Join Us for a Special Discussion and Book Signing

Engineering 5
Apr 25, 2017 08:30 AM (EDT) 

Event Details

DISCUSSION & BOOK SIGNING:
In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Chairman of OpenText Corporation of Waterloo, Tom Jenkins, have crafted a richly illustrated book of brilliant Canadian innovators whose widespread adoption has made the world a better place in their book Innovation Nation: How Canadian innovators made the world smarter, smaller, kinder, safer, healthier, wealthier and happier. 

Please join the authors in the Engineering 5 (E5) - Sedra Student Design Centre at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, as they openly discuss how Canadian Innovators have made our world a better place.


Ingenious: How Canadian Innovators Made the World Smarter, Smaller, Kinder, Safer, Healthier, Wealthier, and Happier, will be available on-site for purchase at a special event price - $35 including tax (retail $40). Debit and credit available.

Space is limited, please RSVP to reserve a seat.

LIVESTREAM:
This event will also be available to watch via Livestream.


SCHEDULE:
8:30 a.m. 
Registration & Refreshments
9:00 a.m. – Talk: How Canadian Innovators Made the World Smarter, Smaller, Kinder, Safer, Healthier, Wealthier, and Happier  
9:30 a.m. – Question and Answer Period with Authors
9:45 a.m.
Book Signing
10:30 a.m.
Event Ends

BOOK SIGNING:
There will be an opportunity to have your book signed by His Excellency and Mr. Tom Jenkins after the event. In the interest of time, photos can be taken while signing only.

PARKING:
Visitor parking is available in Lot Q, accessible from Phillip St. An interactive map of the campus showing where to park is available on campus map.

Speakers

His Excellency the Right Honourable
David Johnston
Governor General of Canada
Chairman, Tom Jenkins
OpenText Corporation Waterloo
Chair of the Board
Feridun Hamdullahpur
University of Waterloo
President and Vice-Chancellor

Address

Engineering 5 - E5 - Sedra Design Centre
200 University Avenue West Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1 CA

Tickets

Type
Price
UWaterloo Retiree
Free
UWaterloo Alumni
Free
UWaterloo Student
Free
UWaterloo Faculty
Free
UWaterloo Staff
Free
Community Member
Free
Waitlist
Free

Organizer Details


University of Waterloo

University of Waterloo is Canada’s top innovation university. With more than 36,000 students we are home to the world's largest co-operative education system of its kind. Our unmatched entrepreneurial culture, combined with an intensive focus on research, powers one of the top innovation hubs in the world. Find out more at uwaterloo.ca.