School of Policy Studies

School of Policy Studies
School of Policy Studies

Title image for the 2018 Queen's International Institute on Social Policy - The Future of Work: What do we do?

Below is a list of the confirmed speakers for this year's conference. (Updated July 17, 2018)

Vass Bendar [image]
Vass Bednar
Senior Policy Associate
Airbnb, (Canada);
Chair,Expert Panel Youth Employment


Sarah Box [image]
Sarah Box
The Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation, OECD, (France)


Stijn Broecke [image]
Stijn Broecke
Senior Economist
Labour and Social Affairs, OECD, (France)



Catherine Chandler-Crichlow [image]
Catherine Chandler-Crichlow
President & Chief Human Capital Officer
3C Workforce Solutions, and Chair, Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC), (Canada)


Mike Colledge [image]
Mike Colledge
IPSOS Public Affairs (Canada)



Miles Corak [image]
Miles Corak
Professor and Senior Scholar

James M. and Cathleen D. Stone Center of Socio-Economic Inequality, Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY), (USA)


Valerio De Stefano [image]
Valerio De Stefano
Professor of Labour Law
Institute for Labour Law/Faculty of Law, University of Leuven (Belgium)



Sarah Doyle [image]
Sarah Doyle
Director of Policy and Research

Brookfield Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Canada)



Eiiza Easton [image]
Eliza Easton
Principal Policy Researcher
Creative Economy and Data, Nesta, (UK)



Werner Eichorst [image]
Werner Eichorst
Coordinator of Labor Market and Social Policy in Europe

IZA, Institute of Labour Economics, (Germany)



Krysten Frank [image]
Kristyn Frank
Senior Research Analyst
Social Analysis and Modelling Division, Statistics Canada (Canada)



Zabeen Hirji [image]
Zabeen Hirji
Global Advisor
Future of Work, Deloitte (Canada)



Susan Houseman [image]
Susan Houseman
Vice-President, Director of Research
Upjohn Institute for Employment Research (USA)


Parisa Mahboubi [image]
Parisa Mahboubi
Senior Policy Analyst
Education, Skills and Labour Market Policy, CD Howe Institute, (Canada)



Jacqueline O'Reilly [image]
Jacqueline O'Reilly
Professor of Comparative Human Resource Management
School of Business, Management and Economics, University of Sussex (UK)


Max Palamar [image]
Max Palamar
Analytics and Evaluation, Blueprint ADE (Canada)



Ethan Poillack [image]
Ethan Pollack
Associate Director for Research and Policy, The Future or Work Initiative
The Aspen Institute (USA)



Gabriela Ramos  [image]Wednesday Keynote

Gabriela Ramos
Chief of Staff and G20 Sherpa
OECD (France)


Alan Shepard [image]
Alan Shepard
President and Vice-Chancellor
Concordia University (Canada)



Aaron Smith [image]
Aaron Smith
Associate Director
Internet and Technology, Pew Research Center (USA)



John Stackhouse [image]
John Stackhouse
Senior Vice-Presicent
Office of the CEO, Royal Bank of Canada



Harvey Weingarten [image]
Harvey Weingarten
President and CEO
Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (Canada)



Darrell West [image]Thursday Keynote

Darrell West
Vice-President and Director, Governance Studies Founding Director, Center for Technology Innovation
Brookings Institution (USA)