Who are the panelists ?

 McGREGOR DEBORAH PLENARY4 Associate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School and Faculty of Environmental Studies. I currently hold a Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Environmental Justice.
Deborah McGregor
Associate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School and Faculty of Environmental Studies, and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Environmental Justice, York University
Professor McGregor’s research has focused on Indigenous knowledge systems and their various applications in diverse contexts including water and environmental governance, environmental justice, forest policy and management, and sustainable development. Her research has been published in a variety of national and international journals and she has delivered numerous public and academic presentations relating to Indigenous knowledge systems, governance and sustainability. She served as Director of the Centre for Aboriginal Initiatives and the Aboriginal Studies program. She has also served as Senior Policy Advisor, Aboriginal Relations at Environment Canada-Ontario Region. In addition to such posts, Professor McGregor remains actively involved in a variety of Indigenous communities, serving as an advisor and continuing to engage in community-based research and initiatives. Professor McGregor coordinated an Indigenous Environmental Justice (IEJ) Symposium in May 2016 featuring the voices of women and youth. She also recently launched an IEJ website. Her research interests include: Indigenous environmental justice, Indigenous governance and law, sustainability, water governance and security, and Indigenous knowledge systems.