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Meeting Leiden - GRULAC

Monday 15 May 2017
Gorlaeus Gebouw
Einsteinweg 55
2333 CC Leiden

Monday May 15th the Faculty of Science hosts a visit by ambassadors from Latin American and Caribbean countries. These meetings have been taking place every six months, at different locations, and are aimed at improving contacts between the University and these countries.

We invite and encourage all those with a link to these countries to join the event+reception starting at 5pm, in the Atrium of the new Gorleaus building.


NB. The number of seats for the presentations between 1715 and 1805 is limited, but all are welcome for the reception.

15.30 Arrival
15.45 Walking tour
  Cell Observatory & Visualization Laboratory
17.00 Assemble in central hall new faculty building for formal programme in room EM109
17.15 Words of Welcome and Presentation of Leiden University by Vice-Rector, Prof. Dr Hester Bijl
17.20 Presentation of Faculty of Science by Dean, Prof. Dr Geert de Snoo
17.30 The impact of the Observatories in the Atacama Desert on Chilean International Relations
  H.E. The Ambassador of Chile, María Teresa Infante

“Leiden University’s sustainability research and Latin America” by Carlos Pablo Siguenza Sanchez (PhD student, Environmental Sciences Institute).

17.45 Laudatio and presentation of the winners of the Prins Bernhard Scholarship of the Foundation “The Spanish, Portuguese, and Ibero-American Institute”
  h.r.h. Prince Carlos de Bourbon de Parme will be present for the award of two Prins Bernhard Scholarschips of the foundation “The Spanish, Portuguese, and Ibero-American Institute"
18.05 Reception
19.30 Close
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