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Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Innovation Infusion: Susan Hutchinson

The World Leisure Centre of Excellence at VIU is pleased to invite you to our next Innovation Infusion event on April 8, 2016, at 11:30 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. in B200-R203. The speaker Dr. Susan Hutchinson will deliver a speech on Cultivating the Power of People, Place and Play for Healthy Communities.

Coffee shops, dog parks, libraries and pubs.

What do they all have in common?

They can all be considered “third places” that matter for people and communities. This presentation will focus on how and why leisure and recreation can serve as “third places” for cultivating individual and community well-being.

Dr. Susan Hutchinson is a former Vancouver Island gal who now lives, works and plays in Nova Scotia. Susan teaches in the Recreation and Leisure Studies program at Dalhousie University. Her research focuses on the ways in which leisure and recreation can be a resource for individual and community well-being.

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