Visionary Conversations is a speaker series at the University of Manitoba hosted by president and vice-chancellor Dr. David T. Barnard. Some of the university’s leading minds share their insight on issues affecting our world and how the decisions we make today will shape our future.
For the next event, titled “Water: Too Much, Too Little, Two Lakes,” join our expert panel in a discussion about issues that impact the environment and the quality and supply of our critical water resources.
Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Where: Robert B. Schultz Theatre, St. John’s College, Fort Garry Campus
When: Reception in the Galleria from 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm, sponsored by the Alumni Association; Panel Discussion from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, including audience questions
Annemieke Farenhorst, NSERC Chair and member of the Water Rights Research Commission.
David Lobb, Research Chair in Watershed Systems
Tricia Stadnyk, civil engineering, water resources
Ron Stewart, head, environment and geography
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Our Visionary Conversations speaker series will continue throughout 2012. Please join president and vice-chancellor David T. Barnard and the university community for these themed events:
April 11, 2012: Human Rights and Gender Issues
June 13, 2012: The Food We Eat
Previous Visionary Conversations included standing-room-only discussions titled: Apocalypse or Utopia?, Livable Cities, Our Aging Population. and ‘Oh, the Weather Outside is Frightful.’
“This series of conversations featuring some of the best minds nurtured at the University of Manitoba builds on our tradition of excellence, innovation and global influence,” explains David Barnard, president and vice-chancellor. “The ideas generated will contribute to efforts in finding solutions to challenges faced by our province and its citizens.”
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