Canada Australia Public Policy Initiative (CAPPI)

On Friday 13 April 2018, IPAA in partnership with the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet hosted this year’s Canada Australia Public Policy Initiative (CAPPI) lecture. This annual lecture is hosted alternately between Australia and Canada, and is an opportunity to share insights on public policy and governance challenges in Canada and Australia. The lecture was given by Mr Paul Rochon, Canada’s Deputy Minister of Finance, who spoke on the topic of ‘Globalization, Technology and Economic Growth’.

(above L-R: Dr Martin Parkinson AC PSM, Dr Dawn Casey PSM, Mr Paul Rochon and Ms Rosemary Huxtable PSM)

Slides – a copy of Mr Rochon's slides are available here.
Transcript – a copy of Mr Rochon's speech is available here.
Video – a full length video of the event (1 hour 31 minutes) is available below or on IPAA's Vimeo channel.
Photos – a selection of photos are available below, please contact IPAA for more photos.

(above L-R: welcome to country from Aunty Janette and opening remarks from Dr Parkinson)

(above L-R: Paul Rochon delivers his address and being thanked by IPAA host Dawn Casey)

(above: Paul responds to audience questions, facilitated by Dawn)

(above: the audience at the CAPPI Lecture, delivered at the James O Fairfax theatre at the National Gallery of Australia)


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