Future Series

Spring 2018 - "Journalism - present and future challenges"

Organized by Phil Reilly

This is a very tentative outline; dates, speakers, titles, and sequence have yet to be finalised.

Rick Gibbons former Ottawa Sun publisher and CFRA host. "Opening lecture".

Andrew Cohen - formerly of the Globe and Mail, now teaching at Carleton - "International coverage".

John Ibbitson "Political coverage"

Phil Reilly "Local talk"

Joanne Chianello, former Citizen columnist, now with CBC, "Social media"

Carl Neustaedter, communications director with the Public Policy Forum and former newsroom manager at the Citizen - "The Future of newspapers"

Fall 2018 (16 Oct to 20 Nov) - "World Religions"

Organized by Debbie Gomez and Julie Chahal

Winter 2019 (16 Jan to 20 Feb) - "Kanata High Tech Industry"

Organized by Dave Brown

Spring 2019 (19 Mar to 23 Apr) - "Genetics"

Organized by Cathie Faubert


Other topics being considered are:

  • Languages/Linguistics

  • Turkey

  • Peace

  • Horses

Do you have an idea for a series? Please talk to any member of the Executive or email Julie Chahal jchahal@polygonconsulting.com