Lecture Archive

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Public Lectures (formerly Lougheed College Lectures) sponsored by Syncrude have been broadcast online since they started in 2015 to ensure audiences at other U of A campuses and beyond can participate live. See a full history of the lectures below, and if the speaker has given us permission to share, click the link in the title for a recording of the presentation.

2021-22 Series

2020-21 Series

What did we learn in the 2020-21 series? Read the wrap-up article.

  • Tricia Smith | Leadership in the Olympic Movement in Canada
  • James B. Stewart | Leadership in the Newsroom: has the Media Lost its Bearings?
  • Cindy Blackstock | Reforming the Repeat Offender: Ending Canada's Discrimination toward First Nations Children
  • Tyler Waye | 10,000 Days: How to Navigate the Unknown Future of Work
  • Irshad Manji | Moral Courage for Messy Times hosted in partnership with the Edmonton Public Library's Forward Thinking Speaking Series
  • Persis Drell & Heather Zwicker | Universities and COVID19 – One year after. Perspectives from the United States and Australia.
  • Dr. Deena Hinshaw | Leadership in the Public Service hosted in partnership with the School of Public Health

2019-20 Series

2018-19 Series

2017-18 Series

2016-17 Series

2015-16 Series

  • Rt. Hon. Kim Campbell | Why do we Lead?
  • Dr. Ray Muzyka & Lieutenant General Christine Whitecross | The End of Hierarchy
  • Dr. David Rast | Leadership, Influence, and Psychology
  • Dr. Deryk Beal, Kelly Falardeau, & Dr. Arya Sharma | Barriers to Participations
  • Margot Ross-Graham | Emotional Intelligence
  • Mark Tewksbury | Ethical & Moral Dimensions of Leadership