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The Ottawa Centre is comprised of about 90 CMOS members. The Centre holds monthly meetings downtown from September through May. Our meetings are open to members and the public. Meetings start with lunch followed by a presentation by an invited speaker and discussion. Occasionally our meetings are joint with partner groups or societies. About every ten years, the Ottawa Centre hosts the annual CMOS Congress.
Outreach activities aimed at high school, university and post graduate students are a priority for the Ottawa Centre. We judge and provide prizes at regional science fairs in Ottawa and Gatineau.
The Canadian Association for the Club of Rome (CACOR) (collaborator with CMOS Ottawa)
CACOR cordially invites you to a Luncheon
Title How recent technical advances could help small islands develop sustainably
and cope with climate change
Date: Wednesday June 15th 2016
Speaker: Peter Meincke
Place: Army Officers' Mess, 149 Somerset Street West, Ottawa
Cost: $25 general admission; $20 for members, their spouses and student guests. The downstairs ante-room and dining area will be open at 11:30 a.m. for those who wish to meet and greet friends and colleagues prior to lunch.
Please confirm attendance by replying to this e-mail on or before Monday June 13th. Please remember that CACOR is responsible for payment of guests who have registered. If you register and need to change your commitment, please inform us as well before Monday June 13th. Thank you for your assistance in this matter. We unfortunately will follow up with an invoice for those who were not able to honour their commitment.
In order to accommodate all members, associates and guests please indicate your presence to this event as soon as possible. Please indicate as well your dietary needs: vegetarian, vegan or other.
About the presentation:
This presentation will explore how many recent developments in technology could help small islands and remote communities achieve many if not all of these goals. These developments include:
He has also served on the board of a number of national and international organizations including the Ministers Advisory Board on the Canadian Military Colleges, Chair of the National Library Advisory board and the Council of the Association of Commonwealth Universities. He is a founding member and chair of The Group of 78 and is a past member of the Canadian Pugwash Board of Directors. He chaired the National Council of the Royal Commonwealth Society in Canada for five years.
He was a Consultant to the UN on the establishment of the Small Island Developing States Network.
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