North Atlantic Forum
North Atlantic Forum & Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation Conference
Memorial University and the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation (CRRF) and its North Atlantic partners are planning for the 2019 North Atlantic Forum and CRRF Conference in St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada in October 2019.
Save the date and plan your participation in the Sustainable Communities Forum. Join rural practitioners, researchers, government, business and non-profit representatives for inspiring presentations, breakout sessions, and interactive discussions on the stresses and solutions of sustainable communities.
Conference registration is now open. Early bird prices are in effect until June 30, 2019.
The organizers are excited to present a program filled with a strong mix of community experience, relevant research knowledge, lively discussion and memorable local social activity.
October 1, 2019 – Registration, Opening Reception, Keynote Address.
October 2, 2019 – Labour market and Labour Mobility, The Future of Rural Work – Keynote Address and Parallel Sessions, with Knowledge Mobilization Sessions – Podcasting, Webinars, e-Newsletters, and different presentation formats
October 3, 2019 – Food Security (agriculture, fisheries, aquaculture) and Drinking Water in Rural and Remote Communities – Keynote Address, Panel Sessions and New Researchers World Cafe
October 4, 2019 – Cultural and Heritage Industries and Rural Identity, Tourism, Social Enterprise – Keynote Address, Presentations, Rural Policy Maker’s Round Table and Banquet
October 5, 2019 – Rural Engagement Tour
Additional programs details will be posted as they are finalized.