Sunday, January 26, 2020

Event - McGill Sustainability Research Symposium: Sustainable Food Futures

McGill Sustainability Research Symposium (SRS) will take place on January 30, 2020 in the Thomson House Ballroom, 3650 Mc Tavish St, Montreal, Quebec. SRS is an annual one-day symposium funded by the McGill Sustainability Systems Initiative (MSSI). The upcoming 2020 symposium will be the 10th anniversary and it will be centered on Sustainable Food Futures. Attendees can expect inspiring speakers, lightning student talks, student posters and awards, panel discussions, and networking opportunities.


Goals
  • Education To educate on the topic of, and create a dialog around, sustainability among McGill faculty, students and the broader McGill community 
  • Awareness To highlight sustainability in the specific topic of food and agriculture 
  • Networking To foster an environment where students can engage with each other and experts on the topic of ‘sustainable food futures’ 
  • ConversationsTo encourage interdisciplinary discussions on sustainability between people with different perspectives
The 2020 McGill Sustainability Research Symposium has been certified as a Gold McGill Sustainable Event by the McGill Office of Sustainability. To achieve this certification, they implemented actions such as serving all vegan food, providing gender neutral bathroom, and holding our event at a barrier free facility. McGill is located on unceded Kanien’kehá:ka traditional territory.

Click here to download the agenda. 

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