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Conference 2017

Climate for Change: How museums are meeting the challenges of a changing world.
Victoria, October 3-6

Keynote Address: “The Voice of Museums: Societal Expectations: The Future Role of Museums” – Senator Patricia Bovey

Keynote Address: “Miyowihciyitowin: Moving Forward and Building Better Relationships” – Karen Aird

Making it Right: Reconciliation Through Collaboration

Interventions for Change

Changing the Climate: Indigenous Rights, Land and Environment in BC and Beyond

Archives, Museums and Secondary Trauma: Understanding the Current Climate

Voices of the Nisga’a Treaty: A Community Creation

From Audience to Community: Creating Space, Embracing Change

Moving Forward: Changes with Indigenous Communities with the Surrey Museum

Moving from the Inside Out: Museums and Environmental Education

Anti-Racism and Activist Work Through Museum/Community Collaboration with the Reach Gallery and Sikh Heritage Museum/South Asian Studies Institute

Language Matters

Presentation and Handout

Ask the Expert round table discussions:

UVic students from a variety of programs would love to work in the museum sector…and have a lot to offer too! Many museums have benefited from co-op students’ skills, fresh perspectives, and enthusiasm.  Many have also benefited from funding provided by various governments or organizations.  If you are interested in learning more about UVic co-operative education, please see:

If you have any questions, please contact either Helen Kobrc – or Allison Benner – and one of them will be happy to speak to you.