Schedule of Events

Conference Events

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9:30-10am Registration and coffee/muffins.

10am Welcome from Raycam Men's Accountability Project Team

10:05 Honouring Coast Salish Women
with Audrey Siegl and Cease Wyss.

10:30am Keynote Speaker: Chris Huffine, Psy.D.
Chris is a licensed psychologist, who has worked with thousands of abusive men for the past 25 years, and is Executive Director of Allies in Change in Portland, Oregon. Chris provides trainings around North America and is an adjunct faculty member at Portland State University. Keynote followed by Question & Answers session.

Making a Commitment to Ending Violence Against Women, with the life stories of Elders who are committed to ending violence against women: Joseph Fossella and Brian Cross.

Picture 12:30pm Lunch, informal conversation, walk outside

1:15 Breakouts A

OPTION I: What Accountability Looks Like with Chris Huffine (see above)

OPTION II: Resisting and transforming rape culture: An activist stance for therapeutic work with men who have used violence with Vikki Reynolds and Sacha Médiné. (below)

2:15 Break
2:30 Breakouts B
OPTION I: Social Realities, Community Response and the Role of Self Criticism with Neto (Unlearning Patriarchy, LA) and Imtiaz Popat (above)

OPTION II: From Boys to Men: The epidemic of violence against women in boys’ lives with (photo above) Ala'a Founouni (Children of the Street Society) and Ryan Avola (Kiwassa Neighbourhood House and iGuy Empowerment Workshops at Saleema Noon).

3:30 Break

3:45 Breakouts C

OPTION I: Overcoming Shame to Make Change with Ross Dixon and Don Wright (BCSMSSA) (photo above)

OPTION II: Countering the Culture: Hedley, Weinstein and Aziz Ansari with the MAP Team, Filastine, and Stacey Forrester (Good Night Out Vancouver)

5:00 Closing Plenary & Next Steps by MAP Team

5:30 Community Dinner - As a modest example of challenging patriarchal stereotypes, the men's conference will be feeding women from two parallel events (Diversity Arts Training and Colony Collapse: A Day of Climate Change Consciousness Raising) which happen to predominantly feature young women, non-binary, queer, and POC who will be meeting throughout the afternoon at these political arts events and arriving here to be fed at Raycam.

Then we will all go across the street to Red Gate for more conference-affiliated events with a Colony Collapse talk - see below - and an AfterParty.