Lecture Series 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”

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 Telfer School of Management, in partnership with the Centre on Governance (Governance Innovation Lecture Series), presented: a conversation on “Alternative Investments; Understanding Islamic Finance: Possibilities and Limits from an International and Canadian Perspective” featuring Dr. Mahmoud Mohieldin (Special Envoy for the President of the World Bank Group), March 14th, 2013. Further detailed information can be found on the Official Poster for “Alternative Investment”, and on the Conference Summary Report.

The Centre on Governance and the Centre for International Policy Studies (CIPS) introduce: Dr. Hong Je Cho presenting “Rethinking the Governance Model for a Sustainable Peace Regime in the Korean Peninsula?”, May 7th 2013. Further detailed information can be found on the Official Poster for “Rethinking the Governance Model for a Sustainable Peace Regime in the Korean Peninsula?”.

The Centre on Governance and the Public Affairs Research Institute (PARI) introduce: Professor Ivor Chipkin (Director of Public Affairs Research Institute and Associate Professor in the School of Social Sciences at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa) presenting “The Politics of Corruption: Two Competing Definitions”, February 21st, 2013. Further detailed information can be found on the Official Poster for “The Politics of Corruption: Two Competing Definitions”.

Conference organized by the Congolese Congress of Canada in collaboration with the Centre for Governance and Development World Brotherhood: Charles Onana, French investigative journalist talks about the causes of the ongoing violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, December 14, 2012.

Joint Event of the Human Right Research and Education Centre and The Centre on Governance: Public Discussion – “Obama, Race and American Democracy” presented by Professor Jeremy I. Levitt (University of Ottawa Fullbright Research Chair in Human Rights and Social Justice) and Professor Matthew C. Whitaker (Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy, Arizona State University), November 13, 2012. Please see the Official Poster for “Obama, Race and American Democracy” for more information.  

The Centre on Governance hosts book presentation of Mrs. Beatriz Leycegui: The University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Social Sciences, jointly with the Embassy of Mexico and the NAFTA Office of Mexico in Canada, were pleased to host the book presentation of Mrs. Beatriz Leycegui, former Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade at the Ministry of Economy of Mexico, entitled “Reflections on Mexico’s International Trade Policy (2006-2012)”, November 9th, 2012.

Governance Innovation Lecture Series: Stephen Blank (2012 Fulbright Research Chair in Governance and Public Administration at the University of Ottawa) presents “Getting to North American Governance: Practice, Practice, Practice”, September 25th, 2012. Please see the Official Conference Summary for the Inaugural Conference “Getting to North American Governance: Practice, Practice, Practice” for more information.

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