St. Bride's, NL - November 8, 2006
The Harris Centre’s fifth Regional
Workshop was held in partnership with the Avalon Gateway Regional
Economic Development Inc (Zone 18) on November 8th, 2006 in St.
Bride’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. Attendees included
participants from Memorial University as well as a variety of
stakeholders from Zone 18. The purpose of this workshop was to
promote Memorial University as a resource for regional policy and
development throughout the province through research, teaching and
outreach activities as well as to identify future opportunities
within the Zone in which Memorial University could become
Over 50 people attended the Regional Workshop and the broad range of participants from Memorial University coupled with the diverse group of local stakeholders made for an informative, educational, and rewarding experience for those involved.
There were a total of 33 follow-up opportunities identified at the workshop – 7 in Technology, 4 in Education, 13 in Natural Resources and 10 in Tourism.
We are in the process of following up on the opportunities identified at the Regional Workshop for Memorial to partner with the community. We are sure we can build on the energy and enthusiasm generated from the event to make these opportunities a reality.
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