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After Oil: Public Roundtable

Department of History and Classics, University of Alberta

Friday, 21 August 2015 from 6:30 PM to 9:15 PM (MDT)

After Oil: Public Roundtable

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What comes after oil, for Alberta, for Canada and for the World? How will our societies continue to thrive and prosper once our dominant source of energy becomes expensive, no longer readily accessible, or too damaging to the environment to use in ways that we do today?  Join us for an evening of debate and discussion about what comes next for us when we start to live in societies shaped by a new relationship to energy.

Host: Sheena Wilson (Petrocultures  Universoty of Alberta)

Moderator: Todd Hirsch (Chief Economist, ATB Financial)

Guest Speaker: Jennifer Jacquet (Environmental Studies, New York University)

Respondents:
Simon O’Byrne (Vice-President, Urban Planning, Stantec)
Eddy Isaacs (Chief Executive Officer, Alberta Innovates – Energy and Environment Solutions)
Imre Szeman (Canada Research Chair in Cultural Studies – University of Alberta)
Trevor Harrison (Director, Parkland Institute, University of Alberta)

Please note the following details:

 
The reception will begin at 6:30 pm in the main floor lobby of the Art Gallery of Alberta and includes appetizers and a cash bar.
 
The After Oil roundtable will follow from 7:10 p.m. - 8:40 p.m. in the Ledcor Theatre on Level 1. 
 
A Book Signing by Jennifer Jacquet and reception will be held on the main floor immediately after the panel discussion until 9:15pm.
 
The After Oil event is currently sold out and we humbly ask that you present a copy of your ticket at the door. Those who have RSVP-ed will be given priority seating, until 7:00 p.m. when the auditorium will be opened to the general audience.
 
If you have any questions please email: artsevents@ualberta.ca or call:  780-492-9613.
 
Thank you and we look forward to seeing you at the event!

Please note:  Lecture theatre seating is now sold out.  Overflow space will be available where there will be a screen and audio of the event.

Have questions about After Oil: Public Roundtable? Contact Department of History and Classics, University of Alberta

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Art Gallery of Alberta
AGA Ledcor Theatre, Art Gallery of Alberta
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, AB T6G 2E5
Canada

Friday, 21 August 2015 from 6:30 PM to 9:15 PM (MDT)


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