Engaging Canada's Best Minds TM

Policy Insights Forum

We facilitate meaningful Canadian private and public policy discussions regarding national defence, international relations, emergent disruptive technologies, climate change, and the economy.

Registration Open US-NPSE 2023

November 14 - 17 2023 | Washington D.C. | Norfolk
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Upcoming Conference

Monday December 11, 2023 | 8:30 AM-4:00 PM
The NATO Industry Conference 2023 centres around the topics of NATO DIANA, Innovation Funding, and the Future of Dual-Use Technologies. It promises to be a gathering of leading thinkers and policymakers from NATO, Canada, and the US, including key figures from the defence, technology, and finance sectors.

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About Us

Our Experts

At the Policy Insights Forum, we engage with the best minds in Canada, recognizing that their unmatched expertise and insights are vital in molding transformative, forward-thinking policies that drive our nation towards a brighter tomorrow.

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Our Impact

Through its unwavering commitment to rigorous research, incisive analysis, and genuine engagement, PIF is an impactful and influential force, actively molding a more enlightened and forward-looking public policy framework for Canada.

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Our Programs

The PIF's programs serve as a powerful conduit, expertly linking the private sector with the governments of Canada, the US, and Europe, as well as pivotal international entities like NATO and the EU. Simultaneously, it invests in the leaders of tomorrow through its comprehensive fellowships and internships, forging a united and dynamic future for Canada in the global arena

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Our Latest Engagements

July 18, 2023

Canada’s Space Innovators’ Contributions to National Defense Evolving the Space Sector in Canada

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May 25, 2023

Canadian Industry Engagement with NATO SACT

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February 21, 2023

Industry Leaders Visit NATO HQ in Brussels for NPSE 2023

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September 28, 2022

Advancing the New Space Frontier: Opportunities for Defence and Commercial Organizations

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March 30, 2022

Inaugural NATO-Private Sector Engagement 2022 Canada Program for Industry Leaders

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November 18, 2021

Digitalization of Defence and Security Summit

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Supporting the PIF
Is Not Just a Donation

Supporting the Policy Insight Forum means investing in informed decision-making. By donating, you’re championing a platform for critical discourse, ensuring that policies are shaped by evidence, expertise, and diverse perspectives.

The Policy Insights Presents

Upcoming & Recorded Events

Upcoming Event

Brussels NPSE 2024

NATO Senior Officials
February 20, 2024
February 24, 2024
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Recorded Past Event

Advancing the New Space Frontier: Defence and Commercial Opportunities

Fatima Atik
September 22, 2022
September 23, 2022
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Recorded Past Event

Agile Procurement and Cyber Space

John Scott, Eric Lofgren, Syed Hasan, Chris Wharram, Gary Cooper, Jen O'Donoughue, Bob Gordon, and Marc Duchesne
May 12, 2021
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More Events
The Policy Insights Presents

The Strategic Thinkers Series

Episode 17: Observing the Ukraine Defensive featuring Brigadier (Rtd) Ben Barry

Episode 16: Identifying the China Threat with Robert Spalding and Charles Burton

Episode 15: Views from the Russo-Ukraine War with Andrew Leslie and Joe Varner

Episode 14: Giles Michaud: Safety and Security for the United Nations

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