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Thursday, January 12, 2012

CFP: Abstract deadline for ISSRM 2012 is fast approaching...

Dear colleagues,

Please see the late call for papers for the *International Symposium on
Society & Resource Management *to be held in Our Fair City this summer.

(But also, please note the January 15 deadline for abstracts.) This
promises to be a wonderful conference.

I hope to see you all at CASCA 2012,
With best wishes,


Andie Diane Palmer, PhD
Associate Professor and Associate Chair (Graduate Programs)
Department of Anthropology
13-15 HM Tory Bldg.
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB T6G 2H4

*Abstract deadline 15 January 2012! *****

*International Symposium on Society & Resource Management
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
17-21 June 2012*****


*Linking the North and the South: Responding to Environmental Change*****

*Abstract deadline** for individual paper, poster, or organized session is 15
January 2012*****

Students may compete for cash awards and gift
certificates in the Student Paper Competition*****

*Don't miss out* on your chance to present at the upcoming *International
Symposium on Society and Resource Management* in Edmonton, Alberta, 17-21
June 2012. ISSRM is the premier scientific meeting for academic and
government researchers, students, agency scientists, land managers, NGO
representatives, and other individuals who are broadly interested in the
human dimensions of natural resource management issues. We welcome
participation from around the world.

*Online submission of abstracts can be completed at *** <>*.
Additional inquiries should be directed to

In addition to a diverse array of paper, panel, and poster sessions, the
program includes the 5th Annual Student Forum, exciting field trip
opportunities, and fantastic keynote speakers including:****

- *David Schindler*: Killam Memorial Professor of Ecology at the University
of Alberta and one of Canada's most outspoken, well-known environmental
- *Gary Machlis*: Science Advisor to the Director, National Park Service
and leading scholar of Science in Crisis and Warfare Ecology
- *Erin Freeland Ballantyne*: Rhodes Scholar, expert on social impacts of
northern development using participatory video research****

Submit your abstract and register now to join us in Alberta's beautiful
capital city for a wonderful conference!****

Naomi Krogman,* Lead Conference Chair*
Elizabeth Halpenny, *Finance and Communications Chair*
Gordon Walker, *Program Chair*
Mara Erickson, *Conference Coordinator*****

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