Sustainability Speaker Series

An innovative speaker can revolutionize how we see the world.

In collaboration with various campus and off-campus organizations, the Sustainability Speaker Series brings renowned leaders from all over the world to speak on sustainability issues such as waste, energy, water management and leadership. Lectures are public, open to University of Alberta students, faculty, staff and community members.

The Sustainability Speaker Series gives people the opportunity to be exposed to new ideas, promote understanding about the diversity of topics involved in sustainability and expand the dialogue on campus sustainability.

Past speakers include:

  • Shalini Kantayya
  • George Kourounis
  • Manulani Aluli-Meyer
  • Laurence C. Smith
  • Sheila Watt-Cloutier
  • Majora Carter
  • Edward Burtynsky
  • Tzeporah Berman
  • Severn Cullis-Suzuki
  • Paul Hawken
  • Adria Vasil
  • Raj Patel
  • Thomas Homer Dixon
  • Bill McKibben
  • Annie Leonard
  • Julian Agyeman
  • Winona LaDuke
  • Maude Barlow