CARE Conferences

 September 15, 2021

The economic and fiscal trajectory of Newfoundland and Labrador: We are here now, what should we do, how should we do it, and how long can we wait?

Time: Wednesday,  8:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Location: Emera Innovation Exchange room 2007, Signal Hill Campus of Memorial University, 100 Signal Hill Road, St. John’s, NL

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Wednesday September 15 2021

Welcome and Land Acknowledgement : Dr. Lynn Gambin, Associate Professor Economics at Memorial University  

 

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On-Site Presentation by Honourable Siobhan Coady: Where do we go from Here?
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Virtual Presentation by Dr. Trevor Tombe: What are the prospects for doing nothing, and letting Ottawa pay through modified fiscal federalism?
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On-Site Presentation by Dr. Laurence Booth: Trajectory for interest rates and how the market for provincial bonds will be affected
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Virtual Presentation by Cathy Bennett: Why family friendly policies are essential to our Province, our population and our survival.
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Virtual Presentation by Dr. Jim Stanford: Fiscal Policy and Economic Recovery: The Self-Inflicted Wounds of Austerity

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On-Site Presentation by Danny Williams: Why we did what we did. And why we should have hope for the future
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On-Site Presentation by Kerry Murray: Is it a revenue problem, an expenditure problem or both and what should we do?
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On-Site Presentation by Kendra MacDonald: How should we expect technology to contribute to solving NL's immediate problems?
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Virtual Presentation by Sister Elizabeth Davis and On-Site Presentation Dr. Pat Parfrey: Health Accord NL – How Will it Influence the Province’s Economic Trajectory?
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On-Site Presentation by Dr. Vianne Timmons: Memorial: A university with a twist or two
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On-Site Presentation by Edward Roberts: We did it to ourselves, can we undo it ourselves?
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On-Site Presentation by Dr. Herb Emery and Dr. Wade Locke:
The role of analysis, what have we learned and how should we use it
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November 14-15, 2019

The Role of Universities and Other Institutions of Higher Education in Facilitating Economic, Social and Cultural Development in Peripheral Regions

Time: Thursday, 8:00 am – 9:00 pm and Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00pm

Location: Emera Innovation Exchange room 2007, Signal Hill Campus of Memorial University, 100 Signal Hill Road, St. John’s, NL

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Land Acknowledgement and Logistics: Scott Lynch, Professor and Head of Economics at Memorial University
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Welcome: Honourable Minister Christopher Mitchelmore, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour Minister Responsible for Francophone Affairs Member for St. Barbe-L’Anse aux Meadows
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First Keynote Speaker:Dr. Noreen Golfman, Provost and Vice-President (Academic) of Memorial University Topic: Centering the Periphery: Closing the Urban - Regional Gap
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Session 1 - Humanities and Social Science Memorial University

Dr. Danine Farquharsen, Associate Dean, School of Graduate Studies, and Associate Professor of English
Topic: Literature and Politics, Culture and Climate
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Dr. Sean McGrath, Professor of Philosophy and Theology at Memorial University
Topic: The Future Nature Initiative: An Experiment in Public Ecology
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Dr. Stephen Tomblin, Professor of Political Science at Memorial University
Topic: Knowledge Construction and Building Bridges Across Venues
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Questions and Answers Session 1: Humanities and Social Sciences
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Session 2 - Business Engagement

Dr. Felicity Kelliher, Chair of the Irish Academy of Management
Topic: Higher Education Institutes in Peripheral Regions: Exploring the Innovation Broker Role
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Dr. Gordon Cooke, Associate Professor of Industrial Relations at Memorial University
Topic: A kitchen table chat about enticing young rural adults to stay: To stay where and do what?
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Dr. Eugene Crehan, Director of Programmes in the Centre for Enterprise Development and Regional Economy (CEDRE) at Waterford Institute of Technology
Topic: HEIs role in supporting knowledge-based enterprise creation, growth and sustainability: frameworks and experiences in Ireland’s South East region.
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Questions and Answers Session 2: Business Engagement
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Keynote Speaker: Dr. Susan Hodgett, Professor of Area Studies at the University of East Anglia (UEA), England
Topic: Stories on the Edge
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Sessions 3 - Science, Health & Environment

Dr. Terry-Lynn Young, Director of Genomics Research in the Faculty of Medicine
Topic: Postcards from the edge-how founder populations and the universities that serve them can change the world.
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Dr. Barbara Neis, John Lewis Paton Distinguished University Professor, Department of Sociology, Memorial University
Topic: Maximizing the contribution of universities to the social, cultural and economic development of peripheral regions: the role of multidisciplinary, community-engaged research centres
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Dr. Kelly Vodden, Associate Vice-President Research and Graduate Studies Grenfell Campus, Memorial University
Topic: Engaging on Rural Sustainability 
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Questions and Answers Session 3: Science, Health and Environment
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Sessions 4 - Economics and Applied Science

Dr. Ray Gosine, Associate Vice-President (Research) and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Memorial University
Topic: The role of academia in examining the regional impact of technological innovation associated with oil and gas development
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Dr. Alvin Simms, Associate Professor in the Department of Geography at Memorial University
Topic: Developing and Applying Geo-Spatial Hybrid Demographic and Economic Supply Chain Models: A Systems Approach for Computing Regional Economic Impacts and Profiles
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Dr. Herb Emery, Vaughan Chair, Department of Economics University of New Brunswick
Topic: Universities as Instruments of Regional Development in Canada’s Provinces
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Questions and Answers Session 4: Economics and Applied Science
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Banquet Keynote Speaker: Dr. Pat Parfrey, MD, OC, FRCPC, FRSC Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) Clinical Lead, Quality of Care NL/ Choosing Wisely NL
Topic: On improving the value of health care spending in NL
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Friday, November 15, 2019

Session 5 - Economics

John Maher, President of the Association of Canadian Studies in Ireland
Topic: Pensions: populations, payment, poverty, and possibilities
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Dr. Lynn Gambin, Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at Memorial University
Topic: Analysing the NL labour market: providing information through the Labour Market Observer (LMO)
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Karen Penney, Master of Education Memorial University of Newfoundland
Topic: Human Resources Supply and Demand
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Dr. Derek Messacar, Research Analyst in the Social Analysis and Modelling Division at Statistics Canada and Dr. Marc Frenette, Statistics Canada
Topic: Postsecondary Education in Canada: Benefits and Barriers
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Questions and Answers Session 5: Economics
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Session 6 - Demographics & Immigration

Dr. Sean Caddigan, Associate vice-president (academic) for Memorial University
Topic: The Mannion Emigrant Records Collection: Data, Digitisation and Democracy
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Dr. Tony Fang, Full Professor and the Stephen Jarislowsky Chair in Cultural and Economic Transformation at Memorial University
Topic: Recruitment and Retention of Newcomers: The Role of Employers
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Dr. Isabelle Cote, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Memorial University
Topic: Uprooting people: Population Resettlement in Comparative Perspectives
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Questions and Answers Session 6: Demographics & Imigration
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Keynote Speaker: Geoff Eaton, Executive director of Young Adult Cancer Canada
Topic: MUN changed my life and thousands of my YACCer brothers nad sisters across Canada
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Click here to view Young Adult Cancer Canada video– We’re sick of this shit!

Session 7 - Centres of Engagement

Dr. Robert Greenwood, Associate Vice President, Public Engagement and External Memorial University
Topic: The Leslie Harris Centre of Regional Policy and Development, Memorial University: Integrity, Independence, Practical Application
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Dr. Herb Emery, Vaughan Chair, Department of Economics University of New Brunswick
Topic: Mission and vision of the Vaughan Chair in Regional Economics
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Dr. Doug May, Professor in the Department of Economics at Memorial University
Topic: Reaching Out to Know Our Economic Selves!
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John Casey, Lecturer in the Department of Accounting & Economics in the School of Business at Waterford Institute of Technology
Topic: Impact of HEI’s on Regional Economic Performance
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Questions and Answers Session 7: Centres of Engagement
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Closing Keynote Speaker:Dr. Richard Hayes, Vice President for Strategy at Waterford Institute of Technology
Topic: Higher Education and Regional Leadership
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Edward Roberts, the Honourable Edward Moxon Roberts CM ONL QC is a Canadian politician and the 11th Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador
Topic: Memorial and our Province – Where Now and Whither Tending?
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Contact

Collaborative Applied Research in Economics

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Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000