Before and After – New Perspectives on Resettled Refugees’ Integration Process in Sweden

11:00AM - 12:00PM
BSIA 1-43, Waterloo
Brigitte Suter, senior researcher and lecturer at the Malmö Institute for Studies of Migration, Diversity and Welfare, will provide an informal talk on her research on resettlement in a European context.

Fighting ISIS in Syria and Iraq: All Air and No Ground Troops

12:00PM - 1:00PM
Speakers: Bessma Momani
BSIA 1-23, Waterloo
This Current Issues session is hosted by the Conflict and Security Research Cluster.

Fickle Formulas: The Power of Macroeconomic Indicators

12:30PM - 1:30PM
BSIA 1-32, Waterloo
Daniel Mügge, Associate Professor of Political Economy at the University of Amsterdam, discusses his new project "Fickle Figures" which analyses the political economy behind the calculation of macroeconomic indicators.

Science and Health Policy Research Cluster: Works-in-Progress Meeting

4:00PM - 5:00PM
BSIA 1-23, Waterloo
Join Heather Douglas, Waterloo Chair of Science and Society and University of Waterloo Professor, to discuss the draft of her current paper.

Canada as a Resilient Energy Superpower

7:00PM - 9:00PM
CIGI Campus Auditorium, Waterloo
Dr. Thomas Homer-Dixon will discuss Canada's potential as a Resilient Energy Superpower.

The New Diplomacy of Natural Resources

9:00AM - 4:30PM
BSIA 1-42, Waterloo
Natural resources development has become a polarizing issue for Canadians and the world. The New Diplomacy of Natural Resources is designed to deepen strategic understanding and skill building to advance constructive and inclusive decision-making. Combining UNA-Canada’s successful empathy-based learning approach with a business school case competition, this event will convene leaders from the private sector, NGOs, indigenous groups and various levels of government with the best and brightest young scholars and professionals.

Fall Convocation Reception

12:00PM - 1:30PM
BSIA Foyer, Waterloo
Join faculty, staff and fellow students as we celebrate the accomplishments of our graduates.

Certified conflict-free minerals: Private-sector governance of raw materials supply-chains

12:45PM - 1:30PM
BSIA 1-42, Waterloo
Dr. Steven Young, Associate Professor in the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED) at the University of Waterloo, is the keynote speaker at “The New Diplomacy of Natural Resources” workshop hosted by the UN Association of Canada and the Balsillie School.

Resume and Cover Letter Writing

10:00AM - 11:30AM
BSIA 1-31, Waterloo
A professional development session for the MA Global Governance students led by the Centre for Career Action at the University of Waterloo.

Between Myths and Crises: Rethinking Migration Policies

7:00PM - 9:00PM
CIGI Auditorium, Waterloo
The legal empowerment of migrants will be key in allowing their voice to be heard by the powers that be: lawyers, tribunals, courts, and national human rights institutions. At international level, there has been recently a small steps taken towards a more comprehensive global migration governance framework that would include the human rights of migrants.