Career Expo: Sustainable Futures 2014

Last Updated: 2014/02/06 09:16:16 AM

Connecting Today’s Students with Tomorrow’s Opportunities

Wednesday, February 5, 2014
University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus, University Centre Multi-Purpose Room
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Drop in and visit booths from various environmental organizations.  Speak with experts in environmental sectors specific to your area of interest.

Schedule for keynote and breakout sessions:
11:00 - 11:45   Opening Remarks, Keynote: Our Greener Future:  Sustainability in Manitoba
12:00 - 12:45   Water Stewardship :  Lake Winnipeg    Room 1 - 224A
12:30 - 2:15     Policy and Law   Room 224B
1:00 - 2:15       Sustainable Workplaces   Room 224A
2:30 - 3:30       Sustainable Fisheries   Room 224A
2:30 - 3:30       Climate Change   Room 224B

RECEPTION TO FOLLOW!  4:30 - 6:00 at the Hub Pub, 3rd Floor UC

Booths:

ALS Environmental
AMEC Earth & Environmental
Canada Green Building Council Manitoba Chapter
Canadian Institute of Forestry
Climate Change Connection
Ducks Unlimited
ECO Canada
Environment Canada
Environment Canada
Faculty of Graduate Studies
Green Action Centre
Green Manitoba
Lafarge Canada Inc
Living Prairie Museum
Manitoba ECO Network
Manitoba GIS Users Group
Manitoba Hydro
Manitoba Parks
MEIA
Miller Environmental
MTS AllStream
Oak Hammock Marsh
Pinchin
Prairie Wildlife Research Centre
Stantec Consulting
Tervita
University of Manitoba Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources
Volunteer Manitoba
The Wildlife Society, Manitoba Chapter

 

Keynote speakers:

Karlyn McFadyen
Karlyn is the current Undergraduate Student Representative of The Wildlife Society Manitoba Chapter. She is currently
an environmental studies student at the University of Manitoba. She has worked as a lab technician in a marine
mammal lab and works seasonally for Manitoba Conservation. Karlyn is interested in wildlife management and enjoys
hiking, canoeing, hunting and fishing.


Dawn Fraser began as one of the founding MEIA student chapter committee members 5 years ago that started and
organized the Career Expo in its inaugural few years. She has been working at Lafarge Canada for the past 3 years and is
currently the Environmental and Public Affairs Manager for the prairies and northwest US. She also sits on the board of
the Manitoba Chapter of the Canada Green Building Council as the Programs Director and the Canadian Precast-
Prestressed Concrete Institute's sustainability committee. Dawn’s previous career in education was spent living
abroad for several years before changing tracks and focusing on her passion for the environment.


Jennifer Lusk
Jennifer Lusk is a Policy Analyst with Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship. She works with subject area
specialists to develop strategic plans, policies and legislation. Jennifer’s work also includes co-ordinating the Manitoba
Round Table for Sustainable Development, an advisory body to the Manitoba government. Jennifer has a Master of
Natural Resources Management from the University of Manitoba and a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies and
Geography from the University of Victoria.


Kristina Hunter
Kristina Hunter is an Instructor in the University of Manitoba's Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and
Resources. She teaches in the fields of Sustainable Development, Environmental Health, Green Buildings and
Environmental Issues. In addition, she has taught in the Asper School of Business' MBA Program, the Faculty of
Architecture and travel study courses in the Churchill region of Manitoba. Professor Hunter has been involved with
research in environment and health, environmental restoration and education for sustainability.
Professor Hunter is active in environmental organizations on and off campus; most notably she serves as Vice-chair of
the Manitoba Round Table for Sustainable Development advising the provincial government on sustainability policy and
legislation. Prior to becoming a full-time University Instructor, Professor Hunter worked as an Environmental Scientist
and Project Manager at Wardrop Engineering in Winnipeg.