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REF NO.: 39

SUBJECT: Debate NYYT to take place as part of Innovation Week

DATE: May 14

Memorial University’s Genesis Centre is pleased to announce it has partnered with the Harris Centre to host a debate night as part of Innovation Week.

Four debaters will tackle the question: Is the Culture of Atlantic Canada Ready to Embrace Failure as a Step Towards Successful Innovation?

Debate NYYT will take place on Tuesday, May 15, at 6 p.m. at the Johnson Geo Centre in St. John’s.

The debaters are Kim Keating, of the Cahill Group; Mark Kennedy, of Celtx; Joe Teo, of Hey Orca; and Don-E Coady, of DC Design House.  

Rob Greenwood, executive director of the Harris Centre at Memorial, will moderate the debate.

All are welcome to attend. Admission is free.

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For more information, please contact Megan Dobbin, community engagement co-ordinator, Genesis Centre, at or (709) 864-4721.  


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