World Space Week (in Canada) - 4-10 October, 2015
We are looking for leaning-forward organizations and groups who wish to announce their intention to organize an event, big or small, during this special week. By registering below, you are just indicating your intention to organize or be part of an event - you can confirm and/or define your event later in the year. In fact, once your intentions are confirmed, we will direct you to the official World Space Week Association page for registration.
Registration Process: click on the 'Register' Button below. If it asks you to register, please follow this procedure:
If you already have a CSS user account (via this webpage), you can go ahead and click the 'register' button below to log your group and intentions.
If you do not yet have a CSS user account, the process is very easy:
Let's get some cross-Canada action happening!
Standing Chair Position: Mr Keagan Lee
The CSS is pleased to announce, effective immediately, that Mr Lee will be assuming the duties of said position. Keagan Lee is a first year student in the Space Engineering Program at York University. He grew up in St. Thomas Ontario and graduated from Central Elgin Collegiate Institute with honors. He spent 6 years with 741 Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron where he was part of the Drill Team and Flag Party and attained the rank of Warrant Officer Second Class.
Chair, Planetary Exploration
- reach out and encourage chapter-level reps
- seek and share session content via: website, twitter, FB, LI, CSS Forum
- Seek and maintain contact with session experts in CSS and in other orgs
- assist Summit program chair for soliciting Summit session chair, presenters, papers and posters
- review or pass for review submitted articles within session
- look for and suggest opportunities to establish session-related events at national, chapter levels or with Partners and Media
- assist Membership with identifying/supporting membership incentive submissions
- commit to the role for at least 6 months
- identify another individual as back-up
*** Report to: VP, CSS
*** Members acting in this capacity are granted complimentary CSS membership while so employed
Bring your Space Game Face!
Join the Canadian Space Society (Winnipeg Chapter) for night of “space” board games! Prizes will be awarded, but the real reward will be FUN!
Tickets are $10 which covers gaming fees. ***ONLY 25 SPOTS AVAILABLE***
Food and drinks are available for purchase.
When: May 14th from 6-8pm
Where: Across the Board Game Café, 93 Albert St, Winnipeg.
*** CSS Astronomy Chair and CSS Toronto Co-Chair Dr Damya Souami to present***
The CSS is pleased to pass on the stand-up of the Students For the Exploration and Development of Space Canada (SEDS Canada). The group will be hosting an inaugural meeting on 14 March. Details and registration for the event can be found here: Ascension
Looking forward to seeing exciting discussion and activities from this new Partner!
We are proud to announce that the Canadian Space Society was honoured with a 2015 CIO Impact Award from Frost & Sullivan.
The CIO Impact Awards honour enterprise teams and individuals from around the world that are enabling breakthrough new business models and strategies through the innovative use of transformative technologies. The CSS was entered into the category Enterprise Social Networking, one of eight technology-specific categories and evaluated by a panel of expert Frost & Sullivan judges. All eight categories are for outstanding projects completed by an enterprise IT team. CIO Impact Award winners are those projects receiving the highest scores from the judges.