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Queen's University

Friday, April 26, 2013
Biosciences Complex, Queen's University,  Lecture Theatre, 1101 

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Session 1:  Policy for Improved Human and Ecosystem Health

10:00 - 11:30 am

Chair:  Warren Mabee,  Director, Queen's Institute for Energy and Environmental Policy and Assistant Professor, School of Policy Studies and the Department of Geography, Queen's University

Joseph Pater
, Founding Director, National Cancer Institute of Canada Clinical Trials Group, and Professor Emeritus, Queen's University

John Smol, Professor, Department of Biology, Queen's University

11:30 am - 12:30 pm - Biosciences Atrium

Session 2:  Innovative Policy for Changing Demographics

12:30 - 2:00 pm 

Chair:  Marg Rappolt , Deputy Minister, Ministry of Community and social Services, Government of Ontario

Sherri Torjman, 
Vice‐President, Caledon Institute of Social Policy 

Munir Sheikh, Distinguished Fellow and Adjunct Professor, School of Policy Studies, and Co-Commissioner, Commission for the Review of Social Assistance in Ontario

2:00 - 2:15 pm

Session 3: The role of evidence in economic policy-making: a policy practitioner’s perspective
2:15 - 3:45 pm 

Chair:  Mel Cappe, Professor in the School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Toronto

Kevin Page
, Parliamentary Budget Officer, Government of Canada

Graham Fox, President and CEO, Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP) 

3:45 - 4:15 pm  

The Donald Gow Memorial Lecture
4:15 pm - Biosciences Lecture Theatre 1101



"Action This Day: Why Canada's First Nations People Can't Wait"

presented by:

Bob Rae, M.P. 
Interim Leader of the
Liberal Party of Canada


5:30 pm - End of Day


School of Policy Studies, Robert Sutherland Hall
Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.3020