2016 Alumni Conference

2016 Local Government Alumni Society Annual Conference

Western's Local Government Program Alumni Society is pleased to announce our 2016 Annual Conference. This year’s theme is Street Level: Connecting Government to Community with keynote speaker Sam Tsemberis.

Date: Friday, October 28, 2016
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m
Location: London Public Library, Central Branch,
Citi Plaza, 251 Dundas St., London, ON (map)

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Join Us Thursday Night!

We would also like to invite you to join us for Cocktails & Conversations, a networking reception taking place on the Thursday evening prior to the conference. There is no additional registration fee for conference delegates to attend Cocktails and Conversation event. This year’s Cocktails & Conversations speaker is Steve Cordes, BA'84, Executive Director, Youth Opportunities Unlimited.

Date: Thursday October 27, 2015
Time: 7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m
Location: YOU Made It Cafe, 332 Richmond St, London, ON (map)

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Agenda:  Street Level Program


Registration & Breakfast


Land Acknowledgment & Smudge


Opening Remarks


Reconciliation & Local Governments with Suze Morrison


Coffee Break


5 Minute Thesis


Housing & Homelesness Done Differently with Sam Tsemberis


Lunch & Alumni Society AGM


Breakout Sessions (1) Understanding the Importance of Academia in the Practice of Local Government (2) Youth Engagement & Economic Development in Rural Municipalities with Launch Pad and OMAFRA (3) Research as Ceremony


Dr. Sancton & Dr. Young's Last Lecture/Book List


Award of Excellence & Program Recognition


Closing Remarks

Local Government Program Alumni 2016 Annual General Meeting Notice

In accordance of Article 5.09 of the Constitution of the Local Government Program Alumni Society of Western University, please be advised that the Annual General Meeting of the Local Government Program Alumni Society, Western University will take place on Friday, October 28, 2016 at the London Public Library, Central Branch, in London, Ontario, starting at 12:30 - 1:00 p.m.  All graduates of the Local Government Program, Western University are invited to attend.

Contact Information

If you would like to attend this event, please contact the Alumni Conference Organizing Committee.

Please email alumnirsvp@uwo.ca or call 1-800-258-6896 and press 1 if you are still interested in attending. Please leave your name, email, phone number, the name of your guest and specify which event you would like to attend. We will respond to let you know if tickets are still available.