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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.


The Rule of Law & Combatting Systemic Discrimination:
Event 2: Judicial Proceedings

Date:  April 29, 2021 13:00 - 15:00 (EST)
Where: Online 
This three-part special series will offer high quality presentations and discussions by leading experts on the topic of Combatting Systemic Discrimination in Policing, Judicial Proceedings, and Corrections. The series of two-hour events will be hosted virtually by Zoom, with the meeting links sent to attendees the day prior to each event. 

Locus of Control: Your Way to Feeling Better Amidst Adversity Morning Brief
Date
: April 30, 2021 9:00 am - 10:00 am (EST)
Where: Online 
An introduction to the construct Locus of Control from psychology and the neurosciences and on how to enhance resilience in face of adversity, such as during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Inroads of the People's Republic of China in the Caribbean: Implications for Future Security Cooperation with Atlantic Powers like Canada (Morning Brief)
Date: May 12, 2021, 9:00 - 10:00
 Where: Online
This Morning Brief is about the dramatic rise of the People’s Republic of China as a world power and the impact of this trend on relations between Caribbean Community Member States and Atlantic powers like Canada. It begins with a survey of the Inter-American system as the hemisphere’s premier multilateral forum and anchor of established hemispheric summitry processes that contribute primarily to the regional security. 

The Rule of Law & Combatting Systemic Discrimination:
Event 3: Corrections

Date:  May 17, 2021 13:00 - 15:00 (EST)
Where: Online 
This three-part special series will offer high quality presentations and discussions by leading experts on the topic of Combatting Systemic Discrimination in Policing, Judicial Proceedings, and Corrections. The series of two-hour events will be hosted virtually by Zoom, with the meeting links sent to attendees the day prior to each event. 

2021 CASIS West Coast Security Conference: Critical Security
Date:  November 22-26, 2021
Where: Online 
The Canadian Association for Security and Intelligence Studies (CASIS) proudly presents the fourth annual CASIS West Coast Security Conference, sponsored by PDI, on November 22-26, 2021.  The 2021 conference features practitioners and academics from around the world discussing a range of topics within the field of security including over 50 speakers from the intelligence, law enforcement and military communities of multiple countries. Speakers come from a mix of backgrounds including academics, the military, law enforcement, intelligence and policy makers, allowing for varied and engaged discussion.

 

 

Contact Us

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

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