Conference Sessions and Activities

The EESD’15 conference will include the following activities and sessions

Keynote and Plenary Sessions

See  the Keynote Speaker page for more information.

Technical Sessions

Conference delegates will present papers in technical sessions.  The initial subject areas are:

  • Curriculum assessment
  • Developing the knowledge base for sustainable development
  • International and other cross-cultural learning
  • Teaching, Learning, and curriculum development
  • Trans-, cross-, or inter-disciplinary learning


Workshop sessions will be available in parallel with the technical sessions.  See more information on the Workshops page.

Stakeholder Dialogue Afternoon

Thursday afternoon will feature special sessions with delegates from Industry, NGO’s, and other
stakeholder groups.  These sessions will be held at UBC’s Robson Square campus in downtown Vancouver.

Sustainability Walking Tours

Sustainability Walking Tours by experts will be offered after lunch and before the afternoon sessions.  See more information on the Sustainability Tours page.

Posters and Student Participation

Students are eligible to present posters on their research.

Non-technical activities

See the program for information on receptions and meals, and the page on touring in Vancouver and the region.