alumni UBC Event Highlights

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Your Next Step Okanagan: Meet Your Mentor
Kelowna | October 21, 2015
Connect with entrepreneurs and community leaders, set realistic goals, and find that mentor who can help you define your career path.

Your Next Step: Crossing the Border
Vancouver | October 28
Considering immigrating to the US for employment? Learn about the steps required and considerations you should think about.

Book Club – Fall 2015
Vancouver | October 29 & November 19
The alumni UBC Book Club is back with two exciting titles to choose from: Galore by Michael Crummey and Curiosity by Joan Thomas.

Master Mind, Master Class with Dr. Samantha Nutt
Vancouver | November 16
Hear from the award-winning humanitarian, medical doctor, founder of War Child & bestselling author as she shares experiences from her more than two decade career.

Taste of BC: A BC Craft Beer Evening
Victoria | November 19
Learn about BC’s Craft Beer Revolution from the Thirsty Writer, Joe Wiebe, BFA’04, MFA’06, before enjoying a range of beer samples.

UBC Dialogues – Okanagan Wines: How much does terroir matter?
Kelowna | November 29
Learn how to taste the difference terroir makes.

4th Annual Grape Debate
Vancouver | January 29
Should wine be made to age or made to drink?

Centennial Event Highlights

One Day @UBC Centennial Lectures
Vancouver | September 2015 through May 2016
UBC Continuing Studies is offering 20 free lectures over 10 Saturdays at the UBC Point Grey campus to anyone 15 years of age or older.

Janusz Korczak and the Importance of Listening to Children’s Voices in Education
Vancouver | October 29
This presentation will focus on the aspects of Janusz Korczak’s work that can inform both present and future efforts to bring children’s voices into schools.

Brock Talks: Earth’s Astonishing Climate History
Vancouver | November 7
A presentation by preeminent geologist Professor Paul F. Hoffman.

Nobel Laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz – The Great Divide: The Causes and Consequences of Inequality and What We Can Do About It
Vancouver | November 20
Professor Stiglitz, who visits UBC this fall, is one of the world’s foremost thinkers on the problem of inequality and wrote the article “Of the 1%, by the 1%, for the 1%” that helped give the Occupy movement its slogan “We are the 99%.”

Vancouver Institute Lecture: The Astonishing Simplicity of Everything
Vancouver | November 21
A presentation by Dr. Neil Turok, one of the world’s leading theoretical physicists.

alumni UBC Hong Kong Centennial Gala
Hong Kong | December 10
Join special guests, along with alumni and friends from across Asia, to celebrate UBC’s Centennial in style.

The Human Rights of Aboriginal Children
Vancouver | January 21
Despite protection under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, many young people remain marginalized in our society. Aboriginal children are among those most at risk.


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