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Committee for the 2017 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum

The Committee for the 2017 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum is a group of volunteers who bring their collective vision, energy, time, and humour to co-constructing the program from the broad set of proposals we receive. The members are: Ottawa Knowledge Broker Community of Practice - third Thursday of the month at the Fox and Feather on Elgin [...]

By | January 29th, 2017|Advisors, Announcements, Forum, KMb Events|Comments Off on Committee for the 2017 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum

Educational technology and education conference list comprising 1,468 CONFIRMED events

Educational Technology and Education Conferences for January to June 2017, Edition #36 Prepared by Clayton R. Wright, crwr77 at gmail.com, November 12, 2016 Educational Technology & Education Conferences #36, January to June 2017 Clayton R Wright The 36th edition of the conference list covers selected events that primarily focus on the use of technology in [...]

By | December 21st, 2016|Advisors, Announcements, KMb Events|Comments Off on Educational technology and education conference list comprising 1,468 CONFIRMED events

The many connections between Knowledge Mobilization and “systems”: What’s your approach? by Shasta Carr-Harris

Our #CKF16 proposals are in and as we await another engaging Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum I thought I’d kick-start a conversation about this year’s Forum focus – Systems and Sustainability. While some KMb-ers have already connected systems thinking with their knowledge mobilization work, preparing this year’s submission for CKF16 likely provided others with an opportunity [...]

By | April 11th, 2016|Advisors, Guest Commentary, KMb Articles|6 Comments

Thank you, Patrick Moore

Patrick Moore - who holds the claim of the first person to ever register for the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum - volunteered to update and refresh the look of the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization website. He will continue to help us figure out how best to serve the growing knowledge mobilization community.  I want to [...]

By | October 15th, 2015|Advisors, Announcements, IKMb News|1 Comment

Knowledge Mobilization Leadership: it’s not what you might think – by David Phipps

York University recently hosted a meeting of the ResearchImpact-RéseauImpactRecherche (RIR) Executive Leads (mostly VPs Research) and Directors. There were 21 of us and only four of us had any direct experience creating and sustaining community campus collaborations as a primary role in our jobs. This has me thinking about leadership for knowledge mobilization. Leadership isn’t [...]

By | January 6th, 2014|Advisors, IKMb Blog, KMb Articles|1 Comment

Here’s an interesting question: is access to social media a luxury or a right? by Raywat Deonandan

"A right????" I can hear you shouting at me through your keyboard.  "How can it possibly be a right?  And why are you asking these stupid questions?" Let's think about it.  How many people under the age of 50 do you know who don't engage in social media to some extent?  Whether it's reading or [...]

By | October 1st, 2013|Advisors, Guest Commentary, KMb Articles|3 Comments

First Sponsor for the 2014 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum

The Planning Committee of the 2014 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum is pleased to announce that the first sponsor of the event is the Park Town Hotel. They have provided the #CKF14 with a terrific rate for the meeting rooms, catering and a special room rate for attendees.  To book your room use Guestrooms Group Block is [...]

By | August 28th, 2013|Advisors, KMb Events|Comments Off on First Sponsor for the 2014 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum

Introducing Fleur Macqueen Smith – Planning Committee Member for #CKF14

We are very excited about the great people who have come forward to assist in the development of the 2014 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum in Saskatoon, SK on June 9 & 10, 2014. For the past nine years, Fleur has worked as the Knowledge Transfer Manager in the Healthy Children research program at the Saskatchewan [...]

By | August 27th, 2013|Advisors, KMb Events|Comments Off on Introducing Fleur Macqueen Smith – Planning Committee Member for #CKF14

Raywat Deonandan joins International Advisory Council of IKMB

It is our privilege to announce that Dr. Raywat Deonandan, Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences at the University of Ottawa has become the third member of the International Advisory Council of the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization. Dr Raywat Deonandan is an Epidemiologist, author, global health specialist and Assistant Professor with the Interdisciplinary School of Health [...]

By | August 21st, 2013|Advisors|Comments Off on Raywat Deonandan joins International Advisory Council of IKMB

Cathy Howe joins International Advisory Council of IKMB

It is our privilege to announce that Cathy Howe, National Institute for Health Research Collaboration for Leadership for Applied Health Research and Care for Northwest London, United Kingdom has become the second member of the International Advisory Council of the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization. Cathy Howe is a UK NIHR Knowledge Mobilisation Fellow researching organisational systems and networks for knowledge [...]

By | August 8th, 2013|Advisors, Announcements|1 Comment