The ConocoPhillips IRIS Seminar Series

Centre for Corporate Sustainability (CCS)

Held at least four times each year, the ConocoPhillips IRIS Seminar Series will facilitate the dissemination of leading sustainability endeavours from the governmental, academic, non-profit and industry view.

Upcoming seminar series

Stay tuned for details of upcoming 2019-20 Academic Year. 

Past seminar series

Mitigating a legacy of liability for Alberta: A novel approach to the orphaned well challenge

Speakers: Juli Rohl

Reestablishing a constructive climate change conversation

Speaker: Bennett Chin, Director of Policy and Advisory, ClimeCo Canada, ULC

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Indigeneering a solution for industry and engagement in energy

Speaker: Deanna Burgart, member of the Fond du Lac First Nation in Northern Saskatchewan

Read Student Interview

Indigeneering Handout

Canadian Consulting Engineer Magazine - Embracing Diversity in Engineering

Building bridges for Alberta’s energy future: inclusive strategies for a sustainable future


  • Dr. Luis D. Virla, Research Fellow of the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex.
  • Dr. Jenny Lieu, Research Fellow, Transdisciplinarity Lab (USYS TdLab) in ETH Zürich and SPRU (Science Policy Research Unit) in the University of Sussex

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