2018

February 20-21, 2019: Green Economics: A Two-Day Training Intensive in Vancouver for Non Economists

Dec 7, 2018 Green Economics: A Two-Day Training Intensive in Vancouver for Non Economists February 20-21, 2019 Position yourself and your organization to be an agent of change. Join other professionals in this small-scale interactive course. Learn about 5Rs for re-orienting the economy for a greener 21st Century. When: February 20 and 21, 2019 10 AM […]

January 31, 2019: Sustainability Scholars Program Information Session

Dec 20, 2018 UBC Sustainability Scholars Program Information Session Are you a UBC graduate student? Are you interested in . . . applying your research skills to solving real-world sustainability questions and challenges? getting paid while gaining valuable professional work experience? developing applied sustainability skills and knowledge under the guidance of a mentor? building a […]

January 10, 2019: Climate Futures Series: Which path to halting climate change?

Dec 20, 2018 The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, Climate Futures Initiative and SFU’s Faculty of Environment are pleased to invite you to the Solutions talk of the Climate Futures Series: The SCIENCE, IMPACTS and SOLUTIONS to limit global temperature increase to 1.5 degrees. Which path to halting climate change? To halt global warming, global […]

January 9, 2019: You, Me & the IPCC

Dec 20, 2018 Dear students, emerging researchers and faculty, PICS invites you to a unique opportunity to engage and learn from IPCC lead authors.  The event – introduced by PICS executive director Sybil Seitzinger – will begin with a 20-minute panel presentation from six lead authors who will talk about the work of the Intergovernmental Panel […]

Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs: Info Sessions

Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs: Info Sessions

Dec 20, 2018                     2019 MPPGA INFO SESSION & OPEN HOUSE Prospective students, please join us on UBC Point Grey campus to learn more about the UBC Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs (MPPGA) program from our Graduate Program Director, students and program staff. Date: […]

April 24-25, 2019: Fraser Watershed Restoration Conference

Oct 18, 2018 The Fraser Watershed Restoration Conference 2019 is a 2-day event aimed at bringing together, Indigenous leaders, industry experts, government representatives, academics, community officials and conservationists from British Columbia and across North America, who are interested in advancing watershed restoration and reconciliation through out the watershed. The Fraser Watershed Initiative, host of the […]

PIMS Workshop on Mathematical Sciences and Clean Energy Applications sponsored in part by the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions

Dec 11, 2018 PIMS Workshop on Mathematical Sciences and Clean Energy Applications The energy chain of the global economy must be drastically decarbonized to minimize climate impacts and prevent runaway climate change. Everyone has a role to play in making this change, from mathematicians to energy sector specialists. The PIMS exploratory workshop, sponsored in part by the Pacific […]

January 29, 2018: Risk Assessment for Ship-Source Oil Spills in Northern BC – Drop-in Workshop Invite

Dec 11, 2018 Over the past few months, Transport Canada and Dillon Consulting have been conducting a risk assessment pilot for ship-source oil spills in Northern BC. In May, we held sessions to present the risk assessment methodology and start conversations on how to improve. Since that time, Dillon has tested the methodology for Northern […]

December 13, 2018: Creating and Sharing Value with Communities in the Early Mine Life-Cycle

Dec 10, 2018 Creating and Sharing Value with Communities in the Early Mine Life-Cycle Thursday December 13, 2018 12:00 PM – 01:30 PM MULTIPURPOSE ROOM, LIU INSITUTE FOR GLOBAL STUDIES Please join us on December 13 from 12:00PM – 1:30PM for a discussion with UBC researchers and Jon Lyons, vice president regulatory affairs and strategy, […]

November 30, 2018: Still Creek Salmon Sounds

Nov 26, 2018 Still Creek Salmon Sounds NOV 30, 2018 — 6:30pm — 2650 Kaslo Street Why did the salmon return to Still Creek after an 80 year absence? What can we learn about our continued cohabitation by listening to the dynamics of this creek? Reflecting sonically on these and further questions, Patricia Angkiriwang, Adrian Avendano, Kellen Jackson, Donna Liu, Abigail […]