SOURCE: University of Calgary

University of Calgary

April 11, 2016 13:00 ET

Advisory: Great cities need great universities

CALGARY, AB --(Marketwired - April 11, 2016) - Media are invited to attend University of Calgary President Elizabeth Cannon's keynote address to the Calgary Chamber of Commerce Luncheon at the Fairmont Palliser on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. The theme will be "Great Cities Need Great Universities" as President Cannon talks about why universities need more, not less, engagement with business and community.

What: University of Calgary President Elizabeth Cannon delivers keynote address at Calgary Chamber luncheon followed by media scrum 

When: Wednesday, April 13, from 12:20 to 2 p.m.

Formal speaking begins at 12:20 p.m. with a media availability at 1:30 p.m.

Where: Crystal Ballroom, Fairmont Palliser Hotel, 133 - 9th Avenue S.W.

Who: University of Calgary President, Elizabeth Cannon

About the University of Calgary
The University of Calgary is making tremendous progress on its journey to become one of Canada's top five research universities, where research and innovative teaching go hand in hand, and where we fully engage the communities we both serve and lead. This strategy is called Eyes High, inspired by the university's Gaelic motto, which translates as 'I will lift up my eyes.'

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