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Events are used to raise awareness of Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance programs and to help foster connections between researchers and stakeholders in industry, government, and the broader research community. Be sure to visit the past events section to access presentations and agendas from previously held events. Content from past events is housed on the University of Guelph's online digital repository, The Atrium. 

Planning for Research Impact Workshop

Summary and Objectives: Knowledge mobilization 101! Become familiar with knowledge mobilization plans and conceptualize strategies adapted to your goals and audiences. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: Define ‘Knowledge Mobilization’ Identify why Knowledge Mobilization is important Identify best practices for Knowledge Mobilization Summarize the steps involved in Knowledge Mobilization planning Compare and contrast End of Grant KT and Integrated KT Apply the principles...

Stakeholder Engagement Workshop

Summary and Objectives: Engaging your audiences meaningfully is a critical aspect of an effective knowledge mobilization strategy. Reflect on how to connect with relevant stakeholders and support knowledge exchange throughout your research process to achieve your impact goals. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: Identify a range of key stakeholders and potential goals for engagement ...

Disseminating Research Workshop

Summary and Objectives: How do you share your research with non-academic audiences? Learn about a number of potential mechanisms you can use for knowledge mobilization, discover how to choose a mechanism that’s appropriate for your audience, and take a deep dive into several popular mechanisms for dissemination, including social media, research summaries, infographics, and media.  By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: Recognize various opportunities for dissemination of research to non-academic audiences  ...

Science Policy Engagement

Summary and Objectives: How can you share your research to inform public policy decisions? Join us to receive expert advice and concrete tips to support your own science-policy engagement efforts. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: Reflect on how science can inform public policy decision making Align your research with current policy priorities Understand how government works and...

Infographic Development and Design Workshop

Summary and Objectives: Go beyond the academic poster: learn all about best practices for designing engaging and visually appealing infographics. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: Describe the principles of visual design Select appropriate resources to help make visual layouts Create a basic infographic using PowerPoint as a...

Evaluating Knowledge Translation and Transfer (KTT) Activities Workshop

Summary and Impact: When all is said and done, how do you know it worked? Go beyond the anecdote and learn to use evaluation techniques to assess the impact of your knowledge mobilization efforts. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: Summarize the steps involved in evaluating KTT Discuss common challenges and best practices in KTT evaluation Use strategies to identify KTT measures and indicators Explain trade-offs in deciding what and how to measure Select appropriate KTT...

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