This fall, Memorial University’s Office of Public Engagement will host People, Place and Public Engagement, a conference taking place October 25-27 2018 at our stunning new location on historic Signal Hill in St. John`s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

People, Place and Public Engagement will explore how universities and the public, including communities, governments, industry, not-for-profits, and others, collaborate.

Call for proposals is now open.

We’re looking for conference presentation proposals that relate to all sorts of university-community public engagement, including research and teaching & learning, the scholarship of public engagement, university-community collaborations of all kinds, community-based research and all other types of work that relate to the broad topic of university-community public engagement.

The themes of the conference include:

  • People and Place
  • The Publicly Engaged University
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Diversity and Equity
  • Technology and Infrastructure Platforms for Public Engagement
  • Data and Analysis
  • Dialogue and Communications

See the complete call for proposals for more details about the themes.

People, Place, and Public Engagement is open to both academic and community participants and we invite you to consider interesting, engaging, and accessible approaches to presenting your ideas.

Submit your online proposal here.

Proposals will be accepted until May 11, 2018.

For questions about the Call for Proposals, please contact the Office of Public Engagement at engagement@mun.ca.