LONDON, ON, Aug. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - On September 9, 2013 the Ivey Business School will celebrate the grand opening of the Richard Ivey Building and the School's 90th anniversary as Canada's premier business education leader.
To commemorate this milestone, Commander Chris Hadfield, the first Canadian leader of the International Space Station, will deliver a keynote address to Ivey students, faculty and a select group of invited guests. Hadfield, declared by the BBC as the most influential astronaut since Neil Armstrong, will share insights learned through his remarkable career, touching on the importance of leadership, teamwork and collaboration.
Following Commander Hadfield's remarks, a grand opening celebration of the new Richard Ivey Building on Western Road will take place, marking the next chapter in the history of the Ivey Business School.
Schedule of Events:
||Commander Hadfield Keynote Address|
|1:45pm - 2:45pm Alumni Hall (Western University Main Campus)|
||Student, faculty and special guest procession to the new Richard Ivey Building|
|2:45pm - 3:20pm Led by Commander Hadfield and Dean Carol Stephenson|
||Building opening ceremony (Richard Ivey Building, 1255 Western Road)|
|3:20pm - 3:35pm Speeches from dignitaries and official building opening in the Grand Hall|
|3:35pm - 5:00 Explore the new building|
Members of the media are encouraged to contact Ivan Langrish, Senior Manager, Media Strategy to confirm attendance to both Commander Hadfield's keynote address and opening ceremony of the Richard Ivey Building.
SOURCE: Richard Ivey School of Business
For further information:
Ivan Langrish, Senior Manager Media Strategy
Ivey Business School
Tel: 416-203-0664 Email: [email protected]