The Desautels Research Lecture Series and the Rod Senft Lecture in Family Business Law series brings noted scholars to the Centre to speak on a wide variety of topics at the intersection of private enterprise, law and the humanities. The lecture series is intended to showcase the power of multidisciplinary approaches to understanding businesses.

Sprague Richardson

presents “Family Business – The Next Generation Takes Flight”

Harvey Secter, O.M.

presents “Successful family businesses build strong economies and healthy communities: the Advisor’s role in perpetuating the virtuous circle.”

David Asper K.C.

presents “The Family Owned Business: What Could go Wrong? We’re Family!”

Matthew Bellamy

presents “Family Firm to Managerial Enterprise: Three Generations of Labatt’s and the Bootlegging Manager-Entrepreneur who saved the Brewery from Prohibition”