Week of Scientific Culture

Week of Scientific Culture

Did you know that there is an aquatic garden where tomatoes fertilized by crayfish grow?

Discover how and much more, as part of the Semaine de la culture scientifique at Percé!

From 16 to 22 next September, across the country, will be celebrated Week of scientific culture. A week of celebration of science and ocean research in Canada. As part of its educational and scientific mission, the UNESCO Global Geopark in Percé is organizing a series of scientific lectures and workshops at Villa Frederick-James and Tektonik Pavilion. les 19, 20 and 21 September 2019. Many stakeholders and stakeholders in the region have enthusiastically embraced this event. The mayor of Percé, Cathy Poirier, will be the guest of honor at this grand premiere.

The Frederick-James Villa

This emblem of the built heritage of Percé, built in 1887, is located on the Mont-Joli, facing Percé Rock. An important project, led by Université Laval with the collaboration of the City of Percé, aims to renovate and ensure the sustainability of this building threatened by the erosion of the Mont-Joli cliff. This event will be an opportunity to showcase this project essential to the preservation of Villa Frederick-James.

Several distinguished guests will present their projects, such as the National School of Fisheries and Aquaculture of Quebec (ÉPAQ), Merinov, the Clean Technologies Cluster of Gaspésie, Nature Conservancy Canada, Contact Environment and Park of Miguasha. More surprises will be announced in early September!

Family day
On Saturday, the 21 September, for the youngest and the families, workshops and educational kiosks will be presented all day at the Tektonik Pavilion of the UNESCO Global Geopark in Percé. Take this opportunity to discover with your family the richness and diversity of the scientific activities of our beautiful region!

costs:
Conference / activity, à la carte: 5 $
Full day: 10 $
3 days: 25 $

Detailed programming HERE

Official programming (PDF)

Our guests

The week of the scientific culture in Percé will count among its guests:

Cathy Poirier, Mayor of Percé, guest of honor
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Clean Technologies Cluster of Gaspésie
National School of Fisheries and Aquaculture of Quebec (ÉPAQ)
Contact Environment
Merinov
Nature Conservancy Canada
Miguasha National Park
Nergica
Intermunicipal waste management board of Gaspésie
University of Quebec at Rimouski
Bonaventure Island and Percé Rock National Park

The week of scientific culture at the UNESCO Global Geopark in Percé is supported by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.

Timetable

Place Frederick-James Villa
Date Hour Speakers Title of the presentation
Thursday the 19 September 9h30 to 10h Welcome speech Presentation of our guest of honor: Cathy Poirier, Mayor of Percé and founding member of the UNESCO Global Geopark in Percé
10h to 10h40 Merinov, Mrs Sirois From the sea to the plate: the valuation of residues in the fishing industry
Coffee Break
10h50 to 11h20 Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Mrs. Tremblay The Banc-des-Américains: a treasure of marine life to protect in the Gulf of St. Lawrence
Coffee Break
11h20 to 12h00 ÉPAQ The Aquaponics Club of the Quebec School of Fisheries and Aquaculture
Dinner
13h30 to 14h10 Clean Technologies Cluster of Gaspésie Capture and recovery of CO2 : a solution to fight against climate change
Coffee Break
14h30 to 15h10 ÉPAQ Towards plastics more ... blue!
Friday, September 20 10h to 10h40 UQAR / PNIBRP * How do global changes affect the gannet's fool and how does he get out of it?
Coffee Break
11h to 11h40 Nature Conservation Canada Conservation of the environment in 2019
Dinner
13h30 to 14h10 RITMRG Our residual materials, more than waste!
Coffee Break
14h30 to 15h10 Merinov The surveillance of marine mammals day and night thanks to a thermal camera.
Saturday, September 21 10h to 10h40 UNESCO Global Geopark of Percé The evolution of life through the rocks of Percé
Coffee Break
11h to 11h40 Miguasha National Park Miguasha: a paleontological treasure Gaspesian universal character
Dinner
13h30 to 14h10 Contact Environment Species at risk
Coffee Break
14h30 to 15h10 Quebec School of Fisheries and Aquaculture Algae to the rescue of culture mussels

For detailed programming, click HERE

- Discover the Tektonik bottoms
Special activities for the whole family!Saturday September 21 at the Tektonik Pavilion

- Learn the secrets of Geopark bats with Contact Environment
- Discover how the Régie intermunicipal residual materials treatment of the Gaspésie plays a role in your lives
- Experience a world-renowned Nordic sport: Yukigassen
- Participate in a workshop of the Club des Débrouillards

* Unofficial temporary title
** University of Quebec at Rimouski and the Bonaventure Island and Percé Rock National Park

This event is made possible thanks to the support of

Timetable

Location: Villa Frederick-James

Thursday the 19 September

Hour Speakers Title of the presentation
9h30 to 10h00 Welcome speech Presentation of our guest of honor: Cathy Poirier, Mayor of Percé and founding member of the UNESCO Global Geopark in Percé
10h00 to 10h40 Merinov, Mrs Sirois From the sea to the plate: the valuation of residues in the fishing industry
10h40 to 10h50 Coffee Break
10h50 to 11h20 Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Mrs. Tremblay The Banc-des-Américains: a treasure of marine life to protect in the Gulf of St. Lawrence
11h20 to 11h30 Coffee Break
11h30 to 12h00 ÉPAQ The Aquaponics Club of the Quebec School of Fisheries and Aquaculture
12h00 to 13h30 Dinner
13h30 to 14h10 Clean Technologies Cluster of Gaspésie Capture and recovery of CO2 : a solution to fight against climate change
14h10 to 14h30 Coffee Break
14h30 to 15h10 ÉPAQ Towards plastics more ... blue!

Friday the 20 September

Hour Speakers Title of the presentation
10h00 to 10h40 UQAR / PNIBRP How do global changes affect the gannet's fool and how does he get out of it?
10h40 to 11h00 Coffee Break
11h00 to 11h40 Nature Conservation Canada Coastal natural environments: how to preserve and enhance them.
11h40 to 13h30 Dinner
13h30 to 14h10 RITMRG Our residual materials, more than waste!
14h10 to 14h30 Coffee Break
14h30 to 15h10 Merinov The surveillance of marine mammals day and night thanks to a thermal camera.
15h10 to 15h20 Coffee Break
15h20 to 16h00
Charles Godreau, Nergica Wind energy and climate change

Saturday, September 21

Hour Speakers Title of the presentation
10h00 to 10h40 UNESCO Global Geopark of Percé The evolution of life through the rocks of Percé
10h40 to 11h00 Coffee Break
11h00 to 11h40 Miguasha National Park Miguasha: a paleontological treasure Gaspesian universal character
11h40 to 13h30 Dinner
13h30 to 14h10 Contact Environment and Micmac Nation of Gespeg, Mrs. Jean Species at risk
14h10 to 14h30 Coffee Break
14h30 to 15h10 Quebec School of Fisheries and Aquaculture Algae to the rescue of culture mussels

For detailed programming, click HERE

- Discover the Tektonik bottoms
Special activities for the whole family!Saturday September 21 at the Tektonik Pavilion

- Learn the secrets of Geopark bats with Contact Environment
- Discover how the Régie intermunicipal residual materials treatment of the Gaspésie plays a role in your lives
- Experience a world-renowned Nordic sport: Yukigassen
- Participate in a workshop of the Club des Débrouillards

Unofficial temporary title
University of Quebec at Rimouski and the Bonaventure Island and Percé Rock National Park

This event is made possible thanks to the support of