2016- 2017 Program

We have an exciting series of events this year! All events are held at the Cecil Green Park House (map & directions). Events typically begin with a social hour, coffee & tea, and wonderful homemade treats provided by members of our interest groups. All Guest Speakers are at noon. Business meetings in October and April follow the guest speakers at approximately 1:00pm. Parking is available in the Rose Garden Parkade. Rides are available if needed; please email for more information.

Coffee on the Terrace Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 11:00 am*

Greet friends and meet other women affiliated with U.B.C. Sign up for Interest Groups.

October General Business Meeting: Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 11:00 am*
Speaker: Wade Davis
Explorer, author, photographer, ethnobotanist, professor, Faculty Associate at the Liu Institute for Global Issues “Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest”

November General Meeting: Tuesday, November 1,2016, 11:00 am* 
Speaker:  Jennifer Gardy
BC Centre for Disease Control, Faculty of Medicine “Tracking Disease Outbreaks with DNA”

Christmas Lunch
Tuesday, December 6, 2016,  11 am

February General Meeting: Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 11:00 am* 
Speaker:  Chris Friesen Director
Settlement Services, ISS of BC “The Future Direction of Canada’s Refugee Resettlement Program: What we learned from the Syrian refugee initiative”

March Dessert Social Evening : Saturday, March 4, 2017, 6:00 pm
FWC Centenary Celebration Dinner at the University Golf Club, 65$ for members. Tickets to be sold at the February 7th meeting.

Annual General Meeting Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 11:00 am* 
Speaker:  Gerald McIntyre
Vancouver School of Economics, UBC “Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss: the international monetary and financial system before, during, and after the recent global economic crisis” *

Potluck Dinner: Tuesday May 2, 2017, 6:00 pm

*All Guest Speakers at 12 noon.  The business meetings in October and April follow the guest speakers at approximately 1:00 pm