VSSN Annual Conference

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Common Threads Conference, June 2018: Diversity and Inclusion

Conference Details

Date: June 14, 2018
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Luther College at the University of Regina, Regina, SK, Room 100
 

The Common Threads Conference explores an important question, How do we become more representative of the communities we serve?

The conference will feature keynote speaker, Dr. Patricia Bradshaw, Dean of the Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary’s University and a Professor of Management.

Dr. Bradshaw's most recent research grants have been to study diversity on Canadian nonprofit boards and governance of federations. Her work has been published in journals such as Nonprofit Management and Leadership, Management Inquiry and Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly. She has consulted with and served on numerous boards, including, the Association of Researchers in Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Associations (ARNOVA) and Altrusvest. She was the chair of the board of the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs and a member of the Community Sector Council Board in Nova Scotia as well as being a member of Enactus Canada’s board. She has consulted on a variety of nonprofit projects including strategic planning, team building for boards and staff and training programs on change management and critical thinking skills.

Conference Agenda to come!
 

Logistics

  • Complimentary parking. View parking map (PDF).
  • Morning snack and lunch buffet by Chef Moe Mattieu.
  • Registration fee of $35.00. If you would like to attend but the fee is a barrier, please contact vssn@luthercollege.edu and request a fee subsidy.
  • To reach communities in the northern and rural areas of the province, the forum will be broadcast through the interactive web-conferencing application known as, Shindig. Contact vssn@luthercollege.edu if you do not wish to be part of the recording.

Space is limited to 80 registrants -- ensure your spot by registering today!
 

Read about our previous conferences and their proceedings:

June 2017: "Common Threads: Weaving a Stronger Nonprofit Sector"
June 2016: “Meeting of the Minds
 


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