An informed discussion on Canada’s institutional capacity to produce the knowledge required to sustain a healthy democracy and to provide the foundation for sound policies and practices into the 21st century. Moderated by Paul Kennedy, host of CBC Ideas, join us for keynote presentations by sociologist Harry Collins, and Sheila Jasanoff, a specialist in science and technology studies and public reason. A multi-stakeholder workshop at Memorial University will follow involving members of the Royal Society of Canada, media, civil society organizations and government.
Atlantic Regional Fall Symposium – Knowledge Institutions, Free Expression and Democracy in Canada in the 21st Century
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 to Friday, October 9, 2015
Memorial University, St. John’s, NL