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June 2017

Tue
06
Jun
Networking
Canadian University Alumni Summer Drinks in Zurich

Connect over drinks with fellow Canadian university alumni in Zurich. There will be a cash bar and you’re welcome to bring a guest along. Alumnus Darren Downs, BCom’96, will be on hand to welcome fellow UBC grads. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet new people and build your network while celebrating Canada 150.

Thank you to Air Canada for providing a round-trip ticket to Canada as the door prize for this event!

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Tue
06
Jun
Alumni Reception in Hamilton
Networking
All-Alumni Reception in Hamilton

Looking to expand your network in Hamilton? Join alumni UBC staff and fellow UBC grads, as well as alumni from the University of Victoria, University of Alberta, Western University, Bishop’s University, and Brock University for a networking reception in Hamilton. Take this opportunity to meet new people in a lively setting.

Admission is free but advance registration is required.

Cash bar. Light appetizers will be served.

Note: You will be redirected to a McMaster Alumni Community webpage to register.

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Mon
05
Jun
Other
Are Canada’s pipeline approvals at odds with our climate commitments?

For years the possibility of new and expanded pipelines running across BC have raised questions related to First Nations land rights, coastal tanker traffic, and the nature of inter-provincial relationships. Underlying these questions, however, has always been the larger question of why we are continuing to invest in fossil fuel infrastructure at all given our international climate commitments. Join our panel of experts as they examine the economic, environmental, and public policy ramifications of the recent approvals.

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Sun
04
Jun
Joint Alumni Network UAE Ramadan Iftar
Networking
Joint Alumni Network UAE Ramadan Iftar

On June 4th, please join us for a festive evening to celebrate Ramadan with alumni across the Joint Alumni Network.

Dress code is smart casual in respect of the holy month of Ramadan 

Registration prior to May 30th: Price: 150 AED cash, payable at door.

Registration after May 30th (space permitting): Price: 200 AED cash, payable at the door.

Questions? Please contact Sajida Shroff, BA’90, BEd’93, alumni UBC’s Regional Representative in the UAE: sajidashroff@gmail.com

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May 2017

Tue
30
May
A Whole New World – Seeing the world through smart apps
Other
A Whole New World – Seeing the world through smart apps

Suicide Prevention Services (SPS) assists elderly individuals who may suffer from a negative mindset, and may feel disconnected from their families or the world at large. One cause of this disconnection may be a result of older individuals being unfamiliar or uncomfortable with modern communication technologies such as smartphones and apps. Join alumni UBC Hong Kong volunteers for an interactive workshop (in Cantonese) where UBC alumni will help small groups of elderly people, selected by SPS, experience the possibilities brought about by smartphones and apps.

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Thu
04
May
Workshop
How to Tell a Story that Sells with Ivan Wanis Ruiz
Ivan Wanis Ruiz

Human beings are hardwired for storytelling. However, telling a compelling story that people buy into is not easy. Have you ever presented an idea but failed to close the deal? This interactive workshop will help you advance your communications skills by teaching you how to craft a simple yet persuasive story that sells. Not only will you have time to practice and receive instant feedback, but you will also be able to network before and after the session.

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

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