Common Ground Research Forum: Connecting Peoples and Lands

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23 June, 2015

Welcome! Boozhoo! to the Connecting Peoples and Lands Conference

The Common Ground Research Forum is a Community-University Research Alliance project funded through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada that has been running in the Kenora, Ontario area since 2009. The project has brought together citizens, community groups, and university researchers to engage in action research projects around the themes of cross-cultural collaboration, social learning, and regional sustainably.

Connecting Peoples and Lands will be the final conference for the Common Ground Research Forum project, and it is aimed at community people, academics, and community researchers from Northwestern Ontario, Canada, and abroad.

The conference follows three themes:

  • Resource Management & Governance
  • Learning & Sustainability
  • Connections


Your conference registration fee covers: Tuesday evening mixer, all Plenary Lectures and Roundtable Session, Presentation and Poster Sessions, coffee breaks, continental breakfasts, lunch on Wednesday and Thursday and closing feast on Friday, Thursday evening entertainment, and Friday’s guided excursions on the Tunnel Island Common Ground.

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Common Ground Research Forum
Kenora  Ontario