Featured Expert Events

Busy professionals keep their edge by regularly upgrading their knowledge, keeping up with the latest in best practices and adding new skills. To help, we are proud to offer networking events featuring national and international experts on current topics such as government, security and policy, leadership and other matters important to Canadians today.
Our featured expert events provide opportunities to build and strengthen key relationships and stay current as knowledge evolves and new trends emerge.
To register, choose your event below and follow the online registration process.
The event will feature a case study of the Government of the Northwest Territories’ extraordinary work in cultivating a community of practice of communicators to help raise performance and advance change. It’s the story of how resourceful, savvy and creative leadership helped advance meaningful improvements by supporting a community of practice – bringing out the best in a team spread across 14 departments and multiple locations. Read more.
Schedule: March 9, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Desmarais Building, 55 Laurier Avenue East, 12th floor, room 12110
This workshop and networking event is designed to help you bring meaningful change into your organization through the use of a lean and agile change approach.   Participants will “learn-by-doing”, hearing real stories and case studies of innovative change practices, while exploring how to use and create effective, lightweight, fit-for-purpose tools and techniques.
Schedule: April 26, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Desmarais Building, 55 Laurier Avenue East, 12th floor, room 12110

The University of Ottawa Centre for Continuing Education, and the Centre for International Policy Studies invites you to a conversation with Mr. Jean-Pierre Kingsley on Monday March 27, 2017. Mr. Kingsley has been Chief Electoral Officer of Elections Canada from 1990 to 2007. He is a regular media contributor on issues pertaining to the Canadian electoral process.  We will be exploring with him a variety of questions on the state of democracy in Canada and around the World.  Mr. Kingsley will actively engage with the audience to take questions. Read more.

A light lunch will be served. Conference will be offered in French.  English and French question period will follow.

Schedule: Monday March 27, 2017 (11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.)
Location: Faculty of Social Sciences Building, 120 University Private, room 4004



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For additional information regarding upcoming events, please contact us at 613-562-5802 or at continue@uOttawa.ca.
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