The Friends of the University of Alberta Society invites you to our public Annual General Meeting (AGM) at The Faculty Club, 11435 Saskatchewan Drive (U of A Campus) on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, from 5:00 – 6:30pm.
Our guest speaker will be Steven Penney, professor from the Faculty of Law who will speak about “Privacy, Security, and Encryption: Regulating Law Enforcement Access to Digital Devices”.
The Friends are hosting the AGM this year with a new format. The evening will consist of the evening’s AGM business, our guest speaker and opportunity to meet other Friends over refreshments and appetizers.
Please join us for an evening to celebrate our 2017 accomplishments and what we envision for 2018. Please reserve your free tickets here.
Doors open at 4:45pm.
The University of Alberta is having a Canada 150 Community Celebration on September 24. Free and open to all!
There will truly be something for everyone, including food trucks, a kite activity, interpretive displays, a farmers’ market and live performers. Make new friends, come together with the community, and celebrate Canada turning 150!
Check out the “Event Schedule” and “How to Get there” following this link: University of Alberta Canada 150 Celebration
The Friends’ recent 2017 Annual Dinner had something for everyone.
The Honourable Lori Sigurdson, MLA for Edmonton-Riverview brought greetings from the Government of Alberta.
Chancellor Douglas Stollery talked about the ten things that surprised him about the University of Alberta – and we discovered that we are Number 1 (actually all volunteers, but check the photo for evidence). Thank you Chancellor Stollery for your enjoyable talk!
The dinner also featured the Friends’ short and sweet Annual General Meeting. Nazir Mulji presented the Treasurer’s report. Ken Regan presented a year end review and hinted at the new engagement opportunities coming soon.
The election of the executive positions for 2017-18 was completed as follows: The Friends elect Kate Freeman as President, Nazir Mulji as Vice President, Matthew Sharp as Treasurer, Ken Regan as Secretary.
Join us for a fun evening of dinner and socializing on Wednesday, May 31st, 2017. Our guest speaker will be Chancellor Douglas Stollery, who will speak about “10 things that surprised me (in a good way) about the U of A”.
Join us at The Faculty Club at 11435 Saskatchewan Drive at the U of A Campus.
Cocktails will be at 6:00PM (cash bar) and Dinner will be served at 6:30PM.
Our guest speaker will take the podium at 7:30PM
Order tickets on Eventbrite
The program also includes a short Annual General Meeting.