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March 2020

Privacy and Artificial Intelligence – Meeting

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on March 5, 2020 at 10:00 am

Dawson College, 3040 Sherbrooke Street West
Westmount, Quebec H3Z 1A4 Canada
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Do you have opinions on how regulation can be used to protect the privacy of Canadians while not deterring leading-edge research and innovation? If so, join our discussion groups. We will be formulating a response to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada’s consultation on their proposals for ensuring appropriate regulation of AI. Meetings will take place: Friday, February 28: 1 p.m. – 2:30 pm in 3H.10 Thursday, March 5: 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. in 3F.7

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Environment Seminar: Will Canada step up to the challenge of 1.5?

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
3C.1, 3040 Sherbrooke Street West
Westmount, H3Z 1A4 Canada
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Environment Seminar:  Will Canada Step up to the Challenge of 1.5? The Paris Agreement in 2020 Elizabeth May, Parliamentary Leader of the Green Party and MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands   In 2015, the Conference of the Parties for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) signed a new agreement in Paris to strengthen the global response to climate change. Governments agreed to identify and commit to nationally determined contributions (NDCs) for reductions in emissions as well as to…

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Andy Fabo Vernissage

March 5 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Dawson College, 3040 Sherbrooke Street West
Westmount, Quebec H3Z 1A4 Canada
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Free

Join us in celebration of The Weight of Delirium, the first solo Montreal exhibition by distinguished Toronto visual and media artist Andy Fabo. A founder of the influential Toronto collective ChromaZone in the early 80s, Fabo was also one of the first Canadian artists to make work about the AIDS crisis. With vigor and fearlessness, the two bodies of work on display here explore the delirium he experienced during two recent hospitalizations. The artist will be in attendance. Curated by…

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“Thinking about the Past, Present and Future of W/GS at Dawson and Beyond”

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
5B.16, Multi Purpose Room, 3040 Sherbrooke St. W
Montreal, Quebec Canada
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A panel discussion with three established scholars in the field: Greta Hofmann Nemiroff, educator; founder of Dawson’s Women’s/Gender Studies Certificate; author Shree Mulay, Professor in Community Health and Humanities, Memorial University Faculty of Medicine; author Alanna Thain, Director, Moving Image Research Laboratory; Associate Professor, Department of English McGill University; author  The conversation will be wide-ranging, touching on how each panelist began their journey in Women’s/Gender Studies, the state and impact of the field, and the challenges for the future.Q&A session…

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Active Learning Reading Club

March 6 @ 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
8B

The DALC fellows invite you to join us for our book club where we will be exploring the literature on/around active learning. These meetings will be informal opportunities to discuss readings from books and articles from the academic literature that teachers find interesting and want to discuss. A list of readings will be available ahead of time on the Dawson HUB. For more information, please contact dalc@dawsoncollege.qc.ca. Register Now!

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