Ideafest is the University of Victoria’s week-long festival of research, art and innovation. The new 2020 schedule will go live Jan. 31, stay tuned for over 35 events set to capture your imagination.


“Ideafest is an amazing event, offering the entire community a chance to engage with the University of Victoria, and learn from it. The university belongs to all of us, and like the Times Colonist, is dedicated to making this an even better place to live.” — Dave Obee, Editor-in-Chief, Times Colonist

This event is supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.


For general Ideafest inquiries, please contact:

Office of the Vice-President Research | University of Victoria

Phone: 250-472-5416

For inquiries from the news media, contact UVic Communications and Marketing:

Phone: 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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