November 19, 2018 – Democracy Disrupted? The 2019 Federal Election and Beyond

The next debate will focus on the following topic:

How does social media and cyber-interference affect the legitimacy of democratic elections?

Monday, November 19, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

Faculty of Social Sciences Building, 120 University Private, Room 4007

Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Join the conversation with:

  • Kevin Chan, Global Director and Head of Public Policy at Facebook Canada;
  • Bonnie Butlin, Co-founder and Executive Director of Security’s Partners’ Forum and expert network member for cybersecurity at the World Economic Forum;
  • Professor Elizabeth Dubois, Faculty of Arts at uOttawa, an expert in political communication who has published influential work on “bots,” and
  • Professor Michael Pal, Faculty of Law at uOttawa, one of Canada’s leading experts in election law and constitutional law.

Hosted by University of Ottawa Chancellor Calin Rovinescu, President and CEO of Air Canada.

The Chancellors Debate will be followed by a question-and-answer period and reception.

The debate will also be shown via Facebook live on the University of Ottawa’s Facebook page.

Calin Rovinescu Calin Rovinescu President and CEO of Air Canada, and Chancellor of the University of Ottawa
Elizabeth DuboisElizabeth Dubois Professor at the Faculty of Arts and expert in political communication
Kevin ChanKevin Chan Global Director and Head of Public Policy at Facebook Canada
Bonnie ButlinBonnie Butlin Co-founder and Executive Director of Security Partners’ Forum and expert network member for cybersecurity at the World Economic Forum
Michael PalMichael Pal Professor at the Faculty of Law and one of Canada's leading experts in election law and constitutional law
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