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Conference Agenda

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MONDAY NOVEMBER 23, 2009

11:00 a.m.-
1:00 p.m.

Exhibitor Registration

Noon –
2:00 p.m.

Exhibitor set-up

2:00 p.m. –
7:00 p.m.

Conference Registration
Exhibition open: Grand Salon Ballroom (Crowne Plaza) and Foyer locations

7:00 p.m.-
9:00 p.m.

Opening Reception

 

TUESDAY NOVEMBER 24, 2009

7:30 a.m.

Registration open

7:30 a.m. -
8:30a.m.

Continental Breakfast & Networking
Crowne Plaza – International Ballroom

8:30 a.m. –
10:45 a.m.

Opening Remarks & Ceremony
Crowne Plaza – International Ballroom

  • Conference MC Dr. Alika LaFontaine
  • First Nations Opening Prayer by Elder Peter Decontie
  • Anne-Marie Robinson, Health Canada, Assistant Deputy Minister
  • Susan Dahlseide, Chairperson of NAHO
  • Dr. Paulette C. Tremblay, CEO of NAHO

9:30 a.m. -
10:45a.m.

Opening Plenary: Health Perspectives    

  • Discussion: What will the future hold for the health of First Nations, Inuit and Métis?

10:45 a.m. -
11:15a.m

Nutrition Break
Exhibitors/Poster session:  Grand Salon Ballroom (Crowne Plaza Hotel) and Foyer locations

11:15 a.m. -
noon

 

Plenary:  Post-secondary Education System Changes resulting from the Aboriginal Health Human Resources Initiative.

noon. –
1:15 p.m.

Lunch Session (12:25 – 12: 55 p.m.): The Honourable Justice Murray Sinclair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Exhibitors/Poster session

1:15 p.m. –
2:30p.m.

Concurrent Break-outs 1

2:30 p.m. -
3:00 p.m.

Nutrition Break
Exhibitors/Poster session:  Grand Salon Ballroom (Crowne Plaza Hotel) and Foyer locations

3:00 p.m. -
4:15 p.m.

Concurrent Break-outs 2

6:00 p.m. -
9:00 p.m.

National Aboriginal Role Model Program: Reunion Gala
Location: Crowne Plaza – International Ballroom

 

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 25, 2009

7:30 a.m. -
8:30a.m.

Continental Breakfast & Networking

8:30 a.m.–
8:45 a.m.

Opening Remarks & Prayer
Location: Crowne Plaza – International Ballroom

  • Conference MC - Dr. Alika LaFontaine
  • Inuit Opening Prayer

8:45 a.m.-
10:15 a.m.

Plenary: International Perspectives on Health and Well-Being

10:15 a.m.–
10:45 a.m.

Nutrition Break
Exhibitors/Poster session:  Grand Salon Ballroom (Crowne Plaza Hotel) and Foyer locations

10:45a.m.–
noon

Plenary: Ethical Standards for Research Involving Traditional Healing  - Aboriginal Health Research Networks Secretariat & NAHO Joint Initiative

noon –
1:15 p.m.

Lunch Session: Keyano College
presentation of the documentary Good Medicine.
Exhibitors/Poster session:  

1:15 p.m. –
2:30 p.m.

Concurrent Break-outs 3

2:30 p.m. –
3:00 p.m. 

Nutrition Break
Exhibitors/Poster session:  Grand Salon Ballroom (Crowne Plaza Hotel) and Foyer locations

3:00 p.m. -
4:15 p.m.

Concurrent Break-out 4

6:00 p.m. -
9:00 p.m.

NAHO Banquet & Gala Entertainment
Location: Crowne Plaza – International Ballroom

 

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 26, 2009

7:30a.m. -
8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast & Networking

8:30 a.m. -
8:45 a.m.

Location: Crowne Plaza – International Ballroom

Opening Remarks & Prayer
Location: Crowne Plaza – International Ballroom

  • Conference MC Dr. Alika LaFontaine
  •  Métis Opening Prayer by Elder Joe McQuarrie

8:45 a.m. -
10:15 a.m.

Plenary:  Aboriginal Health Research and Capacity Building at the Network Environments for Aboriginal Health Research

10:15 a.m. –
10:45 a.m.

Nutrition Break
Exhibitors/Poster session:  Grand Salon Ballroom (Crowne Plaza Hotel) and Foyer locations

10:45 a.m. –
noon

Concurrent Break-outs 5

noon –
1:15 p.m.

Lunch Session (12:25 – 12: 55 p.m.): The Lived Experience of Current and Former National Aboriginal Role Models

Exhibitors/Poster session: Grand Salon Ballroom (Crowne Plaza) and Foyer locations

1:15 p.m. –
2:30 p.m.

Plenary: Journal of Aboriginal Health – Special Editions on the First Nations Communities in Crisis Project

2:30 p.m. –
3:00 p.m.

Nutrition Break
Exhibitors/Poster session:  Grand Salon Ballroom (Crowne Plaza Hotel) and Foyer locations

3:00 p.m. -
4:15 p.m.

Plenary: Communities Taking Control: Replication our Success

4:15 p.m. –
4:30 p.m.

Closing Remarks  
Location: Crowne Plaza – International Ballroom

  • Susan Dahlseide, Chairperson of NAHO
  • Dr. Paulette Tremblay, CEO of NAHO