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2016 Tongji International Construction Festival

Tue, 2016-06-14 15:55

The School of Architecture team took second prize at the recently completed 2016 Tongji International Construction Festival in Shanghai. The students' project - "Sphere - Wave" - was based on the use of a single, repeated module and required no additional fasteners beyond a simple friction connection. This allowed for rapid assembly without additional tools in a variety of situations. The modular concept also permitted a variety of shapes for the final project.

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McGill Jazz Orchestra I

Sat, 2016-10-29 20:00
Ozias-Leduc Secondary School : 525 Rue Jolliet, Mont-Saint-Hilaire, QC , J3H 3N2
Price: Free Admission

Joe Sullivan, director

Concert presented as part of the 50th Anniversary of the town of Mont-Saint-Hilaire.

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2016 Best EMBAs: Martin Carrier, McGill University & HEC Montréal

Tue, 2016-06-14 14:53

Martin Carrier

McGill University & HEC Montréal

“My biggest lesson was learning to think beyond my instincts and discovering tools to help guide me to making more informed decisions. As managers, our experience guides us but it needs to be channeled, challenged, and formalized. The EMBA program has provided me with a new toolset to frame my decisions and guide my business instincts.”

Age: 45

Location: Montreal, Canada

Family Members: Corinne Demars (wife), children Ophélie Carrier, 10, Olivia Carrier, 8, and Thierry Carrier, 6

Source Site: /desautels

2016 Best EMBAs: Louise Richer, McGill University & HEC Montréal

Tue, 2016-06-14 14:34

Louise Richer

McGill University & HEC Montréal

“From day one, Louise stood out in our program. She studied psychology. She used to be a stand-up comedian. What could someone like her contribute to the learning of her EMBA classmates? A lot!”

Age: 63

Location: Montreal (QC), Canada

Family Members: Théo Lepage-Richer (son)

Source Site: /desautels

Registration and Abstract submission deadline - Epigenomics in Development and Disease- The 3rd Canadian Conference on Epigeneitcs

Fri, 2016-08-19 (All day)
Esterel Resort : Esterel, QC

TITLE: Epigenomics in Development and Disease: The 3rd Canadian Conference on Epigenetics

DATE: September 18-21, 2016

LOCATION: Esterel Resort, Esterel, QC

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Grand Prix in Montreal: Friday night at the McLaren party at the Ritz-Carlton

Tue, 2016-06-14 14:26

Going through the foyer to the ballroom, we bumped into regulars of this yearly Soirée: radio host Mitsou and her husband Iohann Martin. TV host and producer Eric Salvail, radio and TV host Isabelle Racicot with husband music executive Donald Robins. Also there, TV host and producer Herby Moreau. It wasn’t long before I got to catch up with Montreal notables Lynn and Andy Nulman, McGill professor Karl Moore, restaurateur Carlos Ferreira (Euro-chic in green pants). And, wanting to get some Just For Laughs exclusives, I cozied up to its COO, Bruce Hills: no dice. 

Source Site: /desautels

Rising price of textbooks reaches a tipping point

Tue, 2016-06-14 14:18

Jochen Wirtz is pleased to describe himself as a best-selling writer. He has co-authored a textbook on services marketing that he not only uses as professor at the National University of Singapore Business School, but which has sold more than 700,000 copies.

Source Site: /desautels

Zopa CEO Jaidev Janardana: Leading UK P2P Lending with Superior Service, Transparency and Cutting-Edge Fintech

Tue, 2016-06-14 12:42

Armed with an undergraduate degree in Electronics from Dharmsinh Desai University and MBAs from both the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and McGill University, Jaidev Janardana spent 12 years with Capital One, in the US and the UK. He was the CMO for Capital One UK, responsible for Marketing, Product, Credit and Risk Operations for the UK business and was instrumental in bringing the UK business back to profitability and growth. 

Source Site: /desautels

An Honorary Doctorate for Susan McClary

Tue, 2016-06-14 13:57

Susan McClary, B.Mus. (Southern Illinois University), M.A., Ph.D. (Harvard University) was  named Doctor of Music honoris causa at  this year's spring convocation, which took place on May 31st.

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McGill Jazz Orchestra I

Tue, 2017-10-17 19:30
Tanna Schulich Hall : Tanna Schulich Hall, 527 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal, QC
Price: Free Admission

Joe Sullivan, Director

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