Past Event! Note: this event has already taken place.

When: Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 — Saturday, March 4th, 2017
Time: 6:30 pm — 9:00 pm
Location:Various locations
Audience:Alumni, Carleton Community, Current Students, Faculty, Staff, Staff and Faculty
Cost:The conference is free of charge, but some individual events are ticketed.
Contact:Cassie Smith,

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Imagining a Future Canada: An Interdisciplinary Conference | March 2-4th, 2017

In an increasingly interconnected world, there is a growing recognition of our interdependence.The Visions for Canada 2042 conference will explore the ways innovative collaboration among researchers and the community may be the most effective response to Canada’s future challenges.


  • Film Screening and post-film panel discussion, ‘My Father’s Land’, by award-winning Inuk filmmaker Zacharius Kunuk, Mayfair Cinema.
  • Papers and panels by faculty and graduate students from the Faculty of Public Affairs, Carleton University on a diverse range of topics related to Canada’s future.
  • Informal dialogues and post-panel discussions.
  • Keynote Lecture by Kiera Ladner, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Manitoba and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Politics and Governance.
  • Closing Dinner with keynote speech, Shaw Centre, featuring The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change.

Full conference program and details can be found here.