CIFAR presents
The Walrus Talks Survival

The adaptations and innovations that fuel life and resilience.

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Nov 20 / 19

6:30 PM (Doors Open)
7:00 PM - The Walrus Talks

Centre Phi
407 Rue Saint-Pierre
Montréal, QC

Join us for a catered reception following the event to continue the conversation.




The Walrus Talks is a national series of events produced by The Walrus. Each event offers thoughtful, inspiring thinking from scholars, writers, performers, scientists, artists, business leaders, and more!


Cherie Dimaline: author, The Marrow Thieves

B. Brett Finlay: Microbiologist at the University of British Columbia and co-director of CIFAR’s Humans & the Microbiome program

Damon Matthews: Climate scientist at Concordia University

Kieran O'Donnell: Developmental psychobiologist at McGill University, fellow in CIFAR’s Child & Brain Development program, CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2016-2018

Samantha Reusch: Research and evaluations manager, Apathy is Boring

Devyani Saltzman: Director of Programming, Art Gallery of Ontario

Vlada Stamenkovic: Earth & planetary scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, fellow in CIFAR’s Earth 4D: Subsurface Science & Exploration program

To learn more about The Walrus Talks series, read the FAQs here or email If you require special accommodation in order to fully participate in this event, please contact or (416) 971-5004, ext. 247.

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