Call for proposals: People, Place, and Public Engagement Conference
This fall, Memorial University’s Office of Public Engagement will host People, Place and Public Engagement, a conference taking place October 25-27 2018 at its stunning new location on historic Signal Hill in St. John`s.
People, Place and Public Engagement will explore how universities and the public, including communities, governments, industry, not-for-profits, and others, collaborate.
The deadline to submit a proposal to present at the conference has been extended to May 22, 2018. See the complete call for proposals for more details about the conference themes.
Organizers are looking for conference presentation proposals that relate to all sorts of university-community public engagement, including research and teaching & learning, the scholarship of public engagement, university-community collaborations of all kinds, community-based research and all other types of work that relate to the broad topic of university-community public engagement.
The themes of the conference include:
- People and Place
- The Publicly Engaged University
- Entrepreneurship and Innovation
- Diversity and Equity
- Technology and Infrastructure Platforms for Public Engagement
- Data and Analysis
- Dialogue and Communications
People, Place, and Public Engagement is open to both academic and community participants; those interested are invited to consider interesting, engaging, and accessible approaches to presenting ideas.
Proposals will be accepted until May 22, 2018.