The Walrus Talks Exploration Calgary 2020

March 5, 2020 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM 

6:30 PM Doors Open 
7:00 PM The Walrus Talks 

TELUS Spark Science Centre
220 St Georges Drive NE
Calgary, Alberta 

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CIFAR Presents The Walrus Talks Exploration
Understanding our universe, from the centre of earth to the far reaches of space.


Mark Chen, Gray Chair Professor in Particle Astrophysics at Queen's University; fellow in CIFAR's Gravity & the Extreme Universe program

Kate Harris, author of Lands of Lost Borders

Daryl Haggard, Assistant Professor of Physics, McGill University / McGill Space Institute; Canada Research Chair in Multi-messenger Astrophysics; CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar

Alona Fyshe, Fellow, Amii; Assistant Professor, University of Alberta; Canada CIFAR AI Chair; CIFAR Fellow, Learning in Machines & Brains program; CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar

Jack Mustard, Professor of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences and Professor of Environmental Studies, Brown University; Program Co-Director, CIFAR's Earth 4D: Subsurface Science & Exploration program

And more!

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CIFAR is a Canadian-based, global charitable organization that convenes extraordinary minds to address science and humanity’s most important questions.

The Walrus Talks is a national series of events produced by The Walrus. Each event offers thoughtful, inspiring thinking from scholars, writers, performers, scientists, artists, business leaders, and more.

To learn more about The Walrus Talks series, read our FAQs here or email