SRDC-QICSS Symposium, Ottawa: May 12 - SRDC

SRDC-QICSS Symposium, Ottawa: May 12

April 20, 2009


SRDC and the Quebec Inter-University Centre for Social Statistics (QICSS) invite you to participate in the symposium Des statistiques sociales aux politiques publiques : le défi des données probantes (From social statistics to public policy: The challenge of evidence-based policy). The symposium will take place in French as part of the 77th congress of the Association francophone pour le savoir (Acfas) at the University of Ottawa on May 12, 2009.

The object of the symposium is to show the importance of social statistics as a source of evidence for public policy and to determine the challenges in producing and using this evidence.

The symposium is organized with the support of the Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la société et la culture and the Population Change and Lifecourse Strategic Knowledge Cluster of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.

Program (in French only)


  • Child Care Pilot Project by Louise Legault, SRDC and Gordon Lenjosek, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (in French only).


Symposium location

  •  University of Ottawa, Room STE-A0150
    School of Information Technology and Engineering (SITE building)
    800 King Edward Avenue
    (at Mann Avenue, opposite sports complex)

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