Media Advisory - Canada's Perimeter Institute - Major Announcements Involving
Stephen Hawking

WATERLOO, ON, Oct. 15 /CNW/ - On Saturday, October 17, at 4pm EDT, Canada's Perimeter Institute will make special announcements that involve Prof. Stephen Hawking. Media are invited to attend and obtain interviews.

    
    What:  Announcements on Future Plans at Perimeter Institute with
           Significant News of Stephen Hawking

    Who:   The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
           The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State, Science and
             Technology
           The Honourable John Milloy, Minister of Research and Innovation
             and Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities
           Dr. Mike Lazaridis, PI Founder and Board Chair
           Dr. Neil Turok, Director, Perimeter Institute
           Prof. Stephen Hawking, PI Distinguished Research Chair and
             Emeritus Lucasian Professor, Cambridge (appearing via
             multimedia)
           Dr. Suzanne Fortier, President, NSERC

    When:  Saturday, October 17, 2009
           4:00pm - PI Announcements (be seated by 3:45pm)

    Where: Theatre of Ideas, Perimeter Institute, 31 Caroline St N, Waterloo,
           Ontario
           There is no on-site parking. Parking is available in nearby lots.
           www.perimeterinstitute.ca
    

The announcements occur during PI's 10th anniversary celebration: 'The Quantum to Cosmos Festival'. The full schedule on Saturday, October 17th, includes the PI Announcements with Stephen Hawking (4:00pm sharp), media interview opportunities with Neil Turok, Mike Lazaridis and special guests (4:45), Canadian premiere of PI's broadcast documentary, 'The Quantum Tamers: Revealing our Weird and Wired Future' (6:00pm), reception in the Physica Phantastica Exhibit Centre (7:00pm).

SOURCE Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

For further information: For further information: To reserve a media position and audio feed, please contact: Angela Robinson, Communications Coordinator, arobinson@perimeterinstitute.ca OR (519) 569-7600 x5051, by 3pm on Friday, October 16

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