National Social Norms Conference Scheduled

The National Social Norms Resource Center (NSNRC) is an independent center that supports, promotes and provides technical assistance in the application of the social norms approach to a broad range of health, safety and social justice issues, including alcohol-related risk-reduction and the prevention of tobacco abuse. It is the only national center devoted exclusively to the understanding and use of the social norms approach.

The 2005 National Social Norms Conference
Dates: July 13-15, 2005
Location:

http://marriott.com/property/propertypage/YYZEC
525 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario M5G 2L2 Canada

Sponsors:

The conference is co-sponsored this year by the National Social Norms Resource Center www.bacchusgamma.org, and www.studentlifeeducation.com, which is made up of three divisions, BACCHUS Canada, Student Life NOW!, and The Canadian Centre for Social Norms Research.

Abbreviated Conference Schedule

(Please note: The optional Pre-Conference session is scheduled for Wednesday, July 13 from 1-5 PM. The main conference begins early Thursday July 14, so plan to arrive Wednesday.)

Wednesday, July 13, 2005
9 AM - Noon Registration for Pre-Conference Participants only
1-5 PM Pre-Conference: "Introduction to Social Norms Theory and Practice" Optional intensive seminar conducted by H. Wesley Perkins and Michael Haines.
  An optional introductory session conducted by two of the leading experts in the field: H. Wesley Perkins and Michael Haines. This intensive seminar is designed for the approximately one-third of conference attendees each year who are relatively new to the approach and seek to gain a solid understanding of fundamental social norms theory and its application to the field of health promotion. This session has been an extremely popular feature of past conferences and we are pleased to be able to offer it again this year.

4-7 PM Social Norms Conference Registration

Thursday, July 14, 2005
7:30 - 8:30 AM Social Norms Conference Registration
7:30 - 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast for Participants
8:30 - 9 AM Introduction/Welcoming Remarks
9 - 10:15 AM General Session #1
10:30 - 11:45 AM Breakout Sessions: Block 1
  (You will have your choice of 5 sessions)
Noon - 1:30 PM Lunch and Keynote Address
1:45 - 3 PM Breakout Sessions: Block 2
  (You will have your choice of 5 sessions)
3:15 - 4:30 PM Breakout Sessions: Block 3
  (You will have your choice of 5 sessions)

4:30-6 PM Conference Reception for all Participants

Friday July 15, 2005
8 - 9 AM Continental Breakfast
9 - 10:15 AM Breakout Sessions: Block 4
  (You will have your choice of 5 sessions)
10:30 - 11:45 AM Breakout Sessions: Block 5
  (You will have your choice of 5 sessions)
Noon - 1:30 PM Lunch and Address
1:45 PM- 3 PM Breakout Sessions: Block 6
  (You will have your choice of 5 sessions)

 

To learn more about the National Social Norms Conference visit the NSNRC web site at www.socialnorm.org. This information is taken from that site and this web site has no connection or affiliation with NSNRC.

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