Past Events

February 2019

Event Starts Thursday February 21, 2019

The Changing Nature of Work for National Associations

Invite-only roundtable discussion

Leaders from diverse national associations gathered at this roundtable event to discuss issues the sector faces around the changing nature of work. The event included remarks from:  Chantal Maheu, Deputy Minister of Labour and Associate Deputy Minister of Employment and Social Development; Francis Fong, Chief Economist of CPA Canada; Shannon...

  • When

    Thursday February 21, 2019
    8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

  • Where Ottawa, ON

Event Starts Tuesday February 19, 2019

Solutions to Cyber Harassment Aimed at Women in Political Life

Half-Day Workshop

Despite the fight to include women in politics, research shows women are still significantly less likely than men to consider running for office. Disincentives – on top of the traditional and systemic – result from the widespread use of online social platforms and other digital technologies to harass and threaten...

  • When

    Tuesday February 19, 2019
    8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • Where Ottawa, ON

Event Starts Tuesday February 19, 2019

Building Digital Resilience Workshop

With Seyi Akiwowo

Seyi Akiwowo, Founder and Executive Director of Glitch, is offering a two and a half hour-long workshop on digital resilience at PPF. She'll cover digital rights, self-defence and self-care.

  • When

    Tuesday February 19, 2019
    1:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • Where Boardroom at the Public Policy Forum
    1400-130 Albert St. Ottawa

Event Starts Tuesday February 12, 2019

Putting Reconciliation into Practice II: Session 3 – Working Together – Partnership and Co-development

A Public Policy Forum Learning Program

Session 3: Working Together - Partnership and Co-development The program participants will hear from leading Indigenous voices on justice and economic development. Agenda to come.

  • When

    Tuesday February 12, 2019
    10:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Where PPF Boardroom
    1400-130 Albert St. Ottawa

January 2019

Event Starts Wednesday January 30, 2019

Government Digital Transformation and IT Modernization

The Public Policy Forum (PPF) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) Institute are organizing a private roundtable on digital transformation chaired by Olivia Neal, the Executive Director of Digital Change from the Chief Information Officer Branch at Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat. This is the fourth part of a dialogue initiated...

  • When

    Wednesday January 30, 2019
    12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

  • Where Ottawa

Event Starts Monday January 28, 2019
Event Ends Tuesday January 29, 2019

Indigenous Changemakers Initiative

  Today’s Indigenous Changemakers are true catalysts for change in Canada. This next generation of leaders will engage with the federal government and its commitment to form a new Indigenous-Crown relationship and put reconciliation into action. But skilled, collaborative and connected leaders don’t emerge by accident. As the decision-makers of...

  • When

    Monday January 28, 2019 - Tuesday January 29, 2019
    8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • Where Cisco Systems Inc (RBC WaterPark Place)
    88 Queens Quay W #2900, Toronto, ON M5J 0B8

Event Starts Monday January 14, 2019

Putting Reconciliation into Practice II: Session 2 – Visit to Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation

A Public Policy Forum Learning Program

Session 2: Visit to Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation with a conversation with Chief and Council as well as a stop at the school.

  • When

    Monday January 14, 2019
    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • Where Kitigan Zibi

December 2018

Event Starts Tuesday December 11, 2018

Putting Reconciliation into Practice II: Session 1 – Understanding and applying the government’s agenda

A Public Policy Forum Learning Program

Session 1: Understanding and applying the government’s agenda. The session includes Indigenous leaders, discussion, critical thinking and interactive learning. The learning program will focus on considering concrete policy solutions to some of the topical and important issues associated with the Indigenous agenda.

  • When

    Tuesday December 11, 2018
    8:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

  • Where Global Centre for Pluralism
    330 Sussex Dr., Ottawa

Event Starts Friday December 7, 2018

Keeping Up with the Speed of Disruption III: Session 1 – The New Biology

A Public Policy Forum Learning Program

Session 1: The New Biology (December 7, 2018). This session will explore the technologies that are changing the way we interact with biological information and biological systems. The agenda will be posted shortly. The keynote will be delivered by PPF Fellow Rob Annan.

  • When

    Friday December 7, 2018
    9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • Where Three Sisters Hall - Canada's Agriculture Museum
    901 Prince of Wales Dr, Ottawa

Event Starts Monday December 3, 2018

PPF Fall Dinner: The Real Deal on Canada-U.S. Relations

With David MacNaughton, Luiza Savage, Ali Velshi and Janice Gross Stein

Ambassador David MacNaughton, Brian Tobin, Washington journalists Luiza Savage of Politico and Ali Velshi of MSNBC, and Janice Gross Stein of the Munk School unpack the state of U.S. politics and its impacts on Canada.

  • When

    Monday December 3, 2018
    5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

  • Where Shaw Centre (Trillium Ballroom)
    55 Colonel By Dr, Ottawa

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