This 6th international biennial conference will look at the following themes:
- Optimising Indigenous Economic Wellbeing
- Healthy and Thriving Indigenous Families
- Enhancing Indigenous Distinctiveness
Underpinning these themes are the following critical aspects:
- Embracing Indigenous worldviews and knowledge creation
- Furthering Excellent Indigenous Research Capability
- Indigenous action taking and transformation
The conference has 10 keynote speakers, including six eminent international indigenous scholars and four internationally recognised from here in Aotearoa New Zealand.
The keynote speakers are:
Dr Alan Parker (International Keynote sponsored by Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi)
Professor Gerald Taiaiake Alfred (International Keynote sponsored by Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi)
Associate Professor Harald Gaski
Dr. Kamana’opono Crabbe
Professor Karina Walters
Professor Linda Tuhiwai Smith
Professor Marie Battiste
Professor Michael Walker
Sir Tipene O’Regan
Associate Professor Tracey McIntosh
Abstract submission for oral and poster presentations is now closed. Over 200 submissions were received and reviewed by the Abstracts Committee. The abstracts were high quality, covering all conference themes and from over 20 countries. The conference is one you won’t want to miss.
The closing date for Early-bird rates is midnight Wednesday 17 September 2014 (NZ time) and standard rates apply after that date. On-line registration closes Sunday 16 November 2014 at midnight (NZ time).
For further information and to register please visit www.indigenousdevelopment2014.ac.nz
To see videos of keynotes from our last conference, visit here