C2UEXPO 2020 is Canada’s leading Expo on community-campus partnerships and runs May 12th – 14th 2020. It attracts delegates from across Canada and around the world to Sault Ste. Marie/Baawating to learn about innovations in local, national, international community-campus initiatives and research. The Expo will provide community members, practitioners, and scholars a platform to highlight the experiences, skills, and best practices that address issues critical to Culture, Place, and Resilience.

Registration Fees

Members of Community-Based Research Canada receive 20% discount

 Early Bird- Ends March 1, 2020Regular
General390450
Community/ Non-profit250300
Students210250
One Day210250

TRAVEL SUBSIDY

Individuals from across Canada and internationally are invited to attend the C2 UExpo 2020 and we are endeavoring to provide opportunities to subsidize. Funds for subsidies are very limited, therefore, they will be dispersed on the basis of need.   

INTERNATIONAL ATTENDEES

The C2UExpo attracts a considerable number of attendees and guest speakers from around the world. International attendees can participate at the Expo; however, each International attendee should individually confirm if a visa is required for entry to Canada prior to registering.

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Code of Conduct

NORDIK Institute, Algoma University and Shingwauk  Kinoomaage Gamig  work actively to foster a diverse, welcoming and inclusive global community of scholars and practitioners. It is dedicated to the creation of a safe and respectful experience for all participants in the biannual C2UExpo.

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Contact Address:

NORDIK Institute, 1520 Queen St. East Sault Ste. Marie, ON Canada P6A 2G4

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(705) 949-2301 ext. 1087

May 12 - 14, 2020

C²U Expo

Culture, Place and Resilience

Sault Ste. Marie/Bawaating

2020

ABOUT C²UEXPO 2020

C2UEXPO 2020 is Canada’s leading expo on community-campus partnerships and runs May 12th – 14th 2020. Hosted by NORDIK Institute, Algoma University and Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig, it attracts delegates from across Canada and around the world to Sault Ste. Marie/Baawating to learn about innovations in local, national, international community-campus initiatives and research.

The Expo will provide community members, practitioners, and scholars a platform to highlight the experiences, skills, and best practices that address issues critical to Culture, Place, and Resilience.

More than 400 participants are expected to attend

THE PARTNERS

NORDIK Institute is a community-based research non-profit organization with the goal of building Northern Ontario’s capacity to conduct research that contributes to social, economic and environmental justice in rural, Indigenous and northern communities.
Algoma University was first established as a college of Laurentian University in 1965 and gained independence in 2008, offering a wide range of degrees spanning liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies.
Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig is a centre of excellence in Anishinaabe education and member of the Aboriginal Institutes Consortium. Algoma University and Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig share a special mission to cultivate cross-cultural learning between Anishinaabe populations and other communities.

C²UEXPO 2020 PROGRAM

C2UExpo 2020, Canada’s leading gathering on community-campus partnerships, will mark the 8th time for community and campus researchers to share knowledge, talk and engage with one another as we explore our ideas, successes and struggles, building relationships with others who are working on similar concerns, tackling problems locally and globally. The three co-hosts, NORDIK Institute, Algoma University and Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig are excited to welcome you to Baawating, Sault Ste. Marie, at the heart of the Great Lakes.

We welcome participants from around the world and from a diversity of communities and organizations, institutions, governments and businesses, foundations, students and researchers. We encourage those presenting and/or attending to think about how the theme of our gathering plays out in your projects and local realities, and how they inspire community engagement, cross-cultural collaboration, appreciation of art, and community resilience.

  • Tour local creative enterprises, or natural and historic sites;
  • Engage with renowned Canadian and International speakers in panel discussions, round tables, exhibits, creative workshops, and culture-based events;
  • Evening social at the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre: sample A Taste of Algoma’s local delicacies.
  • View thought-provoking documentaries from independent filmmakers that highlight diverse approaches and solutions to community issues

Schedule
What is Going to Happen?

10:30 AM
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11:00 AM

Coffee Break

11:00 AM
to
13:30 PM

5 Tips for Refreshing Website Copy. Revisit Business and Website Goals

Joanna Smith

Designer

Alice Fox

Graphic Designer

Danny Wood

Designer

PROGRAM

Schedule

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speakers

08:00 - 09:00
AM

Registration With Coffee

09:00 - 09:30
AM

Understanding and implementing modern design ideas to clients needs.

Lora O’Dale

Designer

09:30 - 10:30
AM

How to create successful SEO and SMM. Theory & practical experience.

Nathan James

Designer

PROGRAM

Speakers

General and Group Submissions are now open. Please click on links below.

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Submission Deadline: Extended to January 24, 2020, 11:59 pm E.S.T.

Be a speaker to share knowledge, talk and engage with one another as we explore our ideas, successes and struggles, building relationships with others who are working on similar concerns, tackling problems locally and globally. Click booklet to read more.

PROGRAM

Pre-Expo Events

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PLAN YOUR TRIP

Venue

Quattro Hotel is the Expo venue. It is the largest Expo Centre in Northern Ontario, boasting an excellent restaurant and a variety of accommodation options.

A few C²UEXPO-related activities will be held at different locations, for example, tours of Shingwark Residential Schools Centre (Algoma University) and Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig. 

Getting To Sault Ste. Marie

Sault Ste. Marie, Canada can be accessed by air, car and bus. 

By Air

  • Porter Airlines connects Sault Ste. Marie to Toronto’s downtown Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.
  • Air Canada has multiple direct daily flights from Toronto’s Pearson International Airport, with connecting flights worldwide.
  • Bearskin Airlines provides services within Northern Ontario.
  • Delta Airlines operates regular flights from Detroit and Minneapolis to Chippewa County Airport (CIU) near Sault Ste. Marie, MI, USA

By Car

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario is located on the TransCanada Highway 17.

It connects to USA Interstate 75 through Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.

By Bus

Ontario Northland in Canada and Greyhound in USA(Sault Ste. Marie, MI)

Accommodations

1. Expo Hotel

The Expo venue is the Quattro Hotel. There are a limited number of rooms offering the Expo discount. Please quote the event discount code [TBD] when reserving rooms. There are many nearby hotels to suit a variety of budgets. 

2. On-Campus Accommodations

Algoma University has rooms available for the Expo attendees. While room styles range from traditional dorm rooms to townhouse, all the accommodations are a private single room. Please note the following:

  • Reservations are on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Reservations must be guaranteed with a valid credit card and are subject to a 72-hour cancellation policy.
  • To book a room at Algoma University contact Rose Linklater, Coordinator of Housing at rose.linklater@algomau.ca.

3. Off-Campus Accommodations

In Sault Ste. Marie there are a wide selection of nearby hotels and motels. If you require accessible accommodations, please check with the hotel directly.

Become a SPONSOR

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Sponsorship Opportunities

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LET'S GET IN TOUCH!

If you have any enquiries, please complete the information below:

Contact Address:

NORDIK Institute 1520 Queen St. East Sault Ste. Marie, ON Canada P6A 2G4

Call Us:

Don’t hesitate to contact us via phone:
(705) 949-2301 ext. 3122