Conversations on trust in science and technology

Engineering 7 (E7)
Tuesday, Sep 12, 2023 at 6:30 PM  - 8:30 PM EDT 
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Event Details

Join Nobel Laureate Donna Strickland for a talk on the importance of trust in science and technology. 

The talk will be followed by a panel discussion with Canada Research Chair Ashley Mehlenbacher, and University of Waterloo's Dean of Engineering Mary Wells. 

The session is presented in partnership with CBC Kitchener Waterloo and will be moderated by Craig Norris.

This free community lecture is part of a series, and launches the Trust in Research Undertaken in Science and Technology (TRuST) scholarly network at the University of Waterloo.

Important information

  • Doors will open at 6:00 p.m., and we invite you to arrive early to interact with Waterloo Robohub, a state-of-the-art facility with a fleet of fixed, rolling, walking and flying robots.
  • Free parking, bike racks and immediate ION access is available at University station.

If you are attending virtually, you can watch the event here.


Vivek Goel
University of Waterloo
President and Vice-Chancellor
Ashley Mehlenbacher
University of Waterloo
Associate Professor; Canada Research Chair
Donna Strickland
University of Waterloo
Nobel Laureate; Professor
Mary Wells
University of Waterloo
Dean, Faculty of Engineering
Craig Norris
CBC Kitchener Waterloo


Engineering 7 (E7)
Engineering 7 Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1 CA



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