June 12 - 14, 1986, Vancouver, B.C.
WOMEN AND EDUCATION CONFERENCE
Sponsored by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council and the Centre for Policy Studies at U.B.C., this conference will open with a speech by Sylvia Gold on "Government Policies: Implications for Women and Education". Sessions will cover the following topics: The Study of women in Education, Curriculum Issues, Invisible Work of women, Labor Market Segregation and Education. Contact Jo-Ann Hannah, Faculty of Education, U.B.C., Vancouver, B.C., V6T 1Z5 (604) 228-2158. Registration fee $80, Students / Unemployed $40. University accommodation available.
April 30 - May 2, 1986, Moncton, New Brunswick
COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY IN HIGHER EDUCATION
This conference is designed to bridge the gap between the worlds of communication technology and higher education. The conference will feature video conferences, practical demonstrations, research papers and current examples of technological applications in higher education. It is co-sponsored by the Université de Moncton, the Association of Atlantic Universities "Office of Educational Communications", and the Department of Communications. Contact l'Education permanente, Université de Moncton, Moncton, N.B., E1A 3E9 (506) 858-4548. Fees not specified.
May 26 - June 9, 1986, Winnipeg, Manitoba
LEARNED SOCIETIES CONFERENCE
This annual conference will meet in Winnipeg this year. For information on the schedule of meetings of the various societies, and their fees please Contact Professor J.E. Rea, Learned Societies Conference, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2.
June 18 - 22, 1986, Vancouver, B.C.
NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON FAMILY THERAPY
A multidisciplinary conference for professionals with an interest in the family. Aside from a general conference, sixteen intensive three-day specialty workshops will be offered on a wide variety of topics, including one on "Feminism in Work with Families" by Dr. Kathryn Saulnier. Co-sponsored by western university schools and faculties of social work. Please Contact Alix Hirabayashi, School of Social work, U.B.C., 6201 Cecil Green Park Road, Vancouver, V6T 1W5 (604) 228-2576 or 228-6207, for detailed brochure and fee information.
April 16, 1986, Toronto, Ontario
PATHS TO EMPLOYMENT
This conference will appeal to women entering the labour force, employers, social service workers, educators and others. The guest speaker will be the Honorable Gregory Sorbara, Minister of Colleges and Universities, and Skills Development for Ontario. Workshops include topics related to women's access to training and employment. Contact Affirmative Action Advisory Committee, George Brown College, P.O. Box 1015, Station B, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 2T9, (416) 967-1212.
May 20-23, 1986, Toronto, Ontario
WOMEN AND THERAPPY PART II
A four day conference designed to find positive responses to social conditions and personal situations which influence the mental health of women. Keynote address will be given by Dr. Jean Baker. Contact Professional Development Associates, 3 Cameron Cres., Toronto, M4G 1Z7.