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Thursday, May 28 • 08:30 - 09:00
Official Welcome / Mot de bienvenue

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Formal opening of the IODC 2015, highlighting its objectives and welcoming participants.
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Ouverture officielle de la CIDO 2015 - accent portant sur les objectifs et accueil des participants.

Moderators
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Alex Howard

The Huffington Post
In May 2015, Alexander B. Howard became the first senior editor for technology and society at The Huffington Post. He is a former research fellow at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University and the Ash Center for Democratic Innovation in Governance at the Harvard Kennedy School. In 2013, Howard founded e-PluribusUnum.org, a blog focused on open government and civic technology. Previously, he was the Washington Correspondent... Read More →

Speakers
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Lois Brown

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Development / Secrétaire parlementaire du ministre du Développement international, Government of Canada / Gouvernement du Canada
Newmarket-Aurora (Ontario) Lois Brown was first elected to the House of Commons in October 2008 and re-elected in 2011. She was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Development in January 2011. Before entering politics, Ms. Brown was vice-president of a disability management company she co-founded with her husband. The company worked with large Canadian manufacturers.  She was also a public appointee to... Read More →
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Jean Lebel

President / Président, International Development Research Centre / Centre de recherches pour le développement international
With his wide-ranging experience in research for development, particularly in the areas of the environment and agriculture, Jean Lebel oversees all of IDRC’s research programming. As a pioneering environmental health specialist, Lebel frequently comments on issues ranging from agriculture and food security to the impact of the environment on health, as well as the management of natural resources and climate change. Lebel joined IDRC in... Read More →
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Cyril Muller

Vice President / Vice-président des relations extérieures et avec les entreprises, World Bank Group, External and Corporate Relations / groupe de la Banque mondiale
Cyril Muller joined External and Corporate Relations as Vice President in November 2011. Previously, he was the Director of Banking and Debt Management in the World Bank Treasury, responsible for modernizing the financial products available to member countries and providing public debt management advisory services. From 2005 to 2010, he served as the World Bank’s Special Representative for Europe, based in Paris. His main responsibilities... Read More →


Thursday May 28, 2015 08:30 - 09:00
1. Salon Gatineau

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