ENVigorate – March 20,2019

**Registration is strongly encouraged for workshops, as well as the opening and closing ceremonies**

ENVigorate Schedule 2019


Workshops: All Day – Environment Buildings

Check out all the workshops offered this year and register HERE.


Swap Shop: Throughout the day – EV1 – 221

It’s spring cleaning! Bring your loved clothing items on March 19 and swap them for something new-to-you on March 20! More information on the SWAP Page.


Research Networking: Check out fellow students’ research bios, play research trivia, and try your hand at Research Scavenger-BINGO-Networking!

Submissions from the Creative Research Communications Challenge will be posted for viewing as well.  Also, visit the SERS Honours Thesis showcase in the SERS hallway. Pick up researcher trivia questionnaires and BINGO cards in EV1 courtyard and complete throughout the day. Prizes announced at the closing ceremony.


Opening Ceremonies: EV1 Courtyard

Come to the EV1 Courtyard to enjoy some delicious food from the Yeti alongside a welcome address, speeches, and music. Registration is encouraged, click here to register.

11:00 – Doors open

11:15 – Bring on the Sunshine: Drumming

11:45 – Elder Peter Schuler: Welcome Address

12:00 – Chair Kaylia Little: 5 Years of ENVigorate

12:15 – Dean Jean Audrey: 50th Anniversary of the Faculty

12:30 – Claudia Aguirre: Flamenco Interactive Performance


Birthday Bash Photobooth: EV2 – 1003 MAD Photostudio

Celebrate the 5th Year of ENVigorate and 50 Years of the Faculty of Environment! Pose for photos with your environment friends!


Community Tables: EV3 – Atrium

Community groups from the Waterloo Region and the University of Waterloo will be setting up tables in the EV3 Atrium. Come learn about the great work they do!


Board Game Cafe: EV1 Courtyard

The Courtyard will be transformed into a relaxing Board Game Cafe where you can play classic and modern board games!


Closing Ceremonies: EV1 Courtyard

We’ll end the day with food catered by Vincenzo’s, final speeches, and a jam session by Stephen Quilley’s childrens’ string band! Register here

3:30 – Doors open

4:00 – Chair Kaylia Little: Closing Address

4:15 – Research Prizes Announced 

4:30 – String Band