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Alumni Weekend - Friday, October 13 and Saturday, October 14, 2017

Lectures

 


NEW! So you want to be future-proof?

Sean Mullin, Executive Director Brookfield Institute

Saturday Oct. 14
School of Image Arts, 122 Bond Street
11:00 a.m. - 11: 45 a.m.

Technological trends – while always a critical driver of the economy – are reshaping Canada’s workforce. Nearly 42 per cent of the Canadian labour force is at a high risk of being affected by automation in the next decade or two. How can we prepare ourselves and our children for a rapidly changing workforce? What are tomorrow’s “must-have” job skills? Get the answers from the brains behind a new report produced by Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship (BII+E) at Ryerson University.

Presented by Sean Mullin, Executive Director, Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship (BII+E)


NEW! Mystery of the Deep Sea: the Story of the Franklin Expedition

John Harrington

Saturday Oct. 14
School of Image Arts, 122 Bond Street
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

In the summer of 1845, 129 men boarded two ships from the Franklin Expedition, a quest to find the Northwest Passage. The ships never returned and until recently, the location of the shipwrecks and fate of the crew was a complete mystery. Alumnus John Harrington, Mechanical Technology ’63, is leading the team to solve the mystery around the doomed voyage. Meet John and hear about his amazing discoveries.

Presented by John Harrington, Mechanical Technology ’63


Film Screening: This Movie is Broken

Saturday Oct. 14
School of Image Arts, 122 Bond St.
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

“The film is an ode to Broken Social Scene, but also to the city that begat the indie supergroup.”
- Lee Ferguson, CBC News

Romance and rock and roll set in the heart of Toronto. Sit back and enjoy this special screening of This Movie is Broken directed by award-winning Canadian director Bruce McDonald, Film and Photography, ’82.