Conference in Toronto on “What’s Next?” for Sustainable Development in the 21st Century

May 11, 2010 | By: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Mark Blumberg
Topics: News, Global Giving, Global Affairs Canada (GAC) formerly CIDA

This conference on June 11, 2010 may be of interest

The International Development Institute at Humber College presents:
“What’s Next?” 
Sustainable Development in the 21st Century
Come Out and Engage in the Debate
Where:  Assembly Hall
1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive - (south-east corner of Lakeshore Blvd W. & Kipling Ave)

When:    Friday June 11th, 2010              
Time:    8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Cost:      $35 (lunch included)
$25 for those with a Humber Student Number (lunch included)

“What’s Next” In Development?  The question is bound to create debate and discussion. Humber College, SoChange, World University Services Canada (WUSC) and the Humber Student Federation (HSF) are providing a forum for Development Professionals to outline their perspectives on the path development should take, and for attendees to actively engage with their views. This is an opportunity to expand your understanding of development trends, examining what changes are necessary and the means by which these changes will be initiated. “What’s Next?” will cover a wide range of international development topics, and is sure to both captivate and motivate participants to become involved in positive and sustainable change.

Speakers include:

• Ian Smillie – Distinguished researcher and writer on international development issues, and winner of the Order of Canada
• Karen Craggs – a gender specialist promoting gender equality locally and internationally with Gender Equality International
• Andres Recalde – CSR and Mining Expert, “A Confidence Enabler”
• Ezat Mossallanejad – Settlement counsellor, Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture
• WUSC – Grant Peckford, Youth Assisting Youth Managing Director, Michelle Manks the Program Officer for the Student Refugee Program and Youth Challenge International will be there speaking to issues of youth participation in development issues of all kinds. This breakout session will be free to all.
• Major Allan Best and Lieutenant Colonel John McEwen – Canadian Military
     

Register early as seating is limited
Contact Registrar’s Office and mention conference name to purchase tickets: 416.675.5005
For more info contact: Kim Pavan (416)-675-6622 ext. 5885 or

A special note of thanks to the following groups for their support and contributions to the Conference:
World University Service of Canada, Humber Students Federation, Humber Business School, and SoChange


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