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Mr. John Parisella, Delegate General of the Quebec Government Office in New York, delivered the 2010 Distinguished Quebec Address on Friday, December 3. His address, titled "All Aboard/Allons de l'Avant! New Ideas to Move the Quebec-New York Relationship Forward," was successfully delivered during a Gala Luncheon in the Warren Ballrooms of the Angell College Center.
The Institute on Quebec Studies is grateful for the sponsorship of The Development Corporation of Clinton County for making this event possible.
The Distinguished Québec Address recognizes and features individuals who have made a discernibly positive contribution to Québec public life. The Address is the keynote Institute sponsored campus event of the year. Showcased in Krinovitz Hall, the Address explores timely and significant issues of concern to Québec, Canada, the United States and the international community.
Previous Distinguished Speakers have included:
Mr. Pierre Arcand, Minister of International Relations and Minister responsible for La Francophonie, Government of Québec (2009)
Ms. Monique Gagnon-Tremblay, Minister of International Relations and Minister responsible for La Francophonie, Government of Québec (2007)
Mr. Larry Smith, President and CEO of the Montreal Alouettes professional football team (2005)
Mr. Philippe Couillard, Minister of Health and Social Services, Government of Québec (2004)
If you would like more information about the Institute on Québec Studies at Plattsburgh State, please contact:
Christopher Kirkey, Ph.D.
Director, Institute on Québec Studies
Phone: (518) 564-2086
Fax: (518) 564-2112