Join Gail Davidson, a visiting lecturer at Harbour Centre, for an eye-opening lecture about the UN Convention Against Torture. Davidson, a human rights activist and founder of Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada, will be discussing the Convention Against Torture, and Canada’s noncompliance with its principles since 2001. Attend this free lecture on September 9 at 6 p.m., as Davidson discusses solutions to engage civil society and enforce the convention.
Love at Second Sight will be screening on September 8 at 7 p.m. at SFU Woodward’s. This 25-minute educational video discusses themes of self-acceptance and friendship, as we follow David Roche and Marlena Blavin in considering these topics with middle school children. From feelings of horror to humour, watch as these young students take a second glance at love and acceptance. The screening will take place in the Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema.
Do you have a clean technology innovation to showcase? Join SFU Surrey at the Greater Vancouver Clean Technology Expo and Championship on September 28. All SFU students, faculty, and staff are invited to submit their clean technology research and innovations for a chance to win a $10,000-prize provided by Vancity Credit Union. Attendees can also enjoy SFU’s display, “Cleantech on the Plaza,” and SFU mechatronics professor Majid Bahrami’s Hybrid Atmospheric Water Generator (HAWgen) innovation. Last year, this event attracted over 500 attendees, so consider showing up early!