2016's big event: What's on the #energyhorizon?
The Third Annual Symposium was from March 8th - 9th, 2016. This year, we focused on "Renewables: What holds us back? What moves us ahead?"
Supervisor(s) - various departments/schools
|Incorporating Transport Emissions in Identifying Critical Links in Urban Road Networks||Frederic Reynaud |
Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics
|McGill University||Marianne Hatzopoulou|
Dr. Avi Friedman's presentation: "Retooling Cities for the 21st Century"
Symposium theme and scope
Our future prosperity is related to sustainable production of manufactured goods and consumption of resources. The depletion of natural resources, rising greenhouse gas emissions with consumption of energy and materials require careful considerations for future uses of energy and materials. The demand for materials used to create buildings, infrastructure, equipment and products is expected to double in the next 40 years.
Student Poster Showcase
Upon arriving at the Centre Mont-Royal for our symposium activities, you’re invited to visit the McGill University and Polytechnique Montréal student posters that help us think about what sustainable cities and sustainable industries are.
Dr. John Crittenden and Chris Turner will present at part of our Sustainable Cities evening on March 17th. Dr. Timothy Gutowski, Dr. Julian Allwood, and Dr. Greg Keoleian will present on Sustainable Industries on March 18th.
TISED actively shares expertise from sustainability leaders with its own academic community as well as external communities. Visit our many public events on the left side of this page to learn from events where we share videos and presentations on topics related to, and informed by, sustainable engineering and design! Everyone is welcome at these forums - to learn, to debate, to change.