Programme for the investiture of Dr Tony Bates as doctor honoris causa

Thursday, June 16 2005, at 12:00 midday
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya,
IN3 Auditorium, Mediterranean Technology Park,
Av. del Canal Olmpic, s/n, Castelldefels

  • Entrance to the auditorium of the nominee, Dr Tony Bates, Director of Distance Education and Technology, Continuing Studies, at Canada's University of British Columbia and the authorities presiding the ceremony:

    The nominee's patron, his Excellency Mr Francisco Rubio
    Rector of the UOC, his Excellency Mr Gabriel Ferrat
    Minister for Universities, Research and the Information Society and Chairman of the Open University of Catalonia Foundation's Board of Trustees, the Honourable Mr Carles Sol
  • A word from the nominee's patron, Dr Francisco Rubio
  • Awarding of the UOC's medal and title doctor honoris causa to Dr Tony Bates
  • A speech from the new doctor honoris causa Dr Tony Bates
  • A word from the rector of the UOC, his Excellency Mr Gabriel Ferrat
  • A word from the Chairman of the Open University of Catalonia Foundation's Board of Trustees and Minister for Universities, Research and the Information Society, the Honourable Mr Carles Sol
  • Gaudeamus Igitur

And to finish, a glass of cava.

The ceremony is to be overseen by Mrs Carme Amors.

Please confirm your attendance before June 8 by emailing srp@uoc.edu or calling (+34) 93 253 23 14.

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