Day One Sessions

VIRTUAL RESEARCH SUMMIT

Welcome and Opening Words

Don Carruthers Den Hoed, CPCIL

Gùida – Mary Jane Johnson, Lhu’ààn Mân Ku Dań Elder

PLENARY SESSION ONE

The state of parks-related knowledge mobilization in Canada, cases from Alberta, BC, and Ontario

Elizabeth Halpenny, University of Alberta

Concurrent Session Block One

CONCURRENT SESSION 1.1.

1.1.A. Re-Storying Kananaskis Country: Effects on park education and place relations
Kelsey Jaggard, Lakehead University

1.1.B. Managing human use in Canada’s national parks – Defining a way forward
Dr. Sarah Elmeligi, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society – Southern Alberta Chapter

1.1.C. Natural Intelligence: Tapping into nature one resident at a time
Eva Riccius and Ron Proskow, Saanich Parks, District of Saanich

CONCURRENT SESSION 1.2.

1.2. dialogue on park and recreational facility access, quality, and policy to inform a pan-Canadian multi-sectoral population health study. Alexander Wray, Dr. Jason Gilliland, Rose Hildebrandt, Braden Dyce, Rebecca Clarke, and Alyssa Agilpay, Human Environments Analysis Lab at Western University

CONCURRENT SESSION 1.3.

1.3. Scanning the Horizon – emerging issues for Parks and Protected Areas in Canada
Dr. Sabine Dietz, Office of the Chief Ecosystem Scientist, Parks Canada

Rapid Talks

15-MINUTE EXTENDED TALK

Re-centering the sacred in relationship to co-management and parks

Chantelle Spicer, Simon Fraser University

5-MINUTE RAPID TALKS

Systematic conservation planning in Tsay Keh Dene Territory: Incorporating climate change and interweaving Traditional Ecological Knowledge

Christopher Morgan, University of Northern British Columbia

COVID-19 & Parks: An analysis of park agency social media communication during the COVID-19 crisis

Raluca Oprean, Wilfrid Laurier University

Etude de la dynamique spatiale du béluga de l’estuaire du Saint-Laurent dans un contexte de conservation de la population.

Emmanuelle Barreau, Université du Québec en Outaouais

REGIONAL BREAKOUT GROUPS

Session One: Listen

Participants in Pacific, Mountain, and Central Time Zones