EDUCT ANNUAL DINNER 2020

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EDUCT ANNUAL DINNER 2020
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Fri 3 April 2020
Friday 3 April 2020
6:30 PM - 10:15 PM
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Join EDUCT for our most popular annual event at the historic Arts and Letters Club, with a delicious three course meal, cash bar, and plenty of opportunity to mingle and network with fellow University of Edinburgh alumni and guests.

Guest speaker: We are delighted to welcome David McClay, Philanthropy Manager, Library and University Collections, at the University of Edinburgh.

In his talk, entitled Past, Present and Future: Time Travelling with the Remarkable University Collections, David will convey something of the extent of the collections, the significance of some of the iconic pieces, the value of the collections for the research and teaching functions of the University, the donors who have played such a significant role in shaping some of the collections and, of course, the sheer beauty of some of the objects. For more information about David and his talk, read the article in our latest newsletter, that is coming to you within a week.

Dress Code: Business attire, Kilt, or cocktail dress.

Tickets: $90 for members + guests; $95 for non-member alumni + guests.

The price includes a three-course meal (salmon will be the main course. If you have dietary restrictions or do not want salmon, please let us know). The ticket price does not include wine or drinks. The Arts & Letters Club operates a cash bar.

Payment: Please pay in advance via one of two payment options:

1. Send an Interac e-transfer to educt.treasurer@gmail.com with "2020 Annual Dinner" in the message field. This can be done via your bank’s online banking facility.

2. By cheque, payable to EDUCT and marked Annual Dinner to: Mr. John Krijgsman, EDUCT Treasurer, 11 Crossburn Drive, Toronto, M3B 2Z3

If neither option is possible, payment at the door will also be accepted.

P.S. If you haven't yet paid your annual membership fee of $35, now is a great time to do so!

PLEASE RSVP by March 25, 2020

For questions or more information, contact Simon Miles, simon-miles@sympatico.ca, 416-466-8793

Speaker Bio:

David McClay is Philanthropy Manager, Library and University Collections, at the University of Edinburgh. He graduated from the University of Edinburgh in Scottish Historical Studies and holds post-graduate qualifications as an archivist from the University of Liverpool. He has worked for the National Archives of Scotland and the National Library of Scotland. He is the author of ‘Dear Mr. Murray: Letters to a Gentleman Publisher’, featured in EDUCT News in May 2019. Most recently, he led the campaign to save the notebooks of Sir Charles Lyell from being exported from the UK.

We hope you can make it!

Cheers,

EDUCT

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