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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2020 schedule: January, February, March


2020

Please note that the calendar will be on hiatus as McGill University continues to carefully monitor the current novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

The situation is very fluid, and any updates will be communicated with the McGill community as soon as possible.

We look forward to welcoming everyone back to campus. In the interim, please consult: https://www.mcgill.ca/coronavirus/ for additional information.

 

March

  • March 4: Business Higher Education Roundtable (BHER)
    Toronto, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
    Info:
  • March 6: U15 Executive Committee Conference Call
    3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
  • March 9: Bureau de coopération interuniversitaire (BCI) Executive conference call
    7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
  • March 11: Reception for Principal’s Prize for Public Engagement through Media
    4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
  • March 12: Scarlet Key Ceremony
    5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
  • March 18: Meeting with supporter
    12:30 – 5:00 p.m.
  • March 20: MUHC Board meeting
    7:45 – 10:00 a.m.
  • March 20: MUHC Board Meeting – Public
    10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

February

  • February 4: Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (MNI) event
    8:45 – 10:00 a.m.
  • February 5: Catalyst Advisory Board Meeting
    9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
  • February 7: Meeting with supporters
    12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
  • February 9: 2019-2020 Wirth Vocal Prize
    2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
    Info:
  • February 10: Meeting with industry partner
    11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
  • February 13: Principal Attends Class
    9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
  • February 13: McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC) Board of Trustees Meeting
    11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • February 14: Bureau de coopération interuniversitaire (BCI) Executive meeting
    8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
  • February 14: Bureau de coopération interuniversitaire (BCI) Board meeting
    9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
  • February 14: Speech by the Dr. Guy Breton, Rector, Université de Montréal: Montréal and its university
    11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    Info:
  • February 18: Prestige Scholars Reception
    6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
  • February 19: University Global Coalition (UGC) Steering Committee call
    10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
    Info:
  • February 19: Concert in memory of Susan Aberman - Schulich Singers: Annelies
    6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
    Info:
  • February 21: Speech by the Jean-François Roberge: Education and higher education as a vector for economic development
    11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    Info
    :
  • February 21: Attending a reception for a foreign dignitary
    6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
  • February 24: Meeting with supporter
    Ottawa, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
  • February 24 – 25: U15 meetings
    Ottawa
  • February 26: McGill Alumni Association Luncheon
    12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
  • February 26: Meeting with MAUT Executive
    4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
  • February 27: McCall MacBain Scholarships meeting
    1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
  • February 28: Speech by Mona Nemer, Chief Science Advisor of Canada, at the Montreal Council on Foreign Relations (CORIM)
    11:45 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.
    Info:

January

  • January 6: Discover McGill January Orientation
    6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
    Info:

  • January 7: Principal attends class
    1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

  • January 9: Meeting with supporters
    8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

  • January 13: Call with supporter
    11:15 – 11:45 a.m.

  • January 14: Meeting with government official
    10:00 – 11:15 a.m.

  • January 15: Meeting with supporters
    12:30 – 2:00 p.m.

  • January 16: Soup and Science
    11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Info:

  • January 16: The Ludic Generation: Harnessing the Potential of Interactive Learning in Higher Ed event
    5:00 – 6:30 p.m. 
    Info:

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

  • January 17: Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec (FCCQ) talk : Éric Girard, ministre des Finances
    11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Info:
    https://www1.fccq.ca/activite/rv-politiques-eric-girard/

  • January 17: U15 Executive Committee meeting
    2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

  • January 19 - 25: World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020
    Davos-Klosters, Switzerland
    Info:

  • January 28: Bureau de coopération interuniversitaire (BCI) meeting
    9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Quebec City

  • January 30 – February 3: Meetings with supporters
    Florida

     

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