WED APRIL 22, 2009
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (includes lunch and is followed by refreshments)
Please REGISTER (free) at www.environment.utoronto.ca/ResearchDay2009.aspx or email email@example.com.
Everyone is welcome at any time throughout the event. Registration is not required but recommended for catering purposes only.
FACULTY CLUB, 2nd floor, 41 Willcocks St. (east of Spadina Ave., north of College St.)
(See below for directions via TTC and parking info.)
Join us on Earth Day for a look at some of the research conducted by members of the Centre for Environment.
Featured will be eight research presentations followed by a presentation of graduate students' awards.
Schedule is subject to change. For updates, abstracts and speakers’ biographies,
please visit www.environment.utoronto.ca or email firstname.lastname@example.org (416-978-6526).
INGRID STEFANOVIC, Director, Centre for Environment: Opening remarks
PHILIP BYER, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering and Centre for Environment
“Addressing Uncertainties about Climate Change in Project-Level Environmental Impact Assessments”
RACHEL BRYANT, Ph.D. candidate, Dept of Philosophy and Centre for Environment (Environmental Studies Program)
“Justifying Conservation: What Good is Biodiversity?”
TENLEY CONWAY, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Geography U of T Mississauga; Full member, grad faculty of Centre for Environment
“Patterns of Vegetation across the Greater Toronto Area: The Role of Urban Form, Policy & Neighbourhood Socio-Economics”
RALUCA POPESCU, Ph.D. candidate, Dept. of Chemistry and Centre for Environment (Environmental Studies Program)
“Ammonia in the Environment: The Role it Plays in the Formation of Harmful Particulate Matter”
12:10 p.m. LUNCH
SARAH WAKEFIELD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Geography; Full member, graduate faculty of the Centre for Environment
“Environmental Health Protection in a Multicultural City: A Case Study of Toronto's Pesticide Use Reduction Program”
BRAD BASS, Researcher, Adaptation and Impacts Research Division of Environment Canada, at Centre for Environment
“Can the Green Roof Industry Succeed in Canada?”
MAY JEONG, B.A (Hons) student, majors in Environment and Society (Centre for Environment) and Political Science
“Mining and Indigenous Peoples of Ecuador and Northern Ontario” (senior undergraduate environmental research course)
KRISTEN GAGESCH, B.Sc. (Hons.) student; DAVID PHOTIADIS, B.A. (Hons) student; CATHERINE MULE, B.Sc. (Hons) student;
ALYSE RUNYAN, B.A. (Hons) student; ALICJA WIERZBICKA, B.Sc. (Hons) student.
“Campus Sustainability: Lessons Learned from Leading Universities” (senior undergrad environmental research course)
2:50 PRESENTATION OF GRADUATE STUDENTS' AWARDS
DIRECTIONS VIA TTC AND PARKING:
Via TTC: 3 streetcar stops south of Spadina subway station;
Parking: 1 Spadina Crescent, or 213 Huron St. (underground, 1 block east), north of College St.
(Call 416-978-PARK or visit http://www.fs.utoronto.ca/parking.htm)