The evening will include:
Central Interior Branch AGM: which will include a summary of branch activities over the past year, presentation of the UNBC Vladimir Pasicnyk Scholarship and introduction of the branch executive for the coming year).
UNBC's Electric Vehicles Presentation: The AGM will be followed by a presentation about the real world experiences that have arisen from operating an electric vehicle in the Prince George climate.
Kyle Aben, Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions Program Coordinator at UNBC
In his position with PICS, Kyle Aben is tasked with maintaining a profile of all climate-related activities at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC), supporting the work of UNBC faculty members, assisting in research, organizing PICS-related activities and outreach, and fostering a network of climate researchers in northern British Columbia.
Before starting with PICS, Kyle worked as a consultant measuring carbon footprints and consulting for GHG project development. He has an MA in International Studies and his thesis work, “Deciphering the source of technology change: greenhouse gas emission reduction in the British Columbia forest industry 1990-2005,” was published in Technology in Society in 2010.
Kyle has also taken the full set of climate change courses offered by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO 14064) and is a certified greenhouse gas inventory quantifier (GHG-IQ) through the Canadian Standards Association (CSA).
Kyle is a member of the UNBC Green University Planning Committee, Chairs the UNBC Carbon Neutral Sub-Committee and sits on the steering committee for the Natural Resource and Environmental Studies Institute.