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Queen's University
 

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

Registration is now closed.


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

Speakers:
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


Lunch
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

Speakers:
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


Break
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

Speakers:
Kevin Page
, Parliamentary Budget Officer, Government of Canada

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


Break
3:45 - 4:15 pm  


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

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"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

 





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