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Convention 2019

This year, the STA Annual Convention will be Wednesday, August 28th at Prairieland Park.

 
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Annual Convention

August 28, 2019 • 9:00am - 3:30pm • Prairieland Park 

Click here for full program.

 
 

THE THEME OF THE DAY IS

"Improving mental health in the classroom for both students and teachers."

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 Trade show

The Trade Show will run from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Keynotes

 
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Max FineDay

Max FineDay is a citizen of Sweetgrass First Nation and comes from proud Norwegian farmers who settled in southern Saskatchewan. He is currently Co-Executive Director of Canadian Roots Exchange, a youth-led charity providing Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth with opportunities to engage in reconciliation dialogues, leadership development, and educational initiatives at a local and national level.

Max, who is learning nêhiyawewin, a Cree language, has contributed to the Globe and Mail, CBC, Briarpatch, Academica, and is asked regularly to comment on reconciliation, youth, and Indigenous issues.

In 2014, CBC Saskatchewan recognized Max as one of the top 40 change makers under 40 in Saskatchewan. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Studies from the University of Saskatchewan and has also studied in the Arctic Circle at the University of Nordland in Bodø, Norway.

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Kevin Lamoureux

Kevin Lamoureux currently serves as the Education Lead for the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation while on leave from the position of Associate Vice-President, Indigenous Affairs at the University of Winnipeg. Lamoureux has served as faculty member at the University of Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba, and is a well-known national public speaker. He has served as co-chair for the Manitoba Provincial Task Force on Educational Outcomes for Children in Care, scholar-in residence for several school divisions, and education consultant throughout Manitoba and across Canada.

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Tracy Zambory

Tracy Zambory is a Registered Nurse (RN) and President of the Saskatchewan Union of Nurses (SUN); the union representing more than 10,000 Registered Nurses, Registered Psychiatric Nurses and Registered Nurse (Nurse Practitioner)s in the province of Saskatchewan. Tracy represents her members as the current Vice President of the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour (SFL) and as an Officer on the National Executive Board of the Canadian Federation of Nurses' Unions (CFNU).

With 27 years of experience in providing direct care to long term care patients, Tracy has leveraged her passion for the nursing profession and unwavering commitment to improving safe patient care to become one of Saskatchewan's foremost health activists.

Frequently featured in the local and national media, Tracy is a recognized and respected leader in advocating for an expanded and strengthened universal health care system that is equally accessible to all Canadians regardless of their ability to pay. Her outspoken dedication to social justice issues and intimate knowledge of Saskatchewan's health system have firmly established her as a go-to resource for provincial media, government and healthcare stakeholders.

Born and raised in the town of Stoughton, Saskatchewan, Tracy still lives there with her husband, Sam, and their dog, Danga, where she is known for her community service, and her love of gardening and baking.


 

Questions about Convention?

 
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