2017 National CED Conference: Call for Host Proposals

November 23, 2015

Proposals are now being accepted to host the 2017 National CED Conference!  Any CCEDNet members and partners interested in hosting the 2017 conference are invited to submit a proposal. 


Host selection criteria

  1. Capacity to organise a major bilingual national event
  2. Local mobilization potential
  3. Resources that can be leveraged for the event

Information required in the proposal

  1. Proposed conference title and theme(s)
  2. Reasons for interest
  3. Demonstrate your experience and capacity to organize a major bilingual event
  4. Positive impacts for the community and region
  5. Local partners/mobilization strategy
  6. Resources committed or anticipated, including in-kind organizing capacity by hosts and partners, as well as cash contributions by conference sponsors and funders
  7. Local initiatives/innovations to showcase
  8. Recommended venues able to accommodate up to 400 participants and 12 breakout sessions.

A supplementary document with background information on previous conferences and typical responsibilities of CCEDNet and host partners is available upon request by emailing mthompson at ccednet-rcdec.ca

Completed proposals must be sent by January 15, 2016 to mthompson at ccednet-rcdec.ca

The successful host for the 2017 event will be announced at ECONOUS2016 in Montréal, May 18-20, 2016.

If you have any questions feel free to contact Matthew at the email above.