FRANCES-CAPPA-2015_03As part of being a Pierre De Celles Award winner for Excellence in Teaching public Administration, Dr. Frances Abele recently had the privilege of  organizing and chairing an important plenary round table at the Canadian Association of Programs in Public Administration (CAPPA) conference. This conference seeks to address theoretical and methodological questions in public management, public administration and public policy analysis.

FRANCES-CAPPA-2015_04Along the conference’s theme, Dr. Abele organized a round table titled ‘Teaching Indigenous Policy and Administration.’ The panel featured key experts in this field, including Jennifer David (Stonecircle Consulting), Julia Candlish (Education Coordinator Chiefs of Ontario), Jennifer Dalton (York University), Hayden King (Ryerson). The panel was well-received by conference-goers and provided key insights about Indigenous policy and administration.