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Official opening of new Technozone: Data exhibition

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Re-posted on behalf of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

INVITATION

Gary Polonsky, Chair of the Board of Trustees,
Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation,

Fernand Proulx, Interim President and CEO,
Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation
and
Janet Walden, Chief Operating Officer,
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

cordially invite you to the official opening of the new Technozone exhibition

data
New ways of seeing the world

This exhibition showcases the digital displays and interactive technologies developed by Dr. Sheelagh Carpendale from the University of Calgary and Dr. Lyn Bartram from Simon Fraser University in Surrey, BC. These technologies encourage the exploration of some of the ways in which data visualization techniques help transform information into knowledge. Support for these projects was provided by NSERC, a federal agency that fosters innovation by funding post-secondary research and education.

*The two researchers will demonstrate and guide you through their technologies
and answer questions from the public.

For more information on the research projects, please click
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUO--j1aQ8I
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92z-HU-W1YM

Friday, April 4, 11 a.m.
Canada Science and Technology Museum

1867 St Laurent Blvd, Ottawa