" In recent months, the engineering profession in Quebec has been disparaged. It is vital that the hard-won title of “engineer” regain its honour — because beyond the controversies, the fact remains that excellence in engineering is one of Montreal’s greatest strengths." Full Story
CKUT's All Things McGill interviewed Lilith Wyatt regarding the Sustainability Projects Fund and the recent referendum process that will secure funding for the initiative over the next 5 years.
You are missing some Flash content that should appear here! Perhaps your browser cannot display it, or maybe it did not initialize correctly.
Canadian Academy of Engineering
2013 Symposium: MANUFACTURING IN ADVANCED ECONOMIES
June 20-21, 2013
Delta Centre-Ville, Montreal, Quebec
The keynote speakers will be Frank Graves, from Ekos Research, on the topic of Canadians’ attitudes towards the manufacturing sector, and Simon Olivier from GE Canada, on sustainable growth for manufacturers. Symposium topics include:
Three Minutes to Change the World is a TED-talk style event featuring McGill graduate students giving three-minute presentations about their thesis research initiatives and their impact on the community. It takes all kinds of knowledge to change the world— thesis research from all disciplines is welcome!
Please RSVP* to rethink [at] mcgill [dot] ca by Friday, March 22, 2013.
The Office of Sustainability is proud to recognize the many and significant efforts that have taken place at McGill this year to grow toward sustainability, including the development of a comprehensive sustainability strategy through the Vision 2020 process.
Round table discussion for Montreal English speaking Disability service providers (secondary, CEGEP and university). Please confirm your attendance by RSVP'ing to frederic [dot] fovet [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Frederic Fovet).
Accessibility and Sustainability: a critical examination of post-secondary disability service provision (To be held in French)
The McGill Office of Sustainability and the Office for Students with Disabilities have the pleasure of inviting you to an French language “presentation-debate” to be held Monday, the 18th of March, 2013 in Room 305 – Currie Gymnasium from 5:30-7:00 pm
Event Title: Accès et développement durable: un regard critique sur la provision de service en situation de handicap au post-secondaire
Event: Monday, February 25th, 1-4pm, Thomson House Ballroom
Come hear some of the great sustainability action ideas that your fellow students, faculty and staff have been carrying around in their back pockets—and submit some of your own!
Interested in urban sustainability skills and systems design?
Come to an all-day workshop with Scott Kellogg of the Radix Ecological Sustainability Center: community-based sustainable solutions. Scott is an experienced teacher, activist, ecological designer, and father. He is currently earning a Masters in Environmental Science from Johns Hopkins University.
The deadline for submissions will be February 27 2013
The 3rd annual Catalyst Awards will be held in 2013 to recognize students, staff, and faculty who have made meaningful and enduring contributions to the sustainability movement at McGill University. The purpose of these awards is to acknowledge and celebrate those who have motivated action and led the way towards integrating sustainability into McGill’s operations, curriculum, and culture.