BPI Community Day 2023

March 30, 2023, 4:00 pm to 8:30 pm


Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre
6163 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1


Come join us for the "Inclusive Communication" workshop to foster stronger teams and promote a more respectful work environment within our community. The workshop features interactive group exercises and is open to all BPI-affiliated researchers, faculty, students, and staff.

After the workshop, a fun-filled evening program will follow with dinner, dance and karaoke. A professional photographer will be available throughout the event. Don't miss out on this opportunity to capture a memorable group photo.

Let's celebrate our diversity, share our knowledge and experiences, and build together a more enriching and inclusive community at BPI!

Registration closes on March 23rd at 9pm.


PART 1 - 4:00pm - 6:30pm

  • Welcome & Intro by Dr. Orlando Rojas, Dana-Lyn Mackenzie, BPI EDI.I Committee
  • Land Acknowledgement & Behind Story by Elder Yvonne Rigsby Jones
  • EDI.I Workshop - "Inclusive Communication" by Bakau Consulting

PART 2 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

  • Buffet Dinner by Nest Catering
  • Dance & Karaoke by DJ Joe Pound

*Please note the program is subject to change. 

The Inclusive Communication Workshop will zoom in on language and communication practices that bring teams closer together for more respectful workplaces. This workshop combines media literacy, cultural safety and LGBTQ+ inclusion to dive deep into conversations about inclusive language. Participants can expect to practice with real world scenarios, mind map best practices for communication and discover meaningful ways to foster inclusion with dialogue.

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