Monday August 15, 2016 at 9:00 AM EDT
Wednesday August 17, 2016 at 5:00 PM EDT

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Carleton University 
Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6

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Peter Norman Levesque 
Institute for Knowledge Mobilization 

Knowledge Mobilization Summer School 

What is the KMb Summer Institute?  Three days of learning and skill development in the field of knowledge mobilization.  Hands-on workshops and networking with professionals will provide a unique opportunity for early career  or new-to KMb individuals to develop a solid foundation of understanding of the key principles of KMb, collaboration, stakeholder engagement, and evaluation.

Who should attend?  Early career or career transition professionals working in the area of Knowledge Mobilization or Knowledge Translation and Transfer; this includes researchers, knowledge brokers, research facilitators, and graduate students.  Participants will come from a broad cross-section of organizations such as universities, not-for-profit organizations, research institutions, government agencies, National Centres of Excellence, and industry.

Where will the KMb Summer Institute take place?  In 2016, we are pleased to offer this institute at the Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario (approximately 1 hour flight from Toronto or 2 hour drive from Montreal).  Accommodations will be available on campus or at nearby hotels and most meals will be provided.

Cost: $400 + HST = $452.00

Includes three days of:

  • instruction from leading Knowledge Mobilization practitioners and scholars
  • support materials
  • expert keynote speaker
  • dinner on Tuesday evening
  • breakfast
  • break snacks
  • lunch


Day 1 – 15 August 2016

Morning Session: Knowledge Mobilization 101

Peter Norman Levesque, KSJ, President, Institute for Knowledge Mobilization

Afternoon Session: Knowledge Mobilization @ Office

Facilitated Invited Panel of practitioners, policy-makers and researchers

Evening: Open Socialization with peers

Day 2 – 16 August 2016

Morning Session: Process Mapping

Kate Wetherow, Knowledge Management Specialist, Canadian Co-operative Association (CCA)

Afternoon Session: Innovation to Implementation

Liz Wigfull, Knowledge Exchange Specialist, KEC,  Mental Health Commission of Canada

Evening: Dinner in Byward Market or Ottawa River Cruise

Day 3 – 17 August 2016

Morning Session: The art and science of influence: mobilizing compassion and behavioural economics

Harry Stefanakis, PhD, Clinical Psychologist

Afternoon Session: Design Thinking and Telling the Data Story

Facilitated Invited Panel