The organizers are excited to present a program filled with a strong mix of community experience, relevant research knowledge, lively discussion and memorable local social activity.

October 1, 2019 – Registration, Opening Reception, Keynote Address.

October 2, 2019 – Labour market and Labour Mobility, The Future of Rural Work – Keynote Address and Parallel Sessions, with Knowledge Mobilization Sessions – Podcasting, Webinars, e-Newsletters, and different presentation formats

October 3, 2019 – Food Security (agriculture, fisheries, aquaculture) and Drinking Water in Rural and Remote Communities – Keynote Address, Panel Sessions and New Researchers World Cafe

October 4, 2019 – Cultural and Heritage Industries and Rural Identity, Tourism, Social Enterprise  – Keynote Address, Presentations, Rural Policy Maker’s Round Table and Banquet

October 5, 2019 – Rural Engagement Tour

Additional programs details will be posted as they are finalized.