COVID-19: Ask our experts community talks

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 12:00 PM  - 12:40 PM EDT 
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Event Details

In the wake of COVID-19, many in our community are overwhelmed with questions and uncertainty about the pandemic and its effects on our well-being, health and economy. University of Waterloo experts are here to share their knowledge and answer questions from our community.

Join us online for free, weekly community talks. Each Wednesday, for six weeks, Waterloo researchers will share information and answer your questions on important COVID-19 topics. 

Topic: Planning for retirement in uncertain financial times

Many people are wondering how the shut-down of our economy will affect their long-term financial goals. Should we still be paying into our RRSPs? How do workers who are close to retirement adjust to this new world? Professor James Thompson will discuss retirement planning in the time of COVID-19 and answer your questions about personal finance.

Presented by James Thompson, professor, School of Accounting and Finance 
with Sheila Ager, Dean of Arts 

Registration is required

Community talks will be held online using a video link that will be provided after registration.

You may submit questions prior to the event when you register or at any time during the event using the online platform.

What's next with Ask our experts community talks? 
Register for additional community talks:
June 3 | Quarantine boredom by James Danckert, professor, Department of Psychology 

June 10 | In pursuit of a vaccine by Roderick Slavcev, professor, School of Pharmacy

If you have any questions, please contact Community Relations and Events at 


James Thompson
University of Waterloo
Professor, School of Accounting and Finance
Sheila Ager
University of Waterloo
Dean of Arts


Available Online Only
Instructions will be sent out via email after registration.


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