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Have the Lessons of the Lac-Mégantic Disaster Been Learned?

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A conference exploring the impact of the Lac-Mégantic rail disaster and the future of energy transportation in Canada.

 

The conference will bring together, for the first time in a public forum, representatives of citizens’ groups from Lac-Mégantic to engage with politicians, legal scholars, rail safety and regulatory policy experts, providing a much needed opportunity for discussion, debate and identification of possible avenues of consensus for moving forward.

 

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Have the Lessons of the Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster Been Learned?
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Thursday, 8 December 2016 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
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Family Dynamics

The International Office is offering workshops aimed at improving your intercultural communication skills and facilitating your integration. Upon completion of 3 workshops or more, participants will receive a certificate of participation.

This workshop will discuss:

- Responsibilities in the family as children

- Becoming an adult in the family (expected responsibilities toward parents, authority relations with parents)

The workshop in French takes place on Wednesday, 30 November at 4 p.m. in DMS 11161

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Date: 
Wednesday, 30 November 2016 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
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Discrimination and Racism

The International Office is offering workshops aimed at improving your intercultural communication skills and facilitating your integration. Upon completion of 3 workshops or more, participants will receive a certificate of participation.

The topics discussed are:

- Racism and human rights

- Women's rights and LGBTQ rights in Canada and across the world

The workshop in French takes place on Wednesday, 23 November at 4 p.m. in DMS 11161

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Wednesday, 23 November 2016 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
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Relationships and marriage across cultures

The International Office is offering workshops aimed at improving your intercultural communication skills and facilitating your integration. Upon completion of 3 workshops or more, participants will receive a certificate of participation.

The topics discussed are:

- Establishing romantic relationships and marriage norms
- Societal attitudes towards various relationships
- Marriage and divorce 

The workshop in French takes place on Wednesday, 16 November at 4 p.m. in DMS 11161

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Wednesday, 16 November 2016 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
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Management Research Seminar Series

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This presentation provides an overview of the conceptual frameworks employed to measure science, technology and innovation (ST&I). It catalogues international concepts and definitions used in developing statistical measures. An overview of Statistics Canada’s ST&I data sources leads into a discussion of researcher micro data access. Throughout the presentation, challenges in developing internationally comparable data as well as tips on how to employ the statistical indicators will be provided. 

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Science, Technology and Innovation: Challenges for Measurement and Analysis
Date: 
Friday, 25 November 2016 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Analysis Seminar

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Amenability and Asymptotic cones
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Wednesday, 16 November 2016 - 2:40 pm to 3:40 pm
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Pause-café pour les étudies supérieures

Venez nous parler de vos projets lors d'une activité de café-rencontre!  

Des membres du corps professoral et du personnel administratif seront là pour répondre à vos questions, tout en vous informant de ce que nous faisons au Département de communication.

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Wednesday 23 November 2016 à 10 h 30 to à 12 h 00
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Coffee Break for Graduate Studies

Come talk to us about your projects at a coffee-break!

Professors and administrative staff will be on site to answer your questions about graduate school and research and to tell you about what we do in the Department of Communication!

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Wednesday, 23 November 2016 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
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Les femmes âgées sont importantes!

French

Un forum participatif sur les droits et les conditions de vie des femmes âgées en Afrique et au Canada, et sur les moyens de protéger et de rehausser leurs droits humains de différentes façons, y compris par une convention des Nations Unies sur les droits humains des personnes âgées. 

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Un plaidoyer pour les droits humains en Afrique, au Canada et dans le monde
Date: 
Monday 5 December 2016 à 09 h 00 to à 16 h 00
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Older Women Count!

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A one-day interactive Forum involving a close partnership between University of Ottawa scholars and a national advocacy organization is planned in order to raise awareness of the  barriers confronting older women in sub-Saharan Africa and in Canada. 

The Forum will also discuss the value and importance of a new international human rights tool to protect the rights of older people throughout the world.

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Advocating for Human Rights in Africa, Canada and the World
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Monday, 5 December 2016 - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
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