ECO-RESPONSIBILITY AND SOCIO-RESPONSIBILITY

The following elements highlight the principles of environmental awareness shared by the organizing committee:

  • The use of electronic means of communication (web site, electronic invitation, electronic program and online registration form) to reduce paper waste;
  • Providing recycling bins (paper and other recyclables) for participants’ use;
  • Use of glassware for the lunch and health breaks in order to reduce waste;
  • The consumption of water in pitchers during the lunch and health breaks, to reduce waste;
  • The manufacturing of a reusable bag made of 100% cotton;
  • Use of recycled paper for the production of the program given to participants;
  • Accommodations for participants are in the vicinity of the conference site to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
  • A socially responsible approach, hiring UQAM students to organize the Conference.

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