ICN Public Engagement Catalyst Forum 2017

Event Summary

Collaborate | Innovate | Engage

Event Details

Join fellow persons interested or actively engaged in public or community engagement from across the country this autumn at the Inter-Council Network (ICN) Public Engagement Catalyst Forum, a bilingual national forum, taking place at the Centre culturel franco manitobain in Winnipeg, Manitoba from October 11 – 13th.

As a participant, what can I expect from the forum?
• Be inspired by innovative and accessible ways to engage communities in social change by those who use art, sport and other creative approaches to public outreach
• Learn how to integrate and formalize public engagement into your organization’s core activities and strategic direction at local, regional and national levels
• Increase your skills and knowledge to effectively measure the quality and impact of your outreach and communications efforts
• Situate public engagement in the current national context: Canada’s new Feminist International Assistance Policy
• Celebrate your successes and share your challenges, gain insight and discuss solutions with experts in the field of public engagement
• Establish potential partnerships and synergies across the country with other passionate public engagement practitioners
• Explore new and innovative practices of public engagement through participatory workshops and seminars

Registration Information
$100 Regular Admission
$75 Early-Bird Admission (Register by October 1st)

This includes admission to “Artists as Catalysts of Social Change” – a public event on the evening of Wednesday October 11th, featuring artists who will be performing and speaking about how they use art to engage different communities on social issues.
Artists are:
• Ivan Coyote
• Heather Bishop
• Pablo Felices-Luna

This does not include admission to the Exclusive Tour of the Canadian Museum of Human Rights – an optional event on the evening of Thursday October 12th.

$20 Regular Admission to Exclusive Tour of the Canadian Museum of Human Rights – Thursday October 12th.

This event is exclusive to Forum Registrants, but is optional. It will feature a tour by a Program Officer a the CMHR who will demonstrate how the CMHR has applied a human-rights based approach to their public engagement, as well as successes and challenges that they have faced in their efforts.

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