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If networks are the answer, what is the question? Rethinking networks.


Networks Leadership Symposium 2013
November 12 and 13, 2013

Registration is now open - register today HERE!

  • Should we be re-thinking networks?
  • What do we know about creating and managing networks?
  • How do we know if networks are working?
  • How do we sustain or transform networks over time, or wind them down?

Interested in exploring the science and practice of inter-organizational networks?  If you're a network leader, practitioner, decision maker, clinician, researcher, policy maker, or student interested in networks this symposium is a great opportunity for you to learn about the most current thinking and practice from experts in the field! 

Symposium plenary speakers include:

  • Brint Milward PhD - Director of the School of Government and Public Policy at the University of Arizona. (Tucson, AZ)
  • Keith Provan PhD - McClelland Professor of Management at the University of Arizona. (Tucson, AZ)
  • Michael McGuire PhD - Professor of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University, International Scholar at Kyung Hee University, and Managing Editor of Public Administration Review. (Bloomington, IN)
  • Raymond Paquin PhD - Assistant Professor, Department of Management, John Molson School of Business at Concordia University (Montreal, QC)
  • Bill Tholl MA - Executive Director, Canadian Health Leadership Network (CHLNet) (Ottawa, ON)
  • Siv Vangen PhD - Head, Centre for Public Leadership and Social Enterprise at The Open University Business School (Milton Keynes, UK)
  • Danielle Varda PhD - Assistant Professor at the School of Public Affairs, University of Colorado Denver, with a secondary appointment in the Colorado School of Public Health, Department of Health Systems, Management, and Policy. (Denver, CO)

Symposium co-chairs:

  • Ronald Lindstrom PhD, FCCHL - Professor, School of Leadership Studies, Director, Centre for Health Leadership and Research, Henri M. Toupin Research Fellow in Health Systems Leadership, Royal Roads University (Victoria, BC)
  • Janice Popp MSW, RSW - Alberta Centre for Child, Family and Community Research and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary (Calgary, AB)

Symposium sponsors to date include:

  • Institute for Health System Transformation and Sustainability
  • Royal Roads University
  • Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions
  • Alberta Centre for Child, Family and Community Research
  • Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
  • University of Calgary, Department of Community Health Sciences
  • Fraser Health

Plan to attend!  Space is limited - register early. For more information and registration details visit the symposium website!

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