The GACMAC Social Committee is hosting a number of social events that will coincide with the conference. As the social scene is constantly evolving under COVI-19 restrictions, these events may be modified and cancelled where necessary. Please check frequently for updates prior to the conference.
*Registration for these events will be in the Fall
*All registered attendees will be provided a free bus pass
*All Public Talks are posted on the Outreach and Education page.
A conference opening reception on Tuesday evening. Cash bar.
When: November 2, 2021, Evening
Where: Western University
Planet – an Earth observation Scavenger Hunt
Learn how to Explore the Earth through time and spacein a fun Scavenger hunt exercise hosted by Ingenium and Western University, and sponsored by Planet. Planet has the largest constellations of Earth observation satellites that image the Earth every day, making change visible, accessible and actionable. Here we will give you special access to Planet data and its exploration software for the week of the conference to experience the Earth from above first hand.
To participate in this event, you must register no later than October 11th.
When, Where, Cost: TBD
Cronyn Observatory Night
Get the view of the night sky during an evening at the Hume Cronyn Memorial Observatory hosted by knowledgeable astronomers. This includes a tour of the 1940 and 1967 period rooms and the vault in the basement of the observatory, and of course, a look through the telescope(s) with your own eyes. Note: If indoor restrictions are in effect, telescopes will be brought outdoors to enjoy.
Where: Hume Cronyn Observatory, Western University campus
Informal Closing Reception
A conference closing reception/networking event on Friday evening.