2nd National Rural Research Workshop - March 30th Early Bird Registration Deadline

by Rural Ontario Institute 28. March 2012 14:07

The early bird registration deadline for the 2nd national Rural Research Workshop is Friday, March 30, 2012.  $250 for 2 days or $125 for 1 day.

The Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation (CRRF), the Canadian Co-operative Association (CCA), and the Canadian Rural Health Research Society (CRHRS), along with the Rural Ontario Institute and many other partners, are pleased to invite you to the:

2nd national Rural Research Workshop
“Policy and Research in Community Investment”


Thursday, May 24 and Friday, May 25, 2012
Victoria Hall, Bytown Pavilion, 111 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

The Workshop will focus on the complex relationships between policy and research as they relate to the practice of rural community investment, while examining the challenges, opportunities and lessons that these three-way interrelationships present.

Invited Speakers

The Day 1 keynote address – “Policy and Research and Rural Community Re-Investment in the Context of Globalization” – will be made by Dr. Lou Hammond Ketilson, University of Saskatchewan
The Day 2 keynote address – “A Critical Reflection on the Emergent Themes and Challenges from the Workshop” – will be made by Dr. William (Bill) Reimer, Concordia University

Also on the programme...

  • “From Other Corners” – Responses and Perspectives from Policy and Practice – And an Open Facilitated Discussion
  • “Rural Community Investment: The Policy & Research Challenges and Opportunities” (A facilitated plenary session with a discussant panel and open floor challenge and debate)
  • Action! – From “Talk to Walk”:  What Needs to be Done in Policy and Research? What are the Priorities? Who Makes it Happen?  (A facilitated agenda building session.)

Visit www.crrf.ca/?page_id=720 for further details and registration information or download the detailed program here.