Space Day

Friday, April 3, 2020 - EVENT CANCELLED

***Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, we regret to announce that Space Day has been cancelled.***

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Daytime Programming

Location: Physics and Astronomy Building Atrium
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Featuring panel discussions, poster sessions, a student workshop, and networking

Please RSVP for the Space Day Daytime Programming here.

Evening Programming

Location: Natural Science Centre 145
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

  • Keynote speaker: Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques

                 David Saint-Jacques

Full Space Day Agenda

Time     Event
9:00 Registration
10:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks
10:15 Panel Discussion #1: Understanding Earth from Above: Observing, Monitoring and Protecting Earth from Space

Concurrent sessions

Faculty + Industry Networking Event

Student Workshop

12:15 Networking Lunch
13:30 Student Poster Sessions
15:00 Panel Discussion #2: Defining Canada's Role in Space Healthcare
Concurrent sessions

Faculty + Industry Breakout Sessions

Panel Discussion #3: Non-Academic Careers in Space

17:00 Reception with Canadian Space Agency Astronaut David Saint-Jacques
(Institute members only)
19:00 Keynote Public Lecture by Canadian Space Agency Astronaut David Saint-Jacques
20:00 Concluding Remarks
20:30 Space Night at Toboggan Brewing Co.