EnviroCon 2019

Welcome to EnviroCon! EnviroCon is an interdisciplinary conference organized every year by students of the Collaborative Graduate Program in the Centre for Environment and Sustainability at Western University. EnviroCon 2019 will provide a forum for a broad range of topics in the Sciences, Engineering, Social Sciences, Business, Policy, and Management. The conference is FREE to attend and participate in. This event aims to bring together the knowledge and research of undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and community members involved in environment and sustainability.   Register for your free ticket here and submit your abstracts here!


Day 1: EnviroCon with Panel Discussion

This year's EnviroCon will include research presentations, guest speaker presentations, a panel luncheon, speed talks and poster session.  The panel theme for EnviroCon 2019 is Plastics:  Problems and Solutions.

Schedule and Abstracts

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Day 2: Sustainability Fair

For the first time, EnviroCon will include a second community day with a sustainability fair!


Program to come!


 Registration for EnviroCON 2019 is now open here:

Free Registration

Call for Papers

The Centre for Environment and Sustainability (CES) invites graduate students to submit abstracts for morning oral presentations (12 mins), afternoon speed talks (5 mins), and lunchtime posters on research related to environment and sustainability for this year’s EnviroCon research conference at the University of Western Ontario. Abstract submission are being accepted here.


EnviroCon Keynote Address
Lauren Smith and Nicole Balliston, PolyGone Technologies

EnviroCon Discussion Panelists
Patricia Corcoran, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Earth Sciences, Western University
Amar Mohanty, Premier's Research Chair in Biomaterials & Transportation, Guelph University
Stephanie Borelle, David H. Smith Fellow, University of Georgia and Ocean Conservancy, Univ. of Toronto
Hasitha de Alwis Weerasekera, Director of Biochemistry, Genecis Bioindustries

Sustainability Fair Guest Speaker
Dalton McGuinty, 24th Premier of Ontario (2003-2013). Climate Change: Can We Win This? Be honest.







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