/R E P E A T/ - Media invitation - Media representatives are invited to meet the Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal students who, aboard the solar vehicle Esteban IV, have just completed the Panasonic World Solar Challenge, a race across the Australian desert



    MONTREAL, Nov. 12 /CNW Telbec/ - On Wednesday, November 14, at
10:30 a.m., media representatives are invited to meet the Ecole Polytechnique
de Montréal students who, aboard the solar vehicle Esteban IV, have just
completed the Panasonic World Solar Challenge: a race across the Australian
desert that is the most prestigious international competition of its kind.
    The students will present previously unpublished images and provide
first-hand accounts of the unforgettable experience: the two-year
preparations, the eight-day race, the challenge of competing internationally,
mechanical breakdowns, nights under the stars on the roadside in the middle of
the desert, sandstorms, and more.

    WHAT:
    Unpublished images and first-hand accounts from the Polytechnique
    students who just crossed Australia in a solar vehicle. Members of the
    Polytechnique community will also be present.

    WHEN:
    Wednesday, November 14, 10:30 a.m.

    WHERE:
    Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal
    Lorne-M.-Trottier Atrium
    3rd floor, Lassonde Buildings
    Université de Montréal campus
    Indoor parking is available in the Lassonde Buildings.

    A DVD of the images taken during the competition is available on request.




For further information:

For further information: Andrée Peltier, Relations publiques Andrée
Peltier, (514) 846-0003, (514) 944-8689, apeltier@ca.inter.net; Annie
Touchette, Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal, (514) 340-4711, ext. 4415, (514)
231-8133, annie.touchette@polymtl.ca

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