University of Ottawa Media Calendar - October 8 to October 16, 2016.

Posted on Friday, October 7, 2016

Une étudiante lit sous un arbre / A student reads under a tree

Here are some of the events taking place at the University of Ottawa from October 8 to October 16, 2016.

Tuesday, October 11

Human Dignity: A New Paradigm in Constitutional Law with Dieter Grimm 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Common Law Section

Wednesday, October 12

The Supreme Court of Canada’s Upcoming Term: Cases to Watch 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Common Law Section and Social Justice Law

  • Natasha Bakht and Lynda Collins  (Ktunaxa Nation v. BC)
  • Michael Pal (Frank v. Canada)
  • David Fewer (Google v. Equustek Solutions Inc. et al.)
  • Kyle Kirkup (Oland v. Her Majesty the Queen)
  • Elizabeth Judge (Douez v. Facebook)

Regards humanistes - La refondation du vivre-ensemble La Voie Tunisienne – conference with Hélé Béji 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Le Centre interdisciplinaire de recherche sur la citoyenneté et les minorités et la Chaire de recherche sur la francophonie et les politiques publiques

Thursday, October 13

Canada in the World: What Is the Real Story? Author and blogger Yves Engler explains why facts are distorted 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Faculty of Social Sciences and School of International Development and Global Studies

South Sudan: Breaking the Conflict Trap? 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Centre for International Policy Studies

  • Joseph Bakosoro: Former governor of South Sudan’s Western Equatoria State
  • Arnold Kammel: Director, Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy
  • Hüstin Läkü: Founder of Canadian Friends of Sudan, graduate of the uOttawa Development and Global Studies program and  PhD candidate, Université de Fribourg, Switzerland

Friday, October 14

Pet Therapy: Spend time with Sassy, Coco, Miso, Maze, Luther, or Bella, six therapy dogs trained specifically to help through difficult or stressful situations. 11 a.m.
Student Academic Success Service

The deCODE Hackathon: Students and startups  innovate a new piece of technology in two days  October 14 and October 15
Faculty of Engineering
Companies in attendance include:

  • Klipfolio
  • Shopify
  • You.I Labs

Turn Your Smart Phone into a 3D Hologram — Inkscape workshop 2:30 p.m.
Faculty of Engineering

Kanehsatake: 270 Years of ResistanceFilm screening and discussion with filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin 6 p.m.
Faculty of Education

University of Ottawa Wind Ensemble 8 p.m.
School of Music

Saturday, October 15

Go Eng Girl 2016: Encouraging girls to consider studies and careers in engineering 9 a.m.
Faculty of Engineering

Media inquiries:

Sarah Foster
Media Relations Officer
Cell: 613-762-2908

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