16 Mar

Call for Papers – Community Innovation and Social Enterprise

The Community Economic Development Institute of the Shannon School of Business is dedicated to advancing community capacity in economic development. Building on the popularity of our 2011 and 2013 conferences, where we had over 200 attendees, we are organizing another multidisciplinary conference focused on “Community Innovation & Social Enterprise”. Community-based ventures are a strong part of the Canadian economy […]

6 Mar

Call for Papers: Digital Earth 2015

Digital Earth concerns the integrated use of digital technologies to monitor, map, model, and manage our planet’s environments. At Digital Earth 2015up to 1,000 scientists, engineers, technologists, and environmental managers from around the world will meet to share concepts, research findings, technologies, and practical applications relating to the Digital Earth vision. Digital Earth 2015 seeks abstracts describing […]

6 Mar

Second Call for Papers and Presentations for Building Resilient Communities

Through this second call for papers and presentations, conference organizers welcome submissions from community organizations, community leaders, nonprofit organizations, government, students, researchers, and businesses to share information on the topic of building resilient communities or regions. Each presentation will be allocated 15 minutes for sharing information and 5 minutes for questions. Conference organizers also welcome […]

5 Mar

Read the Latest CRRF E-Newsletter

Across Canada, the next generation of rural researchers are actively engaged in research on pressing social, economic, cultural and environmental policy issues facing rural communities in the 21st century. This e-newsletter profiles the work of ten graduate students from across the country studying the community impacts of labour mobility, youth resilience, source water protection, agricultural […]

5 Mar

Call for Papers – Due North: Next Generation of Arctic Research and Leadership

The Organizing Committee of Due North: Next Generation Arctic Research & Leadership is pleased to announce that the Call for Abstracts is now open.  Abstracts will be accepted until May 31, 2015. The Session Topics for the conference are: C1: Arctic Communities: Resilience, Management, Culture, Indigenous Knowledge. This session welcomes presentations that deal with the various aspects of understanding, […]

4 Mar

Call for Presentations: Two Journeys, One Path

Two Journeys, One Path: Tracing Respect in Aboriginal Teachings and Environmental Education workshop is intended for anyone interested or experienced in subjects related to connecting Aboriginal culture and environmental education in Newfoundland and Labrador. It is an opportunity to build connections between these two worlds and to share teachings. Organizers encourage people from a wide variety of backgrounds to attend the […]

2 Mar

New Publication: The Proposal Economy

In 2001 the northern Ontario town of Cobalt won a competition to be named the province’s “Most Historic Town.” This honour, though purely symbolic, came as Cobalters were also applying for and winning federal and provincial development grants to remake this once important silver mining centre as a destination for mining heritage tourism. This book, […]

11 Feb

Mark Your Calendar – Circumpolar Innovation Course Starts February 23!

The University of Saskatchewan is offering a online free course on Circumpolar Innovation. This course examines the manner in which scientific and technological innovation, or the commercialization of technology-based products and services, is shaping the Circumpolar world. Nations around the world have identified innovation as being the cornerstone of economic competitiveness and critical to everything from […]

10 Feb

Seeking Stories of Communities Achieving Resiliency

Building Resilient Communities Conference invites explorations of how various ‘dark horses’ in the broad North Atlantic – including minorities, small towns, peripheries, aboriginal communities, those with little money, status, voice or political leverage – can rise to the occasion and chart liveable futures. Building Resilient Communities Conference will examine opportunities for sustainable living that are more likely […]