Shad Valley Dalhousie 2001
Shad Valley Dalhousie 2001 was held at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, in July 2001. It was the first year Dalhousie hosted. 
The program is now called simply "SHAD" .
- Michael Currie
- Nam Nguyen
- Justin Ninness 
- Nathan Schnarr
- Rob McCaig, son of CEO Jeffrey McCaig and grandson of Trimac founder Bud McCaig
- about 48 others
- Cape Split, 7-8 July 2001
- Prince Edward Island, 14-15 July 2001 (approximately)
- Peggy's Cove Lighthouse, 21-22 July 2001 (approximately)
The challenge for 2001 across all campuses for Shad Valley was technology to help the disabled. The winner across Canada was a team headed by Anne Sealey, who made a board game.
In September Michael visited Toronto and saw a few of his friends, at the Ontario Science Centre, during the awards ceremony.