? ? ? *NEW*?Read the event summary See photos from the Annual Conference See videos from the Annual Conference ? The Federation, in collaboration with the University of Toronto, presents: ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 2016 Annual Conference People, Place and Possibility: ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?Cities and the Humanities and Social Sciences? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?? 9 November 2016, Hart House University of Toronto? Program?|?Featured Speakers?|?Registration?| Accommodations|?Videos?| Blog ? ? ? ? ? ?? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ??? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? The Federation’s annual conference draws participants from across the country and from a broad spectrum of humanities and social sciences (HSS) disciplines. This year’s conference, hosted by the University of Toronto, is on the dynamic theme of cities and the role for humanities and social sciences in addressing urban issues such as pluralism, democracy, innovation, reconciliation, and research impacts. This one-day event will include a?Big Thinking?lecture followed by a panel discussion, a keynote, interactive workshops and discussion of the government’s recently announced review of federal support for fundamental science. ?A networking reception will follow. We hope to welcome you there! Join the conversation by using the Federation's Annual Conference hashtag!?#HSSCONF16 ? ? PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? BIG THINKING LECTURE Just sustainabilities in cities: Re-imagining e/quality, living within limits Julian Agyeman,?Professor, Urban and Environmental Policy, Tufts University Integrating social needs?and welfare offers us a more ‘just,’ rounded and equity-focused definition of?sustainability. This does not, however, negate the very real environmental threats we?face. Join?Julian Agyeman?as he explores examples of just sustainabilities, focusing on ideas about 'fair shares' resource distribution globally,?planning for intercultural cities, achieving?wellbeing and happiness, the concept of 'spatial justice,’ and the roles for the HSS in creating just sustainabilities in urban centres. Introduction by?เกมส์ยิงปลาW88Meric Gertler, President, University of Toronto Response Panel? A diverse panel will respond to Julian Agymen’s Big Thinking lecture and discuss how the HSS can help create more inclusive and democratically engaged cities. Speakers include: ? ? Cyndy Baskin,?Associate Professor, School of Social Work, Ryerson University Shauna Sylvester,?Professor, Professional Practice, Director, Centre for Dialogue, Simon Fraser University? Michèle Dagenais,?Professor, Department of History, Université de Montréal Pamela Klassen, Vice-Dean, Undergraduate Education, Faculty of Arts & Sciences, Professor, Department for the Study of Religion, University of Toronto ? KEYNOTE LECTURE ? Human-centred cities: co-designing systems with citizens Zahra Ebrahim, ?Co-director, Doblin Canada; Lecturer, University of Toronto? Keynote lecture will be followed by a Q&A session. ? CONCURRENT WORKSHOPSเกมส์ยิงปลาW88 ? 1. Strengthening innovation through scholarship and community Speakers include: Lisa Philips, Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University; Director, Research Policy, Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences Richard Hawkins, Professor, Science, Technology and Technology Program, University of Calgary David Wolfe, Professor, Political Science, University of Toronto Mississauga, Co-Director, Innovation Policy Lab Explore the role of universities and HSS academics in driving innovation, including current contributions, challenges and strategies for further engagement. The workshop will also be an opportunity to discuss HSS and the federal government’s new innovation agenda. ? 2.?Reconciliation in the city: The role of the humanities and social sciences Speakers include: Cyndy Baskin?, Associate Professor, School of Social Work, Ryerson University ? Chris Andersen,?Interim Dean of Native Studies, University of Alberta Karyn Recollet,?Women & Gender Studies Institute, University of Toronto Donna Patrick, Professor, Sociology and Anthropology, Carleton University Explore the unique opportunities and challenges for HSS researchers in working with Indigenous communities and other partners towards reconciliation in an urban context. 3. Demonstrating the community impacts of the humanities and social sciences Speakers include: David Phipps,?Director, Research Services and Knowledge Exchange, York University Tim Kenyon,?Professor, Philosophy, Associate Dean of Arts, University of Waterloo Michelynn Laflèche,?Director, Research, Public Policy & Evaluation, United Way Toronto Annalee Yassi,?School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Tier 1 Canada Research?Chair in Global Health and Capacity Building Investigate, through an urban lens, how to track and measure the impacts of HSS research and other contributions?with reference to new resources from the Federation’s impact project. Watch our Impacts workshop with the Federation's Facebook live video. ? Federal Review of Fundamental Science? ? Speakers include: Christine Tausig Ford, Interim Executive Director, Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences Stephen Toope,?President, Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences Vivek Goel?,Vice-President, Research and Innovation, University of Toronto? Join us for a discussion on Canada’s Fundamental Science Review and the Federation’s key messages from the HSS community for this process.? ? RECEPTION ? Join dignitaries, members, partners and esteemed alumni at the evening reception as we toast the future of humanities and social science research and learning. ? Refreshments, a light breakfast, morning/afternoon snacks and lunch will be provided ? Back to top ? ? FEATURED SPEAKERS ? Click on photos to view speaker bios.? Stephen Toope Julian Agyeman Meric Gertler Zahra Ebrahim Pamela Klassen Cyndy Baskin Shauna Sylvester Michèle Dagenais David Wolfe Chris Andersen Karyn Recollet Donna Patrick David Phipps Tim Kenyon Annalee Yassi Michelynn Laflèche Lisa Philipps Vivek Goel Guy Laforest Richard Hawkins ? ? ? ? Back to top ? REGISTRATION ? Visit the?registration page for more information on registration fees, special hotel rates, and to register for People, Place and Possibility: Cities and the Humanities and Social Sciences. We look forward to seeing you in Toronto! Registration is $60 per person and free for parliamentarians and the media. There is also limited student registration pricing for $20. Back to top ? ACCOMMODATIONS ? Coming from out of town? A limited number of rooms at a discounted group rate of $199 per room per night (+ taxes) has been set aside at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. Please contact the hotel directly and quote ‘Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences’ or click the link bellow to secure a room. This group rate will be in effect until Monday, October 10. After this date, the hotel is no longer obligated to provide rooms at the discounted group rate.? https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/FK05AA ? VIDEOS ? Annual Conference 2016: Welcoming Remarks ? Annual Conference 2016: Big Thinking - Julian Agyeman - Just sustainabilities: Re-imagining e/quality, living within limits ? Annual Conference 2016: Response Panel ? Annual Conference 2016: Keynote lecture - Zahra Ebrahim - Human-centred cities: co-designing systems with citizens ? Annual Conference 2016: Strengthening innovation through scholarship and community ? Annual Conference 2016: Federal review of 'Fundamental Science' ? Annual Conference 2016: Closing remarks ? Back to top ?The 2016 Annual Conference is presented in collaboration with ? ? BLOG ? October 4, 2016 Innovation’s crucial human dimensions: Find out more at the People, Place and Possibility Conference organized by the Federation and University of Toronto.? October 18, 2016 Continuing the reconciliation journey October 28, 2016 The federal science review is an opportunity to strengthen Canadian research Archives: Annual Conference 2014 Archives: Annual Conference 2015 ? ?