External Seminars and Lectures
Monday to Wednesday, May 27 to 29, 2013 Rozanski Hall, University of Guelph
Join the 2013 Accessibility Conference (www.AccessConf.ca) and attend:
Workshops - Monday, May 27
- Creating More Accessible Microsoft Word Documents
- Doing Responsive Right: Accessibility Lessons from the Field
Conference Sessions - Tuesday and Wednesday, May 28 and 29
- Application of accessibility guidelines in course development process: a case study
- AODA compliant sites - how to tell who can make one
- Accessible Teaching & Learning in CourseLink
- Tuesday Evening Social at the ‘Ring
- A11yCamp 2013 – A participant-driven event about IT accessibility, Tuesday, May 28 - www.a11ycamp.org
For More Information, - Visit the website www.AccessConf.ca - Email info@OpenEd.uoguelph.ca
- Call 519-767-5000
Free public Bioeconomy Seminar hosted by the Bioproducts Discovery and Development Centre
"Mark your calendars: OMAF and MRA - UofG KTT Bioeconomy Seminar Series, June 5, 2013 taking place at Cutten Fields in Guelph.
Please RSVP Rachel Campbell Murdy at email@example.com by May 27. Attached is the speaker's biography and the program.
The last seminar in our Winter/Spring Seminar series will be presented by Dr. Sean Myles on Wednesday, May 1st. Please note that the time of day and room (202 Crop Sci.) are different from the regular time and place that we used in the winter, as indicated below. The attached poster has the abstract and short biography for Dr. Myles.
TITLE: Improving fruit and wine: How genomics can help?
SPEAKER: Dr. Sean Myles
Assistant Professor and Canada Research Chair in Agricultural Genetic Diversity
Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University, Nova Scoatia
LOCATION: Room 202 – Crop Science Bldg. TIME: 2:00 pm DATE: Wednesday, May 1st
Hope to see you all there.
There will be an additional seminar this week by Dr. Daniel Real, a Senior Plant Breeder with the Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia. I met him during my recent visit to the University of Western Australia in Perth, WA, last December. Daniel happens to be visiting family in Toronto this week. I have asked him and he kindly agreed to pay us a visit and give an ad-hoc seminar to our Department on Friday. Below is the basic information and more is attached.
TITLE: Selection to launch a new perennial forage legume (Tedera) into the Australian Farming system
SPEAKER: Dr. Daniel Real Livestock Innovation - Pasture Breeding Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia
LOCATION: Room 202, Crop Science building TIME: 11:00 am DATE: Friday, April 26, 2013th
Everyone is welcome.
Selection of Associate Vice President (Research Services)
A public presentation by John Livernois, candidate for the position of Associate Vice-President (Research Services) will take place on Monday April 29, 2013 from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., Room 103 – University Centre. The public presentation and question session will be audio taped and posted on the University’s homepage. I encourage all of you to attend this public presentation to assist in the selection of a new AVPRS.
As part of this search, the Search Committee invites written comments to be sent directly to me either by regular mail or email to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 10, 2013. Your comments will be dealt with in strict confidence.
Membership of the search committee:
Kevin Hall, Chair, VP Research & External Partnerships
Madhur Anand, School of Environmental Sciences
Laura Beaupre, Office of Research Services
Stuart McCook, History Department
Amanda Naaum, Student, Integrative Biology
Tony Vannelli, Dean, CPES
Pat Wright, Integrative Biology
*Candidate’s full curriculum vitae is on file in the Vice-President Research Office, c/o Abeir El Arqusosi, Room 416 UC.
We are excited to be hosting a 2 Day Aquaponics Workshop on June 6, 7, 2013 at the University of Guelph.
This informative workshop will directly follow the Aquaculture Association of Canada's annual conference Aquaculture Canada 2013 also taking place in Guelph.
Registration is available at this link:http://events.uoguelph.ca/ei/getdemo.ei?id=188&s=_0SO0WIFEC
Early bird registration for this 2 day workshop is $799. Student rate $399.
Participants have the option of attending one day, on either date for $399.
Here is the schedule: http://www.noafisheries.com/schedule/
The textbook Recirculating Aquaculture by M.B. Timmons and J.M. Ebeling will be available at the discounted rate of $125 ($110 for students and WAS members)
Please see the attached flyer for more information.