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SFU Vancouver Events: May 17-24, 2013

posted on 2:03 PM, May 16, 2013

The following is a look ahead at select upcoming events held at SFU Vancouver, for the week of May 17-24, 2013. For the full calendar of events, please visit:

Coming up next week at SFU Vancouver:

Sunday, May 19
Cenizas Eternas Screening

Time: 3:30-5pm
Place: Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings St.
Cost: $10, online or at the door

The Venezuelan Canadian Society of BC and SFU Woodward's Cultural Programs would like to invite you and your friends to an afternoon of multiculturalism and appreciation of our culture. In honor of the Venezuelan Yanomamis, one of the largest isolated First Nations tribes in South America.

Join us for a screening of the film Cenizas Eternas (“Eternal Ashes”) by famous Venezuelan Director; Margarita Cadenas, and entertaining by Venezuelan musician Luis Fernando Gutierrez. For more information on Cenizas Eternas (“Eternal Ashes”) please visit

Wednesday, May 22
GreenTech Exchange Forum: Integrating Smart Technologies in a Distributed Environment

Time: 5pm
Place: Room 1400, Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings St.
Cost: $10, $5 students, at the door

Building on the momentum of the April GTEx Forum, the May event will be an extension of the energy distribution and storage topic plus finding effective ways to integrate smart technologies for distributed microgrids. Victor Goncalves, from Alpha Technologies Ltd, will present a case study on an innovative design for integrating distributed power modules. Alpha has teamed up with Corvus Energy to develop an Energy Management System (EMS) for a Network of Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) and Li-Ion batteries to demonstrate that stored energy can be used to reduce energy flow from BC Hydro during peak demand periods. This project is part of the continuing UBC Living Lab initiative for demonstrating industry-university collaboration.  

Thursday, May 23
EMBA Breakfast Info Session

Time: 7:30-9am
Place: 2nd floor, Segal Graduate School, 500 Granville St.
Cost: Free, register online

This session will give you a chance to learn about how the Executive MBA(EMBA) program is uniquely designed to meet the needs of mid-senior level career professionals who wish to think strategically and thrive in their careers. The program brings leading edge theory and knowledge together with practical application that students apply at work tomorrow and in future leadership roles.