This is just copied verbatim (with minor format changes) from the Facebook notice.
To register to attend in person:
To register to attend the webcast:
(It's for public servants, so if you don't have a PRI #, I don't think you can sign up.)
Host: Canada School of Public Service - École de la fonction publique
Type: Education - Workshop
Date: 14 May 2009
Time: 08:30 - 09:45
65 Guigues Street
Learn about the evolution of government science and the challenges facing science-based departments and agencies, and science managers, in the current environment. This discussion will focus primarily on public policy and will be especially beneficial to people working in science-based departments and agencies or who are involved in the management of science, policy and related programs in government.
After working as a university lecturer for many years, in 1978, Jim Mitchell began a government career where he had experience in the analysis and resolution of complex public policy issues. He was also a principal advisor on the 1993 reorganization of the federal government.
After leaving the public service, Jim Mitchell became a founding partner of the policy-consulting firm Sussex Circle. Now as a consultant, Mr. Mitchell provides policy and organizational advice in virtually every area of federal responsibility including defence, science and agriculture. In his lecture, Mr. Mitchell will be drawing from this experience to talk about the challenges and opportunities facing government science and the science community.
Speaker: Jim Mitchell, Founding Partner, Sussex Circle