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November 2013

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Nov 27: Brown Bag Lunch Series Meeting

Bring Your Idea to Market Come and join a fun, interactive session! Date: Wednesday November 27, 2013 Time: 12:00 -1:30 pm Place: UBC, Beaty Biodiversity Research Centre (Room 224) Do you have an idea or concept with potential commercial value? Not sure what to do with it or who to contact?  Our guest speaker for […]

Dec 1:  SCWIST Meet-up at the Owl Show

Dec 1: SCWIST Meet-up at the Owl Show

Join fellow SCWIST members, friends and families on a trip to the wild side! Date: Sunday December 1, 2013 Time: 1:00 pm Place: Richmond Nature Park, 11851 Westminster Hwy See the live owl show by the Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society of BC. Take advantage of this opportunity to get some great photos of these amazing birds! […]

Dec 13: Nomination Deadline for UBC Engineering Alumni Awards

Dec 13: Nomination Deadline for UBC Engineering Alumni Awards

Do you know an outstanding UBC Engineering alumnus who should be recognized for their contributions to the profession, the community, or society? Do you know a UBC Engineering alumnus who is making a world of difference? Is one of the faculty members in your department deserving of recognition? You are invited to nominate your accomplished […]

Dec 31: ICWES16 Submission Deadline

Dec 31: ICWES16 Submission Deadline

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and the International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES) have joined forces to host the 16th International Conference for Women Engineers and Scientists (ICWES16), to be held in Los Angeles, California from October 23-25 2014. More than 6,500 women are anticipated to attend from around the world and will […]

November is WinIT Month in Ontario

November is WinIT Month in Ontario

To coincide with the Ontario Celebration of Women in Computing (ONCWIC), the NSERC / Pratt & Whitney Canada Chair for Women in Science and Engineering is celebrating the achievements of women in tech in Ontario. Tune in to WinIT each workday in November (starting on the 1st day of ONCWIC – November 8th) to see […]

Congratulations to Pauline Johnson, Lia Merminga, Carol Lane and Jacquelyn Cragg

The Minerva Foundation for BC Women is pleased to announce the leading British Columbian women who will be honoured for their impact in the science industry at the eighth annual “Women In™” luncheon occurring on November 27, 2013. Community Leadership & Excellence Awards Dr. Pauline Johnson, Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at […]

Dec 4: Women in Mining Martini Party

Dec 4: Women in Mining Martini Party

Save the Date for Women in Mining’s Martini Party Date:  Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 Time:  5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Location:  Moose’s Down Under, 830 West Pender Street, Vancouver Invitation and registration details to follow.

Nov 13: SCWIST Brown Bag Lunch Series

Nov 13: SCWIST Brown Bag Lunch Series

SCWIST – Brown Bag Lunch Series November Meeting: How to Network Better Date: Wednesday November 13, 2013 Time: 12:15 -1:45 pm Place: UBC, Beaty Biodiversity Research Centre (Room 224) Unsure how to get the most out of networking? Not sure what to say or ask to make a successful connection? Then come and get some […]

Nov 28: UBC Vancouver December 6 Memorial Service

Attend this memorial for the 14 women who were killed at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal, as well as the countless women who have been victims of gender-based violence. Date: November 28, 2013 Time: 12:30 pm, reception to follow Place: Wayne & William White Engineering Design Building (outside) On December 6, 1989, an armed man walked […]

Nov 12: Biorenewables Cafe – Adventures in Advanced Materials

Toby Reid, Founder and CEO of Solegear Bioplastics: Adventures in Advanced Materials: What You Need To Know About Developing And Commercializing Technologies In Today’s Environment. Join the Biorenewables Cafe next Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 6:30 pm at the Railway Club in downtown Vancouver. Listen to Toby’s talk and network with fellow renewable enthusiasts over a […]

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