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2019 AGM and Reunion

To help with the organization and catering logistics, please acknowledge your attendance by replying to:

dana@triumf.ca,  and/or  jmp@triumf.ca.

before Sept 13th if possible

The proposed agenda for the AGM is as follows:

13:15 - 13:30 TARA members welcomed in the TRIUMF’s Lobby.

13:45 - 15 :00 Tour of  selected TRIUMF facilities

                               Auditorium

15:00 - 15:10   Photo op

15:15 - 16:00   AGR/ party and business meeting.

--- Approval of minutes from the 2018 AGR (See posting on TARA website under minutes)
--- Chair report
--- Review of TARA’s mandate. ( see posting on TARA web site under proposal to form TARA)
--- Election of new executive for 2020Election of new executive for 2020

16:00 – 16:45  

- Isac is 20 years old- by P Schmor.

- 40 years of TRIUMF-NORDION-BWXT  collaboration - by Jerry Porter.

- Status of TRIUMF by Reiner Kruecken, Deputy Director, Research

16:45 – 16:59  TARA business/Pacific Blue Cross report HR/ Eileen

17:00               Adjourn

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TRIUMF Science Week 2019

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August 19-23, 2019

Come out to join any or all of the events.

There is a special symposium celebrating 20 years of ISAC science on Wednesday August 21st.

2019 marks 20 years of rare isotope beam experiments with the Isotope Separator and Accelerator (ISAC) facility. We will celebrate two decades of discovery with rare isotope beams from TRIUMF-ISAC with a symposium that will provide an opportunity to review highlights of the ISAC science programs in nuclear structure, nuclear astrophysics, fundamental symmetries, material and life sciences, and look to the future prospects with ARIEL.

Register online to attend.


2018 AGM and Reunion (details)

2018 TARA Annual General Meeting and Party - Monday Nov 19th

13:15 - 13:30 TARA members welcomed in the TRIUMF’s Lobby.
13:45 - 15 :00 Tour of selected TRIUMF facilities
                Auditorium
15:00 - 15:10 Photo op
15:15 - 16:00 AGM/ party and business meeting. Election of new executive for 2019
16:00 – 16:30 Presentation of the Five Year Plan 2020-2025, status of IAMI and status of ARIEL
16:30 – 16:45 Pacific Blue Cross report
17:00 Adjourn

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Bringing Together TRIUMF's History and Future - A TARA hosted event for TRIUMF's Science Week

Monday July 16, 2018

9:30 - 10:00 Welcome and Registration

10:00 - 12:30 Morning Sessions - Auditorium

12:30 - 13:15 TRIUMF BBQ Lunch - laneway beside the Main Office Building

13:15 - 13:30 Group Photo - TRIUMF Circle

13:30 - 15:00 TRIUMF working group poster session - Main Office Building Ground Floor

15:00 - 16:00 Reception - Courtyard/Cafeteria

Tickets are free - but you must pre-register at TARA-50th.eventbrite.ca

For more information, please contact jmp@triumf.ca


2017 AGM and reunion

We shall have our Annual General Meeting at TRIUMF on
Thursday, September 21st 2017


The proposed agenda for the AGM is as follows:
13:00 - 13:30 TARA members welcomed in TRIUMF’s Lobby. Photo op.
13:30 - 14 :30 Tour of TRIUMF ( Meson hall (UCN), ISAC-1 and ISAC-2 )
14:30 - 15:00 AGM in Conference room
- Report from TARA’s chair
- Report on TARA membership
- Nomination and election of new TARA executive for 2018
- Suggestions from membership
15:00 - 16:00 Presentations in the Main Office Conference room:
15:00 – 15:20 -TRIUMF now and to-morrow: J.Bagger director
15:20 - 15:40 - Planning for 50th anniversary celebrations: Carla Rodrigo
15:40 - 16:00 - Update on Pacific Blue Cross coverage: H. R. liaison officer. [see attached documents]
16:00 - 17:30 - Reception for TARA members and invited TRIUMF personnel in the Cafe ( snack and complimentary drinks available upon registration)

Parking will be free for TARA members upon signing at the reception desk.(give your license plate number to receptionist).

The tour is optional but we need to know how many will be taking it to line up the required “trained” guides.

If you have not done so yet , please acknowledge your attendance by replying to:
dana@triumf.ca, and/or jmp@triumf.ca.


2016 AGM

We have scheduled the 2016 TARA AGM for Thursday November 17th.

12:45 - 13:00 TARA members welcomed in TRIUMF’s Lobby
13:05- 13:20 Presentation by the administrator of the Retiree group medical and dental plan    ( Main Office Building Conference room )
13:20 - 13:30 Questions and answers
13:30 - 14 :30 Tour of TRIUMF ( Ariel accelerator, Main control room, Meson hall, Nuclear medicine facilities)
14:30 - 15:00 AGM in Conference room

  • Report from TARA’s chair
  • Report on TARA membership
  • Nomination and election of new TARA executive for 2017
  • Suggestions from membership

15:00 - 15:45 Presentations in the Main Office Conference room:

  • Deputy Director :Reiner Kruecken,
  • Associate Laboratory Director for Physical Science: Jens Dilling
  • Life science: C.Hoehr
  • AAPS director: D. Furseth
  • Presentation from Human Resources liaison officer.

15:45 - 17:00 - Reception for TARA members and invited TRIUMF personnel in the hot spot café ( snack and complimentary drinks available upon registration)


Please note the presentation by the medical and dental plan administrator who happens to be at TRIUMF for renegotiating our coverage and fees structure. This is a unique opportunity to voice your wishes and concerns. Be at TRIUMF at 13:00 sharp.

Parking will be free for TARA members upon signing at the reception desk.( give your license plate (or bike make!!) to Jill).
The tour is optional but we need to know how many will be taking it to line up the required “trained” guides.

A formal invitation has been sent to all TARA members - if you are interested in attending, please reply to:

jmp@triumf.ca    or  dana@triumf.ca

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