The Faculty of Environment is proud to announce the latest instalment of our exciting free speaker series.
Please mark your calendars for THURSDAY, April 19, 2018, and join us for a complimentary lunch and a free lecture by some of the brightest minds in environmental research.
Lunch and Lecture Location:
Alumni Hall — St. Paul's University College 1102, 11:30am to 1:30pm
Brock Dickinson, Entrepreneur in Residence
Opportunity, Necessity and Sustainability: Entrepreneurship and the SDGs
Sean Geobey, Assistant Professor, SEED
Gardening in the Shadows: Cultivating a New Generation of Sustainable Institutions
Brock Dickinson is one of Canada’s leading economic development thinkers, combining twenty years of hands-on experience in the field with the latest ideas, innovations and research to drive 21st century economic development. A widely published writer and popular public speaker, Brock is the Entrepreneur in Residence at the Faculty of Environment. He is a founder of the company MDB Insight.
Sean Geobey: I teach social entrepreneurship and social innovation, viewing these as pathways towards the establishment of alternative sustainable social, ecological and economic systems. A more sustainable world will require us to bring a greater diversity of perspectives to decision-making and to work on a longer time horizon than most of our political and economic systems do today.