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:
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.
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.
Callout for participation
In a collaborative and multidisciplinary attempt to pull together Montreal-based research, we are organizing a working group that is critically approaching food systems, security and sustainability at different levels: institutions, Montreal and its peri-urban and rural surroundings, as well as the broader ‘Global South,’ which is facing immediate issues of food crisis.
An Evening With Author Charles Eisenstein: Money, Gift & Society In The Age Of Transition
Please join us as author Charles Eisenstein walks us through the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, and shares his views on how Sacred Economics can liberate us from our own shackles and help us break away from the endless struggle to grow and grow.
McGill University’s Award for Equity & Community Building was approved by Senate and the Board of Governors in April 2012. This award recognizes the work of students, faculty and staff committed to advancing equity and diversity at McGill. The first competition for the award will be held in 2013, with a nomination deadline of March 15th 2013.
Within the award, there are three streams of recognition. Up to three awards may be granted per year, one in each stream.
SPF Social at Gerts
The event will showcase the many accomplishments of past projects and connect like-minded students at McGill. Students will get the chance to network and to receive feedback on their ideas from the SPF Working Group.
At the social, students can also sign up on arrival for any of the following open-mic events: