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Strategy - If You Don't Know Where You Are Going, You Might Not Get There

Concordia University Jurist-in-Residence Me Morton Minc (BA 67) presents the 2nd lecture of the Law Meets Engineering series

Date & time

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.


Elliot Lifson


This event is free


Ali Akgunduz

Wheelchair accessible


Law Meets Engineering series

Elliot Lifson, Vice Chairman of Peerless Clothing Inc., will discuss what engineers need to know about business strategy.

Senior students in the Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science are invited to attend, as well as lawyers, and the general public.

Advance registration is mandatory for this lecture.

Light refreshments will be served.

About the Law Meets Engineering lecture series

Concordia Jurist-in-Residence Me Morton Minc (BA 67) is launching a series of law-related lectures geared towards undergraduate engineering students. These lectures will tackle topics that will be useful in the professional life of future engineers.

Elilott Lifson

About Elliot Lifson

Elliot Lifson is Vice-Chairman of Peerless Clothing Inc. He is President of the Canadian Apparel Federation, and in addition to his duties with the Federation, he is a member of the Board of the Apparel Manufacturing Institute of Quebec. Mr. Lifson sits on the Board of many charitable institutions and currently serves as Professor at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University and has received its distinguished teaching award. He is a recipient of the 2012 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. Mr. Lifson was also recognized in November 2017 with a Senate of Canada 150th Commemorative Medal. He is a graduate in Law from the Université de Montréal and a member of the Quebec Bar. He received his MBA from the Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario.


About Me Morton Minc

Me Morton Minc's career focus has been on social innovation in the court system. After obtaining an arts degree from Sir George Williams University (one of Concordia’s founding institutions) in 1967, Judge Minc went on to study law at Université de Montréal, graduating in 1973. He then entered private practice, where his work took him across the country and included lecturing at both Concordia and McGill. In 1993, he was appointed judge at the Municipal Court of Montreal, where he eventually became chief justice in 2009. Judge Minc’s appointment as Jurist-in-Residence at Concordia is the first appointment of its kind for any English university in Quebec.

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