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Sustainability Across Disciplines

2017 Conference Program

March 16-17, 2017

Concordia University



March 16th, 2017

Location: GN M-100 (1175 Rue Saint Mathieu, just North of Renée Lévesque Blvd)

9:15-9:30 Welcome
9:30-10:30 Keynote: COLLABORATOIRE: Design Experimentations with Community for Activating Ecological Knowledge by Carmela Cucuzzella
10:30-11:00 Poster session and coffee break
11:00-11:45 Session 1: From Communities to Self-Reflection
 
11:00-11:15 Empirical evidence of decoupling in sustainability communications: the case of the energy east pipeline project by Ronald Ferguson and Michele Paulin
11:15-11:30 Community Engagement Education Development: A case study of global students engaged in sustainability by Thomas Prince and Labeja Julies Acire
11:30-11:45 Long-term sustainability of reforestation through a PES program: a focus on the role of bridging organizations by Frédérique Pellerin-Catellier
11:45-12:00  The art of going zero-waste by Mikaela Kautzky
1:30-2:30 Guest Keynote: The Limits of Nature: Ecosystem Services and the Sustainability of Biodiversity by Daniel Simberloff
2:30-3:00 Poster session and coffee break
3:00-3:45 Session 2: Wildlife and Climate Change Modelling
 
3:00-3:15   Frightened fish: a novel approach to life skills training of Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) by Arun Dayanadan and Grant Brown
3:15-3:30 Corporate contributions to climate change: quantifying carbon emissions and setting sectoral pathways for global carbon budgets  by Maida Hadziosmanovic and Damon Matthews
3:30-3:45 The equitable allocation of greenhouse gases by Daniel Horen Greenford and Damon Matthews
4:00-5:00 Keynote: Towards International Equity in Global Climate Change Mitigation Efforts by Damon Matthews

March 17th, 2017

Location: MB building (1450 Rue Guy, Montreal)

9:15-9:30 Welcome  
9:30-10:30 Guest Keynote: Industrial Ecology: Closing the Loop by Marian Chertow MB-6.260  
10:30-11:00 Poster session and coffee break
MB-6.101
11:00-12:00 Session 1: Policy and Law MB-6.260
 
11:00-11:15 Sustainability and environmental law by Anika Forget and by Sarah-Jade Parker  
11:15-11:30 International environmental agreements – the impact of heterogeneity among countries by Stefania Stranza, Effrosyni Diamantoudi, and Eftichios Sartzetakis  
11:30-11:45 The impact of intergovernmental policy cooperation on sustainability by Jiang Feng and Effrosyni Diamantoudi  
11:45-12:00 The changing role of CSR in India by Kyle Davis, Matthew Leddy, Rajshree Prakash, and Jisun Yu  
 
11:00-12:00 Session 2: Wildlife Management MB-6.240
 
11:00-11:15 Can passages be shared? How human co-use of crossing structures affects the tendency of large to medium sized mammals to use crossing structures below a high traffic highway by Daniella LoScerbo, Caroline Daguet, and Jochen Jaeger
11:15-11:30 Use of drainage culverts by small to medium sized mammals in Quebec by Benjamin Brunen and Jochen Jaeger
11:30-11:45 The effect of habitat modification on the structure of bee assemblages across an agricultural landscape in Monteregie, QC by Sergio Vega and Jean-Philippe Lessard
11:45-12:00 Justitium: Managed relocations of endangered species in the anthropocene era by Eleni Panagiotarakou
 
1:30-2:30 Keynote: Our Work, Our Walk: Land, Meaning, and Sustainability on Métis and Indigenous Trails by Matthew Anderson MB-2.210
2:30-3:00 Poster session and coffee break MB-6-101
3:00-3:45 Session 3: Sustainability in an Urban World
MB-6.260
 
3:00-3:15   The Architecture of trust: Collaborative design and the establishment of trust in Canadian cohousing communities by Cheryl Gladu
3:15-3:30 Visualization tools and greening Canadian cities: Mapping 'sneckdown' in Montréal by Tanya Hage-Moussa and Sarah Vitulano
3:30-3:45 Measuring Urban Sprawl in Vancouver from 1971 to 2011 by Gabriel Townsend Darriau, Craig Townsend, Angela Kross, and Jochen Jaeger
 
3:00-3:45 Session 4: Finding Solutions
MB-6.240
 
3:00-3:15 Sprouting minds for the food revolution by Maggie Winchester, Katherine Spilka, Audrey Constance Wagner, Aven Fisher, Cathou Dupuis, and Bianca Ruest-Callam
3:15-3:30 Microbeads: The evil footprint of cosmetics by Hafsa Sakina Konate, Corina Lacombe, Hania Peper, and Bianca Ruest-Callam
3:30-3:45 Canada gone wild: The effects of increased tourism on biodiversity in Canada’s national parks by Kamden Biggart, Rebecca Black, Ana Castillo, Paige Catlin, and Jane Lakes
 
4:00-5:15 Plenary: Sustainability Research Across Disciplines featuring Ketra Schmitt, Jochen Jaeger, and Ricardo Dal Farra MB-2.210
5:15-5:30 Closing remarks and student awards
MB-2.210

Poster Display: March 16th & 17th, 2017

Posters will be on display during coffee breaks on March 16th in GN-M-100 and on March 17th in MB-6.101

1

Collaborative population monitoring of walleye (Sander vitreus) in Mistassini Lake through integrative science and traditional ecological knowledge by Ella Bowles and Dylan Fraser

2

Egyptian Asceticism in the Christian ecological movement by Tirza Harris

3

Population richness of North American fishes by Elizabeth Lawrence, J. Benavente Paredes, and Dylan Fraser

4

Integrative knowledge of an arctic ecosystem: sympatric lake trout diversity in Quebec’s largest natural lake by Kia Marin and Dylan Fraser

5

Unsustainable islands? Climate justice and migration in the South Pacific by Leif Schenstead-Harris

6

Environmental Kuznets’s curve hypothesis revisited –The impact of Trade by Bavi Mallik and Effrosyni Diamantoudi

7

The art of going zero waste by Mikaela Kautzky

8

Crowded by Julia Woldmo




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