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Western Migration Conference Series

Conference Program & Registration Information Now Available

A preliminary program as well as registration information for the conference"Taking Stock of a Turbulent Decade and Looking Ahead: Immigration to North America 2000-2010" are now available. Preliminary conference program. Registration information. Conference poster. For more information please visit the official conference website. The conference takes place at the Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre, April 28-30, 2011. Be sure to register early as spaces are limited.

"Taking Stock of a Turbulent Decade and Looking Ahead: Immigration to North America 2000-2010", April 28-30, 2011

The University of Western Ontario's Centre for Research on Migration and Ethnic Relations in partnership with the Canada-U.S. Institute and with the generous support of the U.S. Consulate General, Toronto, is hosting the conference"Taking Stock of a Turbulent Decade and Looking Ahead: Immigration to North America 2000-2010" April 28-30, 2011, at the Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre.

This will be the first in a series of conferences hosted by the Western Centre for Research on Migration and Ethnic Relations as part of their Western Migration Conference Series. This is an interdisciplinary event with Canadian and American expert panelists speaking on five related themes, poster presentations showcasing recent findings in the area, and two keynote addresses sponsored by the Harold Crabtree Foundation Award in Public Policy.

We are pleased to announce that the two keynote speakers will be John Biles, Citizenship and Immigration Canada; and Pia Orrenius, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. “Taking Stock of a Turbulent Decade and Looking Ahead” will explore the multifaceted and dynamic nature of immigration to Canada and the United States, providing a forum to discuss the future of immigration to North America.

We welcome all to register and attend. For more information on the conference in general, please write Julianna Beaudoin. Registration for the conference will be open by mid-February, please the official conference website for further details and instructions.