Talks & Lectures

Event

Watershed Ambassador Program Breakfast

Oct 21 2011 - 1:30pm to 2:45pm

Join the Red Deer River Watershed Alliance for the October Watershed Ambassador Program hot buffet Breakfast as together we raise the profile of the watershed, its stewardship groups, stewards, and all those practicing related Beneficial Watershed Management Practices.

Breakfast will be served at 7:30am

Cost $12+GST Read more about Watershed Ambassador Program Breakfast

Location

Quality Inn North Hill
7150 50 Avenue
Red Deer , AB
Event

SESA Seminar Series: Germany’s Remarkable Renewable Energy Revolution

Sep 14 2011 - 1:00am to 2:30am

Dr. Christine Worlen, Director of Renewable Energies
German Energy Agency

The Solar Energy Society of Alberta seminar series is starting this month! The keynote presentation for the seminar season opener will be straight from the renewable energy capitol of the world: Germany. Germany just announced that in the first half of 2011 it has met 3.5% of its needs for electricity using solar technologies.  This compares with a rate of 0.1% in North America. With the help of the German Embassy and the Pembina Institute we are bringing Dr. Christine Worlen to Alberta. An internationally renowned authority on renewable energy global best practices, she has advised over 60 countries. Dr. Worlen will address the all important question of how Alberta can make the transition to truly sustainable sources of energy. Mark it in your calendar and don’t miss this evening of inspiration. Read more about SESA Seminar Series: Germany’s Remarkable Renewable Energy Revolution

Location

CN Theatre Room 5-142
Grant MacEwan University — City Centre Campus ( 105 Street Building)
Edmonton , AB
Event

CPAWS Southern Alberta Chapter AGM

Sep 14 2011 - 1:00am

We are inviting the public to the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - Southern Alberta Chapter's AGM on September 13th. The evening will feature Ben Gadd as our guest presenter. He will be speaking on:

Why We Head for the Woods, and Why I Love My Job

Modern-day humans crave the landscapes of the distant past

Read more about CPAWS Southern Alberta Chapter AGM

Location

Kahanoff Conference Centre
Suite 200 - 1202 Centre Street SE
Calgary , AB
Event

Bulbs and Pedals: How Calgary Can Learn from the Netherlands

Sep 8 2011 - 1:00am to 3:00am

 

The Calgary tour de nuit Society (CtdnS) is proud to sponsor another in our series of seminars by leading commuter cycling experts. First Calgary Financial will be promoting one of our events for the first time. Read more about Bulbs and Pedals: How Calgary Can Learn from the Netherlands

Location

Dutton Theatre — W. R. Castell Central Library
616 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary , AB
Event

The Way We Green Speaker Series— Renewable Energy in Edmonton

Jun 14 2011 - 6:10pm to 7:00pm

Renewable Energy in Edmonton: Laying the Groundwork

with Gordon Howell, P.Eng., Howell-Mayhew Engineering Inc.

Times are changing, increasingly quickly.  Edmonton, along with many cities and towns, is increasingly focussing itself on becoming sustainable and resilient.  It is a time of transformational change.  How can renewable energy be part of the solution?  What renewable energy resources do we have in the City?  What are the challenges to renewable energy?  What are the possibilities?  What might renewable energy in Edmonton look like?  What needs to be done to get there?  Be part of the community dialogue that is taking shape to help plan our response to the economic possibilities and the environmental imperatives. Read more about The Way We Green Speaker Series— Renewable Energy in Edmonton

Location

City Hall — City Room
1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton , AB
Event

Environment Week 2011

Jun 5 2011 - 6:00am to Jun 11 2011 - 6:00am

Environment Week 2011 takes place from June 5th to 11th. Check out Alberta Environment's website and the links below for Environment Week events near you. 

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Location

various location , AB
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The Way We Green Speaker Series— Building Capacity: Renewable Energy Potential in Edmonton

Jun 4 2011 - 6:10pm to 7:00pm

Speaker: Gordon Howell, P.Eng., Howell-Mayhew Engineering Inc.

2011 Speaker Series

The 2011 Speaker Series is now underway. Upcoming events include: Read more about The Way We Green Speaker Series— Building Capacity: Renewable Energy Potential in Edmonton

Location

City Hall – City Room
1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton , AB

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