Monthly Archives: October 2010

Iron Times Articles

If you are interested in writing about SEEDS for the Iron Times let us know! We would LOVE it if you did. The deadline for this issue is Friday, October 29th.

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SEEDS Planning Meeting – THIS Thursday!

Thursday October 28th from 3 to 4 pm in room ME 5324 (note that the room is on the 5th floor) we will be holding our planning meeting. The purpose of this meeting is to gather those who want to become more involved and actually set the plan and priorities for this year’s SEEDS. So, please come out if this is you!

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AWMA Breakfast Seminar: Using Air Quality Models as Decision Support Tools

The Ottawa Valley Chapter of the Air and Waste Management Association (A&WMA) is holding a breakfast seminar to take place at the Courtyard Restaurant, 21 George St. on Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 7:30 a.m. Their guest speaker will be Dr. Amir Hakami from Carleton University, who will present “Using Air Quality Models as Decision Support Tools“. There will be a  full breakfast buffet and an interesting formal presentation followed by a Q&A period. As usual, there will also be an opportunity to network with colleagues.  Please see this invitation for further details.
Advanced registration is $25 for A&WMA members and $30 for non-members.  Students pay $10 if they are members or $15 if they are non-members.  We encourage online registration before November 1st, 2010, as it helps us to arrange the venue and anticipate the number of attendees.  Payment online by VISA or Master Card can be made at http://www.awma-ovc.ca/ (click the on-line registration link for the event).   Payment at the door can be by VISA, Master Card, cash or cheque. For more information on how to join the AWMA student chapter, click here.

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Conference: Science and Technology Awareness Network

On Friday the 5th of November from 1-3 pm the Science and Technology Awareness Network (STAN) is holding a Q & A event with three aims: to encourage youth to become involved in STAN and the science, engineering and technology community, to provide an opportunity for young talent to interview and network with professionals in their specialty, and to allow organizations to better understand what young talent is looking for in an employer. The event will open with a panel discussion, followed by round-table discussions mediated by an expert at each table. An open networking session, with refreshments, will wrap up the event. STAN has asked innovative leaders in the science and technology fields to be part of the panel or the round-table discussions on Friday November 5th to encourage communication between students and professionals in science and technology.

The event is taking place at the Ottawa Marriott Hotel and registration is free.  Please check out the STAN website for additional information:  https://www.scienceandtechnologynetwork.ca/main/modules/news/

STAN is a member driven organization comprising over 380 public and private sector institutions, including government ministries, school boards, corporations, museums, science centres and individuals.  STAN’s mandate is to enhance the profile and influence of the science and technology education and public awareness sector. They host a national conference each year to increase collaboration and networking among members.

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Internship: Foundry Program

The Carleton University Foundry Program is seeking applications to its Student Internship program. The program aims to give you experience in innovation management, entrepreneurship and commercialization. If you are interested, please see that attached poster or email jfields@sifecarleton.com and for more info see the poster here or visit the website at  http://foundryglobal.pbworks.com/

 

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Conference: Carleton University Green Energy Symposium (CUGES)

If you are interested in Sustainable energy policy and technology, the Carleton University Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering (SREE) Society is hosting a one-day conference and workshop on Campus on November 6th, 2010. The conference is free to attend but email carletonSREE@gmail.com to confirm your attendance. For more information, please click here.

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Conference: Sustainable Purchasing at York University

The Business and Society Program at York is hosting a conference on ‘Sustainable Purchasing: Engaging Students and Community Stakeholders in Sustainable Food and Fair Trade’ on October 29th. There will be panels and workshops throughout the day exploring organic, local and fair trade foods; student-run businesses; purchasing policies, and how we can engage in food systems at our universities. Registration is ‘pay what you can’, suggested donation $5 for students and $10 for non-students. Please e-mail yorkusustainability@gmail.com to register and see this poster for more details.

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