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February 2018

Ontario Good Roads Association Conference

February 25 - February 28
Fairmont Royal York, 100 Front St W
Toronto, Ontario M5J 1E3 Canada
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$870

OGRA Conference 2018 OGRA Conference Theme – The Challenge of Change Under the banner of The Challenge of Change delegates will have an opportunity to hear from thought provoking speakers on the challenges in the ever changing political and municipal landscape. Delegates can also participate in interactive workshops to learn how to navigate these changes to build stronger and more prosperous communities across Ontario. Housing – 2018 OGRA Annual Conference Housing is now open – click here to book a room. Details are now…

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March 2018

Ontario Bridging the Gap: Transition Planning Workshop for Farm Families

March 19 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Double Tree, London, 300 King St
London, Ontario Canada
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$150

Step Up to Succession with Farm Management Canada! Is your family farm is a state of transition? Are you looking to start the succession conversation? Yes?! Then Farm Management Canada’s Bridging the Gap Workshop is for you! The Bridging the Gap Workshop welcomes farm families to work with renowned farm family coach Elaine Froese and farm management consultant Cedric MacLeod to address some the elephants in the room that are preventing or hindering succession planning back on the farm.

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May 2018

Surviving and Thriving: Gender, Justice, Power, and Place Making

May 17 - May 18
Ohio University Athens, OH 4571 United States + Google Map

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS & PAPERS Surviving and Thriving:  Gender, Justice, Power, and Place Making Rural Women’s Studies Association Triennial Conference Hosted by Ohio University, Athens, Ohio May 17-19, 2018 The theme, “Surviving and Thriving: Gender, Justice, Power, and Place Making,” emphasizes the role of gender in rural community formation and survival. It allows for exploration of the ways that gendered identity (as women, men, or bi- and trans-) and raced identity (within separatist communities, segregated neighborhoods, or integrated spaces) affected…

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June 2018

Intelligent Community Forum

June 4 - June 6
London London, United Kingdom + Google Map
£942

What will you take away from the ICF Global Summit? The annual ICF Summit is unlike any municipal, urban planning or economic development conference you attend.  You will take away value that translates into direct benefit to the citizens, businesses and institutions you serve: Economic development leads.  Identify site location and investment opportunities, as well as “soft landing” targets for local business, at our economic development matchmaking session. Ideas you can put to use. Meet officials from cities, counties and metro…

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Resources for Future Generations 2018

June 16 - June 21
Vancouver Convention Center Vancouver, British Colombia Canada + Google Map

PREMIERE CONFERENCE ON ENERGY • MINERALS • WATER • THE EARTH   Why RFG 2018? The rapid growth of developing economies and the fundamental needs of many disadvantaged people across the globe are resulting in an increased demand for many resources and changes in the delivery of existing ones. The need for focused environmental priorities and new technologies will add additional requirements and constraints. The International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS), the Canadian Federation of Earth Sciences (CFES), the Canadian…

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July 2018

Metrics of sustainability: Critical studies of sites, practices, and performances of accountability in environmental governance

July 12 - July 16

Applications are currently being accepted for the Summer Institute on Critical Studies of Environmental Governance to be held at the University of Toronto July 12-16, 2018. We welcome applications from advanced doctoral students (i.e., advanced to candidacy, completed data collection, and actively writing) and junior scholars who received a Ph.D. after May 2015, working in the social sciences, law, humanities, and other relevant disciplines. The Institute will reimburse travel expenses up to $1200 (USD) and cover food and lodging for…

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Power, Violence and Justice: Reflections, Responses and Responsibilities

July 15 - July 21
Toronto Metro Convention Centre Toronto, Ontario Canada

Since the inception of the discipline, sociologists have been concerned with power, violence and justice. Current social, economic and political challenges enhance their relevance. As capitalist globalization expands and deepens, corporate power increases along with global, national and local inequalities. New geo-political power configurations and confrontations are emerging, with violence being used as a tool to oppress and also to resist oppression. Colonial histories and contemporary land appropriations reflect the structures and cultural processes that perpetuate violence against indigenous and…

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Science in Society, Society in Science: Toward a 21st Century Model for Social Scientific Research

July 26 - July 29
Red Lion on the River, 909 N. Hayden Island Drive
Portland, OR United States
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Growing public skepticism about the value of science and expert knowledge has been a defining characteristic of the early 21st century. Political discourse and populist movements have increasingly questioned the objectivity of scientists and criticized the perceived liberal bias of academic elites. Privately funded research think tanks, internet websites, and other alternative sources of information have contributed to an increasingly diverse ecosystem of authority and knowledge. As the distinction between ‘facts’ and ‘values’ has become increasingly blurred, the evidence-base that…

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October 2018

Health and Shared Prosperity

October 10 - October 13

The 30th Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation annual conference will return to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan - the site of our first conference! The 2018 conference will be co-hosted with the University of Saskatchewan. Stay tuned for more details.

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