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.

Fri, October 5, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. Join Roger Beckie, Professor, Groundwater Hydrology with UBC Earth and Ocean Science, for a seminar on: "The mineralogical, hydrological and biogeochemical controls on drainage from waste rock at the Antamina Mine, Peru: An overview...
Thu, October 4, 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. . Benefit from examples of design strategies and documentation to learn about buidling sites. This session covers...
Wed, October 3, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM See description. no charge, but online registration required. WHERE: Kelowna Community Theatre -- 1375 Water St. Open to the Public Extinction or Survival: The Global Biodiversity Crisis Wade Davis is a well-published scholar and Explorer-in-Residence at the...
Wed, October 3, 2012 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. The LFS Orchard Garden will be screening Isabella Rosselini's acclaimed series "Green Porno", a series of educational web videos about the mating habits of animals and insects. -7:00pm in the Garden -BYO Blankets & snacks -...
Tue, October 2, 2012 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. Free. Principal's Series: Thinking at the Edge of Reason: Interdisciplinarity in Action Henry Yu, St John's College; Andrew Riseman, UBC's planned "Sustainability" College; Mark Vessey, Green College; Moderator: Patricia Vertinksy,...
Tue, October 2, 2012 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. FREE. Please join us in the Land and Food Systems Orchard Garden for our 3rd Annual Harvest Celebration! Learn about our educational initiatives and CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program. Enjoy garden-inspried snacks and...
Sat, September 29, 2012 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM See description. With consumers demanding higher standards of ethically and sustainably sourced products, and governments looking for carbon offset projects, we have an exciting opportunity to contribute to sustainable land use by combining trees with...
Thu, September 27, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $395. Gain an understanding of today’s green marketing practices in Canada and the world’s leading sustainable products and services. Develop a toolkit of techniques, including how to avoid greenwash and consumer cynicism by building a...
Wed, September 26, 2012 11:00 AM - 11:00 AM DAVID LAM MANAGEMENT RESEARCH CENTRE. FREE. Look before you eat! Meet the people behind the food, FREE samples and tasting. DATE: September 26, Wednesday TIME: 11am to 1:30pm LOCATION: outside Triple-O's patio Chef Demo by Chef Steve Golob. 11:00am - 1:...
Tue, September 25, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $990. Designed by the Canada Green Building Council, this course provides comprehensive preparation for the LEED Green Associate Exam, a first step towards becoming a green building practitioner. Using a wide range of examples and case...

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