CAGONT 2019 is being hosted by the Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics at the University of Guelph on October 25-26. The conference will open with a reception and plenary panel on Friday, October 25. Paper and poster sessions to follow on Saturday, October 26.
Mark your calendars!
We’re letting you know about a great event run by our department to facilitate community, collaboration and learning over lunch. The Brown Bag Speaker Series is a weekly opportunity to meet faculty and professionals in your field and to broaden your geographical knowledge.
Had your fill of the US elections? How about a lesson on how to read those US election maps.
In celebrating the new GEG program CONSERVATION LEADERSHIP, join us for a virtual discussion about the current conservation crises facing Canada. Sept. 17 3:30-5 pm. Register at http://uoguel.ph/mcl-launch/
- Prof. Anna Stanley (Infrastructure, private investment and the political economy of settler colonialism in Canada).
- Prof. Eric Nost (Digital Conservation Practices and Perspectives: Insights from North America)
- Prof. Jennifer Silver (Access and equity: Strengthening the foundations for sustainable fisheries and prosperous coastal communities)
SOME GOOD NEWS GEG!
Phil Loring, along with coauthors Dr. Liz Jackson and Sam Laban of CESI, and Merryn Maynard of the Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security published an op-ed in University Affairs. Read "Student food insecurity: a problem before, during and after COVID-19".
Jen Silver and Noella Gray are featured today on the University home page "How a Global Ocean Treaty could Protect Biodiversity in the High Seas". This article was republished from The Conversation.
SOME GOOD NEWS!
Have a listen to the new podcast series: “Social FISHtancing” by Phil Loring, postdoc Hannah Harrison and MA Student Emily De Sousa.
In this podcast they share the stories of small-scale fishermen as they cope and adapt to COVID-19 impacts on the seafood industry. https://soundcloud.com/conservechange (the podcast can also be found on Apple Podcasts or Spotify under “Coastal Routes Radio” .