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2018 Bryden Alumni Awards

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Arcadian Court

401 Bay Street

Toronto, ON M5H 2Y4


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Rhonda L. Lenton

President and Vice-Chancellor

Francesca Accinelli (BFA '92)

Chair, York University Alumni Board

Jeff O’Hagan

Vice-President Advancement

cordially invite you, as a dedicated supporter of
York University, to attend the


Tuesday, November 20, 2018

6:30pm Cocktail Reception
7pm Dinner & Awards
Cocktail Attire

Arcadian Court
401 Bay Street (at Queen St. West)
Toronto, ON M5H 2Y4

RSVP by Monday, November 13

Early bird ticket pricing (until Oct. 14, 2018):

$130 – Individual
$1,100 – Table of 10

Ticket pricing after Oct. 14, 2018:

$160 – Individual
$1,300 – Table of 10


Corporate tables can be purchased for $1,500. For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Melanie McLean at

York University celebrates this year's

outstanding Bryden Alumni Award recipients.


Paul Sanberg, BSc ’76

Senior Vice President for Research, Innovation & Knowledge Enterprise, University of South Florida

President, National Academy of Inventors


Cheryl & Rob McEwen,C.M.,MBA ’78, LLD ’05

Entrepreneurs & Philanthropists
Chairman & Chief Owner, McEwen Mining Inc. (Rob)


Pernille Ironside, JD ’99
Deputy Representative, UNICEF Nigeria


Jamil Jivani, BA ’10
Lawyer, Law Professor and Author


Awards History

Inspired by Bruce Bryden, who was an exceptionally committed and influential leader at York, the Bryden Alumni Awards recognize the extraordinary achievements and contributions of our grads. Bryden was a member of our first undergraduate class and held several prestigious positions, including founding president of the
York University Alumni Association and member of the York University Board of Governors. To honour his vision and exemplary leadership, these awards have been named after him.


What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

If traveling using transit, the closest subway station is Queen Station.

If traveling by car, there are many green P and private parking lots in the area.

For directions, please click on the Google map below.

Is my registration/ticket transferable?

If your guest list changes, please login to your Eventbrite profile and update the information, or please call

(416) 736-2100 ext. 58430 or email to make any changes.

Can I update my registration information?

You may login to your Eventbrite profile at anytime to update your personal or guest information.

What is the dress code?

The dress code for this event is cocktail attire.

Are tickets refundable?

Unfortunately all tickets purchased for this event are non-refundable. We appreciate your understanding.

Do you require names of my guests?

We do ask that you provide the names of your guests' to assist with the registration process. Guest names can be added and/or updated easily through your login to your Eventbrite profile or by calling (416) 736-2100 ext. 58430 or by emailing

Do I have to bring my confirmation to the event?

If you have purchased tickets and have received the confirmation via email, we will have you registered and there is no need to bring proof of your purchase.

What other way can I or my organization support this event?

Please contact Melanie McLean at (416) 736-2100 ext. 22360 or via email at to discuss sponsorship opportunities.

How do I communicate my or my guests dietary restrictions?

It is our practice to accommodate all guest food allergies and dietary restrictions. You may specify your or your guests dietary restrictions during registration or you may contact Jenny Evans at (416) 736-2100 ext. 58430 or via email at

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Arcadian Court

401 Bay Street

Toronto, ON M5H 2Y4


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