Program

**DRAFT – Subject to Change**

 

Day 1: Thursday, May 24

Session Time Speaker Location
Registration 9:00 am Exhibits Multi-purpose Room
Opening 10:00 am

10:15 am

10:30 am

Welcome

Bob Haverluck (Art)

Opening Remarks – Judi Brouse, MSE Chair

Theatre
Session 1 11:00 am Using the past to better predict the future: The challenges of using appropriate time scales in a rapidly changing world

John Smol, Queen’s University

Theatre
MSE Research Award 12:00 pm Announcement of MSE Research Award Recipient Theatre
Lunch 12:15 pm

1:15 pm

Exhibits

Short Videos

Multi-purpose Room

Theatre

Session 2 1:45 pm Falling in love with the Earth: Pathways to hope in a time of environmental challenge

Stephen Scharper, University of Toronto

Theatre
Break 2:45 pm

3:00 pm

Exhibits

Short Videos

Multi-purpose Room

Theatre

Session 3 3:15 pm Reconnecting with the Natural world: The necessity of revitalizing the Indigenous mind

Dan Longboat, Trent University

Theatre
Reception &
Art Display
4:15 pm Cash Bar, Exhibits Multi-purpose Room
Dinner 5:30 pm   Dining Room
Interactive Activity 7:00 pm

Moreen Miller, Fowler Construction

Theatre
Session 4 7:30 pm Music and the Environment

James Gordon, Musician,
City of Guelph

Theatre

 

Day 2: Friday, May 25

Session Time Speaker Location
Opening 8:45 am Early Registration Draw 

1st review of the Communiqué

Theatre
Session 5 9:15 am Using Canopy Science to Foster Global Forest Conservation

Meg Lowman, California Academy of Sciences

Theatre
Break 10:15 am

10:30 am

Exhibits

Short Videos

Multi-purpose Room

Theatre

Session 6 10:45 am Shaping a future partnership of people with the rest of nature

Terry Chapin, University of Alaska

Theatre
Lunch 11:45 am

12:45 pm

Exhibits

Short Videos

Multi-purpose Room

Theatre

Speakers Panel 1:00 pm Moderator: Paul Kennedy, CBC Radio Theatre
Closing 3:00 pm   Theatre