November 2, 2022 Breakout Sessions

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM 


Attend one of four breakout sessions available at various cultural locations in downtown Victoria. Explore topics of Leadership, Redress, and Collaboration.

Learn more on the Joint Conference schedule!




Breakout Session 1: Working in the Spirit of UNDRIP/DRIPA

Theme: Leadership

Location: Carr House

Date & Time: November 2, 2022, 1:30 - 3:00 PM

Museums, galleries, and heritage institutions have been rethinking their practices and working to action UNDRIP in their own ways. Join Janet Hanuse, VP Engagement and DRIPA Implementation at RBCM, Evan Hardy, Repatriation and Collections Specialist at Tsleil-Waututh Nation, Kody Huard, Senior Archaeologist at xʷməθkʷəy̓əm and Leia Patterson, Engagement Coordinator at BCMA. Each will give a short talk about their work in the spirit of UNDRIP, then open the session to informal discussion.

Ask questions, share your work, and learn from peers about actioning UNDRIP. Bring your repatriation policy!

Limited to 25 People



Breakout Session 2: 2SLGBTQIA+ representation in heritage

Theme: Redress

Location: Maritime Museum of BC

Date & Time: November 2, 2022, 1:30 - 3:00 PM

Let’s take a deep dive into the Maritime Museum of BC’s exhibit “Queer at Sea”! Join MMBC’s Collections and Exhibits Manager Heather Feeney and knowledge management professional Orvis Starkweather for a closer look at the making-of and motivation behind the exhibit and an exploration of how to move beyond temporary exhibitions towards lasting, visible inclusion of underrepresented groups in museums, galleries and cultural heritage spaces.

Limited to 25 People



Breakout Session 3: Tips To Troubleshoot Your Technology

Theme: Collaboration

Location: Royal BC Museum 

Date & Time: November 2, 2022, 1:30 - 3:00 PM

Digital engagement and programming experts from the Royal BC Museum will share the top five issues they have experienced with virtual programming and what they have done to prevent them. Through technology demonstrations and open discussion, you will learn practical tips on connecting with your audience digitally.

Presented by Kim Gough and Jenny Arnold from the Royal BC Museum

Limited to 60 People

Collaboration breakout sessions sponsored by: Lucidea


Breakout Session 4: Creating a Culture of Reciprocity: Panel and Workshop

Theme: Redress

Location: The Bateman Gallery

Date & Time: November 2, 2022, 1:30 - 3:00 PM

Building off of the opening conversation, participants will get a chance to contemplate what reciprocity means to them and how they can build a culture of reciprocity in their personal and professional relationships. Facilitators Miranda Jimmy (néhiyaw community connector and cultural consultant), Jaimie Isaac (Art Gallery of Greater Victoria), Dr. Sharanjit Kaur Sandhra (Parks Canada & Sikh Heritage Museum), and Julia Hulbert (Vancouver Parks Board) will open the session by sharing case studies around reciprocity. Participants will then engage in a reflection activity and connect to the concept of reciprocity in their own work.

Limited to 50 People

Joint Conference 2022 Breakout Session | November 2

  • November 2, 2022
  • Victoria, British Columbia
    V8V 2K8