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Saturday, January 17 • 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Enabling Policy Effectiveness

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What enables policy to reflect local needs? How can local government engage effectively with higher level policy development? What avenues for more effective policy development exist? By examining these questions in diverse contexts we aim to develop a deeper understanding of how policy constraints on local governments can be addressed.

Facilitators
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Patrick Miller

Venture Lead / Senior Consultant, Global Engineering Venture / Steer Davies Gleave
Patrick Miller (PhD) is passionate about creating sustainable, resilient, compassionate, and creative communities. As a transportation planner and consultant, Patrick has worked with public, private and non-profit clients across North America and around the world to develop long range transit strategies and to design and implement behaviour change campaigns, all the while pushing his clients to take innovative and holistic approaches to... Read More →

Speakers
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Chris Brown

Professor, Carleton University
Professor Brown is Associate Professor of Political Science in the field of comparative politics, with a specialization in the politics of Africa. He has worked in Botswana and in Ghana as a development planner and as a local government policy advisor. He is working on a book on the institutionalization of liberal democracy in Botswana, which is funded by a research grant from the SSHRC. He is currently the Program Director for Carleton... Read More →
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Govind Gopakumar

Associate Professor, Concordia University
Govind Gopakumar is Associate Professor and Associate Chair at the Centre for Engineering in Society, Concordia University, Montreal. He received a PhD in Science and Technology Studies from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Dr. Gopakumar’s research centres on the socio-political aspects of urban infrastructure and the governance of infrastructure change. In addition to a book Transforming Urban Water Supplies in India published by... Read More →
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Bruce Timms

Councilor, Niagara Region, Ont.



Saturday January 17, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm
St-Pierre 900 de la gauchetière ouest

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