The 3rd Living Knowledge conference

‘Communities building knowledge: innovation through citizens’ science and university engagement’

will take place in Paris from 30 August 30 till 1 September 2007.
The conference will provide a forum where information on community based
research, carried out in both community and academic settings, on new forms
of partnerships between research and civil society and on new modes of
innovation, can be shared and developed. It aims at disseminating and
exchanging information on community based and participatory research, on
citizens’ science and cooperative innovation.

Registration for the conference is open now!

You can also submit a proposal for a contribution (workshop or presentation)
within on of the five conference theme’s. At the conference website you will
find an overview of topics that can be addressed in the theme’s. The
(extended) deadline to submit a proposal is April 30.
Proposals can be submitted online at the conference website

Conference themes:
* University engagement with communities
* Citizens’ science and social movements
* Research policy – from local to global
* Innovation and citizens – added values for communities
* Participatory processes in science and technology

For additional information about the conference you can contact

I kindly request you to forward this announcement to your colleagues
and in your networks.

The conference organisation committee and the Living Knowledge
Network hope to meet you in Paris this summer.

Caspar de Bok

3rd Living Knowledge conference

Communities building knowledge:
innovation through citizens’ science and university engagement

Paris (Fr): August 30 – September 1, 2007

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The 3rd Living Knowledge conference