Monday, November 06, 2006

Community Indicator Consortium. Connections: Building Bridges and Communities of Practice. A Librarian at the Kitchen Table. No.. No. 415.

The Community Indicator Consortium seeks to:

· Advance the art and science of community indicators and the exchange of knowledge through an active learning network and community of practice among persons interested or engaged in the field of community indicators development and application.

· Encourage the development and facilitate the effective use of community indicators across the globe.

The Fifth International Conference on Community Indicators.
Connection: Building Bridges, Networks, and a Community of Practice

Call for Proposals
Wyndham Jacksonville Riverwalk Hotel Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
March 7-9, 2007.

Sponsored by
Community Indicators Consortium
Co-sponsored by International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies

Conference Theme:
Connections: Building Bridges and Communities of Practice

Call for Requests for Proposals

Call for Presentation Proposals: The conference will have five learning tracks, each addressing different aspects of the conference theme. We are soliciting proposals for two of the tracks, Sharing Lessons Learned and Bridging Community Indicators and Government Performance Measures. The proposal guidelines and deadlines are the same for each.

Sharing Lessons Learned Track: We are particularly keen on receiving proposals dealing with any (or combination) of aspects dealing with the planning, development, dissemination, and use of community indicators project reports. The focus here is "lessons learned." If you have a well-developed case that you would like to share with other community indicator efforts, then please send your proposal to either Joe Sirgy ( or Alex Michalos (

Bridging Community Indicators and Government Performance Measures Track: In this track, we are looking for effective and innovative practices that bring together community indicators and government performance measures. The focus of this track is on building and sustaining connections between the community and government. Please send your proposal to Chantal Stevens (

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