Public lectures and conferences

Max Bell School professor Andrew Potter talks about his new book ON DECLINE with Jonathan Montpetit, senior digital journalist with CBC.

Watch the virtual book launch cohosted with Biblioasis.

Classified as: Andrew Potter, On Decline, max bell school of public policy
Published on: 24 Sep 2021

Due to growing concerns over the COVID-19 virus, we regret to inform you that Choosing the Right Target: Real Options for the Bank of Canada's Mandate Renewal is postponed until fall 2020 (exact dates to be confirmed).

Our decision to postpone was a difficult one. We know that much planning and resources have gone into attending the conference, and we regret any inconvenience this has caused. 

Classified as: choosing the right target
Published on: 12 Mar 2020

MONTREAL - On Tuesday, November 20, 2018, Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins will visit McGill University and deliver a speech during the first Max Bell Policy Luncheon, organized by the Max Bell School of Public Policy. 

Topic: Major public policy issues around monetary policy frameworks and how those issues have become more complex in the post-global financial crisis world.

Time:12:00 - 14:00 (Eastern Time)

Classified as: monetary policy, School of Public Policy, max bell school, carolyn wilkins, Bank of Canada, max bell school of public policy
Published on: 19 Nov 2018

CALGARY - No topics in Canada are hotter today than new pipelines, carbon pricing, and energy development. There are legitimate policy debates to be had on all these issues, but opinions seem to be getting more polarized and often lack perspective. The Trans Mountain debate is a proof point of that.

Classified as: max bell school
Published on: 5 Jun 2018

Edmonton—Graduate students in the Faculty of Engineering will have the opportunity to get the inside track on communicating with non-technical audiences and tech commercialization during the Faculty of Engineering Graduate Research Symposium.

Keynote speakers Joe Schwarcz and Peter Hackett will share their experiences and expertise with symposium attendees and volunteers.

Classified as: Joe Schwarcz, OSS
Published on: 20 Jun 2013

Always engaged in educating the public about science, Dr. Joe Schwarcz discusses the importance of skepticism in science.

Click here to see Chemistry is not a four-letter word, Dr. Joe Schwarcz' TEDx lecture from last year's Montreal TEDx event. 

Published on: 19 Feb 2013


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