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Northern Dialogues Conference 2024
May 21st-24th, 2024
Yukon University, Whitehorse, Yukon

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Conference Information

The conference will bring together perspectives on the challenges and opportunities facing rural, northern, and Indigenous communities in Canada. Specifically, the event will highlight the implications of "remoteness" for sustainable livelihoods. Dialogue will focus on themes like innovation, education, health, social systems, culture, heritage, and wellbeing.

 

*This is a Hybrid Event – it will primarily be held in person, with opportunities to attend and participate in a focused conference program online. *

Conference Themes

The committee invites researchers, educators, leaders, community members, policymakers, and practitioners to submit proposals for oral presentations, poster presentations, workshops, and panel discussions that focus on the following themes:  

 

Innovation and Community Development 
 

Education, Health, and Social Systems 
 

Culture, Heritage, and Wellbeing  
 

Anything else related to rural and northern life!
 

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Presentation Formats

  • 15-minute Oral Presentation (in person) 

  • 15-minute Oral Presentation (virtual) 

  • Poster Presentation 

  • Workshop or Panel Presentation (approx. 90 minutes)  

 

Presentations may take the form of traditional research presentations, case studies, or stories of ongoing work. Works-in-progress are certainly welcome.

 

Submission Guidelines: 

The submission should include

  • Title 

  • Presentation format 

  • Conference themes: 

  • Innovation and Community Development 

  • Education, Health, and Social Systems 

  • Culture, Heritage, and Wellbeing 

  • Open Call

  • Name of the presenter(s), affiliation(s), and contact information 

  • Proposal (200 words)  

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Registration and Call for Papers

*The Call For Papers is Now Open*
 

Key Dates:

Deadline (first call) for proposals: December 1st, 2023. 

Notification of outcome: December 15th, 2023. 

Deadline (second call) for proposals: February 1st, 2024. 

Notification of outcome: February 15th, 2024. 

Further Information

Further information about the conference, including fees, accommodation, and more, will soon be available on this page. 

Financial support will be available for students and practitioners/community members wishing to attend and present at the event. Presenters who are students or affiliated with communities and organizations in Northern Canada will be prioritized for this support. The request for support is included in the submission form. Please provide detailed information there.  

 

For any enquiries regarding the Call for Papers or general enquiries about the conference, please email: vu22va@brocku.ca 

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