Events

Interested in learning more about sustainability? Participating in a campus consultation? Linking up with like-minded people and groups? The events listing provides plenty of opportunities to get involved in sustainability, both on- and off-campus.

If you are looking to highlight your sustainability event on campus, please visit UBC Events and tag your submission "sustainability" related.

Wed, October 31, 2012 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM See description. FREE. Come and explore seven examples of learning and teaching in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems. The Learning Centre places an emphasis on communication and internet skills to teach LFS students how to make their learnings practical...
Tue, October 30, 2012 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. Free. SJC Junior Fellow Speaker Series Si Hao, PhD Candidate, Law How Historical Moments Influence Environment Disclosure Regulation This talk is featured for its historical analysis of U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)...
Tue, October 30, 2012 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM See description. $445. LARRY BERGLUND Procurement practices and supply chain management are key components of an organization’s sustainability strategy. They can help reduce an organization’s environmental footprint and control costs. This online course...
Mon, October 29, 2012 1:00 PM - Fri, November 2, 2012, 1:00 PM The Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS). Free. Have a question about how sustainability fits into your lifestyle? Want to learn more about UBC’s role in sustainability or how you can get involved on campus? Have an...
Sat, October 27, 2012 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM See description. While last weekend was our final market of the season, we are offering one last opportunity for you to purchase our winter veggies on a Saturday. Join us this Saturday, October 27th for an impromptu Farm Gate Sale. Do you still need to...
Sat, October 27, 2012 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE. $75 per person. British Columbia is the ancestral home of more than half the Aboriginal languages of Canada – and all are critically endangered and at risk of loss within a generation. Learn about the First Nations languages...
Fri, October 26, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. Join Lis Thomas, MSc Soil Science student this Friday for a seminar on: “Bioavailability of trace metals in Vancouver soils” Date & Location: Friday, October 26, Room 154 MacMillan 3:00 - 4:00 pm All are welcome!
Fri, October 26, 2012 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM UBC Robson Square. $445. Reports of soaring food prices, bacterial contaminations, rising obesity along with malnutrition, and environmental problems from industrial agriculture make us question the future of our food security, sources and systems. Consumers...
Thu, October 25, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $445. Are you ready to move beyond energy-saving light bulbs and recycling bins? Find out what to prioritize, how to integrate it into your core business activities and how to measure outcomes and success. Examine forces driving interest...
Thu, October 25, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $150. Discounts of up to 45% are available when registering for more than one LEED in Practice course at the same time. . Gain an overview of the International Performance Measurement and Verification Protocol (IPMVP) that is referenced...

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