/R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OP - Ontario Science Centre awards 2016 Weston Youth Innovation Award to Oakville, ON teen innovator Emma Mogus/

TORONTO, Oct. 31, 2016 /CNW/ - Emma Mogus has already begun to leave her mark on the global scientific community. On November 2, 2016, the 18-year-old from Oakville, Ontario will be presented the 2016 Weston Youth Innovation Award by the Ontario Science Centre for her creative application of science towards solving a real world problem. Creator of the Tongue-Interface-Communication (TiC), a tongue controlled computer mouse, Mogus hopes to provide those with communication deficiencies and physical limitations the opportunity to participate fully in society.

What:

Weston Youth Innovation Award ceremony



Who: 

Emma Mogus, 2016 Weston Youth Innovation Award recipient


Eliza Mitchell, The W. Garfield Weston Foundation representative


Dr.  Maurice Bitran, CEO and Chief Science Officer, Ontario Science Centre



When:

Wednesday, November 2, 2016                           


10:00 a.m.

Registration


10:15 a.m. 

Pre-reception


10:30 a.m.

Formal remarks & award presentation


11:00 a.m.

Event ends




Where:

Ontario Science Centre


770 Don Mills Road, Toronto 


(Please enter via main lobby doors.


TV crews may enter through South Security Entrance via Gateway Blvd.)

Social Media Links
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SOURCE Ontario Science Centre

For further information: Media contacts: Anna Relyea, Director, Strategic Communications, 416-696-3273, c: 416-668-1967, Anna.Relyea@osc.ca; Jefferson Darrell, Media Relations Officer, 416-696-3154, Jefferson.Darrell@osc.on.ca; Andrea Mus, Media Relations Officer, 416-696-3191, Andrea.Mus@osc.on.ca

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