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Dialogue with Abdul Kalam, former President of India

September 13, 2012

UPDATE: The recording of his talk with grad students is now available. His convocation speech is also recorded.

Burnaby Mountain College invites SFU’s graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to a special dialogue with Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam is a former president of India (2002–2007), aerospace engineer, professor, writer, world statesman and internationally renowned scientist and technologist who is passionate about the power of science to solve problems in ways that transcend ideology and religion.

  • Thursday, October 4, 4:45–6:15 pm
  • IRMACS Theatre, ASB 10900, Burnaby campus
  • Moderator: Professor Robert Anderson, School of Communication
  • Reception to follow

As seating is limited, please RSVP online by September 25, 2012.

Dr. Kalam will be receiving an honorary degree in SFU's Fall Convocation ceremonies.

Photograph of Dr. Abdul Kalam receiving his honorary degree from SFU in 2012. L to R: Dr. Jon Driver, Dr. Abdul Kalam, President Andrew Petter. Credit: SFU University Communications,
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