UBC hosts free public lecture with BMO Financial Group co-chair

Canada’s Public Policy Forum presents a free public lecture by Kevin Lynch, Co-Chair of BMO Financial Group and former Clerk of the Privy Council.


What: Kevin Lynch: “The Global Talent Hunt: Are We Playing to Win?” Public lecture followed by audience discussion.

When: Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, 4:30 p.m.

Where: UBC Robson Square Theatre, 800 Robson St, Vancouver, BC

Cost: Complimentary. Reception to follow.

The University of British Columbia is hosting the latest installment in the Public Policy Forum’s 2013-14 Lecture Series. “The Global Talent Hunt: Are We Playing to Win?” features Kevin Lynch, co-chair of BMO Financial Group and former clerk of the Privy Council, with welcome remarks by UBC President Stephen J. Toope.

Since 1987, the Public Policy Forum has recognized inspirational leaders who have advance public policy and good governance in Canada. The non-profit organization honours public servants, business leaders, elected representatives and journalists at annual Testimonial Dinner & Awards, Western Dinner, Atlantic Dinner & Awards, and the Gordon Osbaldeston Lecture. The Forum’s 2013-14 lecture series brings prominent speakers to campuses across Canada for lively conversations about challenging policy topics.

For more information or to register, visit www.ppforum.ca/events/. Online participation is available via WebEx. Questions can also be submitted via Twitter by mentioning @ppforumca and using #ppfmlynch.

NB: Mr. Lynch is available for media interviews upon request Jan 8-10. Please contact Natasha Gauthier at 613-238-7858 ext. 220 or media@ppforum.ca.

Based in Ottawa, Canada’s Public Policy Forum is an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of government in Canada through enhanced dialogue among the public, private and voluntary sectors. The Forum thanks our partners for this event: Cisco Canada, University of British Columbia, and Business in Vancouver.



Natasha Gauthier
Public Policy Forum
Tel: 613.238.7858 ext. 220.
E-mail: media@ppforum.ca