Humber’s International Development Institute launches symposium series
Toronto, Ontario –June 12, 2012 – Humber College’s International Development Institute and the Institute of Public Administrative of Canada are co-hosting the inaugural Shifting Gears: Innovation and Transformation in International Development Symposium at Humber’s Lakeshore Campus on June 14 and June 15, 2012.
The symposium features a number of International Development experts and will explore topics such as how the international development context has evolved over the last decade; future implications for International Development organizations; innovative approaches aid groups are using to adapt to the changing International Development environment; and impact on International Development careers.
Rahul Singh, Humber Paramedic graduate, founder of GlobalMedic, recipient of the Order of Ontario and most recently, a 2012 Queen’s Diamond Jubilee award winner will be the keynote speaker on Thursday, June 14 at 6:00 p.m.
Event IDI – IPAC Symposium Shifting Gears: Innovation and Transformation
in International Development
Date/Time Thursday, June 14 – 8:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (reception and dinner
Friday, June 15 – 8:30 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Location Humber Lakeshore Campus, Building L, 3199 Lake Shore West
• Dr. Michael Hatton, co-host and vice president, academic,
• Dr. Robert Taylor, co-host, CEO, IPAC
• Rahul Singh, Founder GlobalMedic, Order of Canada,
• Symposium speakers, participants and students
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The Business School or IPAC
About Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Established in 1967, Humber is one of Canada’s leading postsecondary institutions. Committed to student success through excellence in teaching and learning, Humber serves more than 22,000 full-time students and 56,000 continuing education registrants. With an internationally recognized reputation for quality learning, Humber offers a wide-range of career-focused opportunities for students to personalize their educational path. Our 150 full-time programs include four-year bachelor’s degrees, two and three-year diplomas, one and two-year certificates, and apprenticeship training. As a founding member of Polytechnics Canada, Humber offers students the opportunity to participate in applied research projects that find solutions for issues confronting small and medium-sized enterprises. Humber is one of 12 Vanguard Learning Colleges as identified by the League for Innovation, and the League’s only Canadian board member. More than 83 per cent of Humber graduates are employed within six months of completing their studies. Visit humber.ca.
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