Talks & Lectures

Event

Ban Chlorpyrifos Presentation

Apr 1 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Sheryl McCumsey, co-ordinator for Pesticide Free Edmonton, will be giving a presentation about the harmful effects of the pesticide Chlorpyrifos.

This pesticide is used throughout and around our city. The presentation will include how this is not being properly evaluated by Health Canada and what we can do about it. Edmonton remains the last municipality in Canada to use this for mosquito larvae. The event will take place at the University of Alberta Education Building South room 122. Read more about Ban Chlorpyrifos Presentation

Location

Room 122
Education Centre South, University of Alberta
Edmonton , AB
Event

Down to Earth Week 2016—Awakened Company: Connecting Community & Prosperity

Apr 15 2016 - 11:30pm to Apr 16 2016 - 2:30am

Tickets: $50 + taxes & fees

Join REAP Business Association for an inspiring evening showcasing what it means to be an Awakened Company. Support and connect with social entrepreneurs and Alberta business leaders of all industries who are looking to take the next step in their journey towards sustainability, shape our local community and make a positive impact upon people and the planet. Read more about Down to Earth Week 2016—Awakened Company: Connecting Community & Prosperity

Location

Civic On Third
130 3 Avenue SE
T2G 0B7 Calgary , AB
Event

Down to Earth Week 2016—Capital for Cause: Views on Impact Investing

Apr 13 2016 - 2:00pm to 7:30pm

Tickets: $80Capital for a Cause Image

Join REAP Business Association for a half-day summit on The How and Why of Social Impact Investing. Hosted by Dexterity Consulting, participants will learn from experienced investment leaders what separates successful and unsuccessful ventures. Read more about Down to Earth Week 2016—Capital for Cause: Views on Impact Investing

Location

Eighth Avenue Place, Conference Rooms A&B
525 8 Avenue SW (4th Floor)
Calgary , AB
Event

Alberta Impact Fund Info Session

Apr 4 2016 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Are you an Alberta-based entrepreneur or small to medium sized business?

Do you want to learn business strategies that will make your business more resilient and adaptive to changing economic and environmental conditions?

Do you have plans to expand your business and need an investment of capital to make it happen?  Read more about Alberta Impact Fund Info Session

Location

2100-10020 100 Street NW
T5J 0N3 Edmonton , AB
Event

Igniting the Sparkle: Sharing knowledge between Western and Indigenous sciences

Mar 9 2016 - 2:00am

The Faculties of Science and Native Studies are pleased to announce a two-day event to showcase, explore, reinforce and expand intersections between western and Indigenous knowledge and science. Inspired by the Calls to Action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report, this conversation will build and enhance these connections through a public talk and symposium, to explore how we can contribute to finding ways to share and respect science knowledge within and between these two cultures and worldviews.

Kicking off this event is a special keynote lecture from Gregory Cajete—Author, Educator, and Director of Native American Studies at the University of New Mexico. Read more about Igniting the Sparkle: Sharing knowledge between Western and Indigenous sciences

Location

CCIS 1-440
Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science (University of Alberta North Campus)
Edmonton , AB
Event

AWA Edmonton Talk: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Tanzania — ‘Off the Beaten Track’ African Parks

Mar 17 2016 - 1:00am

From a naturalist’s perspective, join Bill Reynolds to get up close with elephant families in the Zambezi rainforest, with hippos in the Selous reserve, with antelopes and hornbills among the baobabs of Ruaha, with the colobus monkeys of Udzungwa mountains and so many more denizens of deep, dark Africa!

  • Talk starts at 7:00PM (doors open at 6:30PM)
  • Donations accepted at the door
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Location

Jackson Power Electric Ltd.
9744 60 Avenue NW
Edmonton , AB
Event

EcoLiving Fair + Workshops

Mar 12 2016 - 5:00pm to Mar 13 2016 - 12:30am

The demand for sustainable living solutions continues to grow in Central Alberta so ReThink Red Deer is proud to host the EcoLiving Fair + Workshops at the Red Deer College! Read more about EcoLiving Fair + Workshops

Location

Cenovus Learning Common (east wing)
Red Deer College
Red Deer , AB

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