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2017 Sponsoring Prospectus for the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum

The cost of hosting and organizing the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum is shared by all participants.  Everyone who attends pays a registration fee. We have not raised the registration fee since 2012.  By maintaining it at a reasonable level - $399.00 + HST (with a reduced fee of $199 + HST for students and low-income [...]

By | January 17th, 2017|Announcements, Forum, KMb Events, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2017 Sponsoring Prospectus for the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum

2017 K* Scholarships – 10 Available $500 each

K* Scholarships: 2017 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum PDF: 2017 Kstar Scholarship Guidelines WORD: 2017 Kstar Scholarship Guidelines “K* (K star) is the collective term for the set of functions and processes at the various interfaces between knowledge, practice, and policy. K* improves the ways in which knowledge is shared and applied; improving processes already in place to bring [...]

By | January 17th, 2017|Announcements, Forum, KMb Events, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2017 K* Scholarships – 10 Available $500 each

Growing Knowledge Mobilization Practice in Colombia

I have just returned from a week of meetings in Bogota, Colombia organized by Jaime Diaz Sarmiento, the Director of Operations for the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization in Colombia.  After two years of discussion and a year of mapping and relationship building, it is clear that there is interest in learning more about knowledge mobilization [...]

By | October 13th, 2016|Colombia, IKMb Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Growing Knowledge Mobilization Practice in Colombia

Ottawa Knowledge Brokers Community of Practice Meeting Thursday November 26

Ottawa Knowledge Brokers Community of Practice Meeting Thursday November 26 after work (someone will be there from 4:30) Fox and Feather pub 283 Elgin Street Come and meet other folks from the Ottawa region who do what you do. We will hold a networking activity. Bring a knowledge mobilization challenge from your work as a [...]

By | November 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ottawa Knowledge Brokers Community of Practice Meeting Thursday November 26

Takako Nomura Visual Profile

Takako Nomura presented a poster at the 2015 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum in Montreal.  She has shared a visual profile that I thought makes for an interesting resume: Here is the PDF in more detail: Nomura,Takako_Note_061215

By | June 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Takako Nomura Visual Profile

D’ESPACE ET DE CRÉATIVITÉ – Réflexion sur la 4e édition du Forum canadien sur la mobilisation des connaissances

Par Luc Dancause  Trente rais se réunissent autour d'un moyeu. C'est de son vide que dépend l'usage du char. On pétrit de la terre glaise pour faire des vases. C'est de son vide que dépend l'usage des vases. On perce des portes et des fenêtres pour faire une maison. C'est de leur vide que dépend [...]

By | June 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on D’ESPACE ET DE CRÉATIVITÉ – Réflexion sur la 4e édition du Forum canadien sur la mobilisation des connaissances

WALKING AND MOBILIZING: AN ACTIVE KNOWLEDGE MOBILIZATION SESSION – LA MARCHE COMME EXPÉRIENCE D’ÉCHANGE

  May-Mai 15: 10:45-12:00 WALKING AND MOBILIZING – AN ACTIVE KNOWLEDGE MOBILIZATION SESSION Walking has multiple benefits. The subject of scientific study, walking has been shown to have a positive effect on brain activity. In addition, when people walk in an unfamiliar environment, creativity in conversation and connections to new ideas is enhanced. Participants will pair [...]

By | May 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on WALKING AND MOBILIZING: AN ACTIVE KNOWLEDGE MOBILIZATION SESSION – LA MARCHE COMME EXPÉRIENCE D’ÉCHANGE

#CKF15 Update / Mise à jour de #CKF15 – Accepted Proposals Invited

We were overwhelmed with both the quality and the quality of proposals received for the 2015 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum.  The committee has made its selection. Invitations were sent out today. Here is what we have accepted: 10 Workshops 60 Presentations 15 Posters 12 K* Scholarships Awarded Come join us in Montreal, Quebec on May [...]

By | April 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on #CKF15 Update / Mise à jour de #CKF15 – Accepted Proposals Invited

International Symposium on Grids and Clouds 2015 15~20 March 2015, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

The International Symposium on Grids and Clouds (ISGC) 2015 will be held at Academia Sinica in Taipei, Taiwan from 15-20 March 2015, with co-located events and workshops. The conference is hosted by the Academia Sinica Grid Computing Centre (ASGC). “Global e-Infrastructure for Global Challenges” is the theme of ISGC 2015. Nowadays, the world is facing [...]

By | January 25th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on International Symposium on Grids and Clouds 2015 15~20 March 2015, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

First Montreal Meeting for #ckf15

This is just a shout out to let people in Montreal know that I will be in town on August 11 and 12 to begin the process of planning for the 2015 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum. Currently meeting with Melanie Bisson at 9 am on the 12th.  Plan to connect with others that have expressed [...]

By | July 18th, 2014|Announcements, Uncategorized|2 Comments

Slides from presentation to Canadian School Boards Association Congress in Niagara Falls

I had the pleasure of meeting a wonderful group of people at the Canadian School Boards Association Congress in Niagara Falls, July 3-5, 2014.  As promised, I am providing the slides to people who were interested in having a copy.  Thank you for your attention, great questions, and warm remarks following the event.  I look [...]

By | July 5th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Slides from presentation to Canadian School Boards Association Congress in Niagara Falls

MEOPAR is building a generation of research leaders AND knowledge mobilizers

This blog post is Peter Levesque's observations about how to better support knowledge mobilization learning and application in complex research networks.  It discusses the MEOPAR NCE and links to resources in Halifax, Canada and the United Kingdom. Core Statements 1) Canada is beginning to do a better job of integrating the concept of knowledge mobilization [...]

By | February 14th, 2014|IKMb Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on MEOPAR is building a generation of research leaders AND knowledge mobilizers

Twitter chats as a knowledge mobilization tool by Anne Bergen

Twitter chats are a way for people to discuss a topic of shared interest, by all committing to view the same data stream at the same time through use of a common hashtag. Twitter chats require groups of people who are enthusiastic enough about a topic to wade into a frenetic flow of information, exchanging [...]