Events - 2016

Friday, November 25, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST

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

Please join us on Friday, November 25th for Implementing the Paris Agreement for Climate Action: Legal and Institutional Challenges, an informative lecture with faculty experts, Dr. Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger and Dr. Neil Craik.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST

Register for the Finale of the Jack Rosen Memorial Competition.  Come and support your fellow entrepreneurial classmates as they compete Dragon’s Den style for a chance to walk away with the $2,000 grand prize.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM EST
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To help us shape a sustainable future, we’re committed to attracting the best and brightest graduate students to be the next generation of researchers and practitioners in the field. 

Thursday, November 10, 2016 — 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM EST
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UWPAT Young Alumni Pre-Dinner Social


Meet and mingle with recent alumni, current students, peers, colleagues and friends of the School of Planning before the annual Toronto Planning Dinner on November 10, 2016.

Monday, November 7, 2016 — 12:00 PM EST
Toronto skyline

The Faculty of Environment at the University of Waterloo is delighted to feature Dream, Girl, produced by Social Innovation alumna Komal Minhas. Dream, Girl is an incredible documentary which tells the stories of amazing female entrepreneurs to inspire the next generation of leaders.

Friday, November 4, 2016 — 5:30 PM EDT
Komal Minhas on set of the Dream Girl production

The Faculty of Environment at the University of Waterloo is delighted to feature Dream, Girl, produced by Social Innovation alumna Komal Minhas. Dream, Girl is an incredible documentary which tells the stories of amazing female entrepreneurs to inspire the next generation of leaders.

Saturday, October 29, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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The School of Urban and Regional Planning Class of 1981 is celebrating their 35th reunion!

Class of 81 30th Reunion group photo

Friday, October 28, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 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 on Friday, October 28th for an informative lecture on the environment by experts in our faculty. A complimentary, locally-sourced lunch will be available at 11:45am in EV3 4327.

Friday, October 21, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
Environment students at convocation

The Faculty of Environment is proud to announce the convocation ceremony for Fall 2016 Convocation. 

2:30PM - *4:30PM | Physical Activities Complex, Main Gymnasium

*Note: ending time is approximate

Saturday, October 1, 2016 — 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
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Come back to the University of Waterloo on October 1, 2016 and reunite with the Faculty of Environment. Enjoy a number of events hosted by Environment as well as others happening around the University that day. Please click below to register by Friday, September 23, 2016. 

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

Please join us on Wednesday, September 28th for the first of the 2016 Environment Lecture Series featuring Harvard Professor, William Clark.

This free public talk is open to all members of the University of Waterloo and K-W communities. A complimentary lunch will be served at 11:30 am. Registration is not required.

Saturday, September 24, 2016 — 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

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.

Thursday, September 15, 2016 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

Above Asking: Housing Affordability & the Greenbelt

Housing prices in the GGH have risen dramatically in the decade, but why?

Are greenbelt and growth plan policies restricting greenfield land supply and driving up land markets and home prices? Or can intensification policies encourage more affordable and family oriented housing supply in hot market locations? 

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

Please join us for a www.geothink.ca sponsored talk by , a post-doctoral researcher from Ryerson University. Dr. Steenberg will give a presentation on Open Data and Urban Forest Ecosystems and the impact of gentrification on urban trees. Coffee and cookies will be provided.

Abstract:

Open Data and Urban Forest Ecosystems

Dr. James Steenberg

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 — 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM EDT
Eco Summit 2016

Eco Summit 2016
Overview

Please join us for the University of Waterloo's third annual Eco-Summit, entitled "Building Networks."  This event will celebrate our sustainability progress over the past year, with a particular emphasis on the connections that are continuing to strengthen Waterloo's momentum.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 — 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
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Bike Breakfast

Join us for a morning "Bike Breakfast" to help celebrate cycling, featuring:

  • Free tune-ups from King Street Cycles to keep your ride in top shape
  • Coffee, pastries, and fruit to recharge your energy
  • Info on campus services for cyclists, and more!

Full details are on the Bike Month page.

Thursday, June 9, 2016 — 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
Bike Month 2016 ad

Bike Breakfast

Join us for a morning "Bike Breakfast" to help celebrate cycling, featuring:

  • Free tune-ups from King Street Cycles to keep your ride in top shape
  • Coffee, pastries, and fruit to recharge your energy
  • Info on campus services for cyclists, and more!

Full details are on the Bike Month page.

Friday, May 6, 2016 — 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
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Symposium on Aging Research is hosting an interdisciplinary forum on aging research FOR graduate students BY graduate students.

This event is open to all students studying aging.

We are now accepting abstracts for:

Friday, April 22, 2016 (all day)
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Friday, April 1, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

We would like to invite all Environment students and faculty to the final project presentation for GEOG 471. These 10 presentations represent the culmination of four months of hard work, and include a wide variety of topics:

Thursday, March 31, 2016 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Presenters of the 2016 Environment 3MT competition.

Congratulations to Cheryl Chan and Chloë Mirfield, the finalists from the 2016 Environment 3MT competition, and all of the presenters!

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 (all day)
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On March 23, the Faculty of Environment will be hosting its second annual Environment Faculty Festival, ENVigorate 2016: Growing Roots!

Monday, March 14, 2016 (all day) to Saturday, March 19, 2016 (all day)
Students setting up an installation

KI-X (n): Knowledge Integration eXhibition; a convergence of disciplines, teaching methods and creative minds in an exhibition of topical, object-centric displays.

Friday, March 11, 2016 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST
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Speaker: Eric Peterson
Founder & Executive Director of the Hakai Institute

“In less than six years, a former fishing lodge on remote Calvert Island
has become one of the leading centres for marine research in Canada.
Some 200 scientists and 80 research projects on B.C.’s central coast

Friday, March 11, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST
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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, March 11th 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

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