2016 Conference Keynote Videos Online
Professor Linda Tuhiwai Smith
Linda is Professor of Education and Māori Development, Pro-Vice Chancellor Māori, Dean of the School of Māori and Pacific Development and Director of Te Kotahi Research Institute at the University of Waikato in New Zealand and is also Chairperson of NPM's International Research Advisory Board.
Justice Joe Williams
Joe Williams is a High Court Judge and former Chairperson of the Waitangi Tribunal. He is an internationally recognised expert in indigenous rights law and one of New Zealand’s leading specialists on Māori land and legal issues.
Professor Sir Mason Durie
Sir Mason Durie KNZM FRSNZ FRANZCP is one of New Zealand’s most respected academics, and was knighted in 2010 for services to public and Māori health. Mason has been at the forefront of a transformational approach to Māori health and has played major roles in building the Māori health workforce.
Patrick is a member of the Leq:amel First Nation (Sto:lo Nation.) He operates a consulting business and was Advisor and Director of the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry.
Dr Donna DeGennaro
Donna teaches at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington. Her passion for creating socially focused just learning designs that are technology-mediated and youth-driven, has fueled her work with youth in informal learning environments in the US and abroad for the past 10 years.
Professor Kyle Powys Whyte
Dr. Whyte holds the Timnick Chair in the Humanities at Michigan State University. He is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Community Sustainability, a faculty member of the Environmental Philosophy & Ethics graduate concentration, and a faculty affiliate of the American Indian Studies and Environmental Science & Policy programs. His primary research addresses moral and political issues concerning climate policy and Indigenous peoples.