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2007 Georgia Basin Puget Sound Resesarch Conference

2007 Georgia Basin Puget Sound Research Conference
Vancouver, British Columbia
March 26–29, 2007

Contact Justin Longo, Conference Co-Chair
Environment Canada and visiting researcher at POLIS

Accessing Traditional Knowledge and Biodiversity: Rights, Responsibilities and Key Issues

"Accessing Traditional Knowledge and Biodiversity: Rights, Responsibilities and Key Issues"  Presentation by Dr. Kelly Bannister on March 24, 2007  10:20-11:20 am at the 7th Annual Health Conferernce of the Global Outreach Students Association (GOSA): Intellectual Property, Traditional Knowledge, and Access to Essential Medicines. First Nations Longhouse, University of British Columbia. FREE admission, including lunch. Register by contacting  gosa.ubc@gmail.com. Read Conference information and Program

The Importance of Ethics in Community-Based Research

"The Importance of Ethics in Community-Based Research"  Presentation by Dr. Kelly Bannister on March 12, 2007  11:00-11:30 am. Community Research Engagement Workshop. Quw’utsun’ Cultural and Conference Centre, 200 Cowichan Way, Duncan, BC. Sponsored by Inter Tribal Health Authority, Network  Environments for Aboriginal Research BC, and Snuneymuxw First Nation.

The Nexus of Biodiversity and Traditional Knowledge

"The Nexus of Biodiversity and Traditional Knowledge". Presentation by Dr. Kelly Bannister on March 8, 2007 5:00 - 6:30 pm, University of British Columbia, Forests and Oceans for the Future speaker series.  Visit Website for information

Traditional Knowledge, Local Expertise and Biodiversity Conservation

"Traditional Knowledge, Local Expertise and Biodiversity Conservation".  Presentation by Dr. Kelly Bannister on March 7, 2007, 7:00 - 8:00 pm,  Malaspina University-College, Faculty of Science and Technology Spring Lecture Series 2007.  Visit Website for information

Climate Change, Community Action... and Echo Heights?

Kelly Bannister was invited to give a presentation "Climate Change, Community Action... and Echo Heights?" at the first Annual General Meeting of the Chemainus Residents Association. Read article published in the Ladysmith Chronicle on Mar 06, 2007.

Climate Change, Community Action... and Echo Heights?

"Climate Change, Community Action... and Echo Heights?"  Presentation by Dr. Kelly Bannister on March 1, 2007, 6:40-7:00 pm, Saint Joseph's School, Chemainus. Keynote address, AGM of the Chemainus Residents Association. Read ad in Chemainus Courier (March 22, 2007). A write-up was published in the Ladysmith Chronicle on Mar 06, 2007. Read article

Finding a New Path for Water Sustainability

"Finding a New Path for Water Sustainability". A FREE workshop with Oliver Brandes (POLIS) and Peter Dixon (Veins of Life Watershed Society) on Monday, 26th February 2007 from 7:00–9:00 PM at 2994 Douglas Street (BCGEU Auditorium). Oliver will introduce the Soft-Path for water management, including ideas on water conservation and local opportunities for this approach. Peter will give a presentation on the history of water management in the CRD and conclude with new, emerging issues that need to be addressed. To register for this free workshop, or for further information, please contact Dorothy by phone at 595-1701 or by email at dgclippingdale@shaw.ca. Refreshments provided. Read workshop flyer

The Risky Enterprise of Science and Scientific Communication

"The Risky Enterprise of Science and Scientific Communication" is a report by Andrew Wender on the first Student Biotechnology Network's speaking event on Feb 13 featuring Dr. Conrad Brunk, Director of the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society, University of Victoria. Dr. Brunk's presentation was entitled "Representing Science in the Public: Some Rules of Engagement." Read report

Me an expert? Reflections on Environmental Policy Research and Advocacy

"Me an expert? Reflections on Environmental Policy Research and Advocacy." Presentation by Tony Maas on February 9, 2007 at 12 noon, Hutt Building Rm 234, University of Guelph. Part of Guelph Geography Speaker Series. Read abstract