September 11, 2015 @ 11:30 a.m.
Stephen Huddart, President and CEO of The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation
Cooperation among universities, cities and local leaders can be a powerful force for good. Stephen Huddart kicks off the Big Ideas, Better Cities series by talking about the economic and social challenges facing cities and our post-secondary institutions, and ways that renewed city/university collaboration can generate prosperity and fuel social progress.
September 29 – October 1, 2015
Explore the latest research on optimal aging and learn more about how we can ensure that our cities and communities have the tools and information they need to help people live longer and better. This event will provide the public with an opportunity to hear from leading McMaster experts on healthy aging and will feature a public talk by Margaret Trudeau.
November 2 – 3, 2015
Healthcare. Aging. Transportation. Social Justice. Economics. Big data is transforming every aspect of our lives.
Please join us for a series of engaging, high-impact talks by McMaster researchers and key community and industry partners who are harnessing big data to improve how we all live, work and play.
February 6 – 10, 2016
This week of events will explore ways to build healthy, vibrant communities that work for everyone, young and old. Events include public talks, workshops, a public panel discussion produced in partnership with the Walrus Foundation, and a community-focused “health crawl” made up of tours and demonstrations at McMaster locations on campus and in downtown Hamilton.
April 18 – 22, 2016
How can cities respond to the threat of climate change, protect our precious natural resources, and plan smart, sustainable transportation for future generations? Join McMaster experts for a range of events that explore the effects of climate change and its impact on city building and health.