From Toy Trains to Airplanes: Are We Serious About Safety?

Mar 2, 2010

You are cordially invited to attend a public lecture “From Toy Trains to Airplanes: Are we serious about safety?” by Professor Anoush Poursartip from the Materials Engineering Department at the University of British Columbia.
From the onset of the industrial revolution until a few decades ago, safety was a topic of great importance. But in recent years, we have become complacent—that is until a tragedy occurs. Explore issues of public safety with Materials Engineering Professor Anoush Poursartip.

Date:                Wednesday, March 10
Time:                6:30 – 8:00pm
Location:         Room C300, UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson Street, Vancouver
RSVP:             Please use online form www.apsc.ubc.ca/celebrateresearchrsvp
Please feel free to extend this invitation to others who may be interested in attending.
UBC Celebrate Research Week (March 5th to March 13th, 2010) showcases a week of diverse events highlighting areas of research and cutting-edge work that UBC’s faculties, departments, schools and partner institutions have to offer. These events include discussion forums, lectures, seminars, open houses, events for youth and kids, and symposia on topical and timely issues from every discipline imaginable.
You can find out more about these engaging lectures and events on our website: www.apsc.ubc.ca/celebrateresearch.
Kind regards,
Wendy Barthel
Communications
Engineering | Faculty of Applied Science | The University of British Columbia
1100 – 2332 Main Mall (Fred Kaiser Building) Vancouver BC V6T 1Z4
wendy.barthel@ubc.ca | O. 604.827.4762 | F. 604.822.2021 | www.engineering.ubc.ca

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