The NGEC 2012 Conference as Muse
[dropcap_1]F[/dropcap_1]rom October 10-12, 2012, approximately 170 academics, Northwest Territories residents, and representatives of business, government, Indigenous, social, economic and environmental organizations met together to discuss how social and economic issues affect one another and how the NWT economy turns on these interrelationships. The major sponsor of the Pathways to Prosperity conference was the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, for the purpose of sharing academic research results with Northerners. The conferences complete program is available here.
“I had never thought about all these things as connected before,” wrote one participant in their conference evaluation. “This conference helped me understand the big picture.”