Wall Catalyst Emeriti Lecture Series: Save the Date

September 25, 2022

The Wall Catalyst Emeriti cohort meets monthly to share research experience and engage with guest lecturers on the topic of the “Climate and Nature Emergency”.

These lectures and panel sessions are hosted at the Institute and will be open to the public as well as available over Zoom in the months ahead.

Registration links and more information available on the UBC Emeritus College website.

Save the Dates!

Thursday, September 22, 1pm – 3pm
Political Obstacles and Opportunities for Canadian Climate Policy
Speaker: Kathryn Harrison, Political Science (UBC)

Thursday, October 20, 1pm – 3pm
Health, Equity and Collaboration as Catalysts for Regional Climate Adaptation in BC
Speaker: Craig Brown, Climate Change and Health Lead, Vancouver Coastal Health

Thursday, November 17, 1pm – 3pm
Panel: Nicholas Coops, Forestry (UBC) and Lori Daniels, Forest and Conservations Sciences (UBC)
Moderator: Olav Slaymaker

Thursday, January 19, 1pm – 3pm
A Professional Engineering Perspective
Speaker: David Wilkinson, Biological and Chemical Engineering (UBC)

Thursday, February 16, 1pm – 3pm
Panel: Jessica Dempsey, Geography (UBC) and Rashid Sumaila, Institute for Oceans and Fisheries, and School of Public Policy and Global Affairs (UBC, and guests

Thursday, March 16, 1pm – 3pm
Panel: Robert Clifford, Peter A. Allard School of Law (UBC) and Jocelyn Stacey, Peter A. Allard School of Law and 2022 PWIAS Wall Scholar
Moderator: Jo-ann Archibald

Thursday, April 20, 1pm – 3pm
Advancing Climate Solutions in a Politically Polarizing World
Speaker: Andrew Weaver, Earth and Ocean Sciences (UVic)

Thursday, May 11, 1pm – 3pm
Climate Ghosts: Migratory Species in the Anthropocene
Speaker: Nancy Langston, Distinguished Professor of Environmental History, Michigan Technical University