November 15, 2005
Source: University of Ottawa:
University of Ottawa Media Calendar: November 15 to 20 2005
OTTAWA, November 15, 2005 — Here is a summary of the activities taking place at the University of Ottawa this week.
2005 GIS Day
10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Agora of the University Centre (85 University Private)
The Department of Geography and Geographic Information and the Data Centre of the University of Ottawa present and international celebration of geomatics.
For more information visit http://www.geomatics.uottawa.ca/gisday/.
Science and Media: An Experiment in Accuracy & President’s Award for service to the University through media and community relations
10 a.m., Tabaret Hall, room 112 (550 Cumberland Street)
The panel discussion will bring together a group of journalists, researchers and commentators to debate the provocative issues arising from scientific advances and the communication of science through the media. At the same time, Dr. Gilles Patry, president and vice-chancellor of the University of Ottawa, will present the 2005 President’s Award for service to the University through media and community relations.
For more information, please contact Sophie Nadeau at (613) 562-5800 ext.3137 or snadeau@uOttawa.ca.
Frontiers in Research Lectures - Stress: For better or for worse
2 p.m., Tabaret Hall, room 112 (550 Cumberland Street)
As a research-intensive university in a broad range of disciplines, the University of Ottawa has invited five internationally renowned researchers to present the latest developments in their research.
For more information, please contact Sophie Nadeau at (613) 562-5800 ext.3137 or snadeau@uOttawa.ca. You can also visit http://www.research.uottawa.ca/frontiers/index-e.php.
Engineers Without Borders’ Wine & Cheese Event
6:30 p.m., Skelton Lobby, Pearson Building (125 Sussex Drive)
The University of Ottawa Chapter and the National Capital Region Professional Chapter of Engineers Without Borders will host a Wine and Cheese and a panel discussion. Guest speakers are: Roy Culpeper, President of the North-South Institute, Aubrey Morantz, former Ambassador to Ethiopia, Chad Hamre, Director of Chapter Development, Engineers Without Borders. Amanda Putz, host of CBC’s Bandwidth and Fuse, will be moderating the discussion.
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 562-5800 ext. 2465.
School of Management Alumni Breakfast Series
7 a.m., Capone’s Eastside Ristorante (831 Industrial Avenue)
The School of Management presents Bill Green, Principal & Partner, Live Work Learn Play LLP and Formerly Regional Vice President, Resort Development Group, Northeast Region, Intrawest (Mont Tremblant). M. Green will be discussing: "Resort Development meets New Urbanism: Creating a Live Work Learn Play Environment"
For more information, please contact Christian Coulombe at (613) 562-5800 ext.4672 or email@example.comOttawa.ca.
UNESCO – International Philosophy Day
"What Philosophers Do"
5 p.m., Arts Building, room 509 (70 Laurier Street)
The Philosophy Departments of Carleton University and the University of Ottawa present a round-table discussion to celebrate International Philosophy Day. The event will feature four short presentations on current research in philosophy, followed by a period of discussion and questions.
For more information, please contact Jeffrey Reid at (613) 562-5800 ext.3678 or jreid@uOttawa.ca.
November 17 and 18
Symposium: Progress in Systems Biology
NRC-IBS Auditorium (100 Sussex Drive)
The Ottawa Institute of Systems Biology in collaboration with the National Research Council and the Proteome Society announces it inaugural annual symposium entitled "Progress in Systems Biology"
For more information visit http://mededu.med.uottawa.ca/oisb/nov_2005_symposium/event_nov2005_symposium.htm.
The Prevention of Genocide: Towards a Culture of Prevention (in French only)
9 a.m., Fauteux Hall (57 Louis-Pasteur Street)
The Human Rights Research and Education Centre hosts a series of discussions that aim to identify the measures that Canada might consider to prevent genocide. Participants include: The Honorable Irwin Cotler, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Professors John Currie (Ottawa, Foreign Affairs Canada), Hélène Dumont (Université de Montréal), Rangira Gallimore (University of Missouri-Columbia), David Kilgour MP.
For more information, please contact Micheline Laflamme (613) 562-5800 ext.3213 or mlaflam2@uOttawa.ca.