Upcoming Events - Week of Feb 18

Posted by Rhett Reilkoff on February 18, 2013 - 4:01pm
Private - accessible only to group members

EVENTS

THE SMART GRID - HOW WE CAN USE MORE WIND AND SOLAR ENERGY

Feb 18th, 7 to 9 PM, North Park Manor, 875 North Park Street

BCSEA hosts Torsten Broeer who will discuss how a smart grid, combined with smart loads, including residential appliances - can match energy demand to the variable supply of wind energy and other forms of renewable energy. See website for more info.

 

THE CLIMATE RESILIENCE GAP: A GLOBAL INSURER'S PERSPECTIVE

Feb 19th, 10 to 11 AM PST

Webinar co-hosted by the POLIS Water Sustainability Project on the macroeconomic impacts of extreme weather events. For more information and to register see poster and contact amorand@mirarco.org.

 

VICTORIA BLUE DRINKS

Feb 19th, 4:30 to 6:30 PM, Fernwood Inn, 1302 Gladstone Ave

Join others interested in water issues for a casual networking and some obscure water trivia too! See website for more info.

  

SHARKS: FIERCE PREDATORS, VULNERABLE PREY

Feb 20th, 7 PM, Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre, Sidney

Julie Baum explores the fascinating world of sharks. See poster for more info.

 

CREATING A WELCOMING, DIVERSE AND SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY

Feb 21st, 7 PM, David Lam Auditorium, MacLaurin Building, UVIC

Dr. Caroline Andrew from the University of Ottawa will give a free public lecture on how we can define and design livable communities. Lecture is followed by a discussion forum co-hosted with the CRD on Feb 22nd from 8:30 to 4:30 featuring speakers from UVic and throughout the CRD on the region's regional sustainability strategy. See website for more info and registration details.