Keynotes, External Speakers, & Our People
Exploring Resiliency & Wellness with a proud SLC Alumnus...
Dr. Robyne Hanley-Dafoe
Expert on Resiliency and Workplace Wellness
Described as one of the most sought-after, engaging, thought-provoking, and truly transformative international speakers and scholars in her field, Dr. Robyne is a multi-award-winning education and psychology instructor, author, and resiliency expert. What sets Dr. Robyne apart is how she learned resiliency from the ground up, as a person who has experienced significant obstacles yet forged her comeback. Dr. Robyne has over 16 years of university teaching and research experience and brings a refreshing and research-informed perspective to our understanding and practices of resiliency and wellness. Dr. Robyne’s work is accessible and relatable while offering practical strategies that are realistic and sustainable.
Dr. Robyne’s maiden book, Calm Within The Storm: A Pathway to Everyday Resiliency, released in March 2021, is now in its third print as it makes its way into the hearts and practices of people around the globe. Dr. Robyne and her team have developed innovative programming and open educational resources that are readily shared across a multitude of industries.
While working alongside some of the most influential organizations in Canada and across the world since March of 2021, she has delivered over 482+ keynotes and workshops.
Schedule: Tuesday, May 31st (onsite) on Kingston Campus - Venue C (time TBD)
Reconnecting to Mind, Body, Heart, and Spirit through Storytelling...
Shane N. Young
Shane is an educator, PhD Candidate (Trent), and Joseph-Armand Bombardier Scholar of Mi'kmaw and Newfoundland settler ancestry. He is a member of the Qalipu First Nation on the southwestern coast of Newfoundland, where he was born and raised, and has been living in Tkaronto since 2006.
Schedule: Monday, May 30 (virtual) - time TBD
External Guest Speakers
We will be welcoming a series of external speakers at out LCC event this year - make sure to check their sessions!
Celebrating "Our People" at LCC
Diverse representation from various Departments/Schools/Campuses and work locations!
The LCC has a proud history of highlighting the skills of the SLC community by inviting members to submit conference proposals and present at LCC. We welcomed 108 SLC speakers in 2021 and hope to continue learning from you in the coming year.