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2018 Conference Program

-Academic panels will be 1.45 hrs in duration, and take place at the Hilton Hotel on May 10th and 11th in the following rooms on the first/ground, second, and third floors: Osgoode East, Osgoode West, Simcoe East, Richmond, and Governor General Main/Parlour. There is also a quiet study/work room reserved for conference attendees on the first/ground floor in the Simcoe West Room.
-A detailed program/panel list is available below, and will be printed for all participants upon registration on May 9th. Please double check your room number and time on the printed program when you arrive at the conference, in case any changes were made.* Preliminary Schedule & Program are subject to change before April 30, 2018.

 

2018 Conference Program

 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Wednesday, May 9

10.30 – 13.30: (City Hall, 100 Queen Street W.) *Register online  ‘Uncovering the CETA Opportunity’

13.00 – 19.00: (Mezzanine – Second Floor)  Conference Registration and YRN Sign-in

14.00 – 16.30: (Governor General – Main Room)  Young Researchers Network (YRN) Event

18.15 – 21.00: (Governor General – Main Room)  Keynote and Welcome Reception

18.15 – 18.30: Welcome Remarks, Heather MacRae and Ruben Zaiotti, ECSA-C Co-chairs

18.30 – 19.30: Keynote Lecture, ‘Building citizenship in a diverse European Union’

Agnès Hubert, College of Europe.

19.30 – 21.00: (Governor General – Parlour & Mezzanine)  Reception & Refreshments

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 Thursday, May 10

8.15 – 16.30: (Mezzanine – Second Floor)  Conference Registration

8.30 – 9.00: Break & Refreshments

9.00 – 10.45: Panel Session 1

10.45 – 11.00: Break & Refreshments

11.00 – 12.45: Panel Session 2

12.45 – 14.15: (Governor General – Main)  Canada-EU Business Roundtable Luncheon [box lunch for first 20 attendees]

14.15 – 16.00: Panel Session 3

16.00 – 16.15: Break & Refreshments (sponsored by U of T Press)

16.15 – 17.45: (Governor General – Main Room + Parlour)

Special Roundtable Session A: Authors Meet Critics: European Union Governance and Policy Making. A Canadian Perspective. U of T Press, 2018. (Parlour)

Special Roundtable Session B: ‘Expert knowledge in the age of declining trust in the media’. (Main)

18.30 – 21.00: (offsite at Art Square Café, 334 Dundas St. W)

JCMS Annual Review Roundtable & Reception *10-15 min walk, meet in Lobby at 18.10 for directions if needed

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Friday, May 11

8.00 – 9.30: (Tundra Restaurant @ Hilton) ECSA-C Board Breakfast Meeting – Board members only*

8.15 – 13.00: (Mezzanine –Second Floor) Conference Registration

9.30 – 11.15: Panel Session 4

11.15 – 11.30: Break & Refreshments

11.30 – 13.15: (Governor General – Main)

ECSA-C General Membership Meeting [box lunch for first 60 attendees]

13.30 – 15.15: Panel Session 5

15.30: -CONFERENCE ENDS-