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Come join us for an evening of networking, learning, and continuing discussion on topical space issues at the world class Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Designed by architect Antoine Predock, the museum's architectural features take inspiration from Canada's open scenery and natural landscape, and serves as the setting for the Summit 2016 Gala Dinner.
Guests will have an opportunity to tour the first four galleries of the museum and enjoy a cocktail reception in the museum's Garden of Contemplation. A three-course dinner will be served in Buhler Hall while invited speakers engage the audience in space related presentations.
The Summit 2016 Gala Dinner is an excellent opportunity for members of the public, academics, industry professionals, and conference delegates to network and socialize.
Don't miss out on this special evening; purchase your ticket before time runs out!
Keynote Speaker: Professor Steven Freeland - Board of Directors, International Institute of Space Law [Read Prof. Freeland's Bio]
"Space Law and Policy Challenges in the 21st Century: Politics, Technology and the Needs of Humanity"
Masters of Ceremonies - Chantelle Dubois and Matthew Driedger, University of Manitoba
Gala Dinner Programme*
5:00pm - Guest Arrival and Check-in
5:30pm-7:00pm - Museum Galleries Open; Reception in Garden of Contemplation
7:00pm-8:30pm - Dinner Service in Buhler Hall; Opening Speaker during first course
8:30pm-9:15pm - Keynote Speaker
9:15pm-9:30pm - Gala Closing Remarks
10:00pm - Gala Ends
*Programme is tentative and subject to change. Last updated 15 August, 2016.
Where: Canadian Museum for Human Rights (85 Israel Asper Way)
When: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Dress Code: Business Casual (No jeans please)
*Gala tickets are INCLUDED in Professional and Academia registration for the Canadian Space Summit; Gala tickets are NOT INCLUDED in Student registration for the Canadian Space Summit.
**Gala ticket includes one (1) complimentary drink ticket, open tour of the first four galleries of the museum, and a three-course dinner; cash bar will be onsite during reception and dinner service; an ATM is available onsite; any dietary restrictions may be declared during check out; seating information will be provided 24 hours before the gala by email and at check-in; if you have a special request for seating, please declare during checkout.
Questions about the Gala Dinner may be direct to Chantelle Dubois (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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Wayne A. Ellis has over twenty years of Canadian military experience, including Air Defence tours in North Bay, NATO AWACS in Geilenkirchen, Germany, and the Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Studies (CFSAS). He has completed both a BSc (1991) in Space Science and MSc (2003) in Space Operations at the Royal Military College of Canada.
Since 2007 Wayne has been a proud STK-Certified agent of Analytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI), servicing the Canadian and European space, defence and geospatial community. AGI provides commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) software to national security and space professionals for integrated analysis of land, sea, air, and space assets.
Since 2008 Wayne has been a member of the Canadian Space Society, serving as its President and Corporate Relations Director, and currently its Vice-President and Chapter Relations Director.