Symposium Fall 2017

20161005_164340The second annual MSc ER Symposium will be held on Monday, October 2nd, 2017 at Simon Fraser University. Students from the 2018 cohort will showcase the progress of their Applied Research Projects (ARP). Following a series of brief presentations, break-out groups will provide attendees the opportunity to learn more about each project and provide valuable feedback to students as they begin drafting their ARP. This event is a wonderful opportunity to network with project sponsors, SFU and BCIT faculty and staff, current students, and alumni.

Event Details

Where: Diamond Alumni Centre, SFU Burnaby Campus

When: Monday, October 2nd, 2017


Registration/Coffee service: 8:45 – 9:00am

Welcome: 9:00 – 9:15am

Session 1: 9:15 – 10:20am

Freshwater Ecosystems: Water Quality and Fish Habitat

Session 2: 10:20 – 11:45am

Terrestrial Ecosystems: Soil Characteristics and Invasive Species

Lunch: 11:45am – 12:20pm

Session 3: 12:20 – 1:45pm

Wetlands and Estuaries: Purification and Carbon Sequestration

Session 4: 1:45 – 3:00pm

A Species Approach: Focusing on Wildlife Values

Networking and social at Club Ilia: 3:00 – 5:00pm

This Symposium has been made possible with the financial contributions of: SFU Faculty of Environment, BCIT School of Construction and the Environment, Graduate Student Society, and the Ecological Restoration Student Association.