Global Progress 2017

Canada 2020 is proud to host the Global Progress 2017 Summit from September 15 to 17, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec.

Hosted in partnership with the Centre for American Progress, Policy Network and Volta, the Global Progress Summit is an annual gathering of progressive organizations, think-tanks, and thought-leaders from around the world to meet and discuss best-practices in progressive governance.

Follow along the conference outputs using #GlobalProgress2017.

Global Progress 2016

This is the second year that Canada 2020 has hosted the Global Progress Summit in Montreal.

Global Progress is an international network of progressive organizations, thinkers and leaders, initiated by the Center for American Progress. Over the course of the last decade, Global Progress has hosted summits across the globe including in Copenhagen, Berlin, New York City, London, Madrid, Rome and Santiago.

This year’s themes include discussions on shared prosperity, the future of work, renovating democracy for the digital age, defending the liberal international order and tackling climate change.

Through a series of speeches, panel discussions and breakout sessions, 200 progressives from across 20 countries will discuss the latest trends, ideas and best-practices in progressive governance.

Featured Participants

  • Arianna Huffington
    Co-Founder & Former Editor & Chief, The Huffington Post Bio
  • Helle Thorning-Schmidt
    President & CEO, Save the Children Bio
  • Hon. Philippe Couillard
    Premier of Quebec Bio
  • John Podesta
    Center for American Progress Twitter
  • Marie-Elena Boschi
    Undersecretary to the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Italy Twitter
  • Neera Tanden
    President & CEO, Center for American Progress Bio
  • R. H. Justin Trudeau P.C. M.P.
    Prime Minister of Canada Bio
  • R.H. David Miliband
    President & CEO, International Rescue Committee Bio
  • Reid Hoffman
    Executive Chairman & Co-Founder, LinkedIn Bio

VenueSheraton Centre Montreal, 1201 René-Lévesque Blvd W, Montreal, H3B 2L7 CA