Keynote Speaker Daniel Rainham

Healthcare in a Climate Crisis: The Need for Sustainable Health Systems

Daniel is a professor in health promotion in the school of Health and Human Performance at Dalhousie University. He is a research scientist with the Healthy Populations Institute, and flagship project Co-lead, Creating Sustainable Health Systems in a Climate Crisis. His research examines associations between the quality of the environment and human health, focused on measuring the characteristics of the environment, investigating how these characteristics affect our health, and experimenting with solutions and interventions toward a sustainable, healthy lifespan.


Sustainability Trivia Game

This fun lunch-hour activity consisted of two online Kahoot games in which players answered sustainability-related trivia questions. The winners received a Sustainability Council swag bag!


3-Minute Thesis Presentations

Sustainability leaders, undergraduates to alumni, enrich our community with valuable insight on how to address, discuss and tackle current economic, social and environmental issues. In this session, we were delighted to invite a group of bright Certificate in Sustainability scholars to present to you, in a 3-minute thesis format, their work on a range of different topics:

Trevor Devlin - “Designing our Cities for Active Transportation”

Susanna Dokiburra - “My Diet Does What?!” | Carbon Footprint in Current Canadian Food Production and Diet

Megan Jones - “Inspiring a Sustainable Plate” | An Edmonton Restaurateur's Field Guide to Sustainable Change in the Climate Crisis

Archee Panwar - “Biofuels: A Fuel for the Future” | Biofuels from Cyanobacterial Metabolites

These presentations were not recorded.