/R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OP - Marconi comes to life at the Ontario Science Centre/

Author Marc Raboy speaks about the man who inspired Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World

TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2017 /CNW/ - On March 4, communications expert and author Marc Raboy will be at the Ontario Science Centre to talk about his new book Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World, which is a finalist for the RBC Taylor Prize for Canadian non-fiction. Exploring Marconi's public and private personas, Professor Raboy will give life to the man who gave us the ability to talk across oceans, and who envisioned two way-radio communication and even the creation of social media networks like Facebook and Twitter.


Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World

Presentation and book signing


Marc Raboy, Professor, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University


Saturday, March 4, 2017

12:30 p.m.         Registration

1:00 p.m.           Presentation     

Included with general admission to the Ontario Science Centre


Ontario Science Centre

770 Don Mills Road, Toronto, ON

Please enter via main lobby. TV crews may enter through South Security Entrance via Gateway Blvd.


SOURCE Ontario Science Centre

For further information: Media contacts: Anna Relyea, Director, Strategic Communications, 416-696-3273 | c: 416-668-1967, Anna.Relyea@osc.on.ca; Jefferson Darrell, Media Relations Officer, 416-696-3154, Jefferson.Darrell@osc.on.ca; Andrea Mus, Media Relations Officer, 416-696-3191 | c: 416-895-5482, Andrea.Mus@osc.on.ca


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