The year 2019 marks the 250th birth anniversary of Alexander von Humboldt. To celebrate this event, the Humboldt Association of Canada (HAC) is happy to announce a Kolleg to be held between May 9 to 11, 2019 at the University of Ottawa. The theme of this symposium will be ‘Transitions’. We invite Canadian Humboldians and researchers to submit abstracts to the Kolleg and present their interpretations of the word,’Transitions’. The symposium will also provide an opportunity for researchers to learn more about AvH programs and funding assistance.
University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
May 9 to May 11, 2019
Abstract submission: Closed for Oral talks, but open for poster submissions until April 30, 2019.
Submit your poster abstract here.
Registration deadline: April 30, 2019.
Please register for the Kolleg here.
The preliminary program can be found on this page.
The hotels in the vicinity of University of Ottawa can be found here.
Flight promotion code
Air Canada has a promotion code, JJ97KMK1, for the Kolleg. To book a flight with the promotion code, access aircanada.com and enter the promotion code in the search panel. The promotion is subject to the following rules:
- The booking is to be made to the following city: Ottawa, YOW (ON)
- The travel period begins Thursday, May 02, 2019 and ends Saturday, May 18, 2019.
- Travel is valid Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
- No discount will apply to Tango bookings for travel within Canada or between Canada and the U.S. For International travel (destinations outside North America), discounts apply to all fares including Tango.
Kolleg organizing committee
Dr.-Ing. Abdulmotaleb El Saddik (Email: email@example.com)
Dr. Jennifer Decker (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org )
Prof. Chung-Wai Chow (Email: email@example.com )
For the latest news and updates on the Kolleg, check here.
For the Humboldt Foundation Liaison Office of Canada website, click here.