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.
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!
McGill Graduate Business Conference - "Standing Out Through Marketing in a Changing, Global Economy"
Speakers: Mitch Joel (TwistImage), David McFarlane (Montreal International), Mario Bottone (Monster.ca), Daisy Chin-Lor (Birks).
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.
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.
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."
Nikoleta Juretic, Dept of Biology, McGill
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.
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.
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.