Tentative Schedule

Tuesday May 17, 2011
Time Event Location
4:00-9:00 PM Registration/Information Desk Open  
7:00-9:00 PM. Welcome Reception

Welcoming Remarks:
Dr. Meenal Shrivastava, Conference Co-chair,
Dr. Paul Byrne, President & CEO, Grant MacEwan University,
Dr. Margaret Haughey, Vice-President Academic, Athabasca University,
Honourable Iris Evans, Minister of International and Intergovernmental Relations, Alberta Government

Entertainment: DJ - Background Music
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Time Event Location
7:30-5:00 PM Registration  
7:30-8:30 AM Breakfast  
8:30-10:00 AM Concurrent Sessions (1A-1E)  
10:00-10:30 AM Break/Refreshments  
10:30-12:00 PM Concurrent Sessions (2A-2E)  
12:00-1:30 PM

Plenary Session I-Luncheon

Welcoming Remarks:
Dr. Jacob Musila, Conference Co-Chair, Dr. Chris I. Enyinda, IAABD President, Alabama A & M University

Guest Speakers:
Mr. Philip Baker
Regional Director General, Southern and Eastern Africa Directorate,
Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA),
Dr. Anita Spring, Emeritus Professor, University of Florida

1:30-3:00 PM

Concurrent Sessions (3A-3E)

 
3:00-3:30 PM Break/Refreshments  
3:30-4:30 PM Concurrent Sessions (4A-5E)  
5:30-7:00 PM

Reception at Fantasyland Hotel, West Edmonton Mall

Welcoming Remarks:
Dr. Simon Sigué, Conference Co-Chair, Dr. Chris I. Enyinda, IAABD President, Alabama A & M University

Guest Speakers:
H.E. Dr. Iyorwuese Hagher,
High Commissioner for the Federal Republic of Nigeria in Canada,
2012  IAABD Conference Hosts, Dr. Mohamed Kouam,   President of Chouaib Doukkali University, El Jadida, Morocco  and Dr. Abdelaziz Chafik, Dean of EL Jadida Polydisciplinary University, El Jadida, Morocco.

Entertainment: DJ - Background Music

7:00-9:00 PM Visit West Edmonton Mall  
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Time Event Location
7:30-5:00 PM Registration  
7:30-8:30 AM Breakfast  
8:30-10:00 AM Concurrent Sessions (5A-5E)  
10:00-10:30 AM Break/Refreshments  
10:30-12:00 PM Concurrent Sessions (6A-6E)  
12:00-1:30 PM Plenary Session II-Luncheon

Welcoming Remarks:
Dr. Simon Sigué, Conference Co-Chair

Guest Speaker:
Dr. Sibry Tapsoba, Head of African Development Institute, African Development Bank

1:30-3:00 PM Concurrent Sessions (7A-7E)  
3:00-3:30 PM Break/Refreshments  
3:30-5:00 PM Business meeting  
6:00 -9:00

Cultural Night

Welcoming Remarks:
Dr. Jacob Musila, Conference-Co chair

Guest Speaker:
H.E. Mr Simon Nabukwesi, High Commissioner for Kenya

Entertainment: African Canadian Multicultural club - African drum and song & dance, Chinese Cultural group - the lion dance
Friday, May 20, 2011
Time Event Location
7:30-5:00 PM Registration  
7:30-8:30 AM Breakfast  
8:30-10:00 AM Concurrent Sessions(8A-8E)  
10:00-10:30 AM Break/Refreshments  
10:30-12:00 PM Concurrent Sessions (9A-9E)  
12:00-1:30 PM

Plenary Session III - Luncheon

Welcoming Remarks:
Dr. Meenal Shrivastava, Conference Co-chair, Dr. Franklyn Manu, Dean, GIMPA Business School

Guest Speaker:
Dr. Augustin Fosu, Deputy Director UN University-WIDER

1:30-3:00 PM Concurrent Sessions (10A-10E)  
3:00-3:30 PM Break/Refreshments  
3:30-5:00 PM Concurrent Sessions (11A-11E)  
7:00PM -12:00 AM Awards Banquet

Welcoming Remarks:
Dr.Meenal Shrivastava, Conference Co-chair,
Dr. Alex Kondra,
Dean, AU Faculty of Business, Representative of City of Edmonton

Guest Speaker:
H.E. Ms. Mohau Pheko, High Commissioner for the Republic of South Africa 

Awards’ presentation
Dr. Simon Sigué, Conference Co-Chair and Editor of JAB,
Dr. Chris I. Enyinda, IAABD President

Entertainment: Sean Sonego and band, DJ– Music and Dance

* All events are scheduled at the Robbins Health Learning Centre, except the Reception at Fantasyland Hotel in West Edmonton Mall.