Log In

Western University Be Extraordinary The Campaign For Western

Leaders in Innovation Dinner 2017
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

London Convention Centre

Leaders in Innovation Dinner 2017

RomneysJoin us for the Leaders in Innovation Dinner - London's premier event celebrating research. The evening will include the presentation of the J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine - one of Canada's most prestigious research awards - to V. Wee Yong, PhD, and will celebrate research advancements in the area of multiple sclerosis (MS).

Dinner guests will enjoy an engaging armchair discussion with the former First Lady and Governor of Massachusetts Ann and Mitt Romney. The 2012 Republican nominee for President of the United States stood by his wife’s side as she was diagnosed with MS in 1998. Ann has since become a champion for those fighting the disease and has volunteered much of her time to raise awareness for MS.

Last year, the Romneys launched the Ann Romney Centre for Neurologic Diseases at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. By raising the profile of MS, as well as raising funds for advocacy and research, the Romneys are determined to make a difference in the lives of people who suffer from the disease. Join them on November 15, as they discusses their lives, careers and their journey with MS.

Heather Hiscox MA'87, LLD'11, Anchor, CBC News Network will once again be Master of Ceremonies.

Reception - 5:30 p.m. | Dinner - 6:30 p.m.
Business Formal

Tickets are $250 per person or $2,000 for a table of eight.
To purchase tickets, please contact Natalie Wakabayashi at 519.661.2111 ext. 89201 or email natalie.wakabayashi@schulich.uwo.ca.

Proudly supported by the C.H. Stiller Memorial Foundation and the family of J. Allyn Taylor.

We are sorry, the deadline for buying tickets online for this event has passed. Please email alumnirsvp@uwo.ca or call 1-800-258-6896 and press 2 if you are still interested in attending. Please leave your name, email, phone number, the name of your guest and specify which event you would like to attend. We will respond to let you know if tickets are still available.

2017

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec


Tell a friend about this event

Return to Calendar