Professor John Robinson Lecture

Professor John Robinson
Director, Sustainable Development Research Initiative

will be addressing the Vancouver Institute on March 11, 2006 at 8:15 p.m., Lecture Hall No. 2 in the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, University of British Columbia.


Accelerating Sustainability in British Columbia

Dr. Robinson currently directs several research programs in the areas of climate change and policy, analyzing sustainable futures in the Georgia Basin, building computer game-like simulations for public engagement, and proposing new buildings. His personal research interests include sustainability theory and practice, regional-scale integrated assessment, involving the public in the analysis of sustainable futures, business and sustainability, and the relationship between science and decision-making. Dr. Robinson is a member of the Advisory Council of the David Suzuki Foundation, on the Board of Westcoast Environmental Law, and the Sustainable Cities Foundation. He has twice been a Coordinating Lead Author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.