TALK: "UBC Campus as a Living Lab" (Brent J. Sauder)

Date: 
Thursday, January 12, 2012 | 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: 
DMP 110


COMPUTER SCIENCE SPECIAL SEMINAR AND DISCUSSION

Everyone is welcome. Free coffee and cookies will be provided.

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SPEAKER: Brent J. Sauder
                  Director, Research and Partnerships Office
                  Vice President Research & International and
                  UBC Sustainability Initiative

TITLE:         UBC Campus as a Living Lab

DATE:         Thursday, January 12, 2012

TIME:          3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Hugh Dempster Pavilion (DMP)
                  Room 110, 6245 Agronomy Rd.

ABSTRACT:

UBC has set aggressive targets for reducing the generation of GHG
emissions on the Point Grey Campus.  Achieving these targets requires
a unique collaboration between UBC Operations, Researchers and
Partners.  Further, by utilizing UBC's unique characteristics, it will
become the place to demonstrate these solutions at the scale of a
small city.   The presentation describes this Campus as a Living Lab
initiative, and will provide examples of current initiatives and those
planned for the future.  The opportunity for researcher and student
involvement will be highlighted.

a place of mind, The University of British Columbia

 

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