Speakers and Presenters

Keynote # 1 of 2


Dr. Shaliesh Shukla, PhD. – Associate Professor in Indigenous Governance (University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, MB)

“Dr. Shukla is an associate professor and graduate program chair at the University of Winnipeg in Manitoba, Canada. He has collaborated with academic and research partners from Canada and South Asia on research projects on indigenous knowledge systems and community-based resource management funded by SSHRC, Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, and IDRC Canada.” For a complete bio, please go to https://www.uwinnipeg.ca/maig/faculty-bios/bio-shukla.html 

Keynote # 2 of 2:

irena-knezevicDr. Irena Knezevic, PhD. – Assistant Professor in the School of Journalism and Communication (Carleton University, Ottawa, ON)

Dr. Irena Knezevic is an Associate Professor in the Department of Journalism and Communications at Carleton University in Ottawa, ON. She studies communication, culture, and health and is especially interested in food systems, food labelling, health equity, and the discourse of food and health regulations. She will be discussing her book titled “Nourishing Communities: From Fractured Food Systems to Transformative Pathways” which provides an overview of sustainable food system research in Canada, the United States, and Mexico, with applications across the globe.


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