2014 Economic Revitalization Conference

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8 April, 2014

Holiday Inn Kingston Waterfront Hotel

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The Monieson Centre is pleased to announce our 6th annual Economic Revitalization Conference, to be hosted in Kingston on April 8th, 2014. Entitled, Mapping the Future: Technology, People & Rural Prosperity, this year’s event looks at how rural communities can leverage innovation and human capacity to create economic vitality.

As the final forum for the Centre’s three-year Research Partnerships project, the conference draws together five universities and over 40 rural development partners to discuss priority economic development issues for rural Canada.  Join us for:

  • Engaging presentations of cutting-edge research developed in partnership with rural Ontario communities
  • Great networking opportunities with others involved in building vibrant rural economies
  • Keynote and panel discussions with inspiring thinkers
  • Examples of and best-practices in community-based research

View the Agenda Here

Funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada through the Monieson Centre's Research Partnerships to Revitalize Rural Economies project.

With support from:

Leadership Team Partners: Northumberland County Economic Development; Prince Edward/Lennox & Addington Community Futures Development Corporation; Eastern Ontario Wardens Caucus; RDÉE Ontario; Rural Ontario Institute; The Monieson Centre
Steering Committee Partners: The Ontario Association of CFDCs; Eastern Lake Ontario Regional Innovation Network; Queen's Sustainable Bioeconomy Centre; City of Kawartha Lakes; Queen's University Office of the Vice-Principal (Research)

The Monieson Centre
Kingston  Ontario