Proposed session: “Intellectual property and ethics regarding access to data and reports / Propriété intellectuelle et éthique concernant les données et rapports”

17th Inuit Studies Conference
October 28-30, 2010
Val d’Or, Québec, Canada

Dear Colleagues,

The Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT) and DIALOG, the Research and knowledge network relating to Aboriginal peoples, will host the 17th Inuit Studies Conference at the UQAT First Peoples Pavilion on the Val-d’Or campus, Québec, Canada, under the theme “The Inuit and the Aboriginal World.” Through this theme, the common concerns of the Inuit and the other Aboriginal peoples throughout the world will be explored.

During that conference, I would like to organise a session on “Intellectual property and ethics regarding access to data and reports.” If interested to present a paper, please email me the following information by Friday, January 22, 2010, at the latest:

-Name, title and role of the author(s)
-Home institution (if applicable)
-Complete contact information (including an email address)
-Title of the paper -Short abstract

I will forward it to the conference coordinators. Proposals can be presented in French or in English. A scientific committee will select the papers to be presented at the conference. The Committee’s selections will be made public in March 2010. For more information or questions about the session, please contact me.

Best regards,


Murielle Nagy, PhD
Director and Editor
Journal Etudes/Inuit/Studies
21 Mont-Carmel, #4
Quebec City (Quebec)
Canada G1R 4A5

Tel.: (418) 694-2214
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