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The Walrus Talks Destiny
Thursday, June 16, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College, Western University, 1151 Richmond St., London, ON

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Western Alumni welcomes alumni and friends to The Walrus Talks Destiny which will explore human potential and how we become the people we are through opportunity, ambition and circumstance.

This year’s event brings some of Canada’s most inspiring minds to share thought-provoking ideas exploring destiny in all its forms, including:

Elaine Overholt, BMus’75, performance and vocal master;
Mark Daley, BSc’99, PhD’03, Associate Vice-President (Research), Western;
David Simmonds, BA’07, Vice-President (Public Affairs), McKesson Canada;
Kevin Newman, BA’81, anchor/correspondent, CTV News;
Ryan North, writer of Romeo and/or Juliet, To Be or Not To Be, and creator of Dinosaur Comics;
Karina LeBlanc, goalkeeper for Team Canada and UNICEF ambassador; and
Stephanie Duhaime, BA’03, BESc’03, former charge d’affaires of Canada’s diplomatic mission in Iraq;
Candace Brunette, Director of Indigenous Services, Western 

The Walrus Talks is a national series of events produced by the charitable, non-profit Walrus Foundation as part of an educational mandate to provide forums for conversations on matters vital to Canadians. Each event offers lively, thoughtful, inspiring, riveting, smart, new thinking from scientists, writers, performers, scholars and leaders of business and the arts.

The Walrus Talks will follow the Annual General Meeting of The Alumni Association of The University of Western Ontario, which will begin at 6:00 p.m. in the Paul Davenport Theatre. You are invited to join us then. Please register in advance for the meeting.

Guest parking is available in the Medway lot behind Elgin Hall. The Medway lot is lot R on the campus parking map.

Limited tickets available. Register today! Sorry, no refunds.

We are sorry, the deadline for registering for this event online 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 will be attending.

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