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Technologies for the Sustainable Development of Small Islands

Please join us for a free public lecture on Wednesday March 2nd from 7-9pm in Room UC 144 of University College ( 15 King’s College Circle, Toronto, ON M5S 3H7 ) at the University of Toronto’s St George campus:

Technologies for the Sustainable Development of Small Islands


Peter Meincke

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Dr. Peter Meincke, President of UPEI (1978-1985), was appointed President Emeritus of University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) in 2001 and awarded and Hon D.Sc. from the Royal Military College (RMC) in 2006. Peter Meincke graduated from RMC with the sword of honour; obtained a BSc in Engineering Physics from Queens and a PhD in Physics from the University of Toronto and attended the National Defence College in 1985-86. Peter Meincke served in the RCAF, taught at RMC, spent two years at Bell Telephone Labs, served as Vice Provost of the U of T and President of UPEI. He has also served on the board of a number of national and international organizations including the Ministers Advisory Board on the Canadian Military Colleges, Chair of the National Library Advisory board and the Council of the Association of Commonwealth Universities. He is a founding member of The Group of 78 and is a past member of the Canadian Pugwash Board of Directors.

This event is part of a weekly series of talks entitled: “Vital Discussions of Human Security”. Please see for details on all of our upcoming events. Please see our YouTube channel for videos from past events.

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