Media Advisory - Governor General to Deliver Remarks at Universities Canada's Converge 2017

OTTAWA, Feb. 6, 2017 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will deliver the closing address at Converge 2017 on Tuesday, February 7, at 3 p.m., at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa.

Converge 2017 is a dialogue hosted by Universities Canada held on February 6 and 7. The event brings together future innovators, creators, entrepreneurs and community leaders from Canada's universities, as well as thought leaders from across the country to explore what Canada can become over the next 50 years. For more information, visit

About Universities Canada
Universities Canada is a membership organization providing university presidents with a unified voice for higher education, research and innovation. It advances the mission of its 97 member institutions to transform lives, strengthen communities and find solutions to the most pressing challenges facing our world. For more information visit

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Universities Canada.

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SOURCE Governor General of Canada

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