Event Date: April 9, 2013 - 11:30 am Location: FSS4004, 120 Université Privé , Ottawa
Panel discussion with: GEOFFREY CAMERON, co-author of Exceptional People: How Migration Shaped Our World and Will Define Our Future; MARK DAVIDSON, Citizenship and Immigration Canada; HOWARD DUNCAN, Metropolis, Carleton University.
Presented by CIPS.
Free. In English. Registration is not required.
A light lunch will be offered.
Geoffrey Cameron is co-author of Exceptional People: How Migration Shaped Our World and Will Define Our Future, with Ian Goldin and Meera Balarajan. He has been a lecturer in politics at St Catherine’s College, University of Oxford, and a research associate at the Foreign Policy Centre in London. He previously worked as senior policy advisor to the head of the Africa Bureau at Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs, and he is currently Principal Researcher with the Baha’i Community of Canada.
Mark Davidson is Director General of the International and Intergovernmental Relations Branch, Department of Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Between 1998 and 2010, he has held various director general and director level responsibilities including in the Immigration Policy Branch and the Biometrics Project Office. He previously served as visa officer in the Canadian missions in Pakistan, Syria, Bangladesh, China and South Africa. In South Africa was responsible, as Immigration Program Manager, for migration relations with ten countries in southern Africa.
Howard Duncan is Executive Head of the Metropolis Project at Carleton University. He joined Metropolis at Citizenship and Immigration Canada in 1997 as its International Project Director and became its Executive Head in 2002. He was previously with the Department of Health and Welfare where he worked in program evaluation, strategic planning, policy, and extramural research.