uOttawa Chancellor's Debate - Climate change in the age of Trump: How should Canada respond?

Monday, November 6, 2017, 5:00 p.m.

uOttawa Chancellor's Debate - Climate change in the age of Trump: How should Canada respond?

The University of Ottawa believes in stimulating constructive thinking that encourages discussion and raises awareness of differing perspectives on important topics. And this is the aim of the uOttawa Chancellor’s Debate, which will bring together thought-leaders, opinion-makers and exceptional individuals who, through lively exchanges and spirited discussions, will explore and discuss important contemporary issues, principally for the benefit of students.

The panel will feature:

  • Annette Verschuren – Chair & CEO of NRStor Inc., and Chancellor, Cape Breton University
  • Tzeporah Berman – Energy and Climate Campaign Strategy Consultant and Adjunct Professor in Environmental Studies, York University
  • Monica Gattinger – Director of the University of Ottawa's Institute for Science, Society and Policy, Associator Professor at the School of Political Studies, and Chair of the Positive Energy project
  • Stewart Elgie – Associate Professor, Faculty of Law; Chair, Sustainable Prosperity and Director, Institute of the Environment
  • Calin Rovinescu – President and CEO of Air Canada, and Chancellor of the University of Ottawa

The debate will also be shown via Facebook live on the University of Ottawa's Facebook page.

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Monday, November 6, 2017
5:00 p.m.
Huguette Labelle Hall, Tabaret Hall
75 Laurier Avenue East,
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
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Please contact chancellorsdebate@uOttawa.ca if you have any particular accessibility requirements or dietary restrictions.

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The uOttawa Chancellor’s Debate is held twice yearly, once in the fall and once in the spring. The formats and topics of these debates will vary. Formats will range from panel discussions to one-on-one interviews to classic, head-to-head debates, depending on the topic and the invited guests. Topics could include foreign affairs, innovation and economic growth, or justice and social policy.

The Chancellor will attend and participate in each debate. These events will be free, open to the public and webcast.

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