2018 Conference Program

Canadian Association of International Development Professionals (CAIDP) in collaboration with the Canadian Council of International Law (CCIL) is proud to present:

Program - 2018 Conference

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Monday, January 22, 2018

Time

Session

8:00am

Registration, light refreshments, networking

9:00am Conference Opening Remarks
9:30am Keynote Address - Special guest speaker to be announced shortly
10:30am Break and Networking
10:45am

Panel Discussion: Delivering Canada's Feminist Aid Policy: Inclusive Governance, Innovation and Empowerment

Chair: Elissar Sarrouh 

Speakers: Hunter McGill, Rohinton Medhora, Jess Tomlin, Jean-Paul Roszkowski

12:00pm

Lunch and Innovative Practices Showcase

Showcase A Showcase B

Legal Empowerment: Foreboding Territory, Forbidden Fruits?

Presenter: Jeannette Tramhel

Context Analysis of Corruption and Justice in Fragile States

Presenter: Cheyanne Sharbatke-Church

1:30pm

Panel Discussion: Rethinking Governance for "Leaving No One Behind": the Drivers of Change for the 2030 Agenda

Chair: Thomas Cormier

Speakers: Gillian Barth, Marc-André Blanchard (tbc), Mazen Chouaib, Kimberley Inksater

2:45pm

Break/Refreshments

3:00pm

Panel Discussion: Financing FIAP: Effective Development and Closing the Power/Gender Gap

Chair: Steven Tipman 

Speakers: Etienne Grall, Sonia Laszlo, Ted Jackson, Karen Craggs-Milne

4:15pm

Reception

5:00pm

Keynote Address: What do you do when you can't eat rule of law?

Rakesh Rajani, Director, Civic Engagement and Government, FORD Foundation

5:45pm

Q&A

6:30pm Adjourn for the day

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Time

Session

8:00am

Registration

9:00am

Policy Implementation - Updates from Global Affairs Canada - guest speakers to be announced shortly

  • International Assistance
  • International Trade and Business
10:30am Break/Refreshments
10:45 am Session 1a Session 1b

Canadian Council on International Law (CCIL)

Call for Papers Issued

Topics and Speakers Coming Soon!

Evaluation at Global Affairs Canada - Lessons Learned and Future Directions

Chair: Philippe Bâcle

Speakers: David Heath, Stephen Kester

12:00pm

Lunch and Innovation Showcase C

Anika Gray, Gender Specialist and Regional Project Coordinator, JURIST Project

1:30pm Session 2a Session 2b

Canadian Council on International Law (CCIL)

Call for Papers Issued 

Topics and Speakers Coming Soon!

A Compendium of Updates on Contracting, GAC Policies and Programming

Chair: Alan Wilson

Speakers: Mark Lusignan, Guylaine Carrière others (tbc)

2:45pm Break/Refreshments
3:00 pm Session 3a Session 3b

Canadian Council on International Law (CCIL)

Call for Papers Issued 

Topics and Speakers Coming Soon!

Doing Business with International Development Institutions

Chair: Amber Mackereth

Speakers: Hussein Amery, Norm Looker, Jean-Joseph Bellamy, Alex Brunton

4:15pm

Closing Keynote Address: By Colleen Swords