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    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.

The Professional Development Institute (PDI), a notable convener of the best experts from government, industry and academia, is pleased to host a variety of quality events.

To register, choose event and follow the online registration process.


Beyond Project Management: Harvesting Value from Your Organizational Investments


Dates:  September 9, 2020 9:00am - 10:00am 
Where: Online 

Why do some investments succeed (CERB) and others fail (Phoenix) despite the application of good project management?  What can leaders do to ensure that organizational investments actually produce real value? Attend this brief online webinar to find solutions and ensure your project realises it's value!

Disruption Series Launch: The Challenge of Disinformation 

**This event is postponed. A new date will be confirmed shortly.**

When: TBD
Where: Desmarais Building, 55 Laurier Avenue East, 12th floor, room 12102

In a partnership that includes international experts from Washington, DC, Sweden, and the United Kingdom, among others, PDI is proud to launch a transnational initiative on disinformation and the surge in calls to violence on social media and across the internet. This inaugural session features experts in a deep dive in to the importance of the growing phenomenon of disinformation, its challenges, forecasting the risks ahead, and the necessary next steps in combatting its influence and impact.


Contact Us

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

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