The 4th Annual MUSE 2016 Symposium

McGill School of Environment Montreal Urban Sustainability Experience (MUSE) presents…

MUSE 2016 symposium invitation







Where: Thomson House Ballroom, Friday May 27th, 2016

Event Schedule:

9:30-10:00am Welcome and coffee

10:00-10:10am Opening remarks: Dr. Julia Freeman

10:10-12:00pm MUSE Student Research Presentations: Assessing

Montreal’s Sustainability Plans and Actions
· Montreal’s Tree Canopy and the Emerald Ash Borer
· Montreal Analysis of Food Waste: Causes and Consequences
· Socio-Economic Factors of Accessibility for Local and Nutritious Food
· Walking Away from Cars: Montreal’s St Catherine’s Pedestrian Project
· Compost is Coming: Montreal’s Organic Waste Management Plan

12:00pm-1:30pm Lunch and Sustainable Transitions Poster Session

1:30-2:25pm “Cities as Places of Transformation”, Keynote address by Jayne Engle, Curator of Cities for People, and Program Director, the J. W. McConnell Family Foundation

2:25-2:30pm Closing remarks

2:30-3:30pm Reception

All are welcome. Lunch and refreshments provided