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Tshepo Institute for the Study of Contemporary Africa, Wilfrid Laurier University

Tshepo Institute 2012 AGM

Oct 5/12

Date: Oct 5/12
Time: 9:00 - 13:00
Location: Carnegie Building, 73 George Street, Room 100 (CB 100), Brantford, Ontario
Cost: Free


2012 AGM Program

Friday, October 5, 2012

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Carnegie Building, 73 George Street (Room 100, basement), Brantford, ON

8:30 – 9:00 Coffee gathering in the Carnegie Building foyer

9:00 – 9:10 AGM convened, introduction/recognition of guests and Advisory Board by moderator Rick Gamble

9:10 – 9:20  Welcome Remarks by Dr. Lesley Cooper, Vice President: Brantford Campus

9:20 - 9:30 Welcome by Prof. John McCutcheon, Dean of Brantford Campus

9:30 – 9:35 Introduction of keynote speaker by Dr. Robert Ame

9:35-10:05 Keynote address by Dr./Professor Nana Araba Apt, Ashesi University, Ghana

Title:  “Children in Difficult Circumstances in Ghana”

10:05–10:30 Questions/Comments re keynote address

10:30-11:15 MEAL BREAK

11:15 -11:40 Director’s delivery of Tshepo’s AGM Report, Dr. Raymond Izarali

11:40-11:50 Questions/Comments re AGM Report and Tshepo

11:50-12:00 Dr. Raymond Izarali: Transition of authority to new directorship

12:00-12:25 Dr. Robert Ame, new director, vision for the road ahead for Tshepo and recent university partnerships in Africa through CIDA

12:25-12:35 Dr. Magnus Mfoafo-M’Carthy, new associate director, acceptance remarks and path forward

12:35-12:50 Ms. Sally Gray, Director of Research Services (WLU), presentation of the role of research centres in carrying out the mission of the University and research support from the Office of Research

12:50-12:55 Vote of Thanks, Dr. Oliver Masakure

12:55-1 p.m. Closing Remarks by moderator Rick Gamble

Contact: Dr. Raymond Izarali, Director, Tshepo
Phone: (519) 756-8228 ext. 5810

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