Webinars for members

The Federation has launched a new ‘Webinars for members’ service. These webinars on topical issues are free for members and are posted to our website shortly after each event. 

Upcoming webinars

Webinar for members: Assessing impacts in the HSS

Speakers: Peter Severinson, Policy Analyst, Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences; lead author, Approaches to Assessing Impacts in the Humanities and Social Sciences and David Phipps, Executive Director, Research & Innovation Services, York University

Moderator: David Phipps, Executive Director, Research & Innovation Services, York University

Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EDT

Cost: Complimentary for Federation members and partners (space is limited)

Registration link: https://ideas-idees.formstack.com/forms/webinar_201709

Instructions for Adobe Connect

Join us for a discussion on how scholars in the humanities and social sciences (HSS) are approaching the challenge of impact assessment. The session will feature David Phipps, Executive Director, Research & Innovation Services, York University who was an advisor on the Federation’s Impacts Project and is one of Canada’s leading knowledge-mobilization proponents. His co-presenter will be Federation Policy Analyst Peter Severinson, lead author of the Federation’s latest report on impact assessment. Join this interactive session to learn about:

  • The state of the impacts discussion: Canadian context, feedback from members
  • Key observations and recommended approaches in assessing impacts in HSS
  • Views and experiences from other participants  

Past webinars

Membership recruitment and retention strategies

Sherry Fox, Executive Administrator and Conference Coordinator, Canadian Sociological Association

January 24, 2017

This webinar features insight and discussion of the Canadian Sociological Association’s successful strategies for member recruitment and retention, including: building personal connections; best practices in communication; setting membership terms and fees; and conveying the value of membership. This event took place in English.