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Linguistic Duality Day 2019

19-09-12 13:00 - 15:00
NDHQ (Carling) | QGDN (Carling)
Address: 60, prom Moodie Dr. Ottawa ON

National Defence is organizing an event in Ottawa on 12 September 2019, which will include:

  • senior leadership speeches (DM and CDS (or delegate)),
  • panel discussion; and,
  • presentation of first Defence Team Official Languages Excellence Award.

The event will be live streamed internally through the web across the Defence Team and participants will be able to ask questions during the panel discussion. Simultaneous translation in both official languages will be provided.

Event Schedule

1300 hrs
Onsite participants gather and take their seats.

Remote participants log in through Video Teleconference or other method.

1325 hrs Start of event (NDHQ(Carling) building 6 in front of the cafeteria) – introduction by the Master of Ceremonies
1330 hrs Remarks by the Deputy Minister
1335 hrs Remarks by the Chief of the Defence Staff
1340 hrs Presentation of Defence Team Official Languages Excellence Award
1350 hrs Panel discussion (Rear-Admiral H.C. Edmundson and Ms. Isabelle Desmartis, Defence Team Official Languages Champions, Mr. Jérémie Séror, University of Ottawa Bilingualism Institute and Ms. Johanne Morin, Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages)

Topic: Instilling a Culture of Bilingualism in the Defence Team

1440 hrs Closing remarks

For more information:

This post is also available in: Français (French)

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