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20th Anniversary of Computing and Software

20th Anniversary of Computing and Software

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Carm Vespi 

Join us in celebrating the Computer and Software 20th anniversary at McMaster University



Alumni/Staff/Faculty: $25.00 per ticket
Students: $15.00 per ticket



Christopher Anand
Ashgar Bokhari
Jacques Carette
Fei Chiang
Antoine Deza
Doug Down
William Farmer
Franya Franek
Wenbo He
Ryszard Janicki
Wolfram Kahl
George Karakostas
Ridha Khedri
Mark Lawford
Ryan Leduc
Ned Nedialkov
Peter Robinson
Reza Samavi
Emil Sekerinski
Spencer Smith
Martin von Mohrenschildt
Alan Wassyng 
Rong Zheng
Delcia Aguilar
Lynda Bruce
Paul Joannou
Laurie LeBlanc
Tina Macala
Derek Lipiec
Robert Li
John Nakamura
Magda Sztanjmec
Teresa Trimboli


Computing and Software 20th Anniversary Menu
Saturday, June 2nd 2018

~ Gourmet Bread Basket

~ Soup Duo Cream of Spinach Soup and Cream of Roasted Tomato Soup served together with a Chive Crème Fraiche

~ Salad Ring Salad Ring Mixed Baby Lettuces with Dried Berries in a Cucumber Ring with Balsamic Vinaigrette

~ Beef Tenderloin and Atlantic Salmon served as a duet, with Red Wine Reduction and Grain Mustard Sauce Asparagus Spears Roasted Garlic Potato Croquette

~ White Chocolate Mousse White Chocolate Mousse in a Lace Tuille garnished with Fresh Strawberries

~ Coffee, Tea


CAS 20th Anniversary Gala and Celebration

Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

8:30 a.m.                               Meet and Mingle - Coffee and Light Refreshments

9:15 a.m.                              Welcome
                                               Dr. Ridha Khedri, Chair
                                               Department of Computing and Software

9:30 a.m.                              Alumni Stories

                                               Names:  TBA

                                               Titles:  TBA

11:00 a.m.                            ITB Plaque Dedication Ceremony

11:30 p.m.                            Reception (CIBC Hall)                                           

12:00 p.m.                            Lunch – CIBC Hall

12:45 p.m.                            Welcome and Introduction

                                               Dr. Ridha Khedri, Chair

                                               (Speeches during dessert)

12: 50 p.m.                            Dr. Mamdouh Shoukri, Founding Dean for 
                                                 Computing and Software (1994-2001) 

1:10 p.m.                               Dr. Paul Taylor, Founding Chair of Computing and
                                                 Software (1998-2005)

1:20 p.m.                               Dr. David Parnas, Architect of the McMaster
                                                 Software Engineering program

1:30 p.m.                               Dr. Martin von Mohrenschildt, Chair of Computing
                                                 and Software (2005-2011)

1:40 p.m.                               Dr. Ishwar Puri, Dean of Engineering

2:00 p.m.                               Dr. Patrick Deane, President and Vice Chancellor of
                                                 McMaster University

2:20 p.m.                               Computing and Software Students:

                                                Sasha Soraine (MASc)

                                                Michael Liut (PhD Candidate, Computer Science)

                                                Andrew LeClair (PhD Candidate, Software Engineering)

3:00 p.m.                                Closing Remarks – Dr. Ridha Khedri, Chair

                                                 Departure / Building Tours (Optional)