Conference on Giving: Detailed Programme
April 25, 2017
The Governor General’s Conference on Giving:
OTTAWA—His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will host Working Together for the Common Good: Governor General’s Conference on Giving at Rideau Hall, on Thursday, April 27, 2017, starting at 9 a.m.
This national conference will bring together non-profit sector leaders, fund development professionals, representatives of corporate and government charitable initiatives, and members of academia focused on giving behaviour. It will provide them with the opportunity to share their views on current trends in giving and how this behaviour can best be encouraged. It will also focus on increasing connectivity among sectors, and explore and inform on the development of a national approach to encourage giving behaviour through the Giving Behaviour Project, an initiative of the Rideau Hall Foundation.
Canadians from coast to coast to coast are invited to follow the conference live online at www.gg.ca/commongood and to submit questions to the panellists via Twitter by using #GGCommonGood.
Below is the sequence of events (approximate timings).
OPEN TO MEDIA
CLOSED TO MEDIA
Short biographies of the panellists are available online at www.gg.ca/commongood. For a sneak peek at the day’s events, watch His Excellency’s video message online at https://youtu.be/fqKLqhJPsts.
Media wishing to cover the morning session are asked to confirm
their attendance with the Rideau Hall Press Office in advance.
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