Sustainability Forum: On Campus and In Our Communities


This event is sponsored by OCAD U’s Sustainability Committee and the Office of Diversity, Equity & Sustainability Initiatives

 
DateTuesday, November 10, 2015 - 3:00pm to 9:00pm

Cost

Free

Location

Main Lobby OCAD University 100 McCaul Accessible venue American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation provided

This event is sponsored by OCAD U’s Sustainability Committee and the Office of Diversity, Equity & Sustainability Initiatives

OCAD U is hosting our first Sustainability Forum! Learn more about how our community weaves sustainability into its teaching, creative work, research and current practices. Add your perspectives to our campus dialogues on advancing sustainability.

The Sustainability Forum will feature:
A Sustainability pledge campaign: An installation using photos designed to create a dialogue of how we understand sustainability on campus

A seed paper making workshop led by grOCAD student group where participants will create seed paper using recycled materials. (Workshop Times: 10:30 am to 11.30 am & 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm)

Resources from OCAD U's Library focusing on sustainability and environmental issues (Pop-Up Library from 12.00 pm to 1.00 pm)

Highlights from the Sustainability Minor offered by Liberal Arts & Sciences and School of Interdisciplinary Studies

Student posters that showcase art and design work across curriculum and in our community

Work being done throughout the university at an operational level to advance our collective commitment to sustainability

Yirego's demonstration of Drumi, a foot powered washing machine. Drumi is designed by OCAD U Alumni and won the James Dyson Award (2014), Sustainability Design Awards (2013) and many more.

Music by Naomi Dodds (from 10.30 am to 11.50 am)

Food (locally sourced) and Fair Trade Coffee

* Cups and plates provided at this event will be plastic free and made from recycled content. Attendees are welcome to bring their own cups and containers to further reduce the footprint of this event.

DateTuesday, November 10, 2015 - 3:00pm to 9:00pm

Cost

Free

Website Location

Main Lobby OCAD University 100 McCaul Accessible venue American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation provided

Calling all alumni entrepreneurs
Sustainability Forum 2015
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 3:00pm to 9:00pm

This event is sponsored by OCAD U’s Sustainability Committee and the Office of Diversity, Equity & Sustainability Initiatives

OCAD U is hosting our first Sustainability Forum! Learn more about how our community weaves sustainability into its teaching, creative work, research and current practices. Add your perspectives to our campus dialogues on advancing sustainability.

The Sustainability Forum will feature:
A Sustainability pledge campaign: An installation using photos designed to create a dialogue of how we understand sustainability on campus

A seed paper making workshop led by grOCAD student group where participants will create seed paper using recycled materials. (Workshop Times: 10:30 am to 11.30 am & 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm)

Resources from OCAD U's Library focusing on sustainability and environmental issues (Pop-Up Library from 12.00 pm to 1.00 pm)

Highlights from the Sustainability Minor offered by Liberal Arts & Sciences and School of Interdisciplinary Studies

Student posters that showcase art and design work across curriculum and in our community

Work being done throughout the university at an operational level to advance our collective commitment to sustainability

Yirego's demonstration of Drumi, a foot powered washing machine. Drumi is designed by OCAD U Alumni and won the James Dyson Award (2014), Sustainability Design Awards (2013) and many more.

Music by Naomi Dodds (from 10.30 am to 11.50 am)

Food (locally sourced) and Fair Trade Coffee

* Cups and plates provided at this event will be plastic free and made from recycled content. Attendees are welcome to bring their own cups and containers to further reduce the footprint of this event.

Venue & Address: 
Main Lobby OCAD University 100 McCaul Accessible venue American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation provided
Cost: 
Free
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