Lecture Sessions

Schedule Title Keynote Speakers
Tue, Sep 29, 2015 Keeping our Promise to Children: the Relevance of Korczak’s Legacy for Children Today Mr. Irwin Elman Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth of Ontario President, Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates
Thu, Oct 29, 2015 Janusz Korczak and the Importance of Listening to Children’s Voices in Education: Theory, Research, and Practical Strategies Dr. Kimberly Schonert-Reichl, Professor, Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia
Wed, Nov 25, 2015 The Evolution, Current Status and Future of the “Best Interests of the Child” Principle in the Protection of Children’s Rights Ann Cools, Senator for Toronto Centre-York
Thu, Jan 21, 2016 The Human Rights of Aboriginal Children Dr. Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, BC Representative for Children and Youth Dr. Michael DeGagné, President and Vice-Chancellor of Nipissing University
Thu, Feb 18, 2016 Janusz Korczak’s Enduring Legacy: Social Paediatrics in Canada and Vancouver Dr. Gilles Julien, Social paediatrician, president and founder of the Fondation du Dr Julien
Ms. Ardith (Walpetko We’dalks) Walkem
Dr. Christine Loock, Children’s and Women’s Health Centre of British Columbia and Social Paediatrics RICHER Program leader
Wed, Apr 6, 2016 How to love a child: turning rights into action Dr. James Anglin, Professor, School of Child and Youth Care, University of Victoria