Canadian Space Agency

Canadian Space Agency

April 16, 2014 07:00 ET

Media Advisory: Astronaut David Saint-Jacques to Give Opening Speech at La Tempete des sciences Symposium at Cegep Garneau

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - April 16, 2014) - On April 17, astronaut David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) will give the opening speech for the fourth La tempête des sciences Symposium to be held at Cégep Garneau in Quebec City. The objectives of the symposium, whose theme La tempête s'éclate… dans les technologies concerns the surge of emerging new technologies, are to raise students' awareness of the variety of fields and occupations involving scientific practice and applications, as well as broaden their horizons in terms of the many scientific careers that remain unknown to most students. In his speech, David Saint-Jacques will talk about his career path, his work as an astronaut and the unique training that astronauts undergo.

Media representatives are invited to attend this event.

Date: Thursday, April 17, 2014
Time: 9:15 am (EDT)
Public: 900 science students at Cégep Garneau
Guest speaker: David Saint-Jacques, CSA astronaut (via Skype)
Location: Cégep Garneau
1660 Boulevard de l'Entente
Quebec City, Quebec

To learn more about David Saint-Jacques, follow @Astro_DavidS on Twitter.

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