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Call for Contributions -- Canadian Community for Dialogue and Deliberation

Deadline August 14, 2009

Conference 2009 Call for Contributions is Open!

Canadian Community for Dialogue and Deliberation (C2D2) in partnership with Toronto Community Housing (TCH) present C2D2’s 2009 Conference.

Leading Change: How conversations make stronger communities and healthier democracies.

Toronto, Ontario

October 22-25, 2009

Are you involved in using dialogue and deliberation to create stronger communities and healthier democracies? Have you seen how dialogue and deliberation lead to positive changes in our communities? Is your work innovative, having an impact, and worth sharing with the larger C2D2 community? We want to hear from you!

Shape the conference program. Send us a proposal.

C2D2’s 2009 Conference will use large and small group sessions to help participants build knowledge, practical skills and hands-on experience in dialogue and deliberation. We invite your ideas for a session that showcases the work you are doing leading change using conversation to build stronger communities and healthier democracies. You might wish to lead an interactive session, a field visit, a marketplace showcase, or a night-cap dialogue. You can also do more than talk - we encourage you to describe your work in other media including music, art, dance or other creative ways. We send a special invitation out to youth to share the innovative and impactful things you are doing.

To find out how to submit your ideas, visit our website ( and read our call for submissions:

Note: presenters must register for the conference. Save at least $200 CAD now. Take advantage of the early bird rate until July 31, 2009! Register online: