The Social Economy and Research Network of Northern Canada (SERNNoCa) will hold its final summit meeting in Yellowknife on November 21-23, 2011. The summit will involve northern community activists, researchers and teachers, as well as researchers from the rest of Canada. Among the presenters and panel discussants are 3ci’s Academic Director Frances Abele, and 3ci researchers Nick Falvo, Joshua Gladstone, Sheena Kennedy and Jerald Sabin.

Frances Abele is the director of The State and the Social Economy in the North research theme, one of the four research themes guiding SERNNoCa’s work.  She will present an overview of the findings of research in this theme. Nick Falvo will present on Housing and Being Homeless in Yellowknife. Joshua Gladstone will cover Northern Economic Development and the Social Economy: Public Policy Questions for Nunavut. Sheena Kennedy will discuss The Igloolik Socio-Economic Baseline Study (2009-2010). Jerald Sabin will present twice, on different aspects of the social economy in Yellowknife.

To learn more about SERNNoCa and the Yellowknife summit, please click here.