Workshop Agenda

 

CORD Workshop; Agenda

 

May 21 – 23, 2012 

 

Sunday, May 20, 2012

6:00 pm Welcome Dinner

Monday, May, 21, 2012

9:00 am – 9:30 am Welcome and Introductions

Leslie Chan (IDS-UTSC), Paul Kingston (IDS-UTSC)

9:30 am to 10:00 am Background to CORD and aims of the workshop

Vera Schattan Coelho (CEBRAP – Brazil), Simeen Mahmud (BDI-BRAC, Bangladesh), Bettina von Lieres (IDS-UTSC)

10:00 am to 11:00 am Lessons from the Development Centre for Citizenship, Participation and Accountability: Building a global research network

John Gaventa  (COADY International Institute, Canada), Joanna Wheeler (IDS Sussex, UK)

 

Facilitator : Leslie Chan (IDS UTSC)

11:00 am to 11:30 am Tea Break
11:30 am to 1:00 pm Round Table: Participant Presentations

  • Overview of current research projects
  •  Ideas for cross-cutting themes
  •  Hopes for our collaboration

Facilitator: Bettina von Lieres  (IDS – UTSC)

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Developing cross-cutting research themes in working groups

Working in groups to deepen cross-cutting themes and to define CORD’S collaborative research agenda

Facilitator: Alex Shankland (IDS Sussex, UK)

3:30 pm to 4:00 pm Tea Break
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm Working groups report back

Sharing our themes with the other groups, synthesis and discussion

Facilitator: Alex Shankland (IDS Sussex, UK)

7:00 pm  Dinner at Leslie Chan’s house

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

9:00 am to 10:30am Open discussion based around themes pulled out from the previous day’s sessions, to end with  a checklist of comparative research projects for us to take forward

 

Facilitators: Shylashri Shankar (Centre for Policy Research, India) Laurence Piper (University of Western Cape, South Africa),

10:30 am to 11:00 am Synthesis presentation (Vera Schattan Coelho (CEBRAP-Brazil)
11:00 am to 11:30 am Tea Break
11:30 am to 1:00 pm New challenges and priorities for global development research : with Peter Taylor, Senior Program Specialist, Think Tank Initiative, IDRC
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Lunch

 

2:00 pm – 3: 30 pm  Workshop with Taking IT Global: New technologies and platforms for global collaboration and  research

 

Facilitator: Leslie Chan (IDS UTSC)

3:30 pm to 4:00 pm Tea Break
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm GRANT WRITING

 

Facilitators: Vera Schattan Coelh (CEBRAP-Brazil)o and Bettina von Lieres (IDS-UTSC)

 

 

6:30 pm Dinner out: downtown Toronto

                           Wednesday, May, 23, 2012
9:00 am to 11:00 am Grant writing report-back

 Next Steps

  • ·       Activities and plans, time-lines, key events, fundraising strategies, next meeting
  • ·       Launching our comparative research projects

 

Facilitator:  Joanna Wheeler (IDS Sussex, UK)

 

11:00 am to 11:30 am  Tea Break
11:30 am to 12.30 pm Evaluation and Closure

 

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm  Public Seminar at the University of Toronto

  • Simeen Mahmud (BDI BRAC, Bangladesh)
  • Hani Morsi (IDS Sussex)
  • Shylashri Shankar (Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi, India)
  • Laura Waisbich (CEBRAP-BRAZIL)
  • Laurence Piper (University of the Western Cape, South Africa)

Bettina von Lieres (IDS-UTSC)

 

 


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