Events - 2015

Thursday, November 12, 2015 — 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM EST

Interested in exploring graduate studies in a sustainability related field next year?

We invite you to join the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED) to learn more about graduate program opportunities offered in SEED.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
SEED logo: School of Environment, Enterprise and Development

SEED Alumni are invited to join professors Neil Craik, Steve Young, Olaf Weber, Tara Vinodrai and others for an informal networking reception.

Thursday, December 17, 2015 (all day)
ENV Toy drive for Syrian Refugees

As we celebrate the holidays and are surrounded by family and friends, I think many of us are reminded of how lucky we are.

In the next two months, Waterloo region could get up to 1150 Syrian refugees who will call our community home. 

Monday, December 7, 2015 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST

The Waterloo Institute for Social Innovation and Resilience (WISIR) is pleased to host Melanie Goodchild, Senior Counsel, Indigenous Relations, National Head Office, Canadian Red Cross to discuss Indigenous Science and the Role of Value in Research. Please join us on December 7th 2015. Space is limited.

 

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 — 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EST

Jeff Casello and Steve Alexander 

The teaching and learning committee present a lecture on the future of teaching. Join us for lunch and discussion on November 25, featuring Jeff Casello and Steve Alexander. 

Lunch will be served at 11:30am 

Monday, November 23, 2015 — 4:45 PM to 6:00 PM EST

Confronting the Political Economy of Ever More

Friday, November 20, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Web Seminar Invitation

The novel ecosystems concept reveals opportunities for integrated and collaborative approaches to landscape planning and management. In this seminar, we will consider the implications for conservation, agriculture, policy, governance, and land use.

Listen to world expert, and Environment and Resource Studies Chair, Dr Stephen Murphy, discuss applications for a range of wilderness, rural, and (sub)urban contexts.

Thursday, November 19, 2015 — 1:30 PM EST

Uncertain Futures

Canada’s North is the first homeland of Aboriginal peoples who have inhabited this vast region for thousands of years – long before explorers, settlers, and fortune seekers that made their way into the region. Come out and understand the impacts of climate warming and Aboriginal communities on November 19.

Guest speakers include: Rachael Simon, Bill Quinton, and Edward Cholo

A panel discussion will include: Mike English, Alison Blay-Palmer and Dean Holman 

Saturday, November 14, 2015 — 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST

In November of this year, Bruce Mitchell will retire after 46 years of service to the University of Waterloo.

In appreciation of his outstanding career and accomplishments, we will be hosting a reception and dinner for faculty, friends and former students.

This will be a wonderful opportunity to recognize Bruce's impact and visit with old friends and fellow alumni. Friends or family members are welcome.

Friday, November 13, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

The Faculty of Environment is proud to announce the latest installment of our exciting free speaker series. 

Please join us Friday November 13, 2015 for a free lecture on the environment presented by experts in our faculty.

Complimentary lunch will also be served at 12pm.

Be sure to join the conversation using #envlecture

Thursday, November 12, 2015 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST
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Young Alumni Pre-Dinner Social

Meet and mingle with recent alumni, current students, peers, colleagues and friends of the School of Planning immediately before the annual Toronto Planning Dinner on November 12, 2015.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 — 8:00 AM to Thursday, October 29, 2015 — 4:00 PM EDT

The second international Polar Data Forum (PDF II) will be held at the University of Waterloo. The Forum will provide a critically important venue for showcasing polar data initiatives, to learn from global partners and work collaboratively to continue developing an international vision and action plan.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 (all day) to Thursday, October 29, 2015 (all day)
Polar Data event poster

The second international Polar Data Forum (PDF II) will be held at the University of Waterloo in October of this year. The Forum will provide a critically important venue for showcasing polar data initiatives, to learn from global partners and work collaboratively to continue developing an international vision and action plan.

Friday, October 23, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
ENV grads in orange hoods at convocation

The Faculty of Environment is proud to announce the convocation ceremony for Fall 2015 Convocation. Ceremonies are held in the Main Gymnasium of the Physical Activities Complex at the University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 — 10:00 AM to Thursday, October 22, 2015 — 6:00 PM EDT

A Workshop on Global Development

Aga Khan Foundation Canada, together with St. Paul’s University College and the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development at the University of Waterloo invite you to join a conversation about Canada’s role in reducing global poverty. This participatory workshop will explore effective solutions to some of the most pressing challenges faced by communities at home and globally. You will leave the workshop with ideas on how you can take action as a global citizen. 

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 — 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
David Miller

Dean Jean Andrey warmly invites all Faculty of Environment alumni and friends to an exclusive celebration. This year's Alumni Awards reception features a presentation by President & CEO of WWF Canada and 63rd Mayor of Toronto, David Miller.

Friday, October 16, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT
Speaker Series Poster

The Faculty of Environment is proud to announce the latest installment of our exciting free speaker series. 

Please join us Friday October 16, 2015 for a free lecture on the environment presented by a special guest lecturer.

Complimentary lunch will also be served at 12pm.

Be sure to join the conversation using #envlecture

Thursday, October 15, 2015 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
Event Poster

Learn what a graduate degree can offer you!

The Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Environment will be hosting a joint graduate information reception to provide students the opportunity to learn more about our programs.

Register here!

The reception will begin at 4:30pm with three keynote speakers:

Saturday, October 3, 2015 — 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT

1981 grads (left to right): Louise Sweet, Louise Ann Smyth and Lee Anne Doyle

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
A picture of Adam Saunders

Thinking of starting up your own business? Please join Adam Saunders co-founder of Piinpoint a successful business location start-up as he shares insights into gow geography, geomatics and GIS will play a critical role in the future knowledge economy.  

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT
Haimes

Presented by Yacov Y. Haimes

Lawrence R. Quarles Professor of Systems and Information Engineering, and of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Founding Director (1987), Center for Risk Management of Engineering Systems
University of Virginia, United States

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
10:30 to 11:30 AM

Room: E5-6111
Everyone is welcome!

Saturday, September 26, 2015 — 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

The Ceremony of Induction into Professional Planning Education

Incoming Planning students and their supporters are invited to celebrate and mark the beginning of their Planning education. This event is an opportunity to meet and mingle with fellow inductees, School of Planning faculty, staff and current students.

Friday, September 18, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT
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The Faculty of Environment is proud to announce the latest installment of our exciting free speaker series. 

Please join us Friday September 18, 2015 for a free lecture on the environment presented by experts in our faculty.

Complimentary lunch will also be served at 12pm.

Be sure to join the conversation using #envlecture

Thursday, July 30, 2015 — 1:30 PM EDT

The SHAD Waterloo enrichment program for high school students with strong interests and potential in sciences, technology, engineering and entrepreneurship will have a public open house to share what we've been working on during the month of July.

  • Thursday, July 30
  • 1:30-4pm
  • Conrad Grebel University College, Great Hall

The open house will include displays about our activities including workshops, lectures, guest speakers, and recreation.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 — 12:00 AM to Thursday, July 30, 2015 — 11:59 PM EDT

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