Dr. Alan Warner

Selected Recent Presentations

Warner, A. (2018). Inspiring Change for a Sustainable World—Belonging and Identity. Presentation at the annual workshop of the Nova Scotia Environmental and Sustainability Education Caucus, Lower Sackville, June 2018.

Warner, A. (2018). Key Education for Sustainability Characteristics in Undergraduate Education. Presentation at the launch of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network— Canada, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, May 2018. 

Warner, A. & Hamilton-Burge, G. (2017). Making the Most of Reflection in Your Learning. Presentation workshop at Now to Next: Co-operative Education Summit. October, 2017.

Warner, A. (2017). Connecting People, Learning and the Earth. Presentation at annual conference of the Nova Scotia Environmental Network, Truro Nova Scotia, September, 2017.

Warner, A. (2016). Crunch the Munch: Developing a Sustainable Food Culture in Your Organization. Presentation at the annual conference of the Canadian Network of Environmental Education, International Peace Gardens, Manitoba, August 2016

Warner, A. (2016). Benefits, Challenges and Strategies for Shifting to More Sustainable Institutional Food. Presentation at the Nova Scotia Food Summit hosted by Friends of Agriculture, Nova Scotia, Acadia University, Wolfville, N.S, May 2016.

Out-Landish: Re-Connecting Kids, Learning and Nature. Invited keynote address to the annual conference of Everactive Schools, Kananaskis, Alberta, January, 2016

Re-Connecting Students and Schools with Nature. Invited day-long workshop for the annual conference of Everactive Schools, Kananaskis, Alberta, January, 2016

Re-Connecting with Nature Leadership Skills. Presentation at the annual conference of the Canadian Network of Environmental Education, Canmore, Alberta, October 2015.

Re-Connecting with Nature Leadership. Presentation for the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness, Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 2015.

Our Attunement to the Natural World through Our Ecological Identity. Workshop for the Annual Conference of the North American Association for Environmental Education, Ottawa, Ontario, October 2014 with Betsy Jardine.

Friend or Foe: Using Social Media to Follow-up Outdoor Learning. Presentation to the Research Symposium of the North American Association for Environmental Education, Ottawa, Ontario, October 2014 with Chris Eames and Robyn Irving.

Maximizing the Benefits from Student-Community Partnerships. Workshop for the Recreation Nova Scotia Annual conference, Halifax, N.S., October 2014. with Mary Sweatman, Leah Vasil, Shannon White, Colin McGuire and Emma Wallace.

Great Meals for a Change: A community adult education approach to food citizenship. Round table presentation at the Conference of the International Association for Community Development, Glasgow, Scotland, June 2014.

Serious leisure: A case study of volunteerism and personal growth. Research Poster for 14th Canadian Congress on Leisure Research, Halifax, N.S., May, 2014, with Mary Sweatman and Roxanne Seamen.

Toward developing sustainable, healthy food policy at Acadia University, 3rd Annual International Critical Dietetics Conference, Acadia University, Wolfville, N.S., August, 2013, with Hesther Frise, Rachel Morrison, Catherine Morely and James Sanford.

Action Research to Promote  Sustainable Food and Food Citizenship. Presentation at the 3rd International Critical Dietetics Conference, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, August 2013, with Edith Callaghan and Cate deVreede.

Great Meals for a Change. Invited workshop presentation to the Nova Scotia Food Gathering. May 2013, with Edith Callaghan.

Using Social Media to Reinforce Environmental Learning and Action-Taking. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Australian Association of Environmental Education, with Chris Eames and Robyn Irving. Sept. 2012.

Educators Can Be Magicians! Core Concepts for Holistic Environmental Education. Invited keynote address to the annual conference day of the New Brunswick Environmental Network. October, 2012.

Sustainability and Environmental Education in Curriculum – The New Zealand Experience. Invited presentation to the annual professional workshop of Sustainability Education in Nova Scotia for Everyone (SENSE). June, 2012.

Youth Leadership that Transforms Youth Engagement into Community Development. Panel presentation at International Workshop on Emancipatory Practices of Adult-Youth Engagement in Social and Environmental Justice, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, June 2012, with Rachel Eisener.

An Adult Education Approach to Promoting Sustainable Food and Food Citizenship. Paper presented at the conference of the Canadian Association of Food Studies, Waterloo, Ontario. June 1012, with Cate deVreede & Edith Callaghan.

Bringing the Children Out, and Nature & Outdoor Learning Into Your Curriculum. Full day, invited workshop/presentation at the annual conference of the New Brunswick Teachers’ Association. May 2012.

MindShift: Opportunities for Peer Education and Youth Leadership in Sustainability Education. Presentation at the Annual conference of the New Zealand Environmental Education Association, Hamilton, Aotearoa/New Zealand. January, 2012.

How to create engaging environmental education programs using a narrative, storyline approach. Invited international webinar presentation sponsored by Green Teacher. The presentation is now accessible on an on-going basis on the Green Teacher website. March 2011.

Environmental behaviour change—Getting the biggest impact with our educational efforts. Invited staff education presentation to Environment Canada, Atlantic Region staff, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. February, 2011.

Facilitating Sustainable Stories. Invited keynote address to the annual conference of the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Education Association, Traytown, Newfoundland. November, 2010.

Great Meals for A Change: Translating Sustainable Food Activities into Action. Workshop presentation at the annual conference of the North American Association for Environmental Education, Buffalo, New York. Sept. 2010, with Cate deVreede.

MindShift— Developing Sustainability Events & Actions with Youth. Workshop presentation at the Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication National Conference, Vancouver, BC. June, 2010, with Cate deVreede.

Sustainable Food Education: Growing, Living, and Learning University-Community Partnerships. Presentation at Green Roots Symposium: Community Action on Sustainability, Education and Partnerships, sponsored by the Nova Scotia Environmental Network and the Sustainability Education in Nova Scotia for Everyone Working Group, Halifax, NS. September 2010, with Dewey Dunnington.

Community Engagement as a Developmental Process throughout a Degree. Workshop presentation at the Atlantic Association of Universities Teaching Showcase, Wolfville, Nova Scotia. September 2009, with John Colton and Brenda Robertson.

Youth Perspectives of Effective Elements of Experiential Environmental Education Programming.  Presented at the Environmental Education World Conference, Montreal, Quebec. May 2009, with Andrea Flowers.