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*Complimentary* The Diplomacy of Education with Allan Rock, President of University of Ottawa
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The Honourable Allan Rock, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ottawa, will speak about how university scholars and students help to strengthen bonds between nations, and will explore ways in which uOttawa and the Canadian community in Hong Kong can maximize collaborative opportunities.

19/10/2015
When: Monday, October 19, 2015
12:00PM to 2:00PM
Where: Club Lusitano
27/F, 16 Ice House Street
Central
Hong Kong
Contact: Alison Yung

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The Diplomacy of Education

with Allan Rock,

President of University of Ottawa
Date:
Monday, October 19, 2015
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Venue:



Club Lusitano
27/F, 16 Ice House Street
Central
Hong Kong

Price:

Complimentary  

(Registration is mandatory)

  Seats are limited
  3-course luncheon included
 
About the Event:
The Honourable Allan Rock, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ottawa, will speak about how university scholars and students help to strengthen bonds between nations, and will explore ways in which uOttawa and the Canadian community in Hong Kong can maximize collaborative opportunities.

The University of Ottawa is the largest bilingual (French-English) university in the world. Located at the heart of Canada’s capital, its students, faculty and staff have ready access to the great institutions of our country. An internationally recognised institution, uOttawa ranks among the top 10 most research-intensive universities in Canada, and among and Top 200 universities in the world. The university’s reputation for research excellence has allowed it to build partnerships with respected institutions worldwide.

A trial lawyer by profession, Allan Rock spent a decade in the Canadian Parliament as Attorney General of Canada, Minister of Health and then Minister of Industry. He served as Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations in New York prior to joining the University as its president in 2008.

About the Speaker:
Allan Rock

Allan Rock has been President of the University of Ottawa since 2008.

A graduate of the University’s Faculty of Law, he practised for over two decades as a trial lawyer with the Fasken firm in Toronto. He was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers in 1988 and was elected as head of the Law Society of Upper Canada in 1992.

In 1993, Allan Rock was elected to the Canadian Parliament. He spent ten years in Prime Minister Jean Chrétien’s Cabinet as Minister of Justice and Attorney General (1993-1997), Minister of Health (1997-2002) and Minister of Industry (2002-2003).

He left Parliament in 2003 upon his appointment as Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations in New York, where he was deeply involved in humanitarian, peace-building and development efforts, particularly in Africa, Haiti and Sri Lanka.

Allan Rock’s mandate as President was recently extended until June 30, 2016.

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