[Easttimorstudies] Conference: Building Stronger Communities

Jennifer Drysdale jenster at cres10.anu.edu.au
Fri Apr 28 08:45:35 EST 2006


PASCAL International Observatory Fourth 
International Conference, July 13-14, 2006, Melbourne Australia

Building Stronger Communities: Learnings, Governance, Directions

July 13 and 14, 2006, Melbourne, Australia


Friday 14 July 2006 – Building Stronger 
Communities – New Learnings, Better Governance, Future Directions

This fourth international conference hosted by 
the PASCAL Observatory aims to examine the roles 
played by place management, social capital and 
learning regions in building stronger 
communities, through the themes of New Learnings, 
Better Governance and Future Directions.

The Conference will consider issues concerned 
with governance and implications for learning and 
social capital. It will look at how researchers 
and practitioners can partner to learn, evaluate, 
extend and deepen good practice.

The Conference line up draws on PASCAL's global 
network, and includes national and international speakers:

Plenary session – Contemporary Social and 
Economic Priorities and Practices: How they are 
Changing – An International Perspective, led by 
Professor Barry McGraw, University of Melbourne.

Plenary Thematic Discussion – led by Professor 
David Adams, Executive Director, Strategic Policy 
& Research Division, 
<http://www.dvc.vic.gov.au/>Department for Victorian Communities.

The Conference format includes two sessions of concurrent papers.

Researchers from a range of disciplines, 
practitioners and policy makers are invited to 
contribute to this discussion to further the 
understandings and development of Stronger 
Communities. We invite you to consider your 
experience and learnings in the context of the 
conference themes and the resources located on 
the PASCAL website at <http://www.obs-pascal.com/>http://www.obs-pascal.com/

<http://www.obs-pascal.com/#c>Call for Papers due by May 22, 2006.

Cost is AUD$100 and includes copy of book of 
proceedings from 
3rd international conference.

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