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S - Women in Science, Engineering and Medicine Symposium (WISEMS - 1/2 Day)
(Homecoming)
Symposium des femmes en science, génie et médecine
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Description: We continue the salute to Carrie Derick's appointment as Canada's first female professor with a half-day public symposium. Speakers include Ruby Heap (History), University of Ottawa; Peter Campbell (History), Queen's University; Arianne Marelli (Medicine) McGill University and Harvard Medical School; Julie Payette, Québec Scientific Representative to the US / Canadian Astronaut; Catherine Potvin (Biology), McGill University; Tracy Webb (Physics, McGill); Andrée Levesque (McGill History and Classical Studies) and Suzanne Fortier, President, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council. The focus will be on women's scientific and political activism in Montreal 100 years ago and the panel will discuss current issues around women and scientific careers. The symposium concludes with a reception with the speakers.

Nous poursuivons nos célébrations en l'honneur de Carrie Derick, première femme professeure titulaire dans une université canadienne, avec un symposium public d'une demi-journée. Les conférenciers seront Ruby Heap (histoire), Université d'Ottawa; Peter Campbell (histoire), Queen's University; Arianne Marelli (médecine), Université McGill et Harvard Medical School; Julie Payette, Agence spatiale canadienne; Catherine Potvin (biologie), Université McGill; Suzanne Fortier, présidente du Conseil de recherches en sciences naturelles et en génie. Le thème sera l'activisme scientifique et politique des femmes à Montréal il y a un siècle. Les membres du panel discuteront d'enjeux actuels concernant les femmes et les carrières scientifiques. Le symposium se termine par une réception en compagnie des conférenciers.
Details: For information, contact Ingrid Birker at 514-398-4094, ingrid.birker@mcgill.ca, or visit http://www.mcgill.ca/science/events/outreach/wisems

Pour information : Ingrid Birker - 514-398-4094, ingrid.birker@mcgill.ca ou http://www.mcgill.ca/science/events/outreach/wisems
Date/Time: Saturday, October 13, 2012 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Location(s): Auditorium, Redpath Museum, Main McGill Campus
Montreal, Quebec
CANADA
 

 
Series: Homecoming
RSVP/Pre-Register: July 24, 2012 to October 9, 2012
Admissions:
General FREE  
Web link: http://www.mcgill.ca/science/events/outreach/wisems
Contact: •  Event Registrar
Phone: (514) 398-8288
Email: montreal.registrar@mcgill.ca