Post Cards from Congress – Day 6

Oh The Places You Will Go It’s not the first time we’ve borrowed from Dr. Seuss.  As Congress is winding down and there are some quieter moments for reflection, it is nice to look back on the week that was and this eighth year for RIR at Congress which is soon to pass. This year, […]

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Post Cards from Congress – Day 5

Being Ubiquitous u•biq•ui•tous yo͞oˈbikwədəs/ adjective adjective: ubiquitous • present, appearing, or found everywhere. • “his ubiquitous influence was felt by all the family” synonyms: omnipresent, ever-present, everywhere, all over the place, pervasive, universal, worldwide, global; (source: Google) I was struck by the words of our friend and partner in KMb at the United Way York […]

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Post Cards from Congress – Day 4

Congress is the fourth conference I have attended this season and being here at the booth has made me think about the importance of the spaces that conferences create. Just like our KMb events, conferences provide spaces outside our day to day life to come together to share ideas, knowledge and expertise. They offer us a chance to […]

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Post Cards from Congress – Day 3

The benefit of being at Congress, aside from the rich conversations about knowledge mobilization which we’re fortunate to engage in, is the chance to attend some interesting and informative lectures and talks.  Today, Michael Johnny was able to attend the Big Thinking Speaker Series talk by His Excellency, Governor General David Johnston on the topic […]

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Post Cards from Congress – Day 2

Today was a day of international connections at the ResearchImpact booth. We met a group funded by the European Union that networks university researchers around knowledge exchange activities. Many of these activities are in KESS Seminars or supporting students working on knowledge exchange projects. We also had a very engaging conversation with the Netherlands Organisation for […]

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