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Creating Spaces Conference

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Creating Spaces Conference

Call for Abstracts - Abstract Deadline Extended to January 31st!


Creating Spaces Conference

Date: April 27-28, 2018

Location: Theatre B, Tupper Building, University Avenue Halifax, NS

Fees: $150.00 - General Admission (Faculty and Staff)

           $ 50.00 -  Residents and Students

Cancellation Penalty:

A full refund less an administration fee of $25.00 will be made for registrations cancelled by April 13, 2018.  No refunds will be made after that date. 

Theme: Fostering Critical Thinking through the Arts and Humanities


·         Teaching and Education

·         Interprofessional Collaboration

·         Engaging Community


 Keynote Speakers:

"Critical Thinking In A ‘Post-Truth’ Era: Medicine’s Dilemma"

 Dr. Alan Bleakley, Professor, Medical Education and Medical Humanities, Plymouth University   Peninsula School of Medicine

 "Teaching The Scarecrow: Critical Thinking To Improve Clinical Decision Making"

 Dr. Patrick Croskerry, Director, Critical Thinking Program, CPD/DME, Dalhousie University

 "Integrating The Humanities At Dalhousie University: A Longstanding Debate"

  Dr. T.J. (Jock) Murray, Professor Emeritus, CPD/DME, Dalhousie University

Abstract presentation options:

Research presentation:10 mins plus 5 mins for questions

Novel humanities education experiences: 10 mins plus 5 mins for questions

Panel presentation: 1 hour

Workshop: 90 minutes with maximum of 25% didactic teaching.

PechaKucha: 20 slides with 20 seconds each slide

Poster presentation

To Submit a Proposal: All proposals must be submitted to the following address:

*Acceptance of proposals will be confirmed in late February, 2018.