10
March 2021

Land Acknowledgements for Engineers and Geoscientists

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A recording of the webinar will be available in the Engineers and Geoscientists BC's Online Store approximately 2–3 weeks after the live session.
Status: Advanced registration is now closed. Please contact Allison Smith at [email protected] for inquiries.
Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Time: 1:15 PM–1:30 PM PST: Registration
1:30 PM–2:30 PM PST: Land Acknowledgements for Engineers and Geoscientists Webinar
Location: Webinar
Presenter: Cassandra Polyzou, MA
Manager, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Engineers Canada
Credit: 1 Informal Continuing Education (CE) Hours
Cost: Free
Contact:

Allison Smith | Professional Development Coordinator

Direct: 604.558.6664

Toll Free: 1.888.430.8035 ext. 6664

Email: [email protected]

Explore the practice of acknowledging First Peoples and traditional land as a way to open meetings but also as part of a larger process towards reconciliation between non-Indigenous and Indigenous Peoples in Canada, with a panel of Indigenous engineers and geoscientists.

The session accompanies the Guide to Acknowledging First Peoples and Traditional Land: Land Acknowledgements for Staff and Volunteers.

Purpose of the webinar

To engage engineers and geoscientists in the practice of practice of acknowledging First Peoples and traditional land as a way to open meetings but also as part of a larger process towards reconciliation between non-Indigenous and Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

Desired Learning Outcomes

  • Engineers and geoscientists increase their awareness of Indigenous ways of knowing and Indigenous connection to the land
  • Engineers and geoscientists understand some of the impacts of their professions on Indigenous communities
  • Engineers and geoscientists understand their responsibility in improving Indigenous/settler relations as part of reconciliation


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