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, April, May, June, July


2019

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.

 

June

  • June 2: Meeting with supporter
    5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
  • June 2: Dinner meeting with supporters
    6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • June 3: Convocation Ceremony – Faculty of Arts “A”
    10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Info:
  • June 3: Convocation luncheon
    12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
  • June 3: Convocation Ceremony – Faculty of Arts “B”
    3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
    Info:
    http://www.mcgill.ca/students/graduation/convocation
  • June 3: Convocation dinner event
    6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
  • June 4: Convocation Ceremony – Faculty of Arts “C”
    10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Info:
  • June 4: Convocation Ceremony – Education
    3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
    Info:
  • June 4: Dinner with supporters
    6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
  • June 5: Convocation Ceremony – Agricultural and Environmental Sciences “A”
    10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Info: 
  • June 5: Convocation luncheon event
    12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
  • June 5: Convocation Ceremony – Agricultural and Environmental Sciences “B”
    2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
    Info:
  • June 6: Meeting with University rector
    2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
  • June 6: Montreal International meeting
    3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
  • June 6: Dinner with supporters
    6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
  • June 9: Conference of Montreal – President’s dinner
    6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
  • June 10: Conference of Montreal Luncheon and Roundtable
    12:00 – 3:30 p.m.
    Info:
  • June 10: Dinner with supporters
    6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
  • June 11 – 18: Technion Israel Institute of Technology Board Meetings
    Israel
  • June 25: Meeting with university rector
    10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
  • June 27: Meeting with supporter
    12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

May

  • April 28 – May 1: Meetings with supporters
    London, England
  • May 2: Meeting with incoming student leaders
    12:15 – 1:00 p.m.
  • May 2: The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
    6:00 – 8: 30 p.m.
    Info:
  • May 3: Meeting with supporters
    2:00 – 2:30 p.m.
  • May 3: Meeting with foreign dignitary
    3:00 – 3:30 p.m.
  • May 6: McCall MacBain Scholarships Board meeting
    8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
  • May 6: MUHC Board meeting
    2:00 – 6:00 p.m.
  • May 7: McGill 1821 Society and the Macdonald Legacy Society Annual Afternoon Tea with the Principal
    3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
  • May 7: School of Continuing Studies 50th Anniversary Event
    6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
  • May 8: McGill Alumni Association Honours and Awards
    6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
    Info:
     
  • May 9: Meeting with university rector
    8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
  • May 9: Meeting with supporter
    11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
  • May 9: Meeting with supporter
    5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
  • May 9: Meeting with supporters
    6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
  • May 10: Meeting with supporters
    8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • May 13: Meeting with supporter
    9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
  • May 14: Meeting with MAUT Executive
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

  • May 14: Dinner with supporters
    6:30 – 9:00 p.m.

  • May 15: Meeting with industry partner
    12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

  • May 16: McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC) Board meeting
    11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

  • May 16: McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC) Board luncheon
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

  • May 17: Bureau de coopération interuniversitaire (BCI) Executive meeting
    8:00 – 10:00 a.m.

  • May 17: U15 Executive Committee Meeting
    11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

  • May 21: Meeting with industry partner
    4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

  • May 21: Dinner with supporters
    New York City, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

  • May 22: Meeting with supporters
    New York City, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

  • May 24: Meeting with supporters
    12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
  • May 24: Graduating MasterCard Foundation Scholars celebration
    5:30 – 6:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • May 24: Immigrec- Digital Museum of Greek Immigration to Canada
    McCord Museum, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • May 27: Convocation dinner event
    6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
  • May 28: Meeting with university president
    8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

  • May 28: Convocation Ceremony – Health Sciences
    10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Info:

  • May 28: Meeting with supporters
    12:30 – 3:00 p.m.

  • May 28: Convocation Ceremony – Continuing Education
    6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
    Info

  • May 29: Convocation Ceremony – Engineering
    10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Info

  • May 29: Convocation Ceremony – Music
    3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • May 29: Convocation dinner event
    6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

  • May 30: Convocation Ceremony – Management
    10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Info

  • May 30: Convocation Ceremony – Law
    3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • May 30: Convocation dinner event
    6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

  • May 31: Convocation Ceremony – Faculty of Science “A”
    10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Info:

  • May 31: Convocation Ceremony – Faculty of Science “B”
    3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Info:

April

  • March 31 – April 1: Meetings with supporters
    Vancouver
  • April 2: Meetings with supporters
    Calgary
  • April 3: Meetings with supporters
    Toronto
  • April 4: Meetings with supporters
    Montreal
  • April 5: Meetings with supporters
    Halifax
  • April 7: Joint Event with the University of British Columbia
    3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
    Vancouver, B.C.
  • April 8: Installation of the new President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calgary
    Calgary, Alberta
  • April 9-10: Universities Canada meetings
    Edmonton, Alberta
  • April 11: Public Policy Forum – 2019 Testimonial and Awards
    Toronto, 5:00 – 9:00
    Info:
  • April 12: U15 Executive Committee Meeting
    11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • April 14 – 16: Association of American Universities (AAU) meetings
    Washington, D.C.
    Info:
  • April 18: Meeting with MAUT Executive
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
  • April 23: Meeting with supporters
    12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
  • April 23: Meeting with supporters
    5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
  • April 24: Steacie Prize Lecture and reception
    4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
  • April 26: Bureau de coopération interuniversitaire (BCI) Executive meeting
    8:00 – 10:00 a.m.
  • April 26: Bureau de coopération interuniversitaire (BCI) Board meeting
    10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • April 28 – May 1: Meetings with supporters
    London, England

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:
  • March 31 – April 1: Meetings with supporters
    Vancouver

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