The Conference and Global Assembly Planning Committee for the June 2017 gathering in Cartagena, Colombia has released a Brief and a Call to Participate for the 1st Global Assembly for Knowledge Democracy. The Global Assembly will take place June 16, 2017 and will be the culmination of a 10-month process guided by the Global Assembly Planning Group. This group, co-chaired by ARNA's Lonnie Rowell and Christine Edwards-Groves of the Pedagogy, Education, and Praxis (P.E.P) Network based in Australia, includes representatives from action research and knowledge mobilization networks around the world. Members include, among others, Peter Levesque, President of the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization in Ottawa, Canada, Mary McAteer of CARN and Edge Hill University (UK), Dr. Godwin Kodituwakku, Chairman of the Institute for Research & Development in Sri Lanka, and Jose Ramos, Editor of the Journal of Future Studies based in Melbourne, Australia.
The full Brief, issued in June, is attached below. Please read and share.
Lonnie Rowell, ARNA Knowledge Mobilization Chair and Co-Chair ARNA2017 Conference and Global Assembly Planning Committee