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REF NO.: 29

SUBJECT: Dialogue on Social Licence to Operate: A public forum

DATE: Oct. 6

Memorial University’s Department of Geography and the Nunatsiavut Government’s Department of Lands and Resources are sponsoring a Dialogue on Social Licence to Operate on Thursday, Oct. 13.

Following a day-long discussion with invited participants, members of the public are invited to join representatives from industry, academia, and Indigenous communities and governments for a panel discussion, where they can share their experiences and understandings of social licence to operate.

The panel discussion will take place at the Johnson GEO CENTRE at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13. All are welcome to attend.

The dialogue is primarily funded through an Office of Public Engagement Accelerator Grant and Memorial University’s Scholarship in the Arts Fund, with support from the Circum-Arctic Coastal Communities KnOwledge Network.

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