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The students will present previously unpublished images and provide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.
Unpublished images and first-hand accounts from the Polytechnique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.
Wednesday, November 14, 10:30 a.m.
Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal
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, firstname.lastname@example.org; Annie
Touchette, Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal, (514) 340-4711, ext. 4415, (514)