Make meaningful connections and learn from leading policy practitioners through a range of opportunities to engage with community leaders, senior public policymakers, journalists and politicians. Graduate students are invited to events across Calgary where policy leaders discuss a variety of public policy issues. In the past, students have attended forums such as the Enbridge Research in Action seminars, C.D. Howe’s ‘Essential Events’, Young Women in Energy forums, Chamber of Commerce and Calgary Economic Development speaker sessions involving individuals such as former Alberta Premier, Rachel Notley, City of Calgary Mayor, Naheed Nenshi, and ATB Chief Economist, Todd Hirsch. Students have also volunteered with organizations such as Equal Voice and the Calgary Leadership Luncheon.