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France Day at Western 2014

Western is pleased to welcome a number of guests from France on Tuesday, February 11, 2014.

 France flag

Photos from the day's events

Guests:

Mr. Philippe Zeller, Ambassador of France to Canada
Mr. Jean-François Casabonne Masonnave, Consul General of France
Prof. Sylvie Daviet, Vice-President International Relations, Aix Marseilles Université
Prof. Nicolas Roche, Coordinator of the PR2I for Environment
Dr. Jean-Christophe Auffray, Scientific Counselor, Embassy of France
Mrs. Peggy Harvey, Campus France representative
Mr. Frederic Bessat, Higher Education Attaché

Events open to the campus community:

11:10 a.m. - 11:25 a.m. 

Philippe Zeller, Ambassador of France to Canada"Diplomacy and Academic Relations"

Chu International Centre, Room 2130, Western Student Services Building

2:45 - 3:30 p.m.

French and Canadian scientific relationships, and tools for collaboration

What: French Office for Science & Technology presentation
Open to: Graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty and researchers
Speaker: Dr. Jean-Christophe Auffray, Scientific Counsellor, Embassy of France
Location: Dr. David S.H. Chu International Student Centre, Room 2130, Western Student Services Building

3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m

Opportunities in France for Canadian students

What: A presentation on study abroad and exchange opportunities in France
Open to: undergraduate students, faculty, staff, other interested students
Speakers: Peggy Harvey, Campus France representative and Frederic Bessat, Higher Education Attaché
Location: Dr. David S.H. Chu International Student Centre, Room 2130, Western Student Services Building

Campus France is the French national agency for the promotion of higher education, international student services, and international mobility www.campusfrance.org/en