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October 12, 2005

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University of Ottawa Media Calendar: October 12 to 16, 2005

OTTAWA, October 12, 2005 — Here is a summary of the activities taking place at the University of Ottawa this week.

October 13

School of Management Alumni Speaker Series
Guest Speaker: Michael Decter, "Renewing Canadian Health Care: Accelerating Change"

7:30 a.m., Capone’s Eastside Ristorante (831 Industrial Avenue, Ottawa)
As part of the Alumni Speaker Series, the School of Management presents a conference by Michael Decter, president of the Health Council of Canada.
For more information, contact Christian Coulombe at (613) 562-5800, ext. 4672 or at

October 13

Speaker Series: Looking and Planning Beyond Kyoto
Guest Speaker: John Dexhage, International Negotiations on Climate Change: Montreal and the Post-2012 Agenda

11:45 a.m., Hagen Hall, Room 305 (115 Séraphin-Marion Street, Ottawa)
The Institute of the Environment of the University of Ottawa presents the speaker series Looking and Planning beyond Kyoto. John Dexhage, director of Climate Change, International Institute for Sustainable Development will discuss international negotiations on climate change: Montreal and the post-2012 agenda.

October 13

Hyman Soloway Chair Annual Conference
Guest Speaker: Rita Karakas

5:30 p.m., Fauteux Hall, Room 147 (57 Louis-Pasteur Street, Ottawa)
Ms. Rita Karakas, CEO of Save the Children Canada will give a lecture entitled A Call for Canadian Leadership in Hong Kong: Needed Corrective Action in the Global Agricultural Commodities Trade, for the Hyman Soloway Chair in Business and Trade Law Annual Conference.

October 13 to 15

The Right to Food at the Nexus of Trade and Technology

This conference, organized by the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law, is intended to further dialogue amongst academics, policy-makers and activists engaged in issues related to food security. The discussions will focus on the intersections between human rights, international trade and intellectual property law.
For more information, visit

October 14

Official opening of the uOttawa Piano Pedagogy Research Laboratory

10 a.m., Pérez Hall, Freiman Hall (50 University Private)
This exciting event will highlight the laboratory's current and future research and celebrate the significant milestones in its brief history.
For more information, contact Sophie Nadeau at (613) 562-5800, ext. 3137 or at



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