In 2017, BIO will celebrate 55 years of discovery and host many events scheduled throughout the year. Among these events will be the ever-popular Open House in September.
BIO 2012 Ocean Science Expo
Since 1962, the Bedford Institute of Oceanography has been a leader in scientific research and innovation. In 2012, BIO celebrated 50 years of discovery and hosted many events scheduled throughout the year. Among these events was the ever-popular Open House in September and a Gala celebration in October.
BIO Open House 2007
BIO Open House 2002
25-28 April BIO hosted an Open House which preceded the 24-28 October 40th Anniversary symposium. Winners of the Nova Scotia provincial junior/senior high school science fairs (23 future scientists) demonstrated their winning entries at one of the Open House exhibits.
BIO Open House 1998
In the Fall, during IYO (International Year of the Oceans), BIO hosted an Open House.
BIO Open House 1990
18-20 October BIO hosted an Open House for Technology Transfer which was preceded on Oct 17th by “client day”, which gave BIO’s clients from industry, universities, and government the opportunity to tour the open house exhibits, attend sessions on the science activities at BIO, and meet with various scientists in an informal setting in order to discuss common areas of interest and concern.
BIO Open House 1984
BIO Open House 1980
BIO Open House 1975
In November, after a BIO Building Expansion, BIO hosted a 3-day Open House which attracted 15,000 people.
BIO Open House 1962
The day after the Institute was officially opened on October 25, BIO opened its doors to the public.
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