Events Archives

Governance Innovation Lecture Series: The Centre on Governance introduces a presentation by Professor Eric Champagne and Senior Fellow, Moira Hart-Poliquin, entitled “Coaching for Results: Exploring a New Implementation Practice for International Development”, December 3rd, 2015. For further detailed information please refer to the official poster for "Coaching for Results: Exploring a New Implementation Practice for International Development”

The Centre on Governance along with the Forum for Research on Policy in Communications (FRPC) presents “Rebooting Canada’s Communications Legislation”, May 23rd, 2015. For further detailed information please refer to the official website for Rebooting Canada’s Communications Legislation, as well as the official poster for Rebooting Canada’s Communications Legislation.

Governance Innovation Lecture Series: The Centre on Governance introduced a presentation by David Dubinski, Senior Fellow at the Centre on Governance, entitled "Cognitive bias meets 'functional stupidity': bounded rationality and evidence-based policy development", Wednesday, March 18th, 2015. For further detailed information please refer to the official poster for "Cognitive bias meets 'functional stupidity': bounded rationality and evidence-based policy development".

Governance Innovation Lecture Series:The Centre on Governance introduced a conference by Mr. Yousif El-Ghalayini, Senior Instructor at the School of Business, Australian College of Kuwait; and Senior Fellow at the Centre on Governance, University of Ottawa, who presented his recent doctoral research works on "High Performance Work Systems and UN Productivity with Refugees in Gaza", November 18, 2014. Further detailed information can be found in the official poster for "High Performance Work Systems and UN Productivity with Refugees in Gaza".

Governance Innovation Lecture Series: The Centre on Governance introduces a conference by Chris Giffard, Senior Technical Advisor for the Government Technical Advisory Centre (GTAC), National Treasury, South Africa, who will be presenting "Management for Results" within the South African Public Service Context, September 26th, 2014. Further detailed information can be found on the Official Poster for "Management for Results" within the South African Public Service Context.

Governance Innovation Lecture Series: The Centre on Governance introduces a conference by Raoul Blindenbacher entitled "Learning in Governments: Just Wishful Thinking?", September 22nd, 2014. Further detailed information can be found on the Official Poster for "Learning in Governments: Just Wishful Thinking?". You may also consult the official Power point presentation for "Learning in Governments: Just Wishful Thinking?".

The Centre on Governance, along with Public Safety Canada, and the University of Ottawa Co-op Program introduced: "Resilience in critical infrastructure and crime prevention: A workshop on collaborative governance in Canada", May 12th, 2014. Further detailed information can be found on the Official Poster for "Resilience in critical infrastructure and crime prevention: A workshop on collaborative governance in Canada", as well as on the official program for the conference. Also available is a discussion paper presented by Eric Champagne, Eva Maxwell, Erik Koskela, and Geneviève Rheault entitled "Collaborative Resilience in Critical Infrastructure and Crime Prevention: A Discussion Paper".

The Centre on Govenance and Fulbright Canada under the Governance Innovation Lecture Series introduce: 2014 Fulbright Research Chair in Governance and Public Administration at the University of Ottawa, Eric Zeemering, presenting "Collaborative Strategies for Urban Sustainability: Investigations in Canada and the United States", Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014. Further detailed information can be found on the official poster for "Collaborative Strategies for Urban Sustainability: Investigations in Canada and the United States".

The Centre on Governance introduces: Viva Dadwal and Sara Torres presenting "Reverse innovation in policy making: a new frontier?", Wednesday, February 19th, 2014. Further detailed information can be found on the Official Poster for "Reverse innovation in policy making: a new frontier?".

The Centre on Governance in collaboration with OREC introduces: Joan Haysom, PhD and Stewart Fast, PhD presenting "Community Power – Democratizing Solar Power with Community Funding" , Monday, February 10th, 2014. Further detailed information can be found on the Official Poster for "Community Power – Democratizing Solar Power with Community Funding". (in english only)

The Centre on Governance introduces: Marc L. Johnson and François Dumaine presenting "Évaluer la Feuille de route sur les langues officielle par une approche axée sur la théorie", Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013. Further detailed information can be found on the Official Poster for "Évaluer la Feuille de route sur les langues officielle par une approche axée sur la théorie". (in french only)

The Centre on Governance and Academics without Borders Canada: Professor Gilles Breton, Professor Steven Davis and Professor Ozay Mehmet presented "Academics without Borders Canada: Building the Capacity of Universities in the South". Thursday, September 26th, 2013. Further detailed information can be found on the Official Poster for "Academics without Borders Canada: Building the Capacity of Universities in the South".

65th IPAC National Annual Conference: Reinventing Public Administration, August 18th to August 21st, 2013: For more information please see the conference website.

Ottawa Local Immigration Partner presents: Welcoming Ottawa Week (WOW) June 25th – June 30th, 2013
Please see the Official Poster for Welcoming Ottawa Week for detailed event information, or visit Ottawa Local Immigration Partner's Page for Welcoming Ottawa Week.

The Canadian Urban Institute, the John Hopkins Institute for Policy Studies and the Centre on Governance hosted the conference: "The Canadian Urban Forum: A Conference to Identify New Models for Infrastructure", June 18-19th, 2013. The theme of the first Canadian Urban Forum is "New Models for Tomorrow's Infrastructure" a topic that is relevant to cities in the developed world – like Canada and Europe – but also in developing countries, the principal focus of Habitat's World Urban Forum. For detailed event information please see the Program for The Canadian Urban Form.

The Centre on Governance introduced: Professor Momtaz Uddin Ahmed (Department of Economics, University of Dhaka) presenting "Developing Women Entrepreneurship in Small and Medium Enterprises in Bangladesh: Issues, Realities and Policies", June 14th, 2013. Further detailed information can be found on the Official Poster for "Developing Women Entrepreneurship in Small and Medium Enterprises in Bangladesh".

Public event: This public event showcased the life experiences of a former live-in caregiver and a group of Filipino youth living in Canada, separated from family due to the Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP), March 13th, 2013. For more detailed information please see the Visualizing Filipino-Canadian Families in Transition Poster or the Visualizing Filipino-Canadian Families in Transition Media Release.

The Japan Foundation Presented: Professor Jackie Steele and Professor Mari Osawa presented the preliminary interdisciplinary insights, the gaps in the existing literature on disaster mitigation, as well as the findings from the fieldwork of Network Members, March 6th, 2013. Further detailed information can be found on the Official Poster for "Gender, Diversity and Tohoku Reconstruction: Challenges and Opportunities Two Years On".

The Centre on Governance hosts public lecture in French:  "Gouvernance des réseaux francophones dans le domaine de l'immigration" presented by Caroline Andrew (Centre on Governance) and Mireille Paquet (University of Montreal), January 24th, 2013.

The Centre on Governance, The Institute of the Environment and The Centre for International Policy Studies present: "North American Energy Policies: Where in the World are we Going?". This event was a panel discussion with Joseph Dukert (Center for Strategic and International Studies), John R. Dillon (Canadian Council of Chief Executives), and Monica Gattinger (University of Ottawa), January 22nd, 2013. For more information please see The Centre for International Policy Studies website.

The Centre on Governance participated to the launch of Invenire's first four titles at the National Library, February 12, 2010.

The CURA | Knowledge-based Community Governance, the Laboratoire de recherche sur les minorités linguistiques and the Centre on Governance organised a workshop on knowledge co-production, January 21, 2010 at the University of Ottawa.

The School of Political Studies and the Centre on Governance presented a conference by John E. Trent intitled "Should Political Science Be More Relevant? An Empirical and Critical Analysis of the Discpline" on December 2, 2009 at the University of Ottawa.

Caroline Andrew and Marie Josée Berger organized a conversation with Monique Frize, as part of the Women and Leadership initiative, on December 1st, 2009 at the University of Ottawa.

The School of Political Studies' Frontières, espaces et territorialités Group and the Centre on Governance organized Cynthia Ghorra-Gobin's conference « De la métropolisation : Les enjeux d'une régulation du capitalisme globalisé » on November 24, 2009 at the University of Ottawa.

On September 11, 2009, Caroline Andrew presented "Developing a 'place-based' sensibility" during a meeting with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing.

Caroline Andrew participated to a workshop during the International Seminar on Gender Equality in a Multicultural Society: Gender, Diversity and Conviviality in the Age of Globalization, August 4, 2009 in Tokyo and Sendai.

Caroline Andrew participated to the 21st World Congress of Political Science, which was held in Santiago on July 12 to 16, 2009.

Debating Language Policies in Canada and Europe, March 31 to April 2, 2005.

Second National Capital Colloquium on the Governance of Sustainable Development (2004-2005)

April 12, 2005: The Sustainable Development of Canada's North

  • Rosemarie Kuptana

March 8, 2005: Science as a Policy Tool: The Need for Policy Frameworks in Emerging Technologies

  • James Meadowcroft, Carleton University
  • Danial Wayner, National Research Council Canada

February 15, 2005: Corporate Social Responsibility: The Role of International Standards

  • Grace Barrasso, European Aluminium Association
  • Jürg Gerber, Global Projects, Alcan Inc.
  • Kernaghan Webb, Industry Canada/Carleton University

January 11, 2005: Contextualizing Public-Private Partnerships: The Dynamics and Development of Environmental Governance

  • Matthew Paterson, School of Political Sciences, University of Ottawa
  • Michael Cloghesy, Council for Business and Environment of Quebec
  • Paper

December 14, 2004: The Civil Society in the Decision-making Process: The Canadian Example

  • Elizabeth May, Sierra Club
  • Paper

November 16, 2004: Global Environmental Governance: The Follow-up of Rio and Johannesburg

  • Brennan Van Dyke, North America United Nations Environment Program
  • Paper
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