Schedule for: 17w2688 - Transdisciplinary Approaches to Integrating Policy and Science for Sustainability

Arriving in Banff, Alberta on Friday, October 6 and departing Sunday October 8, 2017
Friday, October 6
16:00 - 19:30 Check-in begins (Front Desk – Professional Development Centre - open 24 hours)
Note: the Lecture rooms are available after 16:00.
(Front Desk – Professional Development Centre)
Saturday, October 7
07:00 - 08:30 Breakfast
A buffet breakfast is served daily between 7:00am and 9:00am in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building. Note that BIRS does not pay for meals for 2-day workshops.
(Vistas Dining Room)
08:45 - 09:00 Introduction talk by BIRS Facilitator, Jacob Posacki (TCPL 201)
09:00 - 09:30 Gabriela Alonso Yanez: Making highways safe for people and wildlife crossing, by Lynda Holleman of Parks Canada (TCPL 201)
09:30 - 09:50 Gabriela Alonso Yanez: Reflections of Days 3 and 4 and brief discussion
Participants (teams established previous days)
(TCPL 201)
09:50 - 10:10 Gabriela Alonso Yanez: Reflection and discussion of the Field Trip (Gabriela Alonso and Dawn Bazely) (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 11:30 Gabriela Alonso Yanez: Indigenous Knowledge and Socioecological systems (Dwayne Donald and Ramona Big Head) (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 13:00 Lunch
A buffet lunch is served daily between 11:30am and 1:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building. Note that BIRS does not pay for meals for 2-day workshops.
(Vistas Dining Room)
13:00 - 13:20 Group Photo
Meet in foyer of TCPL to participate in the BIRS group photo. The photograph will be taken outdoors, so dress appropriately for the weather. Please don't be late, or you might not be in the official group photo!
(TCPL Foyer)
13:00 - 14:00 Gabriela Alonso Yanez: Teams present the final version of their project proposal and press release
PDS teams and reviewers (12 minutes each) Final reviewers feedback
(TCPL 201)
14:00 - 15:00 Dawn Bazely: Integrating Research and Innovation into Sustainability Science and Policy
Connecting the dots: Inter and Transdisciplinary Research and Communicating Science to Society
(TCPL 201)
15:00 - 16:00 Marcella Ohira: Evaluation of PDS Canada (Gabriela, Lily and Marcella) (TCPL 201)
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner
A buffet dinner is served daily between 5:30pm and 7:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building. Note that BIRS does not pay for meals for 2-day workshops.
(Vistas Dining Room)
Sunday, October 8
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
11:30 - 12:00 Checkout by Noon
2-day workshop participants are welcome to use BIRS facilities (Corbett Hall Lounge, TCPL, Reading Room) until 15:00 on Sunday, although participants are still required to checkout of the guest rooms by 12 noon. There is no coffee break service on Sunday afternoon, but self-serve coffee and tea are always available in the 2nd floor lounge, Corbett Hall.
(Front Desk – Professional Development Centre)