Conference Connections

DEVELOPING SUCCESS FOR YOUTH
October 19 – 21, 2005
Springfield, MO, USA
http://www.drury.edu/dsy

The thematic conference strands will address the development of the whole child through educational reforms; policy development; collaborative cultures; multi-dimensional educational practices; strategical, visionary planning; innovative curricula and learning experiences; and the interconnectedness of the mind, body, and soul.

TEACHING KIDS NOT CURRICULUM
October 21, 2005 – Winnipeg, Manitoba
http://ca.geocities.com/mastars_mtssag

This conference will focus on such topic areas as:

Solving the Puzzle of Boys’ Under-achievement
In this session, Dr. Sokal will look at the current
academic achievement of boys, discuss some of its potential causes, and explore characteristics of programs that are demonstrating success at helping our boys achieve in school.

Kids Without Choices
This presentation will focus on those students who experience school failure through no fault of their own. Common undiagnosed psychological disorders such as Mood Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder(ODD) and Conduct Disorder, as well as childhood anxiety will be summarized.

Meanness in the Digital Age
In this presentation, Jane Tallim will address the challenge of how we can make young people feel accountable online and how we can help them consider the implications of their online behaviour.

GIRLS 2005! CHANGING THE CULTURE FOR GIRLS
October 27 – 28, 2005 – Tampa, Florida, USA
http://www.opheliaproject.org/

This conference is for adults who want to create
lasting community change while developing the full potential of all girls; to explore cutting-edge research in girls’ issues and best practices in girls’ programming for families, organizations, schools, and communities.

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY OF PANIC ATTACKS
October 15 – 16, 2005 – Philadelphia, PA, USA
http://anxiety-panic.com/conference/next.cfm

The International Conference on Psychophysiology of Panic Attacks explores the psychological and physiological diversity of panic attacks. Various pathologies, research topics, treatment strategies and patient perspectives are featured. A strong multi-cultural emphasis is created through international, interdisciplinary and patient-professional interaction.

Our proceedings feature a variety of perspectives on the nature and treatment of panic attacks as presented at past conferences. Many presenters have contributed material and presenter pages feature related contact information.

THE LAS VEGAS PARANORMAL CONFERENCE
October 2 – 4, 2005 – Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
http://www.tlvpc.com/

Immerse yourself in 3 days of paranormal experience in exciting Las Vegas! Conference activities include:

* the Nevada Institute of Paranormal Studies will conduct a special 3 day class with Certification for people wishing to become paranormal investigators.
* 11 exciting lectures featuring the “hottest” names in the paranormal word today
* 3 Hands on Workshops on EVP, Ghost Photos and Dowsing techniques
* A 3 hour moonlight field investigation of 2 of Las Vegas’ most haunted parks. Participation in EVP and psychic experiments
* Late-night seance
* surprise guest speakers
* Ask the Pros – An open forum where you ask the questions
* and much more

WIPCE 2005
Nov 27-Dec 1, 2005 – Hamilton, New Zealand
http://www.wipce2005.com/
Te Wananga o Aotearoa is dedicated to promoting inspirational ideas and practices from Indigenous communities that can be applied on an international scale. It is pleased to host this world renowned gathering of indigenous educators, researchers and students. The 2005 conference is an opportunity for honouring all previous hui (gatherings.) It also creates an occasion for bringing interesting and innovative ideas that evoke inspiration and pride as indigenous peoples.

NATIONAL STUDENT GOVERNMENT SUMMIT
September 8 to 11, 2005 – Washington, DC, USA
http://www.asgaonline.com/conferences/national

SECOND INTERNATIONAL VERNACULAR COLLOQUIUM
October 26 – 29, 2005 – Puebla, Mexico
http://www.ipsonet.org/vernacular/2005

A conference intended to explore the distinction between formalized reasoning and vernacular reasoning. Topics include areas such as Anthropology, sociology, archaeology, gender, tourism and travel, culture wars, photography, psychology, North American Indigenous Populations, ethno-botany, medicinal practices, ecology, Chicano and Chicana issues, Mexican History, art and architecture, the drug problem, linguistics, folklore, poetry and literature readings, music and performance, dance, film and television, food, computers, education, urban issues.

17TH ANNUAL CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF NURSING ONCOLOGY
2 to 5 October 2005 – Moncton, New Brunswick
http://cos.ca/cano

CANO/ACIO is a national professional association dedicated to the provision of quality nursing care for persons affected by cancer.

THIRD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON KNOWLEDGE CAPTURE
2 to 5 October 2005 – Banff, Alberta
http://www.kcap05.org/

This conference will focus on:
* Knowledge engineering and modeling methodologies
* Mixed-initiative planning and decision-support tools
* Acquisition of problem-solving knowledge
* Programming-by-demonstration systems
* Knowledge management environments
* Knowledge-based markup techniques
* Knowledge extraction systems
* Knowledge acquisition tools
* Advice taking systems
* Learning apprentices

Contributed By AU’s The Insider

“ยข Sheldon Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership Symposium – Oct. or Nov. 2005, Calgary.
The Chumir Foundation promotes an active, involved citizenry and principled leadership. (403) 244-6666. http://www.chumirethicsfoundation.ca/.

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