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Tory Lecture Theatres

Edmonton, AB T6G 2G6


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Listen. Learn. Lead.

Be informed, challenged, and inspired by local, national, and international leaders from government, business, academica and the cultural and nonprofit sectors. The Lougheed College Lectures present exceptional speakers from interdisciplinary backgrounds. They will share their perspectives and insights on the leadership needed to face the complex challenges of the 21st century.

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PLLC is partnered with the U of A's Campus Food Bank!

Please consider bringing a non-perishable food item to the next Lougheed College Lecture.

Marcy Levy Shankman

January 8, 2018

Be the Change: Emotional Intelligence

In today’s complex, ever-changing environment, organizations and communities need leadership from more people than ever before. Navigating the challenges and opportunities requires increasingly higher levels of adaptability, sensitivity, and awareness. Emotionally intelligent leadership (EIL) offers each one of us a powerful way to consider how to maximize one's own potential, as well as develop the capacity and potential of others. This engaging session will provide participants with opportunities to reflect on what EIL offers them, how to tap into their own strengths and how to bring out the best in others.

Dale lutz

January 22, 2018

Safe Software: The Power of Teamwork

Since its foundation in 1993, Safe Software has grown from a team of two to a team of 150 passionate employees. Led by co-founders Dale Lutz and Don Murray, this team of teams continuously innovates and develops their software which powers the flow of information at the sites of thousands of customers across the world. In this lecture, Dale will discuss the leader’s role in creating, guarding, and serving their teams. The ingredients of high performing cohesive groups will be explored, along with lessons learned in building and shaping teams over 20 years.

Omar Mouallem

February 5, 2018

The Weaponization of Free Speech

When does free speech become a weapon for oppression? In the digital age, speech has never been freer for the average citizen, but when it instigates hate crimes, terrorism, and bald-faced lies, may we be getting too much of a good thing? As a journalist and writer, Omar Mouallem owes his career to the liberty to report the truth without government interference. Yet, he argues that we've lost touch with real free speech values, that we're dangerously confusing censuring for censorship, and that free speech has become a red herring coopted by the powerful to promote proto-fascist ideas.

sally armstrong

February 26, 2018


Sally Armstrong is an award-winning author, journalist, and human rights activist, and she is a member of the Order of Canada. She’ll share her experiences in social justice, with a focus on women’s rights, and show the increasing importance of ethical leadership.

Ms. Armstrong's lecture will not be live streamed due to contractual obligations, so we suggest you save the date to attend in person.


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The Tory Lecture Theatres are located on the North side of campus along Saskatchewan Drive at approximately 112 St. Paid parking is available along Saskatchewan Drive and in University lots E and U. E is the closest lot to the Theatre, but if it is full, please use lot U. If you are taking transit to the University Station, we suggest you follow along Hub Mall (or walk inside and use connecting pedways) for the easiest route.

This event is accessible, and we invite anyone with accessibility requirements to contact us in advance.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact the PLLC General Office by phone at 780.248.1305 or email at during regular business hours (8:30 am - 4:30 pm).

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No. Registration will be facilitated according to your name.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes. Whoever takes your ticket can use your name at the door.

I have an Overflow ticket. Can I watch the presentation in-person if a General Admission ticketholder doesn't show up?

General Admission ticketholders have until 6:50 pm to claim their seat, at which point, Overflow ticketholders are invited to sit in the theatre in first-come, first-serve order.

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