MEDIA ADVISORY: Governor General of Canada discusses innovation in learning

Posted on Thursday, May 28, 2015

The University of Ottawa and the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences invite members of the media to attend a talk by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, who will speak on innovation in learning. His talk will be followed by a panel discussion on this topic.

WHAT: Talk by Governor General of Canada and panel discussion on innovation in learning
WHEN: Monday, June 1, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
WHERE: University of Ottawa, Desmarais Building, Room 4101 (55 Laurier Ave. East | map)

Panelists are:

Dr. Sara Diamond, president and vice-chancellor, Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD)

Dr. Alejandro Adem, CEO and scientific director, Mitacs  

Dr. Miao Song, affiliate assistant professor, Concordia University Computer Science and Software Engineering

This event is part of the Big Thinking series being presented as part of the 2015 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences hosted at the University of Ottawa.

Media inquiries

Danika Gagnon
Media Relations Officer
University of Ottawa
Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 2981
Cell: 613-863-7221

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