Dr. Max Liboiron
June 12, 2024 - 2pm Atlantic Time
Keywords of talk: Anti-colonial | Decolonizing natural sciences | Research methods
Dr. Max Liboiron (Michif, they/them), a Professor in Geography at Memorial University, develops anticolonial research methods. Their lab, CLEAR, foregrounds humility and good land relations in plastic pollution research. Liboiron has influenced national policy, invented community monitoring technologies, and authored "Pollution is Colonialism" and co-authored "Discard Studies." Elected to the Royal Society of Canada's College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, they have received the President's Award for Outstanding Research and the Marilyn Harvey Award from Memorial University.
Dr. Cinda Scott
May 15, 2024 - 2pm Atlantic Time
Keywords of talk: Equity | Positionality | Cultural competence
Dr. Cinda P. Scott, a marine biologist and educator, directs The School for Field Studies, Center for Tropical Island Biodiversity Studies program in Bocas del Toro, Panamá. Her collaborative leadership and inclusive community engagement have advanced ocean equity and the well-being of coastal communities. Dr. Scott's research examines cultural valuation of mangroves and inequities in natural resource management. She is dedicated to promoting equitable sharing of ecosystem services to support seascapes that sustain all life. RECORDING: Recording is available to members of our co-management community of practice. 

Invited speaker series  

Prepare to be inspired and challenged by our guest speaker series, an integral part of our comprehensive co-management course. You'll have the opportunity to engage with renowned experts, visionaries, and advocates from diverse disciplines. These live sessions will provide a deeper understanding of the transformative potential of co-management as a pathway to reconciliation. The guest speakers will enrich the module content, stimulate critical thinking, and empower you to become an active participant in shaping the future of Indigenous co-management.