Here we go again… Speaker invites – know any of these to extend an invitation for tea (or maybe a talk for 1000 or so folks)?

Well, our prospective second speaker looks like it fell through. So the other day, we went through the usual “make a list” rite, and came up with the following:

Anyhow, take a look at the above and let us know what you think.

On the Terry Talks front, it’s looking like the Chan Centre might not work out (very booked up for the time we’re aiming for – first semester, after midterms before finals – and we’re also a little apprehensive with the thought of filling up 850+ seats, especially this first go around). In this respect, we’re looking to the Life Science Centre which could house an audience of 350, plus allow us the atrium for other possibilities.

Anyway, keep an eye out on this site. We’re hoping that we can begin the speaker recruitment/application process by month’s end?

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