Past Events

E.g., Jun 30, 2022

Travel Group March 17, 2022

Above and Below the Sod in Ireland: About Golf and Graves

Presented by Charlotte Johnston and Jan Jaap Bijlsma

Our holidays in Ireland have afforded us great enjoyment of the people, their local golf courses, and some of the places they have laid their loved ones to rest. This talk and the slides will share some of these wonders of the Emerald Isle.

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A zoom link will be sent out 2 days before each meeting.

Thursday, 17 March 2022 - 3:00pm
Online Zoom Meeting
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2

Green College Series on Intergenerational Trauma


A Panel Discussion with Alejandra Sanchez, Grant Charles, Fred Chou, Judith Hall, Mari Piglini and Richard Vedan, moderated by the Series Convenor Marv Westwood.

Join Zoom Meeting
Green College link

Co-sponsors: Emeritus College and Green College

Tuesday, 15 March 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Zoom through Green College link
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
View of UBC Campus and lands with fish-eye lens

Dialogue on the UBC Indigenous Strategic Plan - Tuesday, March 15

The Continuing Scholarly Activity and Engagement Committee of the Emeritus College is hosting a virtual presentation and discussion of UBC’s Indigenous Strategic Plan (ISP). Sheryl Lightfoot, Senior Advisor to the President on Indigenous Affairs and Vicki George, Associate Director of the Office of Indigenous Strategic Initiatives will provide an overview of the ISP including the ISP implementation toolkit, and examples of how UBC units are engaging in the ISP. This session includes breakout room discussion where participants will have an opportunity to share perspectives and ideas about implementing aspects of the Indigenous Strategic Plan. 

To facilitate meaningful dialogue, currently registration this ISP session is limited. Please contact if you are interested in registering for this event. 

Tuesday, 15 March 2022 - 10:00am
Zoom meeting
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2
Cartoon of people doing various activities

CIHR Institute of Aging: Strategic Plan for 2022-29

Community Engagement Session Invitation

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research Institute of Aging is currently working on a renewed strategic plan and is looking forward to releasing it in mid-2022. Through listening carefully to priorities for research on aging over the past year they would now like to hear specifically from the research community on research to improve the health and wellbeing of older adults.

Join them for an overview of key research priorities for the coming years and engage in a discussion on your thoughts and needs for the future of research on aging in Canada. 

Register for one of the following dates:

  • March 8, 2022 from 3-4pm EST (12-1pm PST)
  • March 10, 2022 from 10-11am EST (7-8am PST)
  • March 16, 2022 from 1-2pm EST (10-11am PST)
  • March 17, 2022 from 10-11:30am EST (7-8:30am PST) *Bilingual*

Eventbrite Registration Link

Tuesday, 8 March 2022 - 12:00pm
Zoom webinar - registration details below
Choose from 4 Session Dates
London, ON N6A 3K7

Volunteer Group - Mar. 3, 2022

The Emeritus Volunteer Group Third Meeting

Thursday, Mar. 3, 4-5pm

We are fortunate that Janice Abbott has agreed to speak at the meeting. Janice is the CEO of Atira Women's Resource Society, a non-profit that provides safe housing to women and children affected by violence, and engages in education and advocacy toward ending all forms of gendered violence. Having been CEO at Atira for the past 30 years, Janice knows many of the non-profits in the DTES and will be able to discuss volunteer opportunities at Atira as well as other organizations supporting women, children, public health, education and housing. In response to hearing about the Emeritus College Volunteer Group, Janice wrote: “This sounds like an incredible initiative and I can think of multiple organizations that could benefit, as well as projects, and people who would be over the moon at the opportunity.” We will begin the meeting with an open discussion around any insights participants wish to share from the last meeting with Martha Piper, or volunteer opportunities they’ve recently become aware of. Then we’ll turn it over to Janice who will speak for 15-20 minutes, after which we’ll open it up for questions/comments.

If you wish to attend, please contact me at so I can send you the zoom link the week of the meeting.

Looking forward to seeing you on Thursday, March 3 at 4pm!

Thursday, 3 March 2022 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2

Council Meeting - March 2, 2022

The Council will meet online.

Link to Zoom Registration

Wednesday, 2 March 2022 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
Zoom link available to Council members only
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2