C2UExpo Movement

C2UExpo (Community-Campus-Exposition) is CBR Canada's international conference providing leadership and space for both academics and communities to showcase community-campus partnerships that address local and global societal problems.


CBR Canada is looking for a host for C2UExpo 2022! See the request for proposals to host in the PDF below:

Past C2UExpos

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Theme: Celebrating Community-Based Research Excellence

Host: Community-Based Research Canada hosted online

Conference Organizers: The Centre for Community-Based Research Secretariat: Joanna Ochocka, Julia Coburn, Janna Martin, and Raphael Freston 

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Theme: Culture, Place, and Resilience

Host: NORDIK Institute, Algoma University and Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig, located in Baawating, otherwise known as Sault Ste. Marie, in Northern Ontario.

CANCELLED due to the COVID19 pandemic

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Theme: For the Common Good

Hosted by: Simon Fraser University

Conference Organizers: Stephen Dooley and Michelle Nielson.                                             

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Theme: Citizen Solutions, Better World

Hosted by: Carleton University and several community partners


Theme: Engaging Shared Worlds

Hosted by: City of Corner Brook, Grenfell Campus Memorial University of Newfoundland, and the provincial office of Public Engagement

Conference Organizers: Ken Carter and Bruce Gilbert


Theme: Bringing Global Perspectives to Local Action

Hosted by: Communities of Waterloo Region and the Centre for Community Based Research

Conference Organizers: Joanna Ochocka and Rich Janzen


Theme: Connecting for Change

Hosted by: Office for Community Based Research at the University of Victoria and the United Way of Greater Victoria

Conference Organizers: Budd Hall


Theme: Leaders in Urban Change

Hosted by: University of Winnipeg and Winnipeg Inter City Research Alliance


Theme: Partnerships, Policy and Progress

Hosted by: The University of Saskatchewan