ENVigorate – March 20,2018

***Registration for all events will begin on March 1st at 9am***

Event Schedule

Opening Ceremony: 11:30am – 1:00pm – EV2 – 2002

Come to EV2-2002 at 11:30 to enjoy lunch catered by the Yeti alongside music, welcome speeches, and an address by Peter Shuler to kick off the festival! Registration is encouraged, click here to register.

Workshops: All Day – EV Buildings 

There are wonderful variety of workshops happening throughout the day. We guarantee there is something for everyone! Some workshops require registration whereas some are drop-ins. Check out the Workshops page for more details.

Student Poster Competition: 8:30am-10:00am – EV3 – 3408 & 3412

Come watch undergraduate and graduate students present their coursework projects and papers for the Poster Competition. For more details click here.

Board Game Cafe: 9:30am-11:30am & 1:00pm-3:00pm – EV1 Courtyard

The Courtyard will be transformed into a relaxing Board Game Cafe where you can play classic and modern board games! Coffee, tea, cookies and other snacks will be available all day here.

Swap Shop: Throughout the day – EV1 – 221

Swap your old goodies for new goodies! The Swap Shop is a great way for you to refresh your wardrobe without having to spend a penny. Check out the Swap Shop page for more details.

Community Tables: 1:00pm – 4:00pm – 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 you do. If you visit at least 3 of the tables, you will be entered to win great prizes such as Grand River Parks day passes, Tim Horton’s gift cards, a Community CareShare membership, and so much more!

Closing Ceremony: 3:30pm – 5:30pm – EV1 Courtyard

We’ll end the day with food catered by Vincenzo’s. Dan Longboat will be giving the keynote speech at 4:00pm.

Bio: Dan Longboat is Mohawk from the Six Nations of the Grand River. He is Director of the Indigenous Environmental Program at Trent. Dan is known for his Traditional Haudenosaunee knowledge and has taught Mohawk culture at Trent in addition to his work in Indigenous environmental studies. He was the first Director of Studies of the Ph.D. program. Dan is completing his Ph.D. in Environmental Studies at York University (bio from Trent University’s website).

After the speech, we will wrap up the day with a jam session by Stephen Quilley’s childrens’ string band!



Registration is encouraged. Click here to register.