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MetroVan Zero Waste Conference

Applications close at 11:59pm on Friday, October 14, 2018.

Hosted at the Vancouver Convention Center on November 8-9th, 2018.

Eliminating waste and creating value are essential pillars in a new way of doing business and developing policy - a new norm of addressing waste in every facet of our lives. And no approach offers greater promise for realizing those goals than the principles of the Circular Economy. Forward-looking businesses, governments, and consumers are changing their behaviors – viewing every decision through the lens of zero waste and circular economy ambitions. Throughout the economy, examples abound – and we are privileged to witness a massive shift in thought and action.

The Zero Waste Conference is a chance for you to connect with those pushing the boundaries of environmental planning towards a Zero Waste future. The two-day conference will include a wide range of talks, panel discussions, workshops, networking, and more!

For more information, please visit their website at:

We are looking for motivated, passionate UBC Engineering students to represent our school at this conference. We want our delegates to be engaged throughout the duration of the conference, and apply the knowledge gained to the wider UBC community.

The fee for this conference will be $25. The remaining costs are covered by the UBC Engineering Undergraduate Society. The conference will include a continental breakfast, lunch, and evening reception.

If you have any questions, please email

Earlier Event: October 18
EGBC Annual General Meeting
Later Event: November 9
Conference on Diversity