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Talking with Your Mouth Full: Performing with a Gesture-to-Voice Synthesizer

NF-UBC Oracle – Future Ocean – Present

NF-UBC Oracle – Future Ocean – Yes

NF-UBC Oracle – Future Ocean – No

Sustainability through Regenerative Building Design

What if you took waste heat from a neighbouring building and gave it back? Learn how the Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS) does this and, in the process, accelerates sustainability at UBC and beyond.

From February 16-20, 2012, more than 8,000 participants will convene at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada. John Robinson is a moderator at the AAAS Symposium: Beyond Climate Models: Rethinking How To Envision the Future with Climate Change.

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A film by Bruce Marchfelder
Original Music composed and performed by Marika Takeuchi.
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Visualizing Climate Change

When it comes to climate change, UBC Prof. Stephen Sheppard and Research Scientist David Flanders know that pictures speak louder than words. The Decision Theatre at UBC’s Collaborative for Advanced Landscape Planning (CALP) uses computer-generated visualizations, grounded in scientific data, to help communities and policymakers understand the local impacts of climate change and visualize the results of different mitigation strategies. See how the Decision Theatre at the Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS) helps turn knowledge into action.

From February 16-20, 2012, more than 8,000 participants will convene at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada. Professor Stephen Sheppard is a speaker at the AAAS Symposium: Beyond Climate Models: Rethinking How To Envision the Future with Climate Change and Research Scientist David Flanders is a speaker at the AAAS Symposium: Flood Adaptation Near Vancouver: A Regional Adaptation Collaborative.

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A film by Lemongrass Media www.lemongrassmedia.ca
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Biofuels: Rushing Mother Nature

What’s standing in the way of taking biofuels from the forests to the highway? UBC Forestry Prof. Jack Saddler provides a sneak peek at what scientists are doing to make bring biofuels to your local pump by 2020.

From February 16-20, 2012, more than 8,000 participants will convene at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada. Professor Jack Saddler is a speaker in the AAAS symposium Food, Feed, and Fuel: Optimizing Economic and Sustainable Biofuel Production.

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A film by Lemongrass Media www.lemongrassmedia.ca
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UBC’s Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability, North America’s “greenest” building

The University of British Columbia has opened the most sustainable building in North Amercia, a $37-million “living laboratory” that will help to regenerate the environment and advance research and innovation on global sustainability challenges.

AAAS accredited media are invited to tour the building on Feb. 15, 2012. Click here to RSVP

A film by Bruce Marchfelder
Edited by Jody Thompson
Motion Graphics by Cory Ransom
Original Music composed and performed by Marika Takeuchi.
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