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Theme: New Insights in the North

This event occurred on
February 6, 2014
12:00am - 10:00pm EST
(UTC -5hrs)
Sudbury, ON

TEDx LaurentianU is seeking to promote appetite for knowledge and inspiration. Our speakers are brave enough to share with us their journeys, outside-the-box thinking and perhaps even dreams. We hope their stories and ideas spark conversation but also inspire those around them to perhaps challenge conventional thinking. They are among their best in their fields and we hope their efforts help create, innovate and contribute to the future in our North.

Science North
935 Ramsey Lake Road
Sudbury, ON, P3E 5S9
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Dr. Nathan Basiliko

He is the Canada Research Chair in Environmental Biology. His research involves studying microbial communities in forest and wetland soils that cycle nutrients, carbon, greenhouse gasses and pollutants.

Dr. Gillian Crozier

She is the Canada Research Chair in Environment, Culture and Values. Her research involves analyzing the relationships between environmental and cultural factors using real-world examples and exploring moral aspects of international healthcare.

Dr. John Gunn

He is the Canada Research Chair - Stressed Aquatic Systems. His research Involves studying the effects of multiple stressors on aquatic ecosystems of the Boreal Shield ecozone and investigating the potential for recovery of damaged ecosystems.

Dr. Thomas Merritt

He is the Canada Research Chair in Genomics and Bioinformatics. His research involves using genomics and bioinformatics to investigate the connection between genotypes and phenotypes.

Dr. Albrecht Schulte-Hostedde

He is the Canada Research Chair - Applied Evolutionary Ecology. His research involves using principles of evolutionary ecology to conserve Canada’s biodiversity.

Dr. Janet McElhaney

She is the Senior Scientist at the Advanced Medical Research Institute of Canada (AMRIC). Her research involves mitigating risk and providing optimal treatment approaches to the older patient during acute health events requiring hospitalization.

Organizing team

  • Marie-Lynne Michaud
    Marketing Director
  • Isabelle Chenard
    Marketing Coordinator
  • Lynn Laird
    Graphic Designer
  • JoAnn Wholberg
    Graphic Designer
  • Mike Blais
    Web Designer
  • Bill Sanders
    Productions Director
  • Dan Thomson
  • Valerie Raymond
    TEDx Host
  • Sign Effects Team
    3-D Sign
  • Martin Laferriere
    Manager IT
  • Johanne Rhioux
    Director Instructional Media
  • Dan Thompson
    Director Image video
  • Antoine Ste-Marie
    Digital Strategy Coordinator
  • JP Rains
    Digital Strategy Manager
  • Tennille Heinonen
  • Graduate Student Association
    On Campus Live Stream get together
  • Mel Norm
    Brystons Catering food services
  • Yves Alaries
    Director Research Week
  • David Lesbarreres
    Director of Research Week