Robert J. Sawyer

Hugo and Nebula Award-Winning Science Fiction Writer

Free Sawyer talk in Ottawa on Monday, October 17

by Rob - September 28th, 2011.
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World-renowned science-fiction writer and futurist comes to Canada Science and Technology Museum

Robert J. Sawyer was been called “a writer of boundless confidence and bold scientific extrapolation” by the New York Times, and declared “one of the most-successful Canadian authors ever” by Maclean’s. Sawyer has published 21 bestselling novels, one of which became the basis for the ABC television series, FlashForward.

Sawyer’s vision and perspective on the future of science has been called upon by organizations ranging from the Canadian Department of Justice to DARPA, the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

Sawyer will bring his vision of the future to the Canada Science and Technology Museum Monday, October 17, 2011, between 7:00 and 8:00 p.m. as part of the museum’s programming for National Science and Technology Week., October 14-21.

A dynamic speaker, Sawyer can engage an audience with his science-fiction stories while inserting scientific principles in an understandable way. Scientifically rigorous and highly entertaining, Robert J. Sawyer is not to be missed.

This event is sponsored by the Science Media Centre of Canada in partnership with the Canada Science and Technology Museum.

FREE admission and parking!

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3 Responses to Free Sawyer talk in Ottawa on Monday, October 17

  1. Wishing you a wonderful night at the Museum ;).
    Stay inspired!
    Michelle

  2. You’re coming back to Ottawa? Super! I look forward to seeing you. Will you also be autographing books? I think I have one or two that aren’t signed yet. Ha ha. That’s cool if you’re not. I thought I should ask so I don’t have to cart them around for nothing.

    Stephanie

  3. I’m always happy to sign books, Stephanie! Bring yours along!