Knowledge into Practice Learning Network Launch Webinar

“If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go with others.” (African Proverb) Across the globe, in diverse professional fields, people are working to get knowledge into practice. However, it is well documented that despite widespread commitment in principle, many of the people and organisations who are undertaking knowledge […]

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Enabling Online Community For Remote Learners: An Opportunity with Contact North

The Mobilizing Inuit Cultural Heritage (MICH) Program at York University invites you to attend an afternoon broadcast from the Mobile Summit 2016 at Lambton College. The broadcast will take place at Kaneff Tower, York University, Room 746 and will feature MICH and Contact North representatives discussing a free video collaboration hub available to York University […]

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CUVIC 2016 Conference, April 27-29, 2016

The University of Victoria (UVic), along with community partners, invites you to share your voice at CUVIC 2016: Reconciliation, Innovation and Transformation through Engagement, from April 27-29 at the UVic campus in Victoria, BC. This conference will demonstrate how local communities and UVic are responding to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to […]

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Call for Content: Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum #CKF16

On behalf of the Board of the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization and the Chair and Planning Committee of the 2016 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum #CKF16,  it is our pleasure to announce the Call for Content for #CKF16 The theme for this year is: Systems and Sustainability – Creating enduring Knowledge Mobilization The deadline for contribution is […]

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Campus to City: Colleges, Universities, and City Building – October 31, 2015

David Phipps, RIR-York, will be presenting at this upcoming event taking place across all three SFU campuses in Metro Vancouver. The full conference schedule and registration details are available here. When: Saturday, October 31, 2015  9:00 am – 7:00 pm Where: SFU Vancouver, SFU Surrey, SFU Burnaby SFU Public Square, in partnership with RECODE, an initiative of […]

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Dates for 2015 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum – May 14 & 15, 2015

The following guest blog about the 2015 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum first appeared on the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization blog and is reposted here with permission. Good afternoon KMbers, The Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum is usually the first week of June. However, with the 2015 Forum in Montreal, QC, we have learned that our original dates […]

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Another Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

David Phipps, RIR-York On June 3, 2013 I posted a “A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum” in honour of the farcical play (and movie by that same title) and Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum 2013 (#CKF13) in marvelous Mississauga. That meeting marked the first time all 10 ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche (RIR) universities got together. […]

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Spring Travel 2014 and the Need for a Shared Calendar / Printemps 2014 : événements, déplacements… et calendrier commun

David Phipps, RIR-York This spring Canada is hosting a number of key knowledge mobilization and related events….but can we please speak to each other so this confluence of riches doesn’t happen next year Ce printemps, de nombreuses rencontres importantes pour la mobilisation des connaissances ont lieu un peu partout au Canada… On devrait discuter de […]

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Imagining Canada’s Future: Mobilizing Inuit Cultural Heritage

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council invites you to look at vital questions impacting Canadians over the next 5, 10 and 20 years… Question: “What knowledge do we need to thrive in an interconnected landscape and how can emerging technology help leverage that goal and its benefits?” Answer: We need Information and Communication Technologies […]

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Imagining Canada’s Future: Insights from Carleton University

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council’s Imagining Canada’s Future initiative is looking at areas that will impact Canadians in the next 5, 10 and 20 years. Four regional events will be presented in the Province of Ontario under the umbrella of Research Impact and, in addition to Carleton University, will be held at Wilfrid […]

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