Sunday Meet and Greet / Pre-Ice Breaker
Sunday May 29 | 16:30 – 18:00
Room: Marysville B
Get to know your fellow students/early career scientists at the beginning of the congress, pre Ice-Breaker! The Meet and Greet will take place 4:30-6:00 pm Sunday, May 29 in room Marysville B at the Convention Centre. Prepare a 3 minute pitch talk to introduce yourself and your research. Douw Steyn, CMOS Director of Publication, and Lydia Webb, Managing Editor, Geography & Water Research will give presentations on submitting to the CMOS journal, with tips on submitting! They will judge your presentations; a prize will be given to the best pitch-talk!
You can sign up and send in your presentations by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org; convert to PDFs, first! Please sign up for your pitch talk no later than May 26 and submit your slides by May 26. This will allow adequate time for organization of your talks.
This will be an excellent introductory event! We look forward to seeing you all here!
Student Pub Night
Monday May 30 | 19:00 -
Location: Dolan's Pub
Are you a student or early career scientist? Interested in meeting and chatting with your fellow peers? Looking for a relaxing evening in New Brunswick's capital city? Come by for an enjoyable evening at a top-notch Fredericton pub, Dolan's, on Monday, May 30 from 7:00 p.m. onward. Engage in discussions with other students and learn from a variety of unique perspectives. Mingle with individuals who share the same interests as you. While here, munch on a delicious assortment of free appetizers, and take in some of Dolan's superb meals. Come early, as you may benefit from Happy Hour's reduced prices! A mere 8 minute walk from the Convention Centre, Dolan's is the Irish pub of Fredericton. This is the Congress “Student” Event!
Student Lunch'n Learn
Wednesday June 1 | 12:00 -13:30
Location: Cora's Restaurant
Are you a student or an aspiring scientist (recently graduated with a degree)? Fascinated in meeting and hearing the opinions of professionals regarding work in your field? Have any questions or comments you would like to address? Sign up (first 40 to apply) at the registration desk for the Congress Student Lunch 'n Learn at Cora's restaurant, just a short stroll from the Convention Centre in the heart of the capital city. Top individuals in industry, government and academia will be present for discussions on many important issues. Small discussion groups will be set up so that you can present your views and questions and discuss a variety of topics. Lunch will be provided to all attendees; you may select your meal at the desk when you register. Cora's fine selection of breakfast and lunch items will be certain to match your appetite. Mark your calendars for Wednesday, June 1 from 12:00-1:30 for this fantastic opportunity! Please register no later than Monday, May 30.
Field professionals, would you kindly volunteer your lunch hour for this event? We are seeking 4 individuals each from the academic, industry, and government sectors. Thank you!