Conference Program, including Paper Sessions.


 Conference Theme:  "Economic Conditions for Regional Development and for First Nations"   

Friday October 21 to Sunday October 23  

Friday October 21

12:00 Noon  Registration Opens 

1:00PM - 2:30PM   Panel on Economic Prospects in Atlantic Canada 

Sponsored by the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC)  

Chair: Frank Strain (Mount Allison University)

   Wade Locke (Memorial University of Newfoundland)

   Jim Sentance (University of Prince Edward Island)

   David Chaundy (Atlantic Provinces Economic Council)

   David Campbell (Chief Economist, New Brunswick Provincial Government)

2:30PM    Break  

3:00 to 4:30 Panel on Indigenous Issues: Truth (Data) and Reconciliation (Policy) 

Chair: Craig Brett (Mount Allison University)

   Lars Osberg (Dalhousie University)

   Roger Augustine (First Nations Regional Chief for NB/PEI)

   Angela Daley (University of Maine)

   David Macdonald (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives)

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Reception: Hammond House, 82 York Street, Sackville

Saturday October 22

8:30AM - 10:00AM Concurrent Paper Sessions  

10:00AM  Break  

10:30AM - Noon Graham Lecture  

 "Top End Inequality in Canada: The Regional Dimension,"  Mike Veall (McMaster)

Noon - 1:30PM Lunch  

(Local Sackville establishment of your choice)

1:30PM - 3:00PM Concurrent Paper Sessions  

3:00PM  Break  

3:30PM - 5:00PM Concurrent Paper Sessions 

5:30PM - 6:30PM  ACEA Director's Meeting  

Location TBA 

6:30PM   Reception and Conference Banquet  

The Painted Pony Bar and Grill, 98 Main Street, Sackville


Sunday October 23  

9:00AM - 10:30AM   Concurrent Paper Sessions

10:30AM    Break  

11:00AM - 12:30PM Concurrent Paper Sessions  

12:30PM  ACEA AGM / LUNCH  (University Club)