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Vancouver Chapter March Meeting: UTown@UBC Presentation and Tour of CIRS

Chapter Meeting
Mar 7 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Join us for a presentation and guided tour of UTown@UBC, a sustainable community springing up on the campus of the University of British Columbia. Our host will be Orion Henderson, UBC's Director of Operational Sustainability. Orion is the Director, Operational Sustainability at the University of British Columbia. In this role, he directs the activities of the Campus Sustainability Office (CSO). The Office is responsible for facilitating the identification and implementation of sustainability initiatives in the planning, development and operation of the campus lands and facilities, for engaging the community in sustainability initiatives and creating incentives for sustainable behaviours among staff faculty and students. Orion develops strategic plans for the CSO and is responsible for directing the development, planning, managing, monitoring and evaluation of CSO programs. Orion received his BEng in Chemical Engineering from CIT, Ireland and his MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College, England. http://www.sustain.ubc.ca/about-us/campus-sustainability-office Transportation and parking information: The CIRS building is a 10-15 minute walk from the UBC Bus loop. For those driving into campus the West Parkade, located at 2140 West Mall is next to the CIRS building. To locate the West Parkade: http://www.maps.ubc.ca/PROD/index_detail.php?show=y,n,n,n,y,y&bldg2Searc...
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