The UBC Emeritus College organizes many memorable events.

Please find a list of youtube videos of the events the College has organized in the past.

Peter Wall Institute Catalyst Program on Climate and Nature Emergency

Final Report with members of the Emeritus College PWIAS Catalyst Cohort 

Tipping Points: Climate Change, History and the North with Nancy Langston on May 11, 2023

Political Economy of Extinction with Jessica Dempsey and Rashid Sumaila with guests Louise Teh and Audrey Irvine-Broque on May 4, 2023

Advancing Climate Solutions in a Politically Polarizing World with Andrew Weaver on April 20, 2023 - recording by request

Future Energy: How Climate Change, Sustainability and Geopolitical Stability is Transforming the Path Forward with David Wilkinson on January 19, 2023

New Remote Sensing Technologies for Climate Change Assessment and Wildfires in BC: Causes, Consequences & Coexistence with Nicholas Coops and Lori Daniels, Faculty of Forestry on November 17, 2022

Health, Equity and Collaborations as Catalystst for Regional Climate Adaptation in BC with Craig Brown on October 20, 2022

Political Obstacles and Opportunites for Canadian Climate Policy with Kathryn Harrison on September 22, 2022

Special Interest Group - Community Volunteer Group 
CURAC Virtual Assembly

CURAC 2022 Virtual Assembly. hosted by the University of British Columbia Emeritus College, University of Victoria Retirees Association and Simon Fraser University Retirees Association on May 19, 2022.

CURAC 2021 Virtual Assembly hosted by the McGill University Retiree Association on April 15, 2021: Short Clip of award presented to Ken Craig starting at 1:29:28 

CURAC 2021 Tribute Award to Ken Craig - Full Clip of the Award Ceremony

Campus Vision 2050 Engagement Session on Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Campus Vision 2050 Emeritus College Engagement Session with Campus + Community Planning (C+CP) Team

Tuesday, April 12, 2022
C+CP Team presented the current stage in the Campus Vision 2050 plan: the Draft Principles and Strategies to Emeritus College members. Members we invited to ask questions and provide insights to contribute to the ongoing planning process. 

Webinar "Healthy Ageing" on October 1, 2021

Healthy Ageing on October 1, 2021.
Co-sponsored by UBC Emeritus College and the European Association of Professors Emeriti (EAPE), an Athens, Greece-based organization, this session spotlights the UN’s “Decade of Healthy Ageing” (2021-2030) and International Day of Older Persons on Oct. 1. It also marks the first international collaboration for Emeritus College, started in 2018 as a resource supporting UBC faculty and senior academic administrators in the transition to retirement through academic work, mentoring, research and publishing.

Green College Series on Intergenerational Trauma
Lecture Series: My Health, My Responsibility

The Medical Legal History of Assisted Dying in Canada with Dr. Derryck Smith on May 13, 2021
Dr. Derryck Smith, Clinical Professor Emeritus, Psychiatry, will speak about The Medical Legal History of Assisted Dying in Canada. Dr. Smith is a Vancouver-based psychiatrist, still active in clinical teaching of medical students and residents.
Moderator: Carolyn Gilbert, UBC Assistant Professor Emerita of Audiology and Speech Sciences (2006)

Pandemic Poems on May 11, 2021

Launch of Pandemic Poems by Philip Resnick 
with participation of: Dianne Newell (UBC) Seymour Mayne (University of Ottawa) George McWhirter (UBC) Sherry Simon (Concordia University) Doug Todd (Vancouver Sun)

UBC New Emeriti Welcome Reception
Retirement Sessions

The Canadian, American and Global Economics: Current Challenges and the Prospects for the Future on November 19, 2020

This session focused on economic performance and set the scene for the subsequent two sessions:
1. The current situation in the Canadian economy
2. The 'trade-off' between viral risks and economic recovery
3. Policy measures for recovery monetary and fiscal policy
4. Prospects for the global economic recovery

Speaker: Dr. Michael Devereux, UBC Vancouver School of Economics. Dr. Devereux is a distinguished economist specializing in International Macroeconomics and International Finance. He is an invited speaker at numerous universities and has had connections with various central banks and financial organizations.

Moderator: Dr. Alfred Hermida, Director UBC School of Journalism, Writing and Media

Senior Scholars' Series - organized by Green College and UBC Emeritus college (up to April 2021)

All videos are available on the Youtube channel of Green College. Below are the specific links per presentation.