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May 2016

2016 Canadian Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference

May 25 - May 27

The University of Guelph's Centre for Business and Student Enterprise (CBaSE) and College of Business and Economics are  hosting the 2016 Canadian Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (CCSBE) Conference. Entrepreneurs, educators, policy makers, business owners, students and others interested in promoting small business and entrepreneurship are encouraged to attend. This year's theme is "Leaders for a Sustainable World: Role of Business as a Force for Good." Location: http://www.uoguelph.ca/campus/map/uc/ University Centre

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PhD Thesis Defence: Brittany Pequegnat

May 27

Brittany Pequegnat, a PhD candidate in the Department of Chemistry, will defend her thesis on "Polysaccharide Vaccines for Enteric Pathogens: The Next Generation Multivalent Diarrhea Vaccine." Time: 10 a.m. Location: Science Complex, Room 1511

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Affecting Choices: The Power of Nudges

May 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 pm

Join the Guelph Knowledge Translation and Transfer Community of Practice for this discussion on the concept of nudging and how it can help us understand how to affect behavioural change. All are welcome. Location: 1 Stone Road West, Room 207

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M.Sc. Thesis Defence: Sherri Tedford

May 30

Sherri Tedford, an M.Sc. student in the Department of Plant Agriculture, will defend her thesis on "Management of Cercospora leaf spot in sugar beet and aerobiology of Cercospora beticola Sacc." Her adviser is Prof. Art Schaafsma. Time: 8 a.m. Location: Ridgetown Campus

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Accessibility Conference

May 30 - May 31

Reach the goal of an accessible Ontario and attend this conference featuring engaging, inspiring and action-oriented sessions on classroom, document, media, web and workplace accessibility. The conference welcomes both accessibility novices and experts, encouraging attendees to build communities and exchange ideas. Location: Rozanski Hall

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International Symposium on Bioplastics, Biocomposites and Biorefining

May 31 - June 3

This event will explore the broadening scope of research activities and new developments in the areas of biobased polymers and biorefinery. This international meeting of experts from U of G and around the world will also examine innovations in the fields of biocomposites and green composites, including a special focus on sustainability and durability of biobased materials for broad applications. Location: Delta Hotel, Guelph

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Poultry Health Research Network Seminar Series

May 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

You-Chan Bae, senior researcher at the Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency in Korea, will discuss "Pathological Changes in Wild Birds, Chickens and Ducks Infected with Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Type A (H5N8) Viruses." The U of G faculty host is Prof. Leonardo Susta, Pathobiology. Location: OVC Pathobiology AHL, Room 1810

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June 2016

PhD Thesis Defence: Tim Carter

June 2

Tim Carter, Department of Biomedical Sciences, will defend his PhD thesis on "Telomere patterning in matched donor and reprogrammed cell populations." Time: 12:30 p.m. Location: OVC Main Building, Room 1642 (seminar/defence) and Room 3648 (examination/defence)

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OAC Dean Candidate Public Presentation

June 2

The second candidate for the OAC dean position will be on campus for a public presentation and to meet with various groups of people. Time: 8:30 a.m. Location: Richards Building, Room 2520

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Invasive Species Workshop: Animals and Plants

June 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

In this workshop we will learn about biology, identification and control of invasive plant species. What makes them more successful than native species? We will also learn about best practices for preventing the spread and introduction of invasive species. Parts of the workshop will be outside, where we will explore the woods and gardens of the Arboretum in search of invasive species. Participants will receive an information booklet. The early bird fee is $75 if you register on or before…

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Food and Agriculture Business Seminar

June 5 - June 7

The Food Institute developed the Food and Agriculture Business Seminar to bring together a diverse group of current and emerging leaders in the industry to collectively examine trends and issues in today’s global marketplace. By working together in strategically dynamic groups, participants benefit from each others' expertise as they critically examine real cases and interact with executives from featured businesses in a non-competitive environment. The seminar’s cases explore the shifting roles of government, food security, consumer perspective and developing markets…

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Sketching Nature Workshop

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Focusing on sketching techniques and note-taking, this workshop is for those who want a permanent record of their observations of nature. The workshop is designed for beginners, so don't be shy! Sketchbooks and pencils will be provided. The workshop is led by Arboretum interpretive naturalist intern Alexandra Kocher. The early bird fee is $35 if you register on or before May 31.

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OAC Dean Candidate Public Presentation

June 9

The third candidate for the OAC dean position will be on campus for a public presentation and to meet with various groups of people. Time: 8:30 a.m. Location: Richards Building, Room 2520

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Professional Staff Association Annual General Meeting

June 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

The theme of this year's AGM is “Supporting the Green Gryphon Initiative,” featuring guest speaker Maurice Nelischer, director of sustainability. All attendees will receive an “i am reusable” barbecue lunch. Location: OVC Lifetime Learning Centre, Room 1714

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Central Animal Facility Open House

June 9 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Visit the Central Animal Facility and enjoy guided tours, displays, door prizes, a raffle and barbeque lunch (regular or veggie burger and pop for $6). Location: Central Animal Facility

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Alumni Weekend 2016

June 10 - July 11

Alumni and friends are welcome to our annual reunion. This year we are celebrating years ending in 1 or 6. Highlights of the weekend include the UGAA Awards of Excellence Gala, the President's Milestone Lunch, Livestock Research Innovation Centre tours, Alumni Pub with beer tasting, marche dinner and live music, the Great Gryphon Race and more.

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Medicinal Plants Workshop

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In herbal medicine, plants from the forest, meadow and garden can help treat a variety of health conditions. Join Guelph naturopathic doctor Elizabeth Cherevaty for this guided “herb walk” through the Gosling Wildlife Gardens, woods and meadows of the Arboretum as she highlights uses and habitats of important medicinal plants. Each participant will receive a booklet detailing the plants and their uses. The tour starts outside, followed by an introduction to herbal medicine and ways to use the plants at…

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Night and Low-Light Photography Field Trip

June 18 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Join photographer Sylvia Galbraith for an evening of fun in this hands-on field trip. This course is timed to take advantage of the (almost) full moon. The first hour will be spent indoors for a lesson on shooting in low light. We'll cover using timed exposures and night settings, composition, equipment, shooting city lights and more. Then we'll go out to the meadows of the Arboretum to photograph the setting sun and practice night photography by the light of the…

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