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How-To Parliament: An introduction to the Institute for Future Legislators

August 13, 2020 I 3:30-5:00 p.m. EDT / 12:30-2:00 p.m. PDT I via Zoom

Join us for an engaging and interactive session that brings together Institute for Future Legislators alumni and anyone interested in learning more about the program.

Past IFL alumni and instructors will share insights from their time in the program, how they’ve put their training practice since the institute, and advice for anyone interested in the program or politics in general. Participants will then get a chance to participate in one of our signature IFL political simulations, where they will experience first-hand some of the challenges, trade-offs, and opportunities that come along with public office.


3:30 p.m. EDT - Welcome and Introductions

3:35 p.m. EDT - Overview of the Institute for Future Legislators

3:45 p.m. EDT - Panel of IFL Alumni with Q&A

4:15 p.m. EDT - Minister’s Inbox Simulation

4:45 p.m. EDT - Debrief and Closing



This session is part of the IFL Virtual Series, co-presented by the Faculty of Arts at Ryerson University and UBC’s Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions at the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs. The IFL Virtual Series brings together political practitioners from the Institute for Future Legislators to share their insights, experience and expertise. Please see virtual series page for more information on all upcoming events.