Roundtable discussion

Logo for 2016 Trottier Symposium.A roundtable discussion, with experts in the field of science and the media, will be held on Monday, October 17, 1:30pm – 3:00pm, in the Billiard Room of the McGill Faculty Club (3450 McTavish Street, 3rd floor). This event is open to the public and will also be available as a webcast for viewing later.

  • Please note that there is construction on McTavish Street. Please allow extra time for detours. The situation is changing on a daily basis, but as of Friday, October 14, to get to the Faculty Club, we suggest:
  • From Sherbrooke Street West, walk up Peel Street (north).
  • Walk past the first alley (which is behind The Best Western hotel).
  • Turn right (east) on the second driveway/alley immediately north of 3463 Peel Street (next door to the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada).
  • Follow the alley to its end on McTavish Street (the construction zone).
  • The front entrance of the Faculty Club is immediately to your right at 3450 McTavish Street.
  • You can see a picture of the Faculty Club here if you want to know what your destination looks like. Their phone number is 514-398-6660 if you need more current directions.

The roundtable will feature the following participants:

  • Joel Achenbach, staff writer, The Washington Post
  • Julia Belluz, Senior Health Correspondent, Vox.com
  • Adam Brown, Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa and OSS Associate
  • Bill Brownstein, City and Cultural Life Columnist, The Montreal Gazette
  • Trevor Butterworth, Director, Sense About Science USA
  • Erica Johnson, host, CBC’s “Go Public”
  • Christopher Labos, McGill University
  • Philippe Mercure, science reporter, La Presse
  • Pascal Lapointe, editor in chief, Agence Science-Presse
  • André Picard, Public Health reporter, The Globe and Mail
  • Julie Payette, Engineer and Astronaut, COO, Montreal Science Centre
  • Joe Schwarcz, Director, Office for Science and Society, McGill University
  • Lorne Trottier, co-founder Matrox and sponsor of McGill’s Trottier Public Science Symposium