Panel Discussion Sessions

Each panel discussion will be about 90 minutes and will have at least three panelists, including a moderator. The discussion will be in an interactive format in which each panelist will give a brief presentation followed by an in-depth Q & A discussion facilitated by the moderator. Panelists will represent different aspects, perspectives or lenses on the chosen topic. (taken from original call-for-abstracts page, may not be accurate)
Title of Panel Discussion Session Panelists
Small-Scale Mining and the Sustainable Development Goals in Sub-Saharan Africa
  1. Gavin Hilson | Surrey Business School, University of Surrey, UK
  2. Martin J. Clifford | Center for Energy and Environmental Policy, University of Delaware, USA
  3. Cynthia Kumah | Carleton University, Canada
  4. Yanfei Hu | Surrey Business School, University of Surrey, UK
  5. Titus Sauerwein | Surrey Business School, University of Surrey, UK
  6. Suleman Dauda | Surrey Business School, University of Surrey, UK
  7. Joshua Sandin | Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
Whose Water Is It? A Panel Discussion on Nestlé’s Water Extraction in Ontario
  1. Andrea Muehlebach | University of Toronto
  2. Mike Balkwill | Campaign Manager, Wellington Water Watchers
  3. Susan Glasauer | Guelph University & Board Member, Wellington Water Watcher
  4. Makasa Looking Horse | Six Nations of the Grand River
  5. Robert Case | University of Waterloo & Board Member, Wellington Water Watcher
  6. James Gordon | Councilor, City of Guelph
Sustainability Reporting – Trends, Best Practices and New Directions
  1. Wesley Gee | Director Sustainability, The Works Design Communications Ltd.
  2. Tim Faveri | VP Sustainability and Shared Value, Maple Leaf Foods
  3. Jenna Feldman | Senior Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility, Open Text
  4. Whitney McWade | Senior Advisor, Sustainability Strategy, Disclosure and Impact Measurement | BMO Financial Group
Performance Art by QTBIPOC Bodies in the Time of the Anthropocene
  1. Naty Tremblay | A founding member of the Switch Collective
  2. Jess De Vittoris | Visual community artist, freelance designer and curatorial graduate
  3. Kayla Amaladas | MScSM Candidate, University of Toronto
  4. Candy Otsikheta Blair | An Independent Interdisciplinary Performing and Visual Artis
Public Sector Organizations: Reducing GHG Emissions Through Partnerships
  1. Tej Gidda | Vice-President, GHD Group
  2. Robert Dysiewicz | RNG Manager, Business Development, Enbridge Gas Distribution
  3. Carlyle Khan | Director Infrastructure Development & Asset Management, Solid Waste Management Services, City of Toronto
Consuming Sustainability
  1. Josée Johnston | University of Toronto
  2. Shyon Baumann | University of Toronto
  3. Dietlind Stolle | McGill University
  4. Norah MacKendrick | Rutgers University
  5. Emily Huddart Kennedy | University of British Columbia
Integrating Spirituality and Organizational Leadership
  1. Sunita Singh | Founder Director, ISOL Foundation & ISOL Global Foundation
  2. Kanwar Dhanjal | CEO, Instruments Inc.
  3. Ayesha Sengupta | Maharishi University of Management
  4. Ravi Subramaniam | Centennial College
From Knowledge to Action: The Utility of Expert Assessments in Sustainability Science?
  1. Jason Jabbour | UNEP
  2. Amy Luers (TBD) | Future Earth
  3. Kerry Bowman | University of Toronto
  4. Lucas Joppa (TBD) | Microsoft Inc.
Connecting Spirituality and Sustainability - Faith, Science, Climate Change and Pope Francis's Encyclical Laudato Si
  1. Dr. Mimi Marrocco | Faculty Leader for the Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility, St. Michael's College, University of Toronto
  2. Dr. Moira McQueen | Executive Director, Canadian Catholic Bioethics Institute | Member, Vatican Theological Commission
  3. Dr. James Ginther | Dean, Faculty of Theology, University of St. Michael’s College | Toronto School of Theology
  4. Dr. Robert Logan | Fellow, University of St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto
Sustainability and IT: How One Can Positively Impact the Other
  1. Brent Smiley | Director, ITAD Programs, Compugen Inc.