Eco Summit 2019: Building Hope

When:
20 November 2019 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
2019-11-20T08:30:00-05:00
2019-11-20T13:00:00-05:00
Where:
FED
Federation Hall
200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario
Canada N2L 3G1

Join the Sustainability Office for our sixth-annual Eco Summit! This event brings together staff, faculty, students, and community partners to reflect on our sustainability progress, celebrate our successes, and catalyze action. This year’s event will feature:

Opening remarks from James Rush, VP Academic & Provost
Launch of 2019 Environmental Sustainability Report
Case studies from students, staff, and faculty across campus
Green Office awards, with a special video message from President Feridun Hamdullahpur
Panel discussion with student, staff, faculty, and community experts, moderated by the Sustainability Office

REGISTER FOR
ECO SUMMIT 2019: BUILDING HOPE

CASE STUDY PRESENTERS

Academics: Sustainability Diploma

James Nugent, Lecturer, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo

Operations: Waste System Improvements

Giovanna Zinken, Associate Director, Environmental Services, Plant Operations, University of Waterloo

Engagement: Green Residence Ambassador Program 

Farah El-Shayeb, Ambassador, 1A GEM, University of WaterlooJoanna Gao, Ambassador, 1A Planning, University of WaterlooSaad Arif Qadeer, Coordinator, 2A Biomedical Science, University of Waterloo

PANEL MEMBERS

Beth Eden, Network Coordinator – Canada, SDSN Youth Initiative, Undergraduate Student, Environment & Business, University of Waterloo

Nadine Ibrahim, Turkstra Chair in Urban Engineering, Lecturer, Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Waterloo

Easton Page, Instructional Support Coordinator, WatPD, University of Waterloo 

Mary Jane Patterson, Executive Director, Reep Green Solutions

Schedule 

8:30am-9:15am: Registration and networking (light breakfast provided)9:15am-9:30am: Opening remarks from James Rush, VP Academic & Provost9:30am-9:45am: Year at a Glance from Mat Thijssen, Sustainability Manager9:45am-10:30am: Case study highlights10:30am-10:45am: Green Office awards 10:45am-11:15am: Bio break and networking11:15am-12:15pm: Panel discussion12:15pm-1:00pm: Lunch and networking
 

Author: KWPeace

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