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MLISSA presents Jessamyn West

Thu, 2008-02-14 16:30 - 18:00
McLennan Library Building : 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

Come meet librarian celebrity Jessamyn West as she talks informally to MLISSA students about Web 2.0 and what it means to be an emerging librarian in the digital age. This informal meeting will be followed by an informal field trip to Thomson House.

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SLA 2nd Annual Networking 5 à 8

Thu, 2008-02-21 17:00 - 20:00
Thomson House : 3650 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

Come join us for the networking event of the year. There will be food platters, a well-stocked bar and professional information scientists! The professionals are there to speak to, ask questions of and hear their stories. It's a great chance to network, get your name known and learn how to get your foot in the door. Students from the École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l'information at Université de Montréal have been invited to join us. So come out and kick off Reading Week by dressing up, eating, drinking and networking! It'll be a night to remember, or even kick start your career! Students registered by Feb. 18 are eligible for prizes!

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Contact: Amy Buckland
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McGill Graduate Business Conference - "Standing Out Through Marketing in a Changing, Global Economy"

Fri, 2008-03-07 08:00 - 17:00

Speakers: Mitch Joel (TwistImage), David McFarlane (Montreal International), Mario Bottone (Monster.ca), Daisy Chin-Lor (Birks).

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McGill Marketing Network - 18th Annual Business Luncheon

Fri, 2008-03-07 12:00 - 14:00

Speakers: Janet Kestin and Nancy Vonk, creators of the Dove for Real Beauty campaign. Tickets on sale in the Bronfman Building lobby during the week of February 18.

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Contact: Adrienne Ding
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Bringing humanities to science policy: The IPCC and the Ethical Dimensions of Climate Change

Tue, 2008-03-25 18:00
Stewart Biology Building : 1205 avenue du Docteur-Penfield Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1B1

Nancy Tuana, professor of philosophy and director, Rock Ethics Institute, Penn State University. An overview of the organization and work of the collaborative program on the Ethical Dimensions of Climate Change, with a focus on our efforts, initiated at a side event at the 2007 UN Convention on Climate Change, to examine ethical issues raised by the work of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). This lecture is made possible by a grant from the Beatty Memorial Lectures Committee.

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Contact: Christine Archer
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The Apology of Socrates

Mon, 2008-02-18 17:00
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Professor Steven Wexler, Faculty of Law, UBC, will perform his own translation of Plato's "Apology." Prof. Wexler is an established scholar of classical Greek legal concepts and this performance represents the culmination of much of his work. (The) Apology (of Socrates) is Plato's version of the speech given by Socrates as he defends himself against the charges of being a man "who corrupted the young, did not believe in the gods, and created new deities."

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Contact: Prof. Richard Janda
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The role of transposons in shaping plant genomes

Thu, 2008-03-13 12:00
Stewart Biology Building : 1205 avenue du Docteur-Penfield Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1B1

Nikoleta Juretic, Dept of Biology, McGill

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Contact: Luisa Sabaz
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First Global Forum on Human Resources for Health

Sun, 2008-03-02 (All day) - Fri, 2008-03-07 (All day)
Kampala, Uganda : Kampala, Uganda

Africa is the worst affected by the health workforce crisis. This forum will facilitate an analysis of what works, what has not worked and why, and how to accelerate progress. It will act as a launching pad for a global action plan.

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Partnering for Global Health Forum 2008

Tue, 2008-03-11 (All day) - Wed, 2008-03-12 (All day)
Washington, D.C. : Washington, D.C.

An international partnering meeting focused on accelerating the development of medicines for neglected diseases of the developing world. Join leaders from the biopharmaceutical industry, potential funders and international health experts to foster collaborations and seek new, market-based solutions.

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Posters of the Canadian Pacific

Mon, 2008-02-18 18:00
Macdonald Harrington Building : 815 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C2

A lecture about the "World of Deco-Style Streamlined Locomotives, Ocean Liners, and Luxury Resorts," by Marc H. Choko, architect, planner and director of design at UQAM.

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