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The Ottawa Centre is comprised of about 90 CMOS members. The Centre holds monthly meetings downtown from September through May. Our meetings are open to members and the public. Meetings start with lunch followed by a presentation by an invited speaker and discussion. Occasionally our meetings are joint with partner groups or societies.
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In 2020, the Ottawa Centre will host the annual CMOS Congress. Our local arrangements chair is putting together volunteer groups to help with this large project. If you can help in any way please contact Bruce Angle.
Outreach activities aimed at high school, university and post graduate students are a priority for the Ottawa Centre. We judge and provide prizes at regional science fairs in Ottawa and Gatineau.
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NEXT MEETING: Tuesday 11December 2018, details TBA
CACOR cordially invites you to a Luncheon
Title: "Food and Fat one of our first Forms of Energy"
Date: Wednesday October 17
Speaker: Nicole Morgan
Place: Army Officers' Mess, 149 Somerset Street West, Ottawa
Cost: $25 general admission; $20 for members, their spouses and $10 for student guests. The upstairs ante-room and dining area will be open at 11:30 for those who wish to meet and greet friends and colleagues prior to lunch.
Please confirm attendance by replying to this e-mail (email@example.com) on or before Monday October 15th. Please remember that CACOR is responsible for payment of guests who have registered. If you register and need to change your commitment, please inform us as well before Monday October 15th. Thank you for your assistance in this matter. We unfortunately will follow up with an invoice for those who were not able to honour their commitment.
In order to accommodate all members, associates and guests please indicate your presence to this event as soon as possible. Please indicate as well your dietary needs. The Mess can prepare alternative for either gluten free, vegetarian or vegan meals.
About the presentation:
Food security is a broad issue and covers such things as industrial agriculture to how to provide food to those going through some extreme weather event. Nicole has written a unpublished book: Fear in the Belly. This presentation will weave the research she has done about the role of 'fat' in the development of the human species and apply some of her findings to issues such: human physical development; quantity and quality of food; plant and animal management. She will expand on climate impact on food production and food production's effect on climate; and pollution.
About the speaker:
A Queen's National Scholar, Nicole holds a doctorate in (political) Philosophy from the University of Ottawa, a master degree in anthropology and sociology. She has written and published several books and many articles. She has been a public speaker in Europe and Canada and has been a friend and member of CACOR for the past seven years.
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