CUVIC 2016 Conference, April 27-29, 2016 The University of Victoria (UVic), along with community partners, invites you to share your voice at CUVIC 2016: Reconciliation, Innovation and Transformation through Engagement, from April 27-29 at the UVic campus in Victoria, BC. This conference will demonstrate how local communities and UVic are responding to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action. The conference themes will address the calls to action on the following five topics: child welfare, education, health, justice and language and culture. CUVIC is a conference that celebrates community-university engagement, a topic that is gaining international attention as communities and universities collaborate towards more sustainable, just, and healthy communities that serve the public good. Now accepting proposals CUVIC is accepting proposals from anyone doing or researching innovative or transformative reconciliation work in the five topic areas listed above—submit your proposal by February 29 at uvic.ca/cuvic2016. Conference highlights Exciting keynote sessions and workshops led by local thought leaders on child welfare, education, health, justice, language and culture Gala reception in Royal BC Museum’s Living Language Exhibit (First Peoples Galleries) Several sessions hosted in UVic’s First Peoples House—a social, cultural and academic centre for Indigenous students Registration Everyone is welcome—varied perspectives are crucial to creating positive change in our communities. Registration is limited—reserve your seat today at uvic.ca/cuvic2016. Sincerely, The CUVIC 2016 team ——————————————— CUVIC 2016 email: firstname.lastname@example.org web: uvic.ca/cuvic2016 mail: CUVIC 2016 c/o Office of Community University Engagement University of Victoria | PO Box 1700 STN CSC | Victoria, BC | V8W 2Y2 CANADA We acknowledge and respect the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSANEC peoples on whose traditional territories the university stands and whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.