Don Anderson to address Dalhousie conference

Don Anderson to address Dalhousie conference

Sunday, May 17, 2015

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JAMAICAN sports administrator, market research professional and highly respected political pollster Don Anderson is one of the keynote speakers at the second biennial conference for the Black Canadian Studies Association in Halifax.

The conference, set for May 21-24, will be held at Dalhousie University and is being hosted by Jamaican Professor Afua Cooper, current James R Johnson Chair at the university.

"This conference will present, discuss and investigate topics and events that influence leaders within the black community, will create a bridge between academy and the wider African-descended communities, and also connect local and international black communities," a news release on the event stated.

Delegates from more than 50 countries worldwide have been registered for the conference.

Anderson will speak on the topic 'Leadership challenges and solutions from the perspective of the Jamaican Olympic experience'.

Other keynote speakers are Dr Gervan Fearon, president of Brandon University; Dr Wesley Crichlow, tenured assistant professor from the University of Ontario School of Technology; Lynn Jones, Halifax local community leader; and Munira Abukar, Young Toronto community leader.

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