Conferences

Event

Zero 2014

Apr 15 2014 - 6:00am to Apr 17 2014 - 6:00am

Zero 2014 is hosted in partnership by the Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation and the City of Edmonton.

Reduction of the world's greenhouse gas emissions is arguably the greatest challenge of our age–a challenge that is escalating as the world's energy demand continues to grow. Read more about Zero 2014

Location

Shaw Conference Centre
9797 Jasper Avenue NW
Edmonton , AB
Event

Earth Matters: an environmental education conference

Apr 24 2014 - 6:00am to Apr 26 2014 - 6:00am

A conference to help you develop your community of practice - and explore how the Earth Matters to you.

With Ziya Tong, host of Planet Earth
and Gordon Stenhouse, Grizzly Bear expert


Join us this Spring in the Rocky Mountains! We’ll provide inspirational speakers, relevant workshops, and ample opportunities for you to work with other educators and create or develop a community of practice that is directly relevant to your work – because the ‘Earth Matters.’ Read more about Earth Matters: an environmental education conference

Location

Radisson Hotel & Conference Centre
511 Bow Valley Trail
T1W 1N7 Canmore , AB
Event

Student Sustainability Summit

Jan 24 2014 - 11:30pm to Jan 25 2014 - 3:00am
Jan 25 2014 - 3:30pm to Jan 26 2014 - 12:00am

This event is open only to current students attending an Albertan post-secondary institution. There are two free keynote presentations that are open to the general public: Turning up the empowerment dial: Community engagement in addressing climate disruption and Engaging communities in energy strategy development: A decision science perspective. From the Office of Sustainability website:

Calling all students! Don't miss the fourth annual Student Sustainability Summit, taking place January 24 and 25, 2014 at the University of Alberta. This conference strives to provide students with the tools and resources needed to accomplish sustainable change by providing opportunities to develop relevant leadership and employability skills. The summit is hosted by the Office of SustainabilitySustain SU and the Students' Umbrella for Social Justice.

This year's theme is “Power & Prosperity: The relationship between energy systems and communities.” This theme looks at the varied and complex opportunities and challenges that result from energy production and consumption, and provides for an in depth exploration of the environmental, economic and socio-political consequences of fossil fuels in our province and beyond.

Read more about Student Sustainability Summit>

Location

Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (University of Alberta)
Edmonton , AB
Event

Prairie Conservation and Endangered Species Conference

Feb 19 2013 - 7:00am to Feb 22 2013 - 7:00am

Purpose

The 10th Prairie Conservation and Endangered Species Conference is a forum to discuss the latest issues, information, research and trends in prairie landscape and species conservation. The conference is held every three years in a Canadian Prairie Province.

Who Should Attend

The conference will be promoted widely among the conservation community in western Canada, in Ottawa and in the northern Great Plains region of the U.S., and will recieve local, regional, national and international exposure. Read more about Prairie Conservation and Endangered Species Conference

Location

Sheraton Red Deer Hotel
3310 50 Avenue
Red Deer , AB
Event

Earth Matters: a conference to develop communities of practice in environmental education

Apr 25 2013 - 6:00am to Apr 27 2013 - 6:00am

with Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods

Whether you are a K-12 teacher, an agency professional, a university student, or a member of another environmental education stakeholder group – we'll provide you with many opportunities to learn, share, celebrate, and develop a community of practice that will support you in your work post-conference - because the 'Earth Matters'! Read more about Earth Matters: a conference to develop communities of practice in environmental education

Location

Radisson Hotel & Conference Centre
511 Bow Valley Trail
Canmore , AB
Event

2012 Waste Reduction Conference: "Wide World of Waste"

Oct 3 2012 - 6:00am to Oct 5 2012 - 6:00am

The Recycling Council of Alberta is pleased to announce its 2012 Waste Reduction Conference "Wide World of Waste", to be held October 3-5, 2012, at The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.

The conference will feature a wide variety of topics and sessions, and potential speakers are welcome to submit ideas for presentations on  a range of  topics, including international success stories, economic impacts of recycling initiatives, zero waste, education/promotion, organics diversion, and other innovative programs and technologies. Read more about 2012 Waste Reduction Conference: "Wide World of Waste"

Location

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
Jasper , AB
Event

Alberta Native Plant Council Annual Workshop & AGM

Apr 30 2011 - 6:00am

Fragments of the Rocky Mountains

What’s the current state of Alberta’s Rocky Mountains?

Please join us in Canmore to explore this amazing and botanically diverse portion of the Alberta landscape. Potential topics include: Read more about Alberta Native Plant Council Annual Workshop & AGM

Location

Lady Macdonald Community Hall
Canmore Recreation Centre
Canmore , AB

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