It seems fitting that Canada’s most entrepreneurial university would host an international entrepreneurship conference and it’s no surprise that people from around the world are en route to Fredericton, NB to attend. The 45th Annual Atlantic Schools of Business Conference will be hosted by the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton from Sept. 25 –… Read More »

Could a disruptive innovation completely change the way universities work?  The music industry, movie rental business, and the encyclopedia are examples of industries that have experienced a significant shift when new technologies were introduced. Dr. Peter Smith, senior vice president of academic strategies and development at Kaplan Higher Education, will be the keynote speaker at… Read More »

UNB’s faculty of education will host the 2nd Annual Atlantic Education Graduate Student Conference on July 6 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Marshall d’Avray Hall in Fredericton.   The bilingual conference, entitled New Conversations & Continuing Controversies, will bring together researchers and educators from across Atlantic Canada to generate dialogue and new research… Read More »

UNB’s faculty of kinesiology is hosting the annual APES (Atlantic Provinces Exercise Sciences) conference in conjunction with the Association of Canadian Ergonomists-Atlantic. It will take place on Friday, March 22, and Saturday, March 23, at Marshall d’Avray hall, UNB Fredericton. This annual student-centred, research conference will profile ongoing research at each Atlantic region university’s faculties… Read More »

As part of an annual conference held by UNB’s Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society, the Commander of the Canadian Army will deliver a free, public lecture on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 7 p.m. Lieutenant-General Peter Devlin will talk about Canada’s army and the Afghan experience.  The lecture will take place at… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick Conference Services, the Fredericton Convention Centre and the Fredericton Tourism Department have teamed up to help bring more events to Fredericton. UNB president, Eddy Campbell, will host an event at the Wu Conference Centre on Monday, Jan. 28, at 11:30-12 p.m. to introduce the new Meetings Matter toolkit.  This toolkit allows… Read More »

UNB is co-hosting the fourth annual New Brunswick Health Research Conference, which will take place at the Delta Fredericton on Nov. 7-8, 2012. The Dream of Future Generations – The Challenge of our Generation will include Dr. Paul Lasko, Scientific Director of CIHR’s Institute of Genetics, Dr. Jacques Magnan, CEO of Alberta Innovates Health Solutions and Dr.… Read More »

Through a conference scheduled in November, the University of New Brunswick hopes to shed an unbiased eye on the long-held public debate over public-private partnerships (P3s). In cooperation with Partnerships New Brunswick and The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships, UNB’s Transportation Group with the department of civil engineering has invited experts of all specialties to… Read More »

The Legacy of the Charlottetown Accord Negotiations 20 Years Later UNB will be hosting a major national conference on October 25 and 26 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Charlottetown Accord negotiations and the continuing impact of that era on Canadian law and politics. With the recent return to power of the Parti Quebecois,… Read More »