A first of its kind, national-level Indigenous Innovation Summit
The Indigenous Innovation Summit brings together Indigenous innovators from across Canada and a variety of sectors to find new approaches to common challenges. By way of a unique, participatory format, the Summit encourages "field building", creating new connections and partnerships and overcoming old barriers.
Reconciliation as Innovation - A special night at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights
85 Israel Asper Way, Winnipeg, MB
Thursday, November 19, 2015 7:30 pm CST
Open to the Public - $10.00 (Free for survivors and Summit ticket holders)
Don’t miss this special evening event where we will honour Justice Murray Sinclair, Chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). This event will explore innovative ways in which we are making reconciliation a reality in Canada.
Part of the Indigenous Innovation Summit’s programming, this marquee event will explore the state of reconciliation today with an eye toward new approaches. Audience participation welcome in the Q&A to follow.
Moderated by the CBC's Wab Kinew, speakers include:
The Honourable Justice Murray Sinclair, Chair, Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Ry Moran, Director, National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation
Jessica Bolduc, Executive Director, 4Rs Youth Movement
Stephen Kakfwi, President and CEO of Canadians for a New Partnership (CFNP) and former Premier of the Northwest Territories
Participation - Building networks requires more than passive listening, it requires interaction. The Summit is designed to foster engagement between participants and speakers, letting you share ideas and get to know each other at every opportunity.
Sharing Ideas - The Summit will bring together people from diverse fields including the arts, innovations in health, education and social finance.
Onsite Social Innovation Lab - The Winnipeg Boldness Project in partnership with SiG at MaRS will host a solutions lab where summit attendees can interact and contribute to real world innovation. Learn more about MaRS Solutions Lab here. To learn more about the Winnipeg Boldness Project go here.
Three Learning Streams - Geared toward all interests and levels of expertise.
Learn more about Social Innovation here