Conferences, Courses & Workshops

Event

Awakening the Dreamer, Changing the Dream Symposium

Mar 29 2009 - 4:00pm to 11:00pm

"Where on Earth are we going? And what can we do about it"

These are two of the questions at the heart of Awakening The Dreamer, Changing The Dream Symposium.

The Symposium is a profound inquiry into a bold vision: to bring forth an environmentally sustainable, spiritually fulfilling and socially just human presence on Earth. If you are ready to explore what this vision means for you and the opportunity to create an inspiring future, we invite you to attend. Read more about Awakening the Dreamer, Changing the Dream Symposium

Location

Southern Alberta Pioneer Memorial Building
3625 4 Street SW
Calgary , AB
Event

REAP Down to Earth Week: Greening the Calgary Folk Fest

Apr 1 2009 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

REAP Business Lecture Series

Presentation by Talia Potter, Calgary Folk Music Festival

Talia will present the lessons learned by the Calgary Folk Music Festival in their efforts to green one of the city's largest events. Gain insight into the opportunities and challenges of hosting a sustainable event including composting, plastics recycling and more.

Presentation begins at noon.

There is no cost to attend and advanced registration is not required. Read more about REAP Down to Earth Week: Greening the Calgary Folk Fest

Location

W. R. Castell Library
616 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary , AB
Event

REAP Down to Earth Week: Stewardship Economics by Peter Brown

Mar 31 2009 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Tuesday, March 31 11:30 am –1:00 pm
W. R. Castell Library, 616 Macleod Trail SE

Peter G. Brown is a professor in the School of Environment, the Department of Geography, and the Department of Natural Resource Sciences at McGill University in Montreal. Read more about REAP Down to Earth Week: Stewardship Economics by Peter Brown

Location

W. R. Castell Library
616 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary , AB
Event

Waste Minimization and Management in Construction and Demolition Operations

Mar 26 2009 - 3:00pm to 9:00pm

A large proportion of construction and demolition (C&D) wastes are currently disposed of in landfills. This waste management option is not only costly and a poor use of landfill space, but it represents a missed opportunity to extract value from the "waste".

Reductions in the amount of C&D debris in landfills can be achieved by reuse and recycling of discarded materials, as well as by preventing the generation of waste materials in the first place.

Read more about Waste Minimization and Management in Construction and Demolition Operations>

Location

Gold Bar Wastewater Treatment Plant
10977 50 Street
Edmonton , AB
Event

Solar PV Electricity… from Dreamer's Paradise to Everyday Electricity

Mar 16 2009 - 9:00pm to 10:00pm

From: Gordon Howell, Howell-Mayhew Engineering

"I would like to let you know of a presentation that I am giving on the economics of solar electricity on Monday in Calgary. Details below Read more about Solar PV Electricity… from Dreamer's Paradise to Everyday Electricity

Location

Science Building B, Room SB 142
University of Calgary
Calgary , AB
Event

Open House: Edmonton's Net Zero Energy homes

Mar 14 2009 - 5:00pm to 10:30pm

The interest in net zero energy houses continues to grow. The Riverdale NetZero energy house is open for tours and will soon be occupied by its new owners; the Mill Creek NZE house is now fully insulated; the Belgravia NZE house starts construction in May; the South Windsor Park NZE house is being designed. We are learning so much about the costs and performance of these revolutionary houses and are seeing more and more opportunities for optimisation and cost reduction. Read more about Open House: Edmonton's Net Zero Energy homes

Locations

Mill Creek NetZero House
9805 84 Avenue
Edmonton , AB
Riverdale NetZero House
9926 87 Street
Edmonton , AB
Event

Car Sharing Cooperatives: How they work

Mar 13 2009 - 1:30am

Free Workshop

Alert to the growing need to take practical action on climate change emissions from Canada’s transportation sector and to reduce household expenses associated with owning a car, the Canadian Cooperative Association and the Car-Sharing Coop of Edmonton is pleased to announce a public awareness and education meeting on car-sharing cooperatives. Read more about Car Sharing Cooperatives: How they work

Location

Room 9-315, Robbins Health Learning Centre
Grant MacEwan City Centre Campus (northwest corner, 109 Street and 104 Avenue)
Edmonton , AB

Pages

Subscribe to Conferences, Courses & Workshops