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The Principal's schedule

Members of the McGill community will be able to meet the Principal at many events and meetings over the coming months. Please see below for a listing of just some of the activities on her schedule.

If you would like to suggest an event or meeting for the Principal to attend, or have input on any areas you consider a priority, please send it to suzanne [dot] fortier [at] mcgill [dot] ca. While it may not be possible for her to attend all events suggested, all suggestions will be considered.

Please note that the list below is not exhaustive. Regularly scheduled meetings—such as Senate and Board of Governors—have been excluded, as have some additional informal engagement activities. Times or dates for events on this page may change, and new events will be added. Please check back regularly.


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2015

August

  • Aug. 4-6: Meetings with supporters and alumni

    San Francisco

  • Aug. 6-7: Meetings with supporters and alumni

    Vancouver

  • August 11: Meeting with McGill supporter

    12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

  • August 12: Meeting with McGill supporter

    8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

  • August 13: Meeting with university partner

    8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

  • August 17: Meeting with McGill supporter

    9:00 – 9:30 a.m.

  • August 17: Meeting with McGill supporter

    10:00 – 10:30 a.m.

  • August 17: Meeting with McGill supporter

    11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

  • August 17: Meeting with McGill supporter

    4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

  • August 19: Meeting with university partner

    9:00 – 9:30 a.m.

  • August 20: Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship Visit

    2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
    Info:

July

  • The calendar will return with the new academic year in August, when we look forward to welcoming everyone back to campus after their summer break. In the interim, please feel free to contact the Office of the Principal (514-398-4180) with any questions.

     

  • July 2: Meeting with McGill supporters

    4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

  • July 3: Meeting with industry partner

    8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

June

  • June 1: Convocation Ceremony – Faculty of Arts “A” and Faculty of Religious Studies

    10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • June 1: Convocation Ceremony – Faculty of Arts “B”

    2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • June 1: Convocation dinner event

    6:30 – 9:00 pm

  • June 2: Convocation Ceremony – Faculty Science “A”

    10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Info:

  • June 2: Convocation Ceremony – Faculty Science “B”

    2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    Info:

  • June 3: Convocation Ceremony – Agricultural and Environmental Sciences “A”

    10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Info:

  • June 3: Convocation luncheon event

    6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

  • June 3: Convocation Ceremony – Agricultural and Environmental Sciences “B”

    2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
    Info:

  • June 5: Stewardship Event

    4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

  • June 8: Conference de Montreal - panel

    10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • June 8: Conference de Montreal luncheon

    12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • June 8: Meeting with McGill supporter

    3:15 – 4:00 p.m.

  • June 8: Montreal International meeting

    4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • June 8: Conference de Montreal – Board of Governors meeting

    6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
    Info:

  • June 9: Conference de Montreal – Board of Governors dinner

    7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • June 9: Meeting with PGSS and SSMU Executives

    8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

  • June 8: The Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre Event

    5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • June 9: Conference de Montreal Dinner

    7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • June 11: Conference Board of Canada Committee Meeting

    8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
    Info:

  • June 16: Commemoration Day Events, University of Glasgow

    Glasgow, Scotland, 3:15 – 4:30 p.m.

  • June 16: Commemoration Day Events, University of Glasgow

    Glasgow, Scotland, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

  • June 17: Commemoration Day Ceremony, University of Glasgow

    Glasgow, Scotland, 9:00 am– 3:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • June 17: Meetings with University Partners

    Glasgow, Scotland, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

  • June 22: Meeting with member of McGill community

    8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

  • June 22: Meeting with McGill supporter

    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

  • June 22: Meeting with McGill supporter

    4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

  • June 23: Meeting with member of McGill community

    8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

  • June 23: AUCC Committee Meeting

    1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

  • June 23: Dinner with Quebec rectors

    6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

  • June 25: Meeting with government official

    Quebec City, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

  • June 28: Quartier de l’Innovation (QI) committee meeting

    3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

May

  • May 1: 2015 Canadian University Boards Association (CUBA) Conference

    8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    Info:

  • May 1: Meeting with government official

    2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

  • May 1: Canadian University Boards Association (CUBA) Conference

    5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
    Info:

  • May 3: Alumni event

    6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

  • May 4: Government announcement

    10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

  • May 4: Alumni event

    Toronto, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

  • May 5: Meeting with McGill supporter

    Toronto, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

  • May 5: Lunch meeting with McGill supporter

    Toronto, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

  • May 6: Meeting with McGill supporter

    9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

  • May 6: Meeting with diplomat

    11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

  • May 6: Dobson Cup Reception

    5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • May 7: Meeting with member of McGill community

    2:30 – 3:00 p.m.

  • May 7: McGill 1821 Society Reception

    3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

  • May 8: Tour of Quartier de l’Innovation

    2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
    Info:

  • May 11: CD Howe Institute –Montreal Roundtable Event

    University Club, 12:00-1:30 p.m.
    Info:

  • May 11: McGill Alumni Association Honours & Awards Banquet

    6:00-8:00 p.m.

  • May 12: Centraide Campaign Ambassadors meeting

    8:00 to 9:00 a.m.

  • May 12: Quarterly meeting of the MISC Board of Trustees (MISC)

    10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • May 13: 2015 Canadian Institute for Mining Convention – Plenary session: Women as Executives

    8:00 – 10:00 a.m.
    Info:

  • May 13: Universities Canada Working Group Meeting

    Ottawa, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

  • May 13: U15 Meeting

    Ottawa, 5:00 -8:00 p.m.

  • May 14: McGill-CIHR Reception

    Ottawa, 7:45-9:00 a.m.

  • May 14: U15 Meeting

    Ottawa, 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

  • May 15: Meeting with McGill supporters

    12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

  • May 19: Meeting with McGill supporter

    8:00 to 9:00 a.m.

  • May 19: Meeting at Goodman Cancer Center / Presentation of Dr. Michel L. Tremblay’s research activities.

    10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

  • May 20: Meeting with McGill supporter

    12:00 to 1:30 p.m.

  • May 20: Meeting with McGill supporter

    12:00 to 1:30 p.m.

  • May 21: Future Humanities: Transforming Graduate Studies for the Future of Canada

    8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
    Info:

  • May 21: Chambre de Commerce luncheon

    12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • May 22: Conference on Universal Design for Learning: Canadian Perspectives - Sowing the Seeds, Facilitating the Change, Nurturing the Growth

    11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • May 22: Meeting with government official

    2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

  • May 22: Meeting with McGill supporter

    4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

  • May 23: Desautels Faculty of Management MBA 50th Celebration Conference and Gala Dinner

    6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • May 25: Global Young Academy - Innovation for Sustainable Globalization

    4:30-6:30 p.m.
    Info:

  • May 26: Convocation Ceremony – Continuing Studies

    6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • May 27: Convocation Ceremony – Faculty of Engineering

    10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • May 27: Convocation Ceremony – Schulich School of Music

    2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • May 27: Convocation dinner event

    6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Info:

  • May 28: Convocation Ceremony – Desautels Faculty of Management

    10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • May 28: Convocation Ceremony – Faculty of Law

    2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • May 28: Convocation dinner event

    6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
    Info:

  • May 29: Convocation Ceremony – Health Sciences

    10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • May 29: Convocation Ceremony – Faculty of Education

    2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
    Info:

April

  • April 1: Meeting with McGill supporter

    8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

  • April 1: Principal Attends Class

    6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

  • April 7: Meeting with McGill supporters

    8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

  • April 7: Meeting with Student Life and Learning Executive Team

    1:00 – 1:30 p.m.

  • April 7: Council of Faculty Advisory Board Chairs

    3:00 – 6:00 p.m.

  • April 7: l’Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec - Grand Prix d’Excellence 2015

    6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • April 8: Canadian Higher-Education Roundtable, organized by the Canadian Council of Chief Executives

    11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • April 8: Meeting with government official

    1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

  • April 8: The #Edu4All Fête – celebrating the launch of SEDE’s Public Awareness Strategy

    5:30 – 6:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • April 9: Meeting with McGill supporter

    1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

  • April 9: Undergrad mentoring program reception

    5:30 – 6:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • April 9: Meeting with McGill supporter

    6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

  • April 10: 40th Anniversary of Pollack Hall

    7:30 - 9:00 p.m.

  • April 13: Tour of Facility for Electron Microscopy Research (FEMR)

    9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
    Info:

  • April 13: Luncheon with MAUT Executive

    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

  • April 13: Meeting with diplomat

    2:00 – 2:30 p.m.

  • April 13: Catalyst Awards

    6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • April 14: Meeting with President of NSERC

    9:00 – 9:45 a.m.

  • April 14: Desautels Faculty of Management Faculty Advisory Board dinner

    6:00 -9:00 p.m.

  • April 15: Bureau de coopération interuniversitaire (BCI) General Assembly

    10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

  • April 15: In Her Own Words III: Stories from Distinguished Research Careers

    3:30 – 6:30 p.m.
    Info:

  • April 15: Dinner in honour of new French Ambassador to Canada

    7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

  • April 16: Quartier de l’Innovation (QI) Board meeting

    8:00 – 9:30 a.m.

  • April 16: Gala de Les Mercuriades

    5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • April 19 – 24 : Investissements D’Avenir - IDEX/I-SITE Jury 2014

    France
    Info:

  • April 27 : Meeting with Youth Fusion

    8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
    Info:

  • April 28: Lunch meeting with McGill supporters

    12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

  • April 28: A conversation with the St-James Literary Society

    7:30 -8:30 p.m.
    Info:

  • April 29: Meeting with diplomat

    9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

  • April 30: Memory and Performance: A Colloquium in Memory of Ellen Bradshaw Aitken

    8:30 – 1:30 a.m.
    Info:

  • April 30: Meeting with Student Mentee

    12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

  • April 30: A Celebration of Philanthropy - Concert & Cocktail Dinatoire - 10th Anniversary of the New Music Building

    6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

March

  • March 2: Quartier de l’Innovation meeting

    8:25 – 9:00 a.m.

  • March 2: Meeting with Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Green Chemistry and Green Chemicals

    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • March 3: Meeting and luncheon with MasterCard Foundation Scholars

    11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • March 12: BRAVO 2015 – McGill’s Celebration of excellence in research and scholarship

    5:00 -8:00 p.m.

  • March 13: Chambre de Commerce – Major Projects Strategic Forum

    7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    Info:

  • March 13: Right to Play Dodgeball

    Currie Gym, 4:00 – 4:30

  • March 16: Campus visit with government official

    9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

  • March 17: McGill Management International Case Competition

    9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
    Info:

  • March 17: Guest Speaker at the University Club, part of the Distinguished Speaker’s Series

    12:00 - 2:00 p.m.

  • March 19: Meeting with SSMU Executive

    12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

  • March 19: Montreal International Board Meeting

    12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • March 20: Federation Chambre de Commerce Les Mercuriades Jury

    12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • March 23: MForum

    10:15 – 11:30 a.m.
    Info:

  • March 24: Meeting with McGill supporter

    8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

  • March 25: Academic Leadership Forum – Building a Culture of Service at McGill

    8:00 – 10:00 a.m.
    Info:

  • March 25: McGill Engineering Design Network

    11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

  • March 25: Women in Engineering – Celebrate Women in Technology Event

    2:00 - 2:30 p.m.
    Info:

  • March 25: Meeting with MAUT Executive

    3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

  • March 25: Scarlet Key Event

    5:15 - 6:30 p.m.

  • March 26: McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) – McGill University Homecoming Celebration

    6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • March 27: McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) - McGill Medical Symposium

    12:45 – 1:30 p.m.
    Info:

  • March 30: Investissements D’Avenir - IDEX/I-SITE 2014 Jury Conference Call

    10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
    Info:

  • March 30: Chambre de Commerce luncheon

    12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • March 30: Faculty of Medicine End-of-Term Reception for Associate Deans and Chairs

    6:00 – 6:40 p.m.

  • March 30: 23rd Annual Eric M. Flanders Visiting Professorship Lectureship Dinner

    7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

  • March 31: Meeting with CEO & Scientific Director of Mitacs

    1:00 – 1:30 p.m.
    Info:

  • March 31: Meeting with PGSS Executive

    2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

  • March 31: Meeting with MAUT Executive

    3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

  • March 31: Second Annual Trottier Symposium on Sustainable Engineering, Energy and Design

    5:00 – 9:00 p.m. .

February

  • Feb. 2: McGill Academic Health Network (MAHN) meeting

    8:00 – 9:30 a.m.

  • Feb. 2: Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) Opening Ceremony at the Glen Site

    10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

  • Feb. 2: The Canadian Club – Montreal – Guest Speaker: Alan Shepard, President & Vice-Chancellor - Concordia University

    10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
    Info:

  • Feb. 3: Chambre de Commerce luncheon

    11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • Feb. 3: McGill Institute of Aerospace Engineering (MIAE) meetings

    4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

  • Feb. 4: Meeting with McGill supporter

    12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

  • Feb. 4: Principal Attends Class

    5:35 – 8:30 p.m.

  • Feb. 5: Principal Attends Class

    10:05 – 10:45 a.m.

  • Feb. 9: SSMU Executive Winter Meeting

    2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
    Info:

  • Feb. 10: Conference Board of Canada meeting

    1:30 – 5:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • Feb.11: Federation Chambre de Commerce Les Mercuriades Jury

    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • Feb. 12: Quartier de l’Innovation meeting

    8:00 – 9:30 a.m.

  • Feb. 15: Attending the McGill Martlets Women’s Hockey Game

    McConnell Ar​ena, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • Feb. 16: Conversations with Student Society Executives

    5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

  • Feb.18: “Research Matters” discussion series

    8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

  • Feb. 18: Guest Speaker at the University Women’s Club of Montreal

    6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

  • Feb. 19: McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC) Board Meeting

    10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

  • Feb. 19: Annual Conference of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC)

    1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

  • Feb. 19: A Celebration of Science 2015

    6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • Feb. 20: Chambre de Commerce luncheon

    12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • Feb. 20: McGill Women in Leadership Trailblazers’ Testimonies Conference

    SSMU Ballroom, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

  • Feb. 23: Association of American Universities (AAU) Meeting

    Washington, DC 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

  • Feb.23: U15 Meeting

    3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

  • Feb. 25: Meeting with President of Montreal International

    8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

  • Feb. 25: Meeting with McGill supporter

    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

  • Feb. 25: Meeting with government official

    4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

  • Feb. 26: MDCM Accreditation Meeting

    8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

  • Feb. 27: Chambre de Commerce luncheon

    12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
    Info:

January

  • Jan. 12: Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) meeting

    11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

  • Jan. 12: U15 Working Group meeting

    2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

  • Jan. 14: Senior Administrative Group Meeting

    11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

  • Jan. 14: Arts Undergraduate Research Event

    4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

  • Jan. 19: Meeting with government officials

    11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

  • Jan. 19: Educational – Community – Living – Environment (ECOLE) Project visit

    5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
    For more info:

  • Jan. 19: Student Senate Caucus

    6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

  • Jan. 20: Arts Administrative Group meeting

    10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
    For more info:

  • Jan. 20: Meeting with Federation des Chambres de Commerce du Quebec

    2:15 – 3:30 p.m.

  • Jan. 21: Meetings with Government officials

    Quebec City, 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.

  • Jan. 22: MAUT - Coffee & Conversation with the Principal

    McGill Faculty Club, 9:00 -10:30 a.m.
    For more info:

  • Jan. 26: Meeting with Department of Family Medicine

    2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

  • Jan. 27: Meeting with MAUT Executive

    10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

  • Jan. 27: Meeting with McGill supporters

    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

  • Jan. 27: Principal Attends Class

    2:30 – 4:00 p.m.

  • Jan. 28 – 31: Investissements D’Avenir - IDEX/I-SITE 2014 Jury

    France Info

  • Jan. 30: AUCC teleconference meeting

    6:00 – 8:00 p.m.