Military Studies Conference


Date: February 10th, 7:00 pm - February 11th, 9:00am

Venue: Major F.A. Tilston, VC Armoury

Location: Windsor


FEBRUARY 10 and FEBRUARY 11 – Military Studies Conference is a community-centered educational initiative that explores the military history of Canada – presented in collaboration among the University of Windsor, the Wilfrid Laurier University for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies, the Essex and Kent Scottish and the other Canadian Armed Forces units in Windsor.

This 2-day conference is taking place at the Major F.A. Tilston, VC Armoury, 4007 Sandwich St., Windsor. It will feature guest speakers with their insightful presentations on our Canadian military involvement during WW I and WWII.

Friday at 7pm – Keynote Speaker is Bruce Zeller with presentation “A Disappointed Dream: The United States in World War I”.

Saturday at 9am – Speaker is Dan Younger with presentation “Bill Tutte and the Breaking of the Lorenz Code at Bletchley Park”. Following will be Sean Pilutti’s presentation “Perspectives from the Trenches: An analysis of how the Canadian Expeditionary Forces viewed the world around them, 1914-1918”. Wrapping up the Saturday morning session is Hal Friedman with presentation “Coming to terms with the Romance and Reality of Vimy Ridge”. A Q & A Session will follow Conlon’s presentation.

Admission to the 2-day conference, which includes lunch on Saturday, is $25 and free for students with proper ID. Registration takes place Friday from 5:15pm-7pm and Saturday from 8:30am-9am.

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