The Federation of Canadian Demographers invites proposals for its upcoming conference “Revisiting the demographic challenges of the 21st Century - Population dynamics, demographic methods and public policy” which will take place in Ottawa on June 4&5 2015. Send abstracts by email to email@example.com by March 1st 2015. This conference is a joint initiative of the Canadian Population Society and the Association des démographes du Québec.
Pathways to Prosperity (P2P) launches an exchange program providing opportunities for graduate students to conduct research in new locations under the supervision of P2P members. The program will provide travel funding of up to $2,500 to four students, who will also eligible to additional funding through the Mitacs Accelerate program. Applications should be submitted by email to Michael Haan (firstname.lastname@example.org). The dead line to apply is March 27, with placements to begin in the Summer or Fall of 2015.
As part of the Canadian Sociological Association annual meeting, Linda Gerber is organizing an applied sociology session on issues faced by Aboriginal peoples, including but not limited to the areas of health, family, education, employment, substance abuse, governance, arrest and incarceration, racism and discrimination. Research may involve collaboration with Aboriginal communities or organizations or may be based on independent data collection or on surveys conducted by Statistics Canada. The underlying goal is to inform public policy. The deadline to submit a proposal is February 2.