Adapting in Ambiguity: COVID-19 and the Public Sector

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)
Chris Rickett

Join planning alumnus, Chris Rickett as he shares insights from his work leading the City of Toronto’s economic response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Chris will highlight how in the early days of the pandemic, public servants had to adapt quickly and come together to collaborate on solutions that could be rapidly implemented.

Register today and bring your questions about the transformation of the public sector, the future of community economic development, and managing yourself and your team during highly stressful and ambiguous times.

Join us Wednesday, October 6, 2021

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Zoom - link will be provided

Submit your questions for Chris when you register or ask them during the event

Chris Rickett
Chris Rickett
BES '05, Planning
Director, Municipal and Stakeholder Relations, MPAC

Chris Rickett is a proud public servant and innovator with a keen interest in urban planning, economic development, technology, municipal infrastructure, ad political economy.

His past vocations include municipal councillor, economic development professional, environmental planner, eco-business zone creator publisher, magician, punk rock concert promoter, taxi driver and community rabble-rouser.

Chris holds a Bachelor of Environmental Studies wot Honours in Planning from the University of Waterloo and a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Western Ontario, both of which he completed while serving ad a municipal councillor in the City of Stratford, Ontario.

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