MEDIA ADVISORY: How are universities preparing graduates for the ever-changing global job market?

Posted on Tuesday, March 29, 2016

The University of Ottawa invites members of the media to the inaugural edition of the Chancellor’s Debates series.

Initiated by our new chancellor, Calin Rovinescu, this series will bring together leading thinkers twice a year to explore and exchange views on important contemporary issues that affect students.

The first event will focus on the following question: How are universities preparing graduates for the ever-changing global job market?

WHAT: Chancellor’s Debate
WHEN:  Thursday, March 31, at 2 p.m.
WHERE: Huguette Labelle Hall (Tabaret 112) (550 Cumberland Street | map)
RSVP: Members of the media are asked to confirm their attendance by email to danika.gagnon@uOttawa.ca

Panellists:

  • Allan Rock, President and alumnus,  University of Ottawa
  • Calin Rovinescu, President and CEO, Air Canada, and the University of Ottawa’s 14th chancellor
  • Alex Johnston, vice-president, strategy and public affairs, CBC/Radio-Canada
  • Marie-Hélène Lafond, political and economic affairs specialist, U.S. Consulate General Montreal, and uOttawa alumna 


Note: Allan Rock and Calin Rovinescu will not be available for media interviews.

Media inquiries

Danika Gagnon
Media Relations Officer
Cell: 613-863-7221
danika.gagnon@uOttawa.ca

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