MPP Events 2017

Oct. 4th, 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m., Nexen: 3rd Annual MPP Capstone Symposium

This function includes representatives across industry sectors, 2017-2018 Master of Public Policy (MPP) students and MPP alumni. Capstone topics being discussed this year include ‘Developing a Cyberwarfare Capability for Canada: An Exploration of Seven Policy Rationales,’ ‘Carbon Capture in AB: Costs, Benefits and Policy,’ ‘Assessing the Relationship Between Health Research and Patient Outcomes: A Case Study in Stroke Research’ and others that reflect The School’s four research areas.

Oct. 4th, 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., Nexen: 2nd Annual Capstone Panel

Students new to the MPP program will gain insight from a number of MPP graduates on how they can use their capstones as they transition out of the program. The panel moderator is Daniel Lai, MPP, 2012.

Oct. 16th, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Nexen: Leveraging Your Strengths for Professional Success

Discover your strengths, how to talk about them with employersand how individual strengths can build strong teams. Co-hosted by UCalgary Career Services.

Oct. 19th, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Nexen: Legal Research Resources at the University of Calgary

This session will cover the following:

  • The Legal Research Process;
  • Secondary Legal Sources (aka books and journal articles);
  • Primary Legal Resources (Canadian federal legislation and Canadian and Albertan case law)

The session will be presented by Sara Klein ([email protected]) Research and Learning Librarian from the Bennet Jones Law Library, and John Wright ([email protected]) Librarian for Graduate Studies, Political Science and Public Policy at the Taylor Family Digital Library.

Oct. 26th, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Nexen: Building Career Resilience in a Changing World

Learn how to foster career resilience through understanding your motivators, creating a future vision of your career and learning strategies to develop a growth mindset.

Co-hosted by UCalgary Career Services

For information regarding any of these events, please contact Geoff Webb, Senior Advisor, Master of Public Policy Program at (403) 210- 6861 or [email protected]