6

 

 8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

Hot Breakfast

RI 101.6
Atrium
Research & Innovation Centre

 8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Keynote Speaker:

Life After Academia

Dr. Elizabeth Cannon
President Emerita and Professor,
Schulich School of Engineering
University of Calgary

RI 119
Lecture Theatre
Research & Innovation Centre

 9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Break

RI 101.6
Atrium
Research & Innovation Centre

 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Women Choosing to Lead Panel:

Gloria Jollymore
Vice-President Advancement
Mount Allison University

Dr. Lori Livingston
Provost and Vice-President Academic
Ontario Tech University

Anna Stuart
Managing Partner and Co-Owner
Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette

RI 119
Lecture Theatre
Research & Innovation Centre

 11:25 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Young Women on Leadership in Academia

Aubrie Houk
Brittney Leitner

RI 119
Lecture Theatre
Research & Innovation Centre

 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Closing Remarks & Lunch

Gina Grandy & Lisa Mitchell
Co-Organizers of SWAAC 2020
University of Regina

RI 119
Lecture Theatre & Atrium
Research & Innovation Centre