Public Outreach Activities

We are pleased to invite you to the following free public events:

Monday, October 5

Saint Mary’s University, Halifax
19:00 – 20:00
Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jeremy Hansen
gives a talk at the Scotiabank Theatre, Sobey School of Business

Wednesday, October 7

World Trade and Convention Centre, Halifax
14:00 – 15:00
Astronauts Jeremy Hansen (Canada) and Reid Wiseman (USA via Skype) host a presentation and Q&A on the world from space and life as an astronaut.
15:30 – 16:00
Michael Goodchild: Keeping the Digital Earth Dream Alive
16:00 – 16:20
Nick Hedley: Visceral maps: crowdsourcing risk intelligence and risk perception
16:20 – 16:40
Claudio Aporta: Re-imaging the Arctic: geo-visualization as a tool for cross-cultural knowledge mobilization.
16:40 – 17:10
Dawn Wright: Toward a Digital Resilience for the Coast & Ocean
17:10 – 17:30
Question and answer session with the speakers