ALES Events and Lectures

Upcoming Events


Annual Lectures & Seminars

Alumni Weekend

Alumni Weekend is a yearly event that takes place in September.

Bentley Lecture

Each year the University of Alberta invites a speaker of international renown to present current research and updates in areas relating to soil science, agricultural production methods, and sustainable agriculture.

Empey Lecture

The Empey Lecture is delivered annually in honour of Dr. Elizabeth Empey. Human Ecology hold public lectures are delivered on issues related to Family Science, Material Culture, Clothing & Textiles, or Nutrition. 

Forest Industry Lecture

The Forest Industry Lecture Series (FILS) began and was developed as a collaborative event by members of the “forestry community” in Alberta to enrich the Forestry Program at the University of Alberta.

Seminars and Brown Bags

The Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology (REES) Seminar Series brings together some of the experts in agricultural, resource, and environmental economics, as well as the sociology of environment, food, and natural resources.

Livestock Gentec Annual Conference

An annual event that brings together researchers, producers, industry and government representatives to discuss the latest advances in and applications of livestock genomics.

Western Canadian Dairy Seminar

Held every year in Red Deer, this annual event brings together dairy producers, extension specialists, researchers and dairy service and supply representatives together to share the latest research results. The seminar is regarded as the best of its kind in North America.