Conference: University Partnerships for Social Justice - 28th March 2013

Building Bridges: Community – University Partnerships for Social Justice

The conference organisers are pleased to announce Professor Dave Adamson and Professor Gareth Rees as Key Note Speakers.

Professor Gareth Rees

Professor Gareth Rees is from the Cardiff School of Social Sciences at Cardiff University. His work has investigated themes including educational policy, adult learning, the learning society and the relationship between learning and regeneration. Professor Rees is the Director of the Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods (WISERD). He also acts as an advisor to both the Welsh and UK Governments.

Professor David Adamson, OBE

Dave Adamson is the Chief Executive of the Centre for Regeneration Excellence Wales (CREW). Dave has extensive experience of research, evaluation and policy development in regeneration related areas and has worked with a wide range of regeneration partners including the Welsh Government, third sector organisations, RSLs and local authorities in Wales. Dave is internationally recognised for his work on community empowerment in regeneration partnerships through his long-term engagement with the design, delivery and analysis of Communities First in Wales.

His current interests include regeneration policy, measuring impact, evaluation techniques, community empowerment and housing and regeneration.

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