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.fortier [at] mcgill.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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2019 schedule: JanuaryFebruary, March


2019

March

  • March 1: Quartier de l’Innovation (QI) meeting
    8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
  • March 1: Visiting delegation from international university
    9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
  • March 7: Meeting with supporter
    12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
  • March 11: Visit to the new Nursing facilities
    9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
  • March 11: Meeting with supporter
    11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
  • March 11: McCord Museum Board meeting
    12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
  • March 13: Meeting with McGill Course Lecturers and Instructors Union (MCLIU) Executive
    8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
  • March 13: McGill24 reception
    5:30 – 6:00 p.m.
    Info:
  • March 14: Meeting with supporter
    8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
  • March 15: La Francofête à McGill
    McCord Museum, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
    Info:
  • March 15: 10th anniversary gala of the EMBA McGill-HEC Montreal
    6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
  • March 18: Meeting with Quartier de l’Innovation (QI) colleagues
    2:45 – 3:30 p.m.
  • March 18: McGill Women in Leadership Roundtable Discussion
    6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
    Info:
  • March 19: Valérie Plante, Mayor of Montreal, speech at the Canadian Club of Montreal
    12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
    Info:
  • March 19: Scarlet Key Ceremony
    5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
  • March 20: McGill Alumni Association Luncheon
    12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
  • March 20: U15 Executive Committee Meeting
    2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
  • March 20: Meeting with funding agency president
    3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
  • March 20 – 23 –International Advisory Board Meeting of HEC Paris
    Paris, France
  • March 18: Meeting with Quartier de l’Innovation (QI) colleagues
    2:45 – 3:30 p.m.
  • March 25: MUHC Board meeting
    2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
  • March 25: MUHC public meeting
    4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
  • March 25: Dinner with supporters
    6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
  • March 26: Principal speaking at the Montreal Council on Foreign Relations - The Role of Universities in a World Undergoing Profound Change
    11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    Info:
  • March 26: Meeting with PGSS Executive
    4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
  • March 27: Luncheon with supporters
    12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
  • March 28: Speech by the Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance of Canada: 2019 Federal Budget, at the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal
    11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    Info:

February

  • January 31 – February 1: U15 meetings
    Ottawa
  • February 4: Meeting with government official
    1:00 – 1:30 p.m.
  • February 4: Meeting with supporter
    4:00 – 4:30 p.m.
  • February 5: Principal attends class
    8:35 – 10:00 a.m.
  • February 6: Catalyst Canada Advisory Board
    Toronto, 7:30 – 9:30 a.m.
    Info:
  • February 6: Meeting with supporter
    Toronto, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
  • February 6: Meeting with supporter
    Toronto, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
  • February 6: Meeting with supporter
    Toronto, 2:30 – 3:00 p.m.
  • February 6: Meeting with government official
    3:00 – 3:30 p.m.
  • February 8: World Economic Forum Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution
    San Francisco, California
  • February 12: Conference Board of Canada meeting
    7:30 – 8:00 a.m.
    Info:
  • February 12: Meeting with supporter
    6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
  • February 12: Loran Scholars Reception
    5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
    Info:
  • February 13: Gift announcement
    10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
  • February 13: Meeting with supporters
    6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
  • February 15: Bureau de coopération interuniversitaire (BCI) Executive meeting
    7:30 – 9:00 a.m.
  • February 15: Bureau de coopération interuniversitaire (BCI) Board meeting
    9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
  • February 15: Speech by Jean-François Roberge, Minister of Education and Higher Education, at the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal
    11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Info:
  • February 18: Meeting with student scholarship holders
    10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
  • February 18: Bertrand Cesvet speech at the Canadian Club of Montreal
    12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
    Info:
  • February 19: Citizenship Ceremony
    10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Info:
  • February 19: Prestige Scholars Reception
    6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
  • February 20: Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal talk: Building an Innovative Economy, given by the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development
    11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    Info:
  • February 21: Conference Board of Canada meeting
    8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Info:
  • February 22: Meeting with government official
    8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
  • February 22: Montreal Council on Foreign Relations (CORIM) talk: Conquering Foreign Markets: Taking Advantage of 50 years of International Affirmation given by Nadine Girault, Québec's Minister of International Relations and La Francophonie
    11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    Info:
  • February 25: U15 Executive Committee Meeting
    1:30 – 2:00 p.m.
  • February 26: Meeting with industry partner
    7:30 – 9:00 a.m.
  • February 27: Reception for Principal’s Prize for Public Engagement through Media
    4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
    Info:

January

  • January 4: Tour of Maude Abbott Museum
    2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

  • January 7: Meeting with government official
    1:30 – 2:00 p.m.

  • January 7: Meeting with university rector
    4:00 – 4:30 p.m.

  • January 7: Discover McGill University Orientation session
    5:30-7:30 p.m., Leacock Building, Room 26
    Info

  • January 8: Meeting with government official
    11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

  • January 8: Meeting with supporter
    1:30 – 2:00 p.m.

  • January 8: Meeting with supporter
    3:30 – 4:00 p.m.

  • January 9: Meeting with university rector
    4:10 – 5:00 p.m.

  • January 10: Meeting with supporters
    8:15 – 9:15 a.m.

  • January 10: Meeting with supporters
    10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

  • January 10: Meeting with university president
    11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

  • January 10: Meeting with granting agency official
    1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

  • January 11: Meeting with government official
    10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

  • January 14: Universities Canada Meetings
    8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

  • January 15: Meeting with supporter
    11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

  • January 16 – 19: University of Glasgow visit
    Glasgow, Scotland

  • January 21—25: World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2019
    Davos-Klosters, Switzerland
    Info

  • January 28: Announcement
    11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

  • January 28: MUHC Board Meeting
    2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

  • January 30: Conference Board of Canada meeting
    8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
    Info:
  • January 31 – February 1: U15 meetings
    Ottawa