Special Event 2015 with Sophie Lavaud

Date Times Event Venue Address
2015-10-08Start: 18:45
End: 22:00
Special Event 2015 with Sophie LavaudInnis Town Hall2 Sussex Ave., Toronto

Event Topic:

Movie and Cocktail Reception
Swiss­‐Canadian alpinist and conference speaker Sophie Lavaud will fly over to Toronto to present the movie "Everest ­‐ Summit of Desire". The screening will be followed by a cocktail reception.

"On va marcher sur l'Everest (Everest, Summit of Desire)" 2014 | 52 min | Feature narrative in French | English subtitles
The movie takes on an emotional and challenging topic - it reveals what climbing the world's highest mountain is really like and shows how modern expeditions give amateur mountaineers the chance to realize their desire of Everest. The film includes outstanding footage of an ascent of the Tibetan route to Everest.

Event Speaker:
Sophie Lavaud, Alpinist ("The 32'000 Lady"). Sophie is one of only a dozen women worldwide who climbed 2 peaks of over 8000m in 1 season. She will fly over from Switzerland for this special event

Event Menu:
Cocktail Reception includes cold hors d'oeuvres and an alcoholic beverage (cash bar for additional drinks available).

Event Notes:
Admission includes:  

  • Private screening
  • Film discussion with Sophie Lavaud
  • Special gift
  • 1 tombola ticket for the door prize
  • Reception 

Parking: There is a large UofT parking lot on the east side of St. George underneath the Rotman School of Management and Innis Residence (flat rate of $10 after 4:00 pm). 

Special thanks to our generous sponsors:

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