Government of Canada

Global Affairs Canada

International Development Week 2015

Africa - home of the next Einstein? An IDRC-AIMS Google Hangout

Africa - home of the next Einstein? An IDRC-AIMS Google Hangout

Ever wanted to chat with world leaders in international development? Here’s your chance! In honour of International Development Week (Feb 1st-7th), Canada’s IDRC will be hosting its first LIVE Google Hangout. Everyone is invited to join the discussion.

IDRC President Jean Lebel will host Thierry Zomahoun, President and CEO of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS).

They will discuss how the AIMS Next Einstein Initiative (NEI) is unlocking and nurturing scientific and technical talent across Africa.

At the end of the discussion, they will be taking your questions. Don’t miss this unique opportunity!

Submit your questions before the event via Twitter with the hashtag #IDRCHangout or submit them during the Hangout.

How to join in: On February 5th at 1:30pm/EST, login to any Google account (Gmail, YouTube) and click on this link.

Date: February 5, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. EST (half-hour duration)

Please note that the discussion will be in English.

Event Details
On-line event: Yes
Website address of event:
Date of event: 2015-02-05
Time of event: 1:30 p.m. EST
Event Location: 150 rue Kent
Ottawa, Ontario
Organization: CRDI et AIMS
Type of organization: Government
Contact person: Hartley Butler-George
Telephone: 613-696-2553
Email address:
Address of Organization: