Friday, January 20, 2006

Leaf, Tree, Forest: Rooting Development in Community

Leaf, Tree, Forest: Rooting Development in Community, is the theme for the 2006 National Conference on CED and the Social Economy. Which will take place at Vancouver's Sheraton Wall Centre, March 15-18, 2006.

Join 600 CED and social economy practitioners, academics, government partners, technical assistance providers and citizens.


More than 50 workshops will explore current issues in CED and social economy, that include:
    - 5 workshop streams (Community Sustainability, Community-Based Enterprises, CED and Youth, Aboriginal CED, and Building Bridges Across Sectors) will present innovative models and practical experience

    - Social events provide opportunities to develop new partnerships and contacts

    - Collaborative action planning for moving forward together

    - Interesting Site visits to showcase the Lower Mainland’s CED sector

    - Inspiring speakers and plenaries

    -Marketplace and Showcase of Community Initiatives and Social Enterprises

The 2006 national conference is organized by the Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNet) in partnership with the BC-Yukon CED Network and Building Opportunities with Business, BoB.

Here is the conference brochure.

Use the document to make your workshop selections, then you'll be ready to complete the on-line registration process here. If you can't register on-line, you can print up the document, fill it out by hand and mail or fax your registration form to the address indicated.

Questions? Contact Jaie Skalin.

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