IHACC at the Arctic Change conference in Ottawa

Many IHACC researchers and researchers from James Ford Climate Change Adaptation Research Group (www.jamesford.ca) are at the Arctic Change conference in Ottawa from December 8-12, 2014.

You can find all the Arctic Change 2014 programs here.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10th

T17. Community Adaptation and Vulnerability in Arctic Regions. Co-chairs: Tristan Pearce, James Ford, Barry Smit. Room 210

  • 10:30 Pearce, Tristan Vulnerability and Adaptation Research in the Arctic
  • 10:45 Tjensvoll Kitching, Knut The Dynamics of Climate Change Vulnerability in the Southern Baffin Region, Nunavut
  • 11:15 Bunce, Anna Inuit Women and Climate Change: Perspectives and Experiences Regarding Climate Change and Adaptation in Iqaluit, Nunavut
  • 11:30 Parker, Colleen Freezer Space and Food Security in Ulukhaktok, NWT

T04A. Education in Inuit Nunangat in a Time of Change. Co-chairs: Lars Kullerud, Mary Simon, Thierry Rodon. Room 201

  • 10:45 Lalonde, Genevieve Examining Perceptions of Learning Success among Inuit and Southern Educators

T26C. Health and Well-Being in Arctic Communities: Advancements in Practices, Processes and Outcomes. Co-chairs: Chris Furgal, Eric Loring. Room 206

  • 11:15 Jasiuk, Linnaea Inuit Women’s Perspectives on a Healthy Life
  • 11:30 Cunsolo Willox, Ashlee IlikKuset-Ilingannet/Culture-Connect: Promoting Cultural-Based Youth Mentorship Programs to Support Mental Health, Resilience, and Cultural Sustainability in Nunatsiavut, Labrador
  • 16:15 Finner, Kaitlyn Context Matters: Developing an Approach for Food Systems Research in Rigolet, Nunatsiavut

T09B. Arctic Wildlife Co-Management Challenges and Solutions – Bringing Together Inuit and Scientific Knowledge. Co-chairs: John Cheechoo, Lisa Loseto, Gregor Gilbert. Room 210

  • 16:30 Tjensvoll Kitching, Knut Tuktu and Climate Change: Inuit Harvesting on Southern Baffin Island

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11th

T10. Arctic Youth: the Future to a Sustainable Arctic Environment. Co-chairs: Graham May, Justina LeeStolz, Jenna Gall. Room 102

  • 11:00 Petrasek MacDonald, Joanna Youth-Identified Protective Factors for Mental Health and Well-Being in a Changing Climate: Perspectives from Inuit Youth in Nunatsiavut, Labrador

T24B. Addressing Food (In)security in the Arctic. Co-chairs: Leanna Ellsworth, Laura Bennett, Tiff -Annie Kenny. Room 206

  • 16:00 Statham, Sara The Nunavut Food Security Coalition’s Value Toward and Need for Food Security Research

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

#7 Lalonde, Genevieve The cultural negotiation of Inuit education
#37 Parker, Colleen Vulnerability of an Inuit Food System to Climate and Socio-Economic Change
#48 Ford, James Inuit Traditional Knowledge for Adapting to the Health Effects of Climate Change
#49 Jasiuk, Linnaea Inuit Women’s Conceptualizations of and Approaches to Health in a Changing Climate