WATERLOO, ON, Sept. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - Media are invited to attend the official opening of the Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre at the University of Waterloo this Friday, September 21. We are pleased to advise that Prof. Stephen Hawking plans to attend the opening. Media will be welcomed onsite starting at 8:30 a.m., with the official opening beginning at 10 a.m. Details follow and if you have any questions, please contact Shelley Grandy, Sr. PR Advisor, University of Waterloo - [email protected] or 905-866-2656.
|Date:||Friday, September 21st - official opening at 10 a.m.|
|Location:|| Mike & Ophelia Quantum-Nano Centre marked as QNC on the university map
found here: https://uwaterloo.ca/map/
|Media Opportunities and Timing:|
|8:30 a.m. -|| Journalists wishing to participate in a tour of the building should arrive at the
QNC at 8:30 a.m.
|8:45 a.m. -|| Start of media tour of building led by the executive directors of the Institute for
Quantum Computing and the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology
|9:15 a.m. -|| Brief welcome to media in the Media Room #1201 -- University of Waterloo
President Feridun Hamdullahpur
|9:20 a.m. -||Opportunity for interviews with key participants from 9:20 a.m. until 9:45 a.m.|
|10 a.m. -||Start of official program including ribbon-cutting|
Information for Broadcast Media:
The presentation area in the atrium of the QNC building is equipped with audio drops and a riser platform for staging equipment.
Parking information for Print/on-line Media:
There is reserved parking for media in Lot M, a parking area at the north end of campus near Columbia off Ring Road. Lot M is marked on the campus map: https://uwaterloo.ca/map/
Parking information for Broadcast Media:
There is limited parking immediately in front of the building for equipment trucks. There will also be space on Ring Road in front of the QNC building.
SOURCE: University of Waterloo
For further information:
Shelley Grandy, Sr. PR Advisor, University of Waterloo, [email protected], 905-866-2656