When: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 | 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, Chan Shun Concert Hall, 6265 Crescent Road, UBC
An Order of Canada celebration featuring: David Suzuki, Shelagh Rogers, Sophie Pierre, Trevor Linden, Wade Davis, and Robert Silverman
Join President Santa J. Ono for an intimate evening with some of BC’s most esteemed citizens in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Order of Canada.
Join us for a performance by world-renowned pianist, Robert Silverman, and talks by fellow Order of Canada recipients:
- David Suzuki – scientist, broadcaster, author, and co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation;
- Shelagh Rogers – CBC broadcaster and University of Victoria Chancellor;
- Sophie Pierre – former First Nations chief and British Columbia Treaty Commission head;
- Trevor Linden – National Hockey League all-star and philanthropist; and
- Wade Davis – explorer, anthropologist, author and UBC professor
Our speakers will share their unique vision for what it will take to build a better Canada over the next 50 years in conversation with CBC Radio’s Duncan McCue (Cross-Country Checkup).
You are invited to continue the discussions at the post-event reception.
Presented by UBC Research + Innovation, in partnership with the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies and alumni UBC