|9:00 - 9:15 am|| Opening Remarks
Rachel Laforest, Head of the Public Policy and Third Sector Initiative, School of Policy Studies, Queen's University
| Opening Remarks
Chisanga Puta-Chekwe, Deputy Minister, Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration and Ontario Women's Directorate
|9:15 - 10:30 am||
The North American Context
|Chair:Susan Carter, Research Associate, Carleton Centre for Community Innovation (3CI)|
|Susan Phillips, Professor and Director of the School of Public Policy and Administration, Carleton University
"Back to the Future? The Fiction and Friction of Third Sector-Government Relationships in Canada"
|Tim Brodhead, President and CEO of the J.W. McConnell Foundation
"Relations between the Voluntary Sector and the Government of Canada - Fifteen Years of Trying or a Trying Fifteen Years"
|10:30 - 10:45 am||Break|
|10:45 am - 12:00 pm||
The North American Context 2
|Chair: Chisanga Puta-Chekwe, Deputy Minister, Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration and Ontario Women's Directorate|
|Steven Rathgeb Smith, Waldemar A. Nielsen Chair in Philanthropy and Professor of Public Policy, Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University
"The New Reality of the Government-Nonprofit Relationship in the US"
|John Brothers, Professor in Public Service at New York University and Senior Fellow at the Support Center for Nonprofit Management
"The Impact of increasing federal involvement on the future of the nonprofit sector"
|12:00 - 1:00 pm||Lunch|
|1:00 - 2:15 pm||
|Chair: Susan Tolton, Director, Policy and Knowledge Development Division, Community Development and Partnerships Directorate, Income Security and Social Development, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC)|
|Gemma Donnelly-Cox, Academic Director of the Centre for Nonprofit Management at Trinity College, Dublin
"Now you see it, Now you don't: Government-Nonprofit Sector Partnerships in Ireland"
|John A. Healy, Director of Impact Assessment and Global Learning at The Atlantic Philanthropies
"Social Change Strategies in an era of economic restraint"
|2:25 - 3:00 pm||
The United Kingdom
|Chair: Peter Elson, Senior Research Associate, Institute for Nonprofit Studies, Mount Royal University|
|Colin Rochester and Meta Zimmeck, Practical Wisdom R2Z
"Was the Compact just an umbrella for a sunny day?"
|Marilyn Taylor, Emeritus Professor, University of the West of England and Visiting Research Fellow, Institute for Voluntary Action Research
"England's Big Society: does the voluntary sector need the state?"
|3:00 - 3:30 pm||Break|
|3:30 - 4:45 pm||
Germany, Australia and Spain
|Chair: Andrew Graham, Adjunct Professor, School of Policy Studies, Queen's University|
|Björn Schmitz, University of Heidelberg, Centre for Social Investment, Germany
"No Connections between Separate Spheres? - Economic Recession and their influence on the Third Sector in Germany"
|John Butcher, ANZSOG Research Associate, School of Politics & International Relations, Australian National University
"An Australian Compact with the Third Sector: Challenges and Prospects"
|Carmen Parra, Professor, University Abat Oliba, Barcelona
"The economic recession in Spain and its impact on the voluntary sector"
|4:45 - 6:00 pm||
The Economic Recession and Developing Countries
|Chair: Rachel Laforest, Associate Professor and Head of the Public Policy and Third Sector Initiative, School of Policy Studies, Queen's University|
|Barbara Levine and Evren Tok, Adjunct Professor and PhD Candidate, School of Public Policy and Administration, Carleton University
"Southern CSO's Responses in Tumultuous Times: The Economic Downturn and Its Implications"
|Julia Sanchez, CEO and President of Canadian Council for International Co-operation (CCIC)
"The Global Economic Crisis and Developing Countries"
|6:15 pm||Closing Remarks|