Le lancement de la campagne est marqué par la seule et unique Marche Centraide aux 1 000 parapluies, qui rassemble dans les rues du centre-ville, 20 000 personnes provenant des entreprises, organisations et syndicats partenaires, ainsi que des organismes soutenus. La grande campagne populaire se déploie ensuite auprès de personnalités influentes du Grand Montréal, de dirigeants d’entreprise, d’employés en milieux de travail et du grand public.
Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Dr. Howard Gardner speaks on the ways in which digital technologies shape and effect young people’s identity, imagination and intimacy.
Science students present their research projects. Come check out their posters and talk with the scientists of tomorrow!
Keynote speaker: Jade Raymond (B.Sc. '98, Managing Director at Ubisoft), “Robots, Assassins and the Hollodeck: How a science degree, unconventional decision making and a legion of allies helped build a dream job”
Everyone is welcome, though seats for the talk are limited.
Jade Raymond: “Robots, Assassins and the Hollodeck: How a science degree, unconventional decision making and a legion of allies helped build a dream job”
The Faculty of Science is honoured to welcome distinguished alumna Jade Raymond (B.Sc. '98, Managing Director at Ubisoft) to deliver the keynote address at the tenth annual Undergraduate Research Conference. Her talk is entitled:
“Robots, Assassins and the Hollodeck: How a science degree, unconventional decision making and a legion of allies helped build a dream job”
This talk is open to the public, although seats are limited. Come one, come all!
The new Emerging Leaders Mini-Conference is a free conference for students featuring great speakers, workshops and panel discussions at McGill's downtown campus.
The newly created McGill Research Centre for Physical Activity & Health serves as a focal point for researchers with an interest in promoting health through physical activity. To set the wheels in motion, we have organized our first annual symposium entitled: "Making Connections”. Speakers include active members and collaborators in our research centre, along with others with whom we hope to generate new linkages. We invite you and your trainees to come and learn about our research and join us in discovering the PATH to better health.
Launch of Campaign 2014 and announcement of the financial goal:
For more than 20 years, Centraide has marked the launch of its annual fundraising campaign with a joyous public march through downtown Montreal. Please save the date, October 2, 2014, for Centraide’s March of 1,000 Umbrellas in your agenda.
The 7th Annual Denis Melançon Neuroradiology Conference in Neuroradiology will take place on October 16, 2014. This annual conference was established to honour Dr. Melançon for his dedication to patient care and his commitment to training the next generation of neuroradiologists. The Melançon Lecture entitled "Orbital Tumours and Patterns of Spreading" will take place at 4:30 pm. This important lecture will be given by Dr. Laurie A. Loevner, Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Stephen Friend will deliver the 2014 Wilder Penfield Lecture entitled “Exploring multidimensional clinical space” at 4:00 pm on November 28, 2014 at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro), McGill University. A reception will follow. Dr. Friend is the President, of Sage Bionetworks in Seattle, USA.
The Penfield Lecture was inaugurated in 1985 to honour Wilder Penfield, pioneering neurosurgeon and founder of the MNI.
For more information and to register: www.neuroevents.mcgill.ca