Professor Asha Sadanand, Department of Economics and Finance and her Intern, Katherine Dare, will be presenting on MITACS - Maplesoft on Wednesday, August 24th at 10:00am in MacKinnon, Room 117. Professor Sadanand has been using Maple TA in ECON*2770: Introductory Mathematical Economics and will showcase some of the capabilities of this software. If you are interested in learning more about Maple TA and how it can be used in your course, please attend.
It is time to celebrate Cathy Ralston's twenty-seven years of dedicated service to the hospitality and tourism students, the University of Guelph and the broader Guelph community. As Cathy starts her well deserved retirement, we hope you will be able to join us as we let her know how much her efforts have been, and will be, appreciated! Please RSVP by Thursday, May 19th, 2011 to Brenda Kuperschmidt (519) 824-4120, ext. 53703 or firstname.lastname@example.org Donations for a gift can be given to Brenda in the HTM Main Office, MACS 101
Visiting professor Bradford Hudson will discuss his ongoing research about the iconic Canadian chateau hotels built by Canadian Pacific and now operated by Fairmont. This presentation is a sequel to his earlier CME lecture on the concept of brand heritage and its application at the historic Cunard cruise liine. Brad is t he Fulbright Visiting Research Chair at CME while on sabbatical from Boston University. His specialty is heritage marketing, which involves historical references in current marketing by older companies.
Marie-Claire Villeval from the University of Lyon will present "Intermittent rewards and the persistence of effort".
The College of Management and Economics and the Department of Economics presents Dr. Marie Claire Villeval and the Department of Economics presents Dr. Marie Claire Villeval Director & Research Professor Groupe d’Analyse et de Théorie Economique, University of Lyon "From Freakonomics to Neuroeconomics: The role of incentives"
John Maxwell from the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, will present "Label Confusion: The Groucho Effect of Uncertain Standards".
On April 2 , CME students Mike Ackland, Kenneth Bache, Lee Fridman, Justin Sythes and Alexandra Skorupski will host the CME Trading Simulation. The competition will provide students with the opportunity to compete in a daylong simulation, while gaining valuable experience, and networking with industry professionals.
Ronald Wendner from the University of Graz (visiting the University of California, Berkeley) will present "Technical Change and Speed of Convergence: The Role of Learning and Embodiment".