Annual General Meeting
Session adjourned until next year.
The Science and Technology Awareness Network's Annual General Meeting took place on February 26, 2019 via Webinar and has Adjourned until next year.
We will discussed important items. The full, detailed agenda is available for download; click button on the right.
Keynote: Bob McDonald
Nominations to the Board of Directors: See the slate of nominees.
Guest Speaker: Bob McDonald
Evolution, not Revolution: Science Literacy
and Future Technologies
Bob McDonald has been communicating science internationally through television, radio, print, and live presentations for more than 40 years. He is the host of CBC Radio's Quirks & Quarks, the award-winning science program with a national audience of nearly 500,000 people. He is also a regular reporter for CBC Television's The National as well as Gemini-winning host and writer of the
children's series Heads Up!. McDonald has also hosted The Greatest Canadian Invention and the seven-part series Water Under Fire.
McDonald has been honoured for his outstanding contribution to the promotion of science in Canada as the recipient of the Michael Smith Award from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, the Sir Sanford Fleming Medal from the Royal Canadian Institute and the McNeil Medal from The Royal Society of Canada. McDonald was also the recipient of a 2008 Gemini Award for Best Host in a Pre-School, Children's or Youth Program or Series.
He has received twelve honourary Doctorates, and two honourary college degrees. In 2011 he was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada, and in 2014, asteroid 2006 XN67 was officially named bobmcdonald in his honour.
Information for webinars and recordings
We will be using Adobe Connect for our webinar meeting. This system is very easy to use and works without problems for the vast majority of participants.
To access the live webinar
Simply follow the link that has been provided in your confirmation email. Enter as a Guest with your first name. No password is required.
You do not need a camera or microphone.
Make sure you have a high-speed internet connection as well as headphones or speakers.
If you’re using a mobile device
You can use the Adobe Connect application for mobile devices.
If you experience problems
You can test your system and install the add-in from Adobe Connect by following this link: http://du.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm
If you still experience problems after reading this information, please contact us and we will try to find a solution.