SAFS Annual General Meeting, May 10, 2014

April 2014

Saturday, May 10th, 2014, 9:00 am – 3:15 pm
University of Western Ontario, Somerville House, Room 3317
9:00 - 9:45 Informal conversation with other SAFS members
9:45 - 10:00 Welcome remarks
10:00 Albert Katz, [University of Western Ontario]
“On Investigating Allegations of Academic Freedom Violations”
11:00 J. Paul Grayson [York University]
“Academic Accommodations? Who Decides”
12:00 - 1:00 Buffet Lunch [in Somerville House -Michael’s Garden, Room 3320]
1:00 Keynote Address: GREG LUKIANOFF
President of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education [FIRE]
2:15 Refreshment Break
2:30 - 3:15 Annual Business Meeting [members only]

Registration Fee: $30.00 per person, may pay at the door. (Registration includes coffee and lunch, but not parking). To confirm attendance (please reply by MAY 5h) and for further information: E-mail:, or write to SAFS, 1673 Richmond Street, #344, London, ON, N6G 2N3. For further info contact: Daniella Chirila, e-mail:, or by phone: 519-661-2111, ext. 84690.

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 Road you can either stay left on Richmond to University gates (now on Richmond Street) 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. Somerville House is across the traffic circle. On Saturday there is usually no one at the Information booths.

Accommodation: On-campus rooms at Western Bed & Breakfast are $62.00 per night including continental breakfast. A modern, air-conditioned residence, located in Elgin Hall on University Drive, off Richmond St. North. ( The Station Park on Pall Mall (1-800-561-4574), and Windermere Manor (1-519-858-1414), have UWO rates at ~ $120.00 per night.