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ConocoPhillips IRIS Public Seminar Series

Since 1994, the Haskayne School of Business has hosted a Public Seminar Series making research on sustainability accessible to the general audience.

Thanks to the generous support provided by our partners, seminars are free and open to all. An RSVP (  is appreciated for planning purposes.
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Past Seminars

How to build successful corporate partnerships with Aboriginal communities (June 13, 2013) Chris Henderson

Seeing the forest for the fuel and food: Rural poverty and forest sustainability in Africa (February 29, 2012) Dr. Robert Richardson, Michigan State University

Energy Security and the Prospect of Low Carbon Economic Growth in India (May 17th, 2011) Dr. Ramprasad Sengupta, Jawaharlal Nehru University

What can the root causes of the Suncor Firebag case tell us about environmental regulatory compliance? (April 28, 2011 Oil Sands Discovery Centre - Fort McMurray Alberta) Dr. Frances Bowen  Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, Dr. Stephanie Bertels Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University, Jessica Dillabough PhD Candidate Haskayne School of Business and Connie van der Byl PhD Candidate Haskayne School of Business

How to prepare a really lousy sustainability report .(April 6th, 2011) Mark Brownlie, Responsibility Matters Inc.

Avatar, Oil Sands and the Amazon (March 23rd, 2011) Dr. David Lertzman, Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary

Reputation and Business Success (March 4, 2011) Rupert Younger, Said Business School, University of Oxford

Sustainable Energy Social Businesses for Development in Bangladesh (Feb. 9th 2011) Abid Rashid, P.Eng, MBA

Indigenous Ecotourism: The Case of Kapawi Lodge (Jan. 26, 2011), Andrés Ordóñez León 

The Social Network: Not the Movie, The Issues Management Strategy (Nov.24, 2010), Robert Boutilier, PhD, President Boutilier and Associates

Environmental Reporting: A review of the New Guidance from the Canadian Securities Administration (Nov. 17th, 2010), Mel Wilson, PhD,  Associate Partner, Leader, Sustainable Business Solutions Practice, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP  

What is happening in Carbon Markets?  (Oct. 27th, 2010),  Pat Concessi, P.Eng, MBA,  Partner - Sustainability and Climate Change, Enterprise Risk, Deloitte

Innovation in sustainable development: Lessons from Brazil's path toward energy self sufficiency (Oct. 8th, 2010),  Dr. Jeremy Hall

The BP Oil Spill in the Gulf: A Risk Management Failure by Industry and Government (Sept. 29th, 2010),  Dr. Robert (Bob) Page

The Role of Collaboration in Achieving Corporate Social Responsibility Objectives (April 21st, 2010), Loren Falkenberg, PhD,Associate Professor, Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary

Antecedents of Corporate Reputations: The National Halo Effect  (April 7th,2010), Steve Brammer,  B.A., M.A., PhD, Professor in Business & Society, Centre for Business, Organizations and Society (CBOS), University of Bath, UK

Redefining Resiliency (March 29th,2010), Peter Robinson,  Chief Executive Officer of the David Suzuki Foundation

Wind Farms on Provincial Lands in Alberta  (March 17th,2010), Allan Ingelson, Associate Professor Faculty of Law and Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary and Ryan Kalt BComm, LLB, MBA, LLM

The Failed Copenhagen Accord, Climate Policy and the Consquences for Alberta Business
(Feb 17th,2010), Dr. Bob Page PhD, TransAlta Professor of Environment Management and Sustainability, University of Calgary, Chair, National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy, Ottawa

Energy Development in Canada: Economic Benefits and Environmental Externalities (Jan  20th,2010), Dr. Carmen Dybwad, BA, BA, PhD

International Resources Industries and Sustainability Centre (IRIS)