2018

June 29, 2018: 10,000 years after Neolithisation, the shift from fisheries to aquaculture on a global scale: consequences, and possible solutions

June 29, 2018: 10,000 years after Neolithisation, the shift from fisheries to aquaculture on a global scale: consequences, and possible solutions

IOF presents the 2018 Summer Series, special lectures by leading ocean and fisheries experts from around the world: 10,000 years after Neolithisation, the shift from fisheries to aquaculture on a global scale: consequences, and possible solutions June 29, 2018, 11:00 am AERL Theatre (Rm. 120), UBC Speaker: Prof. Fabrice Teletchea University of Lyon, University of Lorraine   Prof. Fabrice […]

June 25 2018  India’s Energy Transition: Unpacking coal “versus” Renewable Energy. 

The Energy Systems in Transition (EST) network at the Liu Institute, and Energy Resources, Development and Environment Lab at The Faculty of Forestry are delighted to invite you to a public talk by Dr. Rahul Tongia, Scholar and Fellow at Brookings India (and the Brookings Institution). Dr Tongia’s talk will speak about India’s Energy Transition: Unpacking coal “versus” Renewable […]

June 17-20 2018: Public Lectures, Film and Sustainability Fair – RFG2018

There are four upcoming public events held in conjunction with a major international and Canadian conference in Vancouver “Resources for Future Generations – 2018” . Information on the conference is available: rfg2018.org #RFG2018 The events for the public include a Sustainability Fair on Sunday June 17, two public lectures (Geohazards – June 18 and Global […]

You’re Invited: Invitational Roundtable on Women & Climate Change

You’re Invited: Invitational Roundtable on Women & Climate Change

On behalf of the organizing team, Joanna Ashworth & I would like to invite you to a special Roundtable on Women & Climate Change:     Greater economic, infrastructure and employment and health disparities make women more vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. And when given the opportunity to participate and influence policy and […]

June 18 2018: Coastal Community Action: Then and Now

June 18 2018: Coastal Community Action: Then and Now

In 1981, fishermen and coastal activists launched the T. Buck Suzuki Environmental Foundation. We believe a healthy environment, healthy fisheries, and social justice go hand in hand. June 18, 2018 Panel discussion: 6-8 pm Liu Institute, UBC Poster for -Coastal-Community-Action-Then-and-Now RSVP to a.goodfellow@oceans.ubc.ca

Workshop on Scientific Writing

A two day workshop on ‘Scientific Writing and Journal Articles’ for audiences interested in the field of Infrastructure, health and water, on June 12th as a part of IC-IMPACTS NCE and the Applied Science Office (at UBC). IC-IMPACTS SEC Workshop Series on Scientific Communications is a 2-day workshop that aims to bring together students, faculty […]

Join us for a Long Table Dinner at UBC Farm

Join us for an al fresco farm-to-table meal at the UBC Farm! Following the wildly successful dinners last summer, our Long Table Dinner Series returns with two new multi-course family-style meals featuring the exquisite organic produce grown steps away at the UBC Farm. Location:  UBC Farm, 3461 Ross Drive, Vancouver Dates:  July 12 & August 17, 2018 […]

Aug 9-10th, 2018 Place-Based Food Systems Conference

May 31 2018   **Early bird registration deadline is: May 31st**   Place-Based Food Systems 2018: Making the Case, Making It Happen Metro Vancouver, August 9-10th, 2018   This two-day conference is drawing together academics and community leaders to share the latest research and actions on building capacity for and empowering, place- based food systems.Participants will leave […]

June 15th 2018: Blueshore Financial Longest Day Road Race

JOIN THE 5K TEAM CHALLENGE FRIDAY, JUNE 15TH AT UBC THUNDERBIRD STADIUM – 6:45PM The Thunderbirds Track Club would like to invite your department to participate in The Granville Island Brewing 5K Team Challenge that will be held on UBC campus on the evening of Friday, June 15th. Have a fun Friday evening run with […]

May 31, 2018: Oceans Protection Plan – Regional Risk Assessment Methodology – Collaborative Workshop

You are invited to attend a collaborative drop-in workshop on May 31st in Vancouver.   As a part of the Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada has commissioned the development and testing of a risk assessment methodology for the northern coast of British Columbia, focusing on ship-source oil spills. The aim is for the risk assessment […]