What Matters Now Thunder Bay

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 11:30pm to Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 2:00am

Featuring Digital Futures program assistant professor Kate Hartman as a guest speaker

This free event is part of a province-wide discussion series featuring researchers from Ontario universities. This event will be webcast live. Remote viewers can have their say and ask questions via Twitter, using the hashtag #whatmattersnow

Featured Speakers:

Kate Hartman
OCAD University
What kind of microprocessor are you wearing

Maria DeRosa
Carleton University
Can nanotechnology help feed the world?

Margaret A. (Peggy) Smith
Lakehead University
What is the way forward for Aboriginal peoples and natural resources?

April James
Nipissing University
Has Ontario reached a watershed moment?

Ross McKitrick
University of Guelph
Can economic growth and environmental protection go hand in hand?

Research Matters is a joint project among Ontario’s 21 publicly assisted universities to build new bridges between university researchers and the broader public. It is a multi-platform endeavour that involves a website and blog, social media, and public events – all designed to give Ontarians unprecedented access to the wealth of ideas and innovations happening at Ontario universities.

Venue & Address: 
Fort William Historical Park 1350 King Rd. Thunder Bay, Ontario