Join UVic thinkers, innovators and artists for a free, week-long festival of world-changing ideas.

This year’s festival features hundreds of speakers, presenting on topics ranging from angry populism and ocean sustainability to innovations in cybernetic technologies and Indigenous resurgence.

Let your curiosity guide you and be inspired by ideas that really can change everything.

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    6
  • TUES
    7
  • WED
    8
  • THUR
    9
  • FRI
    10
  • SAT
    11

Monday, March 6

Ongoing events

Provoking motion and making movement

Exhibit

MacLaurin Building (MAC) A- Wing, A. Wilfrid Johns Gallery



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Sensitive chaos: The creation of flowing forms in water and air

Exhibit

Visual Arts Building (VIA) Courtyard and Audain Gallery



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SPONSORS

“The Times Colonist is committed to enlightening and informing Greater Victoria. With Ideafest 2017, the university is enriching the community and encouraging lifelong learning. The Times Colonist is delighted to help bring fresh ideas to light.” -- Dave Obee, Editor-in-Chief, Times Colonist

CONTACT

Looking for more information? Please contact:

Office of the Vice-President Research | University of Victoria

Phone: 250-472-5416
Email: ideafest@uvic.ca

For media-related queries, please contact UVic's Communications + Marketing: 

Phone: Val Shore - 250-721-7641
Phone: UC+M       - 250-721-7636

Ideafest is organized by the Office of the Vice-President Research, with assistance from University Communications and Marketing.

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