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Faculty of Social Work

Registration Now Open: Prairie Child Welfare Consortium Conference 2024 – Pathways to Parity 

May 23, 2024 — 
The 12th biennial Prairie Child Welfare Consortium (PCWC) Conference is set to convene in Winnipeg, Manitoba, from June 12th to 14th, 2024. With the theme "Pathways to Parity: Transformative Strategies in Child Welfare," the conference underscores the commitment to advancing equity, progress, and collaboration in the field of child welfare. 


The Winnipeg skyline at dusk, with the Canadian Museum for Human Rights and the Esplanade Riel Bridge in the foreground.

Registration is now open for the three-day CIMVHR Forum 2024

May 13, 2024 — 
The University of Manitoba is a member of the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR) and is co-hosting the upcoming CIMVHR Forum 2024 held on 21-23 of October 2024 at the RBC Convention Centre.

Strangers Conference Chair with Planning Committee Members and Guest Speakers

Faculty of Social Work

Registration open: Strangers in New Homelands Settlement and Migration Conference

March 9, 2023 — 
Michael Ungar, Ph.D., world-renowned Resilience Expert, Director of the Resilience Research Centre at Dalhousie University and Canada Research Chair in Child, Family and Community Resilience is this year’s keynote guest speaker at the 13th edition of the Strangers in New Homelands Conference on Migration and Settlement hosted by the Faculty of Social Work.


Icebergs and breaking ice with setting sun in the distance.

Faculty of Arts

Former Iqaluit mayor to speak at 2023 J.W. Dafoe Political Studies Students’ Conference

February 1, 2023 — 
The 2023 J. W. Dafoe Political Studies Students' Conference (PSSC) runs February 1st and 2nd. This year's theme is The Arctic is Hot. The conference includes a student debate, panel discussions with various experts and the Paul Buteux Memorial Lecture featuring Ms. Madeleine Redfern. 

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Faculty of Social Work

Conference on Improving Family Policy & Practice a Success

April 4, 2019 — 
On March 27 and 28, 2019, the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Social Work hosted Poverty and Social Inclusion for Families in Manitoba as part of the Families in Canada Conference 2019 that took place in Ottawa and simultaneously at co-hosting university partners across the country. The national theme of the conference focused on the use of both big (social indicators) and little (qualitative) data to improve family policy and practice within Canada. The local theme focused on the intersection of data with social inclusion and poverty affecting families in Manitoba. The satellite event welcomed students, academics, funders, non-profit leaders and community members.


Beading workshop

Faculty of Education

WestCAST showcases Indigenous culture

February 24, 2018 — 
Dressed head-to-toe in clothing adorned with ornate accents, Charlene Baker, smiled as she chatted with classroom instructors and peers, excited to be participating in a workshop on her life’s passion. “I always wear my beadwork on my clothing. It’s something that represents me as First Nation,” Baker says, adding she learned beading from her mother 45 years ago, and is now passing it on to her two daughters, granddaughters and nieces. She also teaches beading at her school as president of a bead club, and continues to learn more crafts from elders.

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Faculty of Architecture

Fabricating Atmosphere

February 12, 2018 — 
Fabricating Atmosphere: a symposium that brings together researchers and designers from across the region and around the world for scholarly exchange

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

2018 MPHETE Conference Resources

January 22, 2018 — 
2018 MPHETE Conference Resources

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

CONFERENCE PAGE: 2018 MPHETE Student Leadership Conference

December 7, 2017 — 
The 4th annual MPHETE Student Leadership Conference, "Affirming Identities" will focus on diversity and inclusion within physical education.

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