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Jan
28
Sat
Sustainability Conference 2023
Jan 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:30 pm

Sustainable Engineers Association (SEA) University of Toronto and SEA Toronto Metropolitan University welcome you to our first in-person conference since 2020, the Sustainability Conference 2023! This event is sponsored by Climate Positive Energy and will take place Saturday, January 28th 2023, from 9:00AM -5:30PM. Breakfast and lunch will be provided as well as the exclusive opportunity to network with some of the top leaders and academics within the sustainability industry!

This year the theme is Back to the Future of Sustainable Urban Development. We aim to highlight initiatives, policies, and perspectives that positively impact sustainable urban living. To assist in creating meaningful dialogue, we will be presenting a variety of speakers, including research leaders and industry professionals from different backgrounds, to speak on topics surrounding green infrastructure, transportation, sustainability from an indigenous perspective and so much more.

If you are interested in the conference, you can purchase tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/sea-x-tmu-back-to-the-future-of-sustainable-urban-development-tickets-472128788917

Event Poster:
2023 Sustainability Conference: Back to the Future of Sustainable Urban Development 
Saturday, January 28th, 2023, 9AM-5:30AM
Medical Science Building 
Includes complimentary breakfast, lunch & networking with sustainability leaders! 
Buy tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/sea-x-tmu-back-to-the-future-of-sustainable-urban-development-tickets-472128788917

Speaker presenting at the conference include: 
Homaira Siddiqui - Senior Policy Advisor, Ontario Ministry of Energy
Matti Siemiatycki - UofT Professor, Geography and Planning
Laura Tanguay - PhD Researcher, York University Faculty of Environmental Studies
Kevin Golovin - UofT Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Neno Kovacevic - Director | Sr. Practice Lead Landscape Architecture/Urban Design at IBI Group
Rhonda Teitel-Payne - Co-coordinator at Toronto Urban Growers
Dwayne Torrey - Director of Construction & Infrastructure Standards, CSA Group
Jeanny Do - Energy & Emerging Markets Specialist, Ecobee Energy
Sarah Haines - UofT Professor, Civil & Mineral Engineering
Adam White - CEO, Powerconsumer Inc.

Jan
29
Sun
Sustainable Buildings Challenge 2023. Sign up deadline: Sunday, January 29
Jan 29 all-day

Friday, February 3 – 12
Are you interested in applying your knowledge and learning more about design strategies for sustainable building? Join the Sustainable Buildings Challenge 2023!
SBN brings our third annual design challenge for undergraduate and graduate students in Canadian Universities. You will work in teams to propose solutions for a residential building that will be revealed soon!

Interested in participating?
Sign up by Sunday, January 29, 2023
Fill out the sign up form!

Find out more at Sustainable Buildings Network’s Instagram @sbnuoft.

Jan
30
Mon
DEADLINE: THE LAIDLAW SCHOLARS UNDERGRADUATE LEADERSHIP AND RESEARCH PROGRAME
Jan 30 @ 8:45 am – 9:00 am

THE LAIDLAW SCHOLARS UNDERGRADUATE LEADERSHIP AND RESEARCH PROGRAME

The Laidlaw Undergraduate Research & Leadership Scholarship was established to help develop leadership potential among students at prominent institutions around the world. The core elements to the Laidlaw Scholars Program include a research project, leadership training, leadership-in-action experience, and network building.

The scholarship is aimed at full-time undergraduate students currently in their first year or second year of study across all three campuses at the University of Toronto. New scholars pursue research in a topic of their choice (6 weeks) in the first summer of their program, and take part in a Leadership-in-Action experience summer in the subsequent year of the program.

Please attend one of three upcoming virtual information sessions to learn more about the program, and how to apply! The application will be available on CLNx after October 14, 2022.

  • All information sessions will be held online through Zoom. The link to the session will be emailed to registered students the morning of the session.UTM/UTSC students: Please email laidlaw.scholars@utoronto.ca to register for the session.Info Session Dates:
  • Thursday, October 27, 2022 – Register here (4PM – 5PM EST)Thursday, November 10, 2022 – Register here (12PM – 1PM EST)Thursday, November 17, 2022-  Register here  (4PM – 5PM EST)
  • Scholar Office Hours: If you are interested in speaking to current and former scholars about their experiences in the program, or have questions about the application process, please sign up to attend Scholar Office hours. It is recommended that you attend an information session prior to signing up for one of these (but not required). Please register below.

November 9, 2022- Laidlaw Scholar Office Hours (4.00PM-5.00PM EST)

Please register here: https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/slevents.htm?eventId=47548

November 24, 2022- Laidlaw Scholar Office Hours (11.30PM-12.30PM EST)

Please register here: https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/slevents.htm?eventId=47556

January 19, 2023- Laidlaw Scholar Office Hours (12.00PM-1.00PM EST)

Please register here: https://clnx.utoronto.ca/home/slevents.htm?eventId=47553

For more information or for any questions, please contact Shraddha Prasad at: laidlaw.scholars@utoronto.ca.

Website: https://studentlife.utoronto.ca/wp-content/uploads/Laidlaw-Scholars-Programme.pdf

Application Deadline: Monday, January 30, 2023 at 9AM.

Feb
1
Wed
Vegan Soft Cooking Series – Wednesdays
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Join us in kickstarting the new year with healthier approaches to cooking in our Vegan Soft Cooking Series.  

Soft Cooking is all about bringing more ease, joy and play into the kitchen, while developing a practice of care and reconciliation. This class is for anyone interested in exploring a new cuisine. 

Founder and food savant, Aisha Lesley Bentham will be leading participants through new learning techniques on meal preparation, principles of FEMA, sustainable and economical practices and building a list of staple pantry items. We will prepare meals together, share stories and cultivate a new generation of conscious cooks. Register now to elevate your cooking skills on a budget.  

We encourage and invite all U of T students, staff, faculty, and librarians to register. 

 

Date: Every Wednesday from January 18th – February 15th, 2023  

Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm  Location: Virtual  

Fee:  Students – Free 

Non students — $50.00  

Register Here  (Spaces are limited) 

Feb
2
Thu
Groundhog Day!
Feb 2 all-day

Groundhog Day!

Let’s honour the original Civil & Mineral Engineer.

Feb
6
Mon
Navigating Conflict & Challenge Through Effective Communication
Feb 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

ONLINE event

Experiencing conflict and disagreement is common when working with others. But there are specific communication techniques that can allow you to move through challenge in order to find common ground. In this Leadership Lab, we will unpack the positions and interests that halt your ability to understand another person’s perspective and move forward. By practicing tangible communication tricks and feedback tips, you will leave this workshop with a comprehensive set of tools to transform conflict in dynamics situations.

Pizza and refreshments provided.

Available to registered Engineering students. Register: https://forms.office.com/r/VWd8kfJwBW

Feb 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Joint CSCE & EIA event: Bridging Connections

U of T clubs Canadian Society of Civil Engineers and
Engineers in Action

February 6, 2023 at 7 p.m. in GB202

Come to our joint event hosted by CSCE and EIA. The event is a career panel that gives students a chance to meet and socialize with industry professionals, more specially, those in civil engineering. It will take place in person on February 6th. The event starts at 7 p.m. in GB202 and there will be snacks!
RSVP link for the event:
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/csce-x-eia-speaker-series-2023-bridging-connections-tickets-524147508307

Feb
8
Wed
Vegan Soft Cooking Series – Wednesdays
Feb 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Join us in kickstarting the new year with healthier approaches to cooking in our Vegan Soft Cooking Series.  

Soft Cooking is all about bringing more ease, joy and play into the kitchen, while developing a practice of care and reconciliation. This class is for anyone interested in exploring a new cuisine. 

Founder and food savant, Aisha Lesley Bentham will be leading participants through new learning techniques on meal preparation, principles of FEMA, sustainable and economical practices and building a list of staple pantry items. We will prepare meals together, share stories and cultivate a new generation of conscious cooks. Register now to elevate your cooking skills on a budget.  

We encourage and invite all U of T students, staff, faculty, and librarians to register. 

 

Date: Every Wednesday from January 18th – February 15th, 2023  

Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm  Location: Virtual  

Fee:  Students – Free 

Non students — $50.00  

Register Here  (Spaces are limited) 

Feb
11
Sat
LEED Green Associate (GA) Training
Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

LEED Green Associate (GA) Training – Webinar and Online self-paced options:I will be offering live webinars that can be streamed on any of the following dates:

 
1. January 21 2023 – 1:00PM – 5:30PM EST
2. February 11 2023 – 1:00PM – 5:30PM EST
3. February 28 2023 – 5:00PM – 9:30PM EST
4. March 25 2023 – 1:00PM – 5:30PM EDT
5. April 15 2023 – 1:00PM – 5:30PM EDT
6. May 6 2023 – 1:00PM – 5:30PM EDT     – OR –
7. On-demand recordings completed at your own pace
A. LEED AP BD+C (Level 2) – On-Demand

The above options (1-7) are all identical.Register for a live webinar or start today with our on-demand recorded workshop completed anytime at your own pace here – https://leadinggreen.com/onlineThis course is instructed by a USGBC Faculty member and is the most effective way to pass. The USGBC charges a $100 (reduced for students) fee for the actual exam which can now be taken online from home. Save money by reserving your spot today and make a positive difference in your career!Cost: $200 – Students can use the coupon code ‘green’ for $50 off (Discounted course price $150)Save your seat by registering here for our live or self-paced options – https://leadinggreen.com/onlinePlease contact the instructor Lorne directly with any questions at info@leadinggreen.com

Feb
12
Sun
DEADLINE: Apply for NSBE Hackathon – The first black student-run hackathon in the GTA
Feb 12 all-day

Apply for NSBE Hackathon – The first black student-run hackathon in the GTA

Join 150+ bright individuals in building innovative solutions to these pressing challenges.

This March, we are taking a social approach to problem solving by not just inviting minorities but also non-minorities to design and create. The theme for this year’s hackathon is inclusive innovation.

No coding or prior hackathon experience necessary! Put your problem-solving, business acumen, and entrepreneurial spirit to the test!

Apply by Sunday, February 12 @ 11:59 p.m.: https://form.typeform.com/to/rFFNo9UC?typeform-source=linktr.ee 

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