Concordia University

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SUMMER INSTITUTE:
SUSTAINABLE FUTURES

May 29 - June 2: Interdisciplinary 3-credit course for advanced Masters and PhD students.

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Explore your own sustainability path for society

 

Concordia University Interdisciplinary Summer Institute (CUISI) 2017 offers an intense week-long (3-credit) interdisciplinary course/seminar for advanced Masters and PhD students that will cover the fundamentals of the sustainable futures literature and assist each student in constructing their own sustainability paths for society from their own disciplinary focus.

Topics covered include:

  • What is sustainability and resilience, and how can these concepts be applied to long-term thinking about societal development?
  • What is happening in the scientific community to reflect these imperatives?
  • How can principles of engineering combine with ethics to produce a more sustainable future?
  • What policy paths can be utilized to achieve student's visions of a sustainable future?

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