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Subject: (Fwd) FW: Call for papers - WUSC conference on Youth Action an
Date: Wed, 07 May 2008 11:31:01 -0500
From: Peter_McVetty@umanitoba.ca
To: bev_godard@umanitoba.ca

Dear Bev,

Please forward the following to academic and graduate student members of the Department.


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From:	"Merv Pritchard" <Merv_Pritchard@umanitoba.ca>
To:	"Peter McVetty" <peter_mcvetty@umanitoba.ca>,
       	"Qiang Zhang" <zhang@ms.umanitoba.ca>,
       	"Gary Fulcher" <gary_fulcher@umanitoba.ca>,
       	"Neil Holliday" <neil_holliday@umanitoba.ca>,
       	"Laurie Connor" <mconnor@cc.umanitoba.ca>,
       	"Brian Oleson" <brian_oleson@umanitoba.ca>
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Subject:	FW: Call for papers - WUSC conference on Youth Action and Civic Engagement
Date sent:	Wed, 7 May 2008 11:22:02 -0500

Department Heads
I am forwarding this message in case you have some students who are
working on projects that may fit the guidelines for the WUSC
conference to be held in November.

Merv Pritchard


Subject: Call for papers - WUSC conference on Youth Action and Civic

May 6, 2008

Dear colleagues:

Please find attached the call for papers for the WUSC National
Research Forum 2008.

Date and location:
Ottawa, Saturday, November 8, 2008

WUSC Annual Assembly, including post-secondary students, local
committee members, WUSC Southern partners, WUSC alumni, WUSC
institutional members, faculty and individuals active in international

This year's theme is Youth Action and Civic Engagement.

Preference will be given to presentations that focus on WUSC countries
or projects that will inspire and motivate individuals to share
knowledge and take action.

Countries of focus:
Bolivia, Guatemala, Peru, Burkina Faso, Botswana, Ghana, Guinea, Mali,
Malawi, Niger, Senegal, Afghanistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, the
Balkans, Haiti, Canada

Deadline for proposals: June 16, 2008

Further information:
Sonia Fournier, Program Assistant,
Curriculum & Research / SWB
E-mail: devcase@wusc.ca

Please circulate this call for papers among your colleagues who might
be interested in the opportunity.


Cameron Zywina
Office of International Relations
Tel. 474-6418
E-mail: zywinac@ms.umanitoba.ca

------- End of forwarded message -------Peter B. E. McVetty
Professor and Acting Department Head
NSERC Senior Industrial Research Chair
Department of Plant Science, University of Manitoba
Winnipeg Manitoba Canada R3T 2N2
tel (204) 474-6074; fax (204) 474-7528
email Peter_McVetty@UManitoba.CA

Bev Godard
Department of Plant Science
University of Manitoba
66 Dafoe Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3T 2N2
Phone: (204) 474-8563
Fax:     (204) 474-7528