International Education Week Keynote Speaker & Panel Discussion

Humanities Theatre
Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 at 1:00 PM EST 
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Event Details

Join Waterloo Centre for German Studies, the Dept of Germanic and Slavic Studies, the Goethe-Institut and Waterloo International in partnership with the Dept of Spanish and Latin American Studies, the Dept of French Studies, Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Engineering for this special presentation as part of a Global Career Booster day in celebration of International Education Week!

Date: November 21, 2019
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Where: Humanities Theatre, Hagey Hall

The afternoon will feature a Keynote by Alexandre Trudeau, renowned filmmaker and storyteller. Alexandre recounts how speaking more than one language has enriched his life, both personally and professionally, and why he believes all students should have diverse opportunities for language learning and study abroad.

Alexandre's keynote will be followed by a panel discussion including industry professionals Sven Walker (Dale & Lessmann LLP), Narcis Tajvidi (BMW) and Antonio Ferreiro (Deloitte) along with University of Waterloo alumni on the topic of the importance of languages and international experience and how the two can help to boost your career. 

In our initiatives to be environmentally friendly, please have your ticket available on your mobile device.

Tickets will be honoured until 12:50pm. Any seats available at that time will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

This event is made possible through the following sponsors:

Waterloo Centre for German Studies
Waterloo International
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Engineering
Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies
Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies
Department of French Studies


Alexandre Trudeau
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Documentary Filmmaker | Journalist


Humanities Theatre
200 University Avenue West Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1 CA


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