Waterloo Centre for Astrophysics Launch Reception and Public LectureExport this event to calendar

Friday, October 4, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

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Join us as we launch the Future of Astronomy:

The University of Waterloo and the Faculty of Science are celebrating the launch of the Waterloo Centre for Astrophysics!  Please join us for an exclusive cocktail reception where you'll have the opportunity to meet astrophysics faculty and learn more about the thrilling research that promises to redefine our knowledge of the universe.

Dr. Will Percival, Director of the Centre and the Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Distinguished Chair in Astrophysics, will be your host and offer insight as to the incredible future of Waterloo's newest academic gem. UW President and Vice-Chancellor, Feridun Hamdullahpur and Dean of Science, Bob Lemieux will offer special remarks during the reception as well.

christine jones formanFollowing the reception, UW welcomes world-renowned astrophysicist Dr. Christine Jones Forman as she presents "Black Holes, Dark Matter and Dark Energy: Exploring the Invisible Universe". Dr. Forman is a senior astrophysicist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. She is the past president of the American Astronomical Society, and director of the Smithsonian Institution's Consortium for Unlocking the Mysteries of the Universe.  

Registration is required for this event. We look forward to seeing you there!

Agenda:

Atrium (QNC 0101)
Quantum Nano Center
University of Waterloo

  • 4:00-6:00PM Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres
  • 5:00PM Remarks by Dr. Feridun Hamdullahpur and Dr. Bob Lemieux
  • 6:30-7:30PM Public Talk with Dr. Christine Jones Forman
  • 7:30-8:00PM Q&A
  • 8:00PM Event End

REGISTER NOW!

Complimentary Parking for the event is in Lot R

Questions?

Contact Donna Hayes at the Centre for Astrophyics 

Cost 
Complimentary
Location 
QNC- Quantum Nano Centre
Atrium (QNC 0101)
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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