Extended Deadline: Call for Poster Presentations - National Stewardship & Conservation Conference 2009

February 28, 2009 (All day)

Strengthening Stewardship — Investing at Every Step

4th National Stewardship & Conservation Conference

Strengthening Stewardship — Investing at Every Step, the 4th National Stewardship and Conservation Conference will be held on July 8-11, 2009, at the MacEwan Conference & Event Centre at the University of Calgary, in Calgary, Alberta. Held every three years since 2000, Stewardship and Conservation is the national conference where Canada’s stewards can meet to discuss emerging issues and solutions for strengthening stewardship across the country. For more information on this conference, please go to the website: www.stewardship2009.ca.

We are now inviting submission of proposals for poster papers. The full Call for Poster Presentations and related Guidelines can be found on the conference website. Proposals for posters should relate to the themes of the conference and describe specific case studies and programs, stewardship tools, and instruments that support conservation through stewardship.

Conference themes

  • Overspending Our Natural Capital? Making Stewardship Part of the Answer!
  • Emerging Trends — Responding to Our Changing World:
    • Climate Change
    • Environment and Human Health
    • Role of Stewardship in Maintaining Ecological Integrity
    • Changing Demographics
    • Globalization: Food, Energy and Biofuels
  • Stewardship from the Grass Roots to Policy
  • Showcasing Innovations in Stewardship

Individuals from education and research institutions, non-government stewardship and conservation organizations, federal, provincial and territorial governments, municipalities and local governments, local stewardship groups, aboriginal groups and organizations, individual stewards, health organizations and the private sector, are invited to submit poster proposals.

Proposals must be submitted to Program Committee Chair, Lorne Fitch, at [email protected]. Due to the short timeline provided previously, we have decided to extend the deadline for poster proposals to February 27, 2009. Please see conference website for full poster presentation guidelines.

Strengthening Stewardship — Investing at Every Step
4th National Stewardship & Conservation Conference
July 8-11, 2009, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Visit our Website: www.stewardship2009.ca

Contact us at: [email protected]