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REF NO.: 271

SUBJECT: Director of Marine Institute’s Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Resources to give public lecture

DATE: March 28,2005

Memorial alumni and friends are invited to a presentation with keynote speaker Glenn Blackwood, director, Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Resources, Marine Institute. His presentation will focus on the transformation of the province’s fishing industry from ground fish to shell fish. The challenges facing the fishery sector on a global basis will be highlighted as well as the Marine Institute’s and Memorial’s role in providing research and development in support of industry and rural economies.

Susan Fowlow, alumni representative, will greet fellow alumni and friends.

This event is sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs and Development, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Date: Thursday, March 31, 2005

Time: 7-9 p.m.(reception to follow)

Location: Room 155, SDB Fowlow Building, College of the North Atlantic, Stephenville, NL

RSVP: 709-737-4354, 1-877-700-4081, rsvpalumni@mun.ca.

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For further information contact Wade Kearley, communications co-ordinator, Alumni Affairs and Development, Memorial University, 709-737-2620or wkearley@mun.ca.

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