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Saturday, May 14, 2016

Location: Science Theatre, University of Calgary, 527 – Campus Place NW, Calgary, AB T2N 5A6

Saturday, May 14, 2016

 

Event duration:         3:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Chai and Samosa        02:00 pm — 3:00 pm               Registration and Student/Professional Networking

 

SESSION 1                   3:00 pm — 4:30 pm                 Canadian Muslim Contributions and Challenges

TFA presents RISC Results (Learned, achieved, next steps, short term and long term goals)

Youth Speaker: Growing up in Canada – challenges and opportunities

Key Note: Katherine Bullock PdD

Imams Perspective: Shaikh Fayaz Tilly

Honorable Premier Rachel Notley (Requested)

Honorable Mayor Naheed Nenshi (Requested)

Honorable Mike Ellis MLA for Calgary-West

Muslims of Calgary – Secretary – Ghazanfar Zafar

Panel discussion and Q&A

Break                           4:30 pm – 4:45 pm                  Stretch Break

 

SESSION 2

                  4:45 pm – 6:00 pm

Combating Islamophobia Perpetuated by the Media

TFA presents RISC Results

Youth Speaker: Rulla Abbas: MSc. Midwifery/ Humanitarian & Founder-Camp Ahmed Abbas

Key Note: Shaikh Navaid Aziz

Minister of Human Services Honorable Irfan Sabir

Media reps from CBC, CTV, Global

Panel discussion and Q&A

6:00 pm – 6:15 pm                  Stretch Break

 

SESSION 3                   6:15 pm – 7:30 pm      Marginalization and its Relationship with Radicalization

TFA presents RISC Results

Youth Speaker: Dr. Kazmi’s work: Comparative Employment Statistics for Muslims in Canada

Key Note: Mahdi Qasqas

RCMP – Honorable Deputy Commissioner Marianne Ryan (Requested) youth radicalization and counter programs

CPS – Honorable Chief Constable Roger Chaffin Youth Programs

Panel discussion and Q&A

Dinner                                     7:30 pm – 8:15 pm                  Dinner and Asar Prayer, Student/Professional Networking

Appreciation              8:15 pm – 8:40 pm                  Appreciation Awards for Community Service

 

SESSION 4       8:40 pm — 9:15 pm                 How sitcoms can reduce prejudice

TFA presents RISC Results

Youth Speaker

Key Note: Zarqa Nawaz

Q&A

Pictures and Book signing by Zarqa Nawaz ‘Laughing all the way to the Mosque’

Book signing ‘Laughing all the way to the Mosque’

Ishah Prayer

9:15 pm – 10:00 pm                Student/Professional Networking

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Program

This conference is scheduled for May 14 2016.
There is also a networking opportunities with community leaders
and mentors at the end of program.
Day 1
14 May 2016
02:15 - 3:00

Reception and Registration

Session I : Canadian Muslim Pride and its challenges

TFA presents RISC Results Youth Speaker: Growing up in Canada – challenges and opportunities Key Note: Dr. Katherine Bullock PdD Premier Rachel Notley (Requested) Mayor Naheed Nenshi (Requested) Muslims of...
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Dr. Katherine Bullock
Imam Fayyaz Tilly
04:30 - 05:00

Stretch Break

Session II : Marginalization and its relationship with Radicalization

TFA presents RISC Results Youth Speaker: Dr. Kazmi’s work: Comparative Employment statistics for Muslims in Canada Key Note: (Requested) Dr. Ingrid Mattson / Mahdi Qasqas and /or Faisal Kutty Shaikh...
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Mahdi Qasqas
06:30 - 07:15

DINNER & PRAYER BREAK

SESSION III : Combating Islamophobia perpetuated by the Media

TFA presents RISC Results Youth Speaker Key Note: Zarqa Nawaz "The Challenges of raising Muslim Children in Canada", Imam Navaid Aziz Media reps from CBC, CTV, Global Q&A
Imam Navaid Aziz
Zarqa Nawaz

Session IV: Sitcoms can reduce prejudice

TFA presents RISC results Imam Speaker Keynote: Zarqa Nawaz
Zarqa Nawaz
09:15 - 10:00

Student/Professional Networking

Location

University of Calgary, Science Theatre
527 - Campus Place SW, Calgary, AB T2N 5A6
+1 403-975-4094info@thinkforactions.com