Governor General to meet with Waterloo students on innovation, leadership

Monday, May 16, 2016

His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will visit the Conrad Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology Centre at the University of Waterloo tomorrow. He will be in Waterloo to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Accelerator Centre (AC) of which he was a founding patron.

The Governor General will meet with students in the Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) program and speak to them about the importance of innovation, and their role as future leaders in Canada.

His Excellency was an early supporter of the Conrad Centre and helped nurture its growth during his tenure at Waterloo. His visit marks the first time he has returned to the Conrad Centre as Governor General. 

The Conrad Centre is the academic engine for entrepreneurship at the University of Waterloo, developing the leaders of tomorrow through entrepreneurial academic programming.

Feridun Hamdullahpur, president and vice-chancellor of Waterloo, will deliver remarks at the Accelerator Centre celebration. The AC is an award-winning centre for the cultivation of technology entrepreneurship located in the David Johnston Research + Technology Park in Waterloo.

Date: Tuesday May 17, 2016

Time: 1:30 p.m. (AC celebration begins at 11 a.m.)

Location: 295 Hagey Boulevard, Waterloo, ON

-30-

Media Contact

Pamela Smyth
University of Waterloo
519-888-4777
www.uwaterloo.ca/news
@UWaterlooNews

Attention broadcasters: Waterloo has facilities to provide broadcast quality audio and video feeds with a double-ender studio. Please contact us to book.

  1. 2019 (123)
    1. November (2)
    2. October (15)
    3. September (15)
    4. August (10)
    5. July (7)
    6. June (8)
    7. May (14)
    8. April (15)
    9. March (15)
    10. February (8)
    11. January (14)
  2. 2018 (179)
    1. December (6)
    2. November (15)
    3. October (16)
    4. September (12)
    5. August (9)
    6. July (12)
    7. June (18)
    8. May (17)
    9. April (15)
    10. March (22)
    11. February (23)
    12. January (14)
  3. 2017 (129)
    1. December (9)
    2. November (9)
    3. October (11)
    4. September (16)
    5. August (8)
    6. July (7)
    7. June (12)
    8. May (13)
    9. April (8)
    10. March (18)
    11. February (8)
    12. January (10)
  4. 2016 (166)
  5. 2015 (229)
  6. 2014 (237)
  7. 2013 (180)
  8. 2012 (99)
  9. 2011 (76)
  10. 2010 (32)