SAFS Annual General Meeting, May 13, 2006

April 2006

Saturday, May 13, 2006, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

University of Western Ontario, Somerville House, Room 3317

9:00 - 9:30
Registration and refreshments, meet other members
9:30 - 9:45 President’s introductory remarks (Clive Seligman)
9:45 - 11:50

“It is essential to support free speech, BUT it must be exercised responsibly.”

  • Larry Cornies, Editor, London Free Press
  • Jan Narveson, University of Waterloo
  • Charles Rackoff, University of Toronto
11:50 - 12:00 Break
12:00 - 12:45 Buffet lunch (in Somerville House, Rm. 3320)
12:45 - 2:30 Keynote Address

Salim Mansur, University of Western Ontario

Has The Danish Cartoon Controversy Pushed The World To A Tipping Point In The Clash Or Crash Of Civilization?

2:30 - 2:40 Break
2:40 - 3:30 Annual Business Meeting (SAFS members only) (Somerville House, Rm. 3317)
  • Registration Fees: $30.00 per person, pay at the door. (Registration includes coffee and lunch, but not parking.)
  • Getting there: From the 401, take Wellington Road North to its end, then jog one block west to Richmond Street, go north to University gates (on your left), just north of Huron Street. On campus, follow this road over the bridge, turn left at the light and continue to traffic circle. Visitor parking is on your right next to Alumni Hall once you are almost around the circle. Rate: $7.00 flat rate. From Highway 7, take Highway 4 south (it becomes Richmond Street). At the fork after Fanshawe, you can either stay left on Richmond to University gates (now on Richmond St.) as above, or stay right and go down Western Road, turn left at 3rd light (Lambton Drive). Visitor parking is on your right as you enter traffic circle. 3M Centre is across the traffic circle, 2nd building on Oxford Drive. [On Saturday there is usually no one at the Information booths, but check this site for a campus map.] Click on: University Campus Map
  • Accommodation: On-campus rooms at Essex Hall are $44.00 per night including breakfast. A modern, air-coditioned residence, situated at the corner of Western Road and Sarnia Road. (1-519-661-3476). The Station Park Inn on Richmond North at Pall Mall (1-800-561-4574) and Windermere Manor (1-519-858-1414), have UWO rates at under $100.00 per night.

For information regarding getting there, parking, or accommodation, contact (before 27 April): Daniella Chirila, e-mail:, or by phone: 519-661-2111, ext. 84690.