Webinars and Speaker Series


UPCOMING WEBINARS

WEBINAR – Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Integral Strategy in Community Engagement in Rural Alberta
Presenters: Richard Pauls and David Forrest
Links: Video Recording, PowerPoint

*For more information or to register, please contact AduGyamfiO@BrandonU.CA


 

ARCHIVE

2017

March  15, 2017
Rural Knowledge Mobilization and Social Media
Presenters: Bojan Furst, Shawna Reibling, Krista Jensen, Alisa Fullwood, Ryan Gibson, and Michael Blatherwick
Links: Video Recording, PowerPoint

February 22, 2017
Consequences of  Rural Out-migration on Structural Changes in Agriculture  in Serbia 
Presenter: Natalija Bogdanov
Links: Video Recording, PowerPoint

February 15, 2017
Rural Scotland in Focus 2016: Informing rural policy in Scotland
Presenters: Jane Atterton and Sarah Skerratt
Links: Video Recording, PowerPoint

February  7, 2017

Oil’s Rural Reach: Social and Environmental Impacts in Saskatchewan’s Oil Producing Areas
Presenter: Emily Eaton
Links: Video Recording, PowerPoint

January 24, 2017
Achieving What’s Possible for the Agri-Food Sector: through the lens of strategically managing “Natural Capital”
Presenter: David McInnes
Links: Video Recording, PowerPoint

2016

December 14
Food Waste in the EU: from Evidence to Policy Interventions
Presenters: Matteo Vittuari, Paolo Azzurro

Links: Video Recording, PowerPoint

November 22
The Hutterites in North America: Confronting the Digital Age
Presenters: John Lehr
Links: Video Recording, PowerPoint

October 6
Diversity in Rural/Regional Australian Communities: Everyday Multiculturalism and Resilience in Bridging Difference
Presenters: David Radford
Links: Video Recording, PowerPoint

September 20
The State of Rural Canada: Panel Discussion
Presenters: Sean Markey, Simon Fraser University; Ryan Gibson, University of Guelph; Heather Hall, University of Saskatchewan; Al Lauzon, University of Guelph; Robert Greenwood, Memorial University; Chris Southcott, Lakehead University; William (Bill) Ashton, Rural Development Institute Brandon University.
Links: Video Recording, PowerPoint

August 4
The Surprising Lives of Small Town Doctors: practicing medicine in rural Canada
Presenter: Dr. Paul Dhillon
Links: Video Recording

June 21, 2016
Planning for Climate Change: an oxymoron?
Presenters: Mike Sullivan & Gary Willson (PowerPoint), Henry David (Hank) Venema (PowerPoint)
Links: Video Recording

June 15, 2016
Geographies of Immobility: emotions and human rights of Latin-American seasonal agricultural workers in Quebec and their families.
Presenter: Linamar Campos Flores (PowerPoint)
Webinar courtesy of RPLC Migration Research Theme Team
Links: Video Recording

April 21
Rural Youth Workforce Development: Policy and Practice
Presenters: Ray Bollman (PowerPoint), Dianne Looker (PowerPoint), Sarah Breen (PowerPoint).
Webinar delivered in cooperation with RPLC partner institution: Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute
Links: Video Recording

April 6
Advancing the Basin-Boundry Regional Food System
Presenters: Lauren Rethoret (PowerPoint), Rachel Roussin (PowerPoint), Brent Mansfield (PowerPoint)
Webinar delivered in cooperation with RPLC partner institution: Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute
Links: Video Recording

March 30
Centralized and Decentralized Police Systems: examining citizen trust
Presenters: Grichawat Lowatcharin (PowerPoint), Judith Stallman
Links: Video Recording

March 23
Rural Labour Mobility: cohesion and social inclusion policy in Europe
Presenter: Philomena de Lima (PowerPoint)
Links: Video Recording

March 10
Farm Succession and Inheritance: an Irish perspective on policy and support programs
Presenter: Tomas Russell (PowerPoint)
Links: Video Recording

February 4
Remote Control: Lessons in Governance as a Resource for Rural and Remote Regions
Presenter: Rob Greenwood (PowerPoint)
Links: Video Recording

January 27
Canada’s Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program: Motivations of Mexican Workers
Presenters: Lidia Carvajal (PowerPoint), Judith Stallman
Links: Video Recording


2015

Improving dementia care in rural and small town settings: A view from Ontario – Presented by Rachel Herron (PowerPoint)

Growing the Food Industry in Canada: Successful SMEs – Link to Recording
– September, 2015. Presented by Jim Smith (PowerPoint) and Tim Hore (PowerPoint)

Food Waste Policies and Practices: North America and the EU –  Link to Recording
– June, 2015. Presented by Adbdel Felfel (PowerPoint) and Dr. Matteo Vittuari (PowerPoint)

Power Relations between Mayors and Councillors – Link to PowerPoint and Link to Recording
– May, 2015. Presented by Dr. Meir Serfaty

A great follow up to Bill Reimer and Bruno Jean’s webinar on Quebec rural policy can be found here. Check it out!

Quebec’s Approach to Regional Development: An historical perspective Link to PowerPoint and Link to recording

-February, 2015. Presented by Dr. Bill Reimer and Dr. Bruno Jean

Dirt Roads and Highways: Reforming Municipal Governance and Government in Alberta Link to PowerPoint and Link to recording 
-February, 2015. Presented by Dr. Lars Hallstrom and Naomi Finseth 


2014

Manitoba’s Amalgamated Rural Region: A Step Forward? Link to PowerPoint and Link to recording
-December, 2014. Presented by Dr. Bill Ashton. 

Manitoba’s Economic Structure and Trends: An Update. Link to PowerPoint and Link to recording
-December, 2014. Presented by Dr. Ray Bollman . 

Mitigation of Agriculture Greenhouse Gases in the Livestock Industry: An International Perspective. Link to recording
-November, 2014. Presented by Dr. James Breen (PowerPoint) and Dr. Tim McAllister (PowerPoint). 

Manitoba’s Rural Demography Structure and Trends: An update. Link to PowerPoint and Link to Recording
-November, 2014. Presented by Dr. Ray Bollman. 

Community Change: 6 Simple Rules in Evaluating Collective Impact. Link to PowerPoint and Link to Recording-May, 2014. Presented by Mark Cabaj.

Innovative Social Enterprises in Rural Manitoba. Link to Recording
-April, 2014. Presented by Dr. Megan McKenzie and Robert Guilford (PowerPoint).

Recreation’s Role In community Resiliency. Link to PowerPoint and Link to Recording
-March, 2014. Presented by Dr. Jacquelyn Oncescu. 


2013

Seven Strategies for Sustainable Community Futures. Link to PowerPoint and Link to Recording.
-November, 2013. Presented by Prof. Bill Reimer.

Public Policy Implementation and its Implications Link to Recording
-Presented by Lars Hallstrom and Charles Conteh

Public Policy and Implementation in Canada – Rethinking the Implementation Gap. Link to PowerPoint
-November, 2013. Presented by Dr. Lars Hallstrom.

Implementing Canada’s Rural Development Policy in a Knowledge – Based Economy. Link to PowerPoint
-November, 2013. Presented by Dr. Charles Conteh.

Sustainable Rural Community Development: A comparative Study of Canada and Australia. Link to PowerPoint and Link to Recording.
-April, 2013. Presented by Dr. John Martin.