SFU Vancouver | Coast Salish Territories | March 27-29, 2015
To learn more about the conference, its organizers and participants, visit www.stateofextraction.org
Panel: The State of Extraction: Oil, Gas, Coal, and More
Intro: Stephen Collis & Samir Gandesha (SFU)
Leila Darwish (Council of Canadians), Dr. Doug McArthur (Graduate School of Public Policy, SFU), Jen Moore (Mining Watch), Kevin Washbrook (VTACC).
Roundtable: The State of Global Community Impacts & Resistance
Steve Stewart, Moderator (Program Director, CoDev and Mining Justice Alliance), Rueben George (Tsleil Waututh FN), Caleb Behn (Dene FN), Angelica Choc (Kekchi Maya / Guatemala), Chandu Claver (Philippines), Patrick Ochieng (Kenya).
Keynote: Chris Hedges
Roundtable: Indigenous Rights, Land, and Alternatives
Toghestiy & Freda (Wet’suwet’en/Unist’ot’en Camp), Melina Laboucan-Massimo (Lubican Cree First Nation), Kanahus Manuel (Secwepmec Women Warriors), Melissa Daniels, (Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation), Richard Wright (House of Luutkudziiwus/Madii Lii Camp)
Keynote: Glen Coulthard (UBC)
Workshop: Imperial Metals: Mt Polley Mine Disaster Panel For Action
Legal Workshop. WCEL & BCCLA.
Panel: Extractivism, the Law, and Human Rights
Caleb Behn (Dene First Nation) with: Rachel Ariss (UofO, Aboriginal Law), Cory Wanless (Klippensteins Barristers and Solicitors), Alain Deneault (author)
Keynote: Aziz Choudry (McGill)
Plenary Discussion: Post-conference strategy and collective statement of purpose
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