When: Monday, March 11, 2013 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Where: Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Grand Salon, 900 boul. Réné Lévesque O., Montreal, Quebec, H3B 1X8
A distinguished psychiatric epidemiologist, Heather Munroe-Blum has dedicated her career to the advancement of higher education, science and innovation, in Canada and internationally. She has advised governments and other organizations on the crucial role played by progressive, evidence-based public policy concerning universities, health, research and highly qualified talent in enriching society and enhancing competitiveness on a global scale. Her career also includes extensive involvement in the wider community through her service on numerous not-for-profit and private sector boards.
As she nears the end of her decade as Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University, Heather Munroe-Blum reflects on the gains made in higher education, both in Quebec and worldwide, during a period of debate and change arguably not seen since the Quiet Revolution. Professor Munroe-Blum will discuss the policies and efforts that have served education and research well, and what universities will need to thrive in next decade and beyond.
Named to the Order of Canada and l’Ordre national du Québec, Professor Munroe-Blum holds numerous honorary degrees from Canadian and international universities. In January 2013, she received the Chief Executive Leadership Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. The award recognizes inspiring, visionary leaders for outstanding efforts in supporting institutional advancement and promoting education.
Members Table for 8 $735.84
Members Table for 10 $919.80
Non-members Table for 8 $973.81
Non-members Table for 10 $1092.26
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February 22, 2013