The Trottier Public Science Symposium is one of McGill University’s major annual public events. The Symposium features talks by renowned experts on topics of current public interest and attracts a large audience as well as extensive media attention. Past symposia have focused on topics such as alternative medicine, pseudoscience, food and nutrition, genetic modification and vaccines.
The Trottier Foundation is a proud supporter of the McGill Office for Science and Society’s Public Science Symposium and believes it is a vital vehicle to promoting scientific communication and presenting scientific information to a broader audience. Established in 2000 by Lorne Trottier and Louise Rousselle Trottier, The Trottier Family Foundation is a Montreal-based private Canadian charitable foundation whose mission is to provide support to organizations that work towards the advancement of scientific inquiry, the promotion of education, fostering better health, protecting the environment and mitigating climate change. The Foundation believes that science, the environment, health, and education are crucial pillars in building a better world.
For symposium photos, please visit the Trottier Symposium albums on our FB page.