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CBERN 3rd Annual Conference
May 27-30, 2010
Hotel Espresso (formerly Days Inn Hotel)
1005 Guy Street, Montréal, QC  (map)
Montréal, QC
Tel: 514.938.4611
Toll Free: 1.877.468.3550

Information
Please contact Michael Windle (mwindle@cbern.ca) for any inquiries about the CBERN 3rd Annual Conference.


Event Details
The 3rd Annual CBERN Conference will start with a ‘Meet and Greet’ social on Wednesday for PhD Cluster participants. On Thursday, the PhD Cluster will participate in a day-long workshop that will connect PhD scholars with faculty and professionals engaged in business ethics research/practice for a series of workshops and dialogue. Then, the PhD Cluster will join the CBERN Advisory Board for dinner and dialogue, followed by the CBERN Advisory Board Meeting. On Friday, the theme day colloquium will focus on Human Rights, Resource Extraction and First Nation Economic Development. The CBERN Annual Meeting on Saturday will review the CBERN Research, Capacity Building and Public Dialogue initiatives. Informal research meetings will take place on Sunday. We hope you will be able to join us for our 3rd Annual Conference!
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Thursday May 27
PhD Cluster Meeting and Research Workshop:
A day long PhD research workshop is planned for Thursday, May 27. Fred Bird, a key participant in CBERN and a leading business ethics and CSR research scholar, and Charles Sampford, (Director of,the Institute for Ethics, Governance and Law, a joint initiative of the UN University, Griffith University, Queensland University of Technology, Convenor or the ARC Governance Research Network, and President, International Institute for Public Ethics) will be special guests and workshop participants.
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Meeting of the CBERN Advisory Board
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Friday May 28
Public Dialogue - Theme Day:
"Human Rights, Resource Extraction and First Nation Economic Development"
The day will begin with an exploration of emerging international perspectives on business and human rights led by Prof. Charles Sampford. This will be followed by a panel discussion that includes MP John McKay, author of Bill C-300, on the ethical responsibilities of Canadian mining companies engaged in resource extraction in developing countries, John Lewis from KAIROS Canada, Gord Peeling from the Mining Association of Canada and Murray Rankin, a partner in the firm of Heenan Blaikie LLP.

The afternoon will be led by Prof. Ben Bradshaw and feature an interactive discussion with Consultant Allen Edzerza on the new Impact-Benefit Agreement Community Toolkit with a particular emphasis on First Nation impacts of mining developments in the Schefferville area, an area of CBERN research activity.

Finally, a panel chaired by Jim Cooney and joined by Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum Executive Director Jean Vavrek will begin the task of identifying where research is required to support current efforts to advance Canadian CSR initiatives particularly in the resource sector.

A reception and dinner will follow.

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Saturday May 29
CBERN Annual Meeting:
Saturday morning will be devoted to a discussion of research activities in which CBERN is currently engaged.

Much of the afternoon will focus on CBERN policy issues, exciting website developments and a business agenda.
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Sunday May 30 (Morning)
Research Conversations in Business Ethics:
This final day of CBERN Conference programming provides participants with an opportunity to network and plan next steps for their research. Participants are encouraged to discuss projects, initiatives, and ideas resulting from the Conference's activities. Space, materials and administrative support for multiple groups will be provided. Beginning Thursday, participants are invited to post their suggestions for these groups on the "Research Conversations in Business Ethics" message board that will be set up in the Salon Nicolet during the course of the Conference. Informal groups will be organized through this message board with administrative support, and areas set up for meetings after breakfast on Sunday.
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