Nov. 30 The big, scary what-If: What happens to your community engaged research (CER), if something happens to you?

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ICER is hosting a one hour discussion that explores the question: What happens to your Community Engaged Research, if something happens to you?

Thursday, Nov. 30

2:30 to 3:30 pm

Arts 368 or via Zoom

Please email to register either in-person or for the Zoom link.

While this topic is geared towards current faculty/researchers at UBC Okanagan, graduate students and community researchers are also welcome.

Topics and Speakers:

Christine Schreyer, Associate Professor, Anthropology, Acting Director ICER,

  • What motivated her to create an ‘academic executor’
  • Unanswered questions about the process
  • Invitation to join a working group

Michele Bjornson, FASS Administrative and Operations Manager: What happens at UBC Okanagan: And Administrator’s Perspective

  • UBC Property and IT timelines
  • The role of admin staff and the department head re your office
  • Top tips

Paige Hohmann, UBC Okanagan Archivist: What happens at UBC Okanagan Archives: Gifting

  • What can a pre-planned “gift-in-kind” look like?
  • How are real property gifts and intellectual property gifts different?
  • Copyright
  • Benefits and drawbacks of gifting archival materials when the donor is still living

Julia Norman, Lawyer, Pushor Mitchell LLP, Academic Estates: A Legal Perspective

  • Options for delegating an ‘academic executor’
  • Tax receipts for charitable gifts when they are associated with an estate