Presented by the UBC Sustainability Scholars Program: A conference on urban sustainability research
Location: Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (BC Hydro Theatre), 2260 West Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4
Dr. Malcolm Shield, PEng, PhD, PMP, GHG-IQ, Associated Engineering
Malcolm is a Professional Engineer and Project Management Professional and has more than 15 years’ experience in carbon management and low carbon technology.
He completed his undergraduate in Mechanical Engineering at Imperial College London, before completing his PhD in natural gas combustion at the University of British Columbia. For six years Malcolm was the lead advisor to Mayor and Council, as well as senior management, for the City of Vancouver on all matters related to greenhouse gases and emissions reduction.
More About Malcolm Shield
Using consensus-based approaches that foster commitment to shared outcomes Malcolm has successfully led innovative projects in carbon management, technology demonstration, business process improvement, public policy and fundamental combustion research. Malcolm has sat on advisory committees for the World Bank, the Province of BC, Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance, Electric Mobility Canada and UC Davis, California.
In 2016 Malcolm joined C40 an city-focused international non-profit representing more than 600 million people and a quarter of global GDP through its membership. In his advisory capacity, Malcolm supported some of the world’s most politically challenging cities - including Istanbul, Karachi, Manila and Jakarta – to develop evidence-based carbon reduction targets and climate action plans.
Malcolm has recently joined Associated Engineering to bring his global experience back to Canada and enable the development of infrastructure projects that actively tackle our changing climate.
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Agenda & Panel Presentation Themes
12:30pm - Registration and Coffee
1:00pm - Welcome & Opening Remarks | BC Hydro Theatre
1:10pm - Guest Speaker: Malcolm Shield. "Blueprints for a decarbonized world: Taking on the challenge" | BC Hydro Theatre
1:55pm - Break
5:00pm - Conference Ends
The UBC Vancouver campus is located on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.