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 ISSUE 4   MARCH 2003  


Event Calendar


Dialogue welcomes contributions to The Network event calendar, which everyone can use to promote upcoming events related to the language and literacy field. Please send your information to .








  • May 1-3, 2003, Toronto Hilton, Toronto, Ont.
    The Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and Audiology Spring Conference and Institute.

    • Institute Day, May 1 - Power Up! Sensory Integration In Your Practice -Speaker: Jane McLean, M.A., C.C.C.-SLP.
    • Conference May 2, 3 - Getting Down To Business
      Alex Johnson: Using Outcomes to Drive Your Practice
      C. Michael Scarlata: Exit Strategies for the Business Owner
      Steven White: HIPAA Compliance for Private Practitioners
      David Denton: Ethical and Legal Aspects of Successful Telepractice Delivery Program
      Wendy Marlow: Secrets of Great Marketing Strategies (for today's climate)

    For more information contact, Janet M. Krebs (201) 670-0707 or or visit:

  • May 28 - June 4, 2003, Halifax, N.S.
    Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences.

    Hosted by Dalhousie University and University of King's College. The conference theme is "Conflict and Co-operation". Please visit for more information.

  • May 31, 2021 - Reporting Requirements Complete
    This is the deadline for all Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network reporting requirements to be complete. Full details about this electronic reporting process will be made available shortly.

  • June 4-7, 2003, Victoria, B.C.
    Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network - Annual Scientific Conference.
    Details in this issue of dialogue

  • June 7-11, 2003, St. John's, Nfld.
    Canadian Association for Distance Education (CADE) 2003 Annual Conference / ACED 2003 Congrès annuel.

    CADE, Memorial University of Newfoundland, College of the North Atlantic, and the Department of Education, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador are pleased to announce the call for proposals for the 20th anniversary annual conference. Information is available at Please also visit CADE's Web site for an exciting Web cast by the organizing committee.

  • June 17-19, 2003, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, N.S.
    THE XYZ Community-Based Literacy Conference.

    If you're a community worker, educator or health care worker, this literacy conference is for you. Extending the dream of literacy is a job for everyone. Find out the latest on community-based literacy, health literacy, family literacy, adult literacy and professional development. Celebrate reading with the launch of the Read to Me! Nova Scotia Family Literacy Program at St. Martha's Regional Hospital and pull up a seat at the Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award Ceremony. This conference is bringing authors and literacy experts from across Canada to help increase literacy opportunities in your community. Register on-line at The deadline is May 15, 2003.

  • June 26-29, 2003, Ottawa, Ont.
    The Fun of Reading: International Forum on Canadian Children's Literature.

    This international conference is hosted by The National Library of Canada. The conference will be of interest to all those working in the field of Canadian children's literature, including Canadian and international students and scholars, librarians, teachers, writers, illustrators, storytellers, translators, publishers, booksellers, policy-makers, literacy groups and the media. The central event of the International Forum is an international conference on Canadian children's literature. The conference will bring together, for the first time, all the partners whose efforts support Canadian literature for young people in both official languages: the writers, illustrators and storytellers who create it; the translators, publishers, teachers, librarians and booksellers who bring the books to children in Canada and abroad; young Canadian readers and their families; Canadian literature specialists from Canada and other countries; and literacy groups, policy-makers and the media. For more information, visit:


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