Spotlight on uOttawa Events: November 18 to 27, 2016

Posted on Friday, November 18, 2016

Here are some of the events taking place at the University of Ottawa from November 18 to November 27, 2016.

Friday, November 18

  • Startup Weekend – Participants create working startups and collaborate with like-minded individuals outside of their daily networks. November 18 at 6:30 p.m. to November 20 at 8 p.m.
    Faculty of Engineering

Saturday, November 19

Sunday, November 20

Monday, November 21

  • 2016 Wellness Week – With chef demos, pet therapy, DIY events and workshops throughout the week. November 21 at 9 a.m. to November 25 at 5 p.m.
    Human Resources, Student Affairs and Student Academic Success Service (SASS)
  • Terrorism and Counter-terrorism in Canada Ward Elcock, former director of CSIS, will reflect on his vast experience and share his thoughts on the terrorist threat to Canada. Noon to 1:30 p.m.
    Centre for International Policy Studies and Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Andrew Todd: My Paralympic JourneyHear the incredible story of one of our alumni, the first Canadian Paralympian medallist in rowing Noon to 1 p.m.
    Faculty of Engineering

Tuesday, November 22

  • Pizza Lunch with the Dean 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Research in Law: Irwin Elman and Jim Munson – Children’s Rights: Making Canada Work Better for Young People 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Civil Law Section
  • The Tehran Test: How human rights cases in Iran are putting Canada’s foreign policy approach to the test 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
    Centre for International Policy Studies
  • Embroidery Machine Workshop  learn how to set up and use the Makerspace embroidery machine 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
    Faculty of Engineering
  • Vandana Shiva: Soil, Not Oil – A well-known ecological and human rights activist offers a new perspective on today’s world and the importance of speaking out. 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
    Community Life

Wednesday, November 23

Thursday, November 24

Friday, November 25

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