Speaker Series in Winter 2017

Speaker series offers informal talks and discussions on various Geography related issues. It is open to staff, students, faculty and the general public. We are serving complimentary Fair Trade coffee, refreshments and light snacks. Come out and listen to what people are up to!

Date Speaker Topic and description
Jan 27 Workshop: Safety in the field
Feb 3 Ying Zhang
Natural Resources Canada
Spatial analysis of urban transportation energy use
Feb 10 Workshop: How to create top-notch posters and graphics
Feb 17 PhD Candidates PhD Presentations
Senior PhD candidates share their work
Feb 24 Workshop: How to give great oral presentations
Mar 3 Faculty Faculty slide show
Western Geography professors showcase their research – in 5 minutes each!
Mar 10 Sarah Bassnett
University of Western Ontario (Visual Arts)
Picturing Toronto: Photography and the making of a modern city
Mar 17 Iain Stewart
University of Toronto
Metabolism of mega-cities
Mar 24 Fourth year students Undergraduate Thesis Presentations

Fourth-year students share their thesis findings

Mar 31 Dayna Nadine Scott
Osgoode Law School, York University
Sacrifice zones in the global green energy economy
Apr 7 Workshop: Communicating research to the public
Apr 13 Jeremy Schmidt 
Durham University
Water: Abundance, scarcity and security in the age of humanity