About the Event

Free one-day student seminar with presentations from leading policy experts, Q & A, and informal discussions. Lunch is included.

When

Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
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Where

Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel
110 9 Ave SE
Calgary, AB T2G 5A6
Contact Name: 
Rachel Osterman
Contact Phone: 
(604) 688-0221 ext. 554

Bus Information

There will be complimentary return bus service from Edmonton to Calgary. If you wish to register for the bus, please indicate on the registration form.

From Edmonton:
6:30am – Departure from University of Alberta
9:30am – Arrival at the Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel

From Calgary:
4:15pm – Departure from Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel
7:30pm – Approximate arrival at University of Alberta

Event Pricing

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About the Event

Free one-day student seminar with presentations from leading policy experts, Q & A, and informal discussions. Lunch is included.

Speakers & Instructors

Associate Director, Natural Resource Studies, Fraser Institute
The State of the Environment in CanadaDr. Aliakbari will discuss the state of the environment in... more

The State of the Environment in Canada
Dr. Aliakbari will discuss the state of the environment in Canada to provide a clear understanding of Canada’s environmental record. She will examine the evolution of air quality in Canada from the 1970s onwards, and discuss how the current state of air quality compares to the stringent standards established by Canadian government policy. She will also outline the state of water quality in Canada and summarize Canada’s performance on a host of environmental indicators (including air quality, water quality, emissions per capita, etc.) relative to other industrialized countries.

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Associate Director, Health Policy Studies, Fraser Institute
Healthcare Performance and Policy Options for AlbertaHow healthy is Canada’s health care system? Is... more

Healthcare Performance and Policy Options for Alberta
How healthy is Canada’s health care system? Is there anything Albertans can do to improve the performance of their provincial system within the confines of the Canada Health Act? In this presentation, Mr. Barua will present objective international comparisons of performance, and propose some potential solutions for Alberta based on the experiences of other countries with universal health care systems.

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Resident Scholar and Addington Chair in Measurement, Professor Emeritus, Western Washington University
Does Canada Really Need NAFTA?Prof. Globerman will review the current status of the NAFTA... more

Does Canada Really Need NAFTA?
Prof. Globerman will review the current status of the NAFTA negotiations, emphasizing what is problematic for Canada about U.S. demands. He will consider what the termination of NAFTA might mean for Canada and whether a termination is better than acceding to U.S. demands.

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CEO and Founder, SKINISSKIN
The Moral Impact of Entrepreneurship in AfricaSenegalese entrepreneur Magatte Wade explains how the... more

The Moral Impact of Entrepreneurship in Africa
Senegalese entrepreneur Magatte Wade explains how the only way to create prosperity in Africa is through entrepreneurship and free markets. She describes the heavy regulatory obstacles to launching and managing a business across Africa and shows step-by-step how entrepreneurs change lives by generating jobs by creating value for customers.

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Event Testimonials

  • Seminars like this one are a more approachable format to learning more about topics in public policy that otherwise may seem daunting, especially for a student.
    - Saskatoon
  • A thought-provoking experience that will challenge your assumptions and broaden your perspectives.
    - Ottawa
  • Amazing way to spend my Saturday. Very relevant and academic conversations inspiring students to professionally pursue these topics.
    - Calgary

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