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Innovation150 Kick Off at Science World & Innovation Festival Vancouver


Thursday, January 12th, 2017 — 10:53am PDT
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What do the Walkie-Talkie, IMAX, the egg carton, instant mashed potatoes and the sport of hockey all have in common? They were all Canadian inventions! You can celebrate Canada’s innovative past, present and future for our country’s 150th anniversary when the Innovation150 National Tour launches at Science World next week.

Innovation150 Kick Off at Science World

The cross-country Innovation150 tour will celebrate Canadian ingenuity and inspire the innovators of tomorrow. Locally, from January 19 to February 3, 2017, Science World and Innovation150 are organizing a city-wide celebration of Canada’s innovative past, present and future for our country’s 150th anniversary. Innovation Festival: Vancouver will offer exciting exhibitions, events and activities for youth and families.

Innovation Festival: Vancouver

Quantum: The Exhibition – Meet an Expert
January 21, 1:00pm and 3:00pm
January 22, 11:00am

Grownup Science Workshop
January 24, 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Power Of Ideas Interactive Presentation
January 20, 23 and 24 10:00am, 12:00pm
January 21 and 22 11:00am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm

Actua Maker Mobile Innovation Stations
January 21, 10:00am to 12:00pm
January 22, 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Actua Maker Mobile Workshops
January 21, 10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm
January 22, 10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm

Throughout the festival check out the Power of Ideas Exhibition, and QUANTUM: The Exhibition until February 26, 2017 at Science World.

This showcase and national tour launch is the collaborative effort of five of Canada’s leading science outreach organizations—Perimeter Institute, Actua, the Institute for Quantum Computing at the University of Waterloo, the Canadian Association of Science Centres and the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation.

For more information follow Science World on Facebook and Twitter with tags #Innovation150 & #quantumvan.

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