McGill Sustainability Research Symposium

30 January 2020



Thank you for joining us.

The Sustainability Research Symposium (SRS) is an annual one-day symposium funded by the McGill Sustainability Systems Initiative (MSSI). The upcoming 2020 symposium will be our 10th anniversary centred on Sustainable Food Futures, and will take place on 9am- 6pm January 30, 2020 in the Thomson House Ballroom.

Attendees can expect inspiring speakers, lightning student talks, student posters and awards, panel discussions, and networking opportunities.


Our Goals

Education
To educate on the topic of, and create a dialog around, sustainability among McGill faculty, students and the broader McGill community

Awareness
To highlight sustainability in the specific topic of food and agriculture

Networking
To foster an environment where students can engage with each other and experts on the topic of ‘sustainable food futures’

Conversations
To encourage interdisciplinary discussions on sustainability between people with different perspectives


We are proud to announce that the 2020 McGill Sustainability Research Symposium has been certified as a Gold McGill Sustainable Event by the McGill Office of Sustainability. To achieve this certification, we implemented actions such as serving all vegan and vegetarian food, providing gender neutral bathrooms, and holding our event at a barrier free facility.


McGill is located on unceded Kanien’kehá:ka traditional territory.