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April 2018

BizSkule Presents: Blockchain – Decrypting the New Economy

April 19 @ 6:00 pm

Rarely does a technology come so quickly to the forefront as blockchain has in the past few years. The increase of blockchain awareness has lead to new cryptocurrencies, applications for finance, health care, and law, and developed considerable debate on its potential for the future. What does blockchain mean for you, and how will it affect your life? This discussion will expand to showcase blockchain’s role in distributed ledger technology, cryptocurrencies, and the benefits and risks of adopting these new…

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May 2018

Resource Recovery from Wastewater Using Bioelectrochemical Systems

May 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Sustainable wastewater treatment demands maximized resource recovery and minimized resource consumption. Recovery of valuable resources such as energy, nutrient, water, and other value-added products, will help offset resource consumption by wastewater treatment. Bioelectrochemical systems (BES), as an emerging treatment concept, have attracted a great deal of attention in the past decades. BES rely on the interaction between microorganisms and solid electron acceptor/donors to achieve bioelectricity generation (in microbial fuel cells – MFCs), hydrogen production (in microbial electrolysis cells – MECs),…

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Skule™ Lunch & Learn: From Hero to Zero to Eh? – Canada and the Climate Change Challenge

May 9 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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What’s next for Canada in the post Paris-agreement period, especially with the hostility shown by the Trump Presidency? What are the innovation and engineering challenges involved in moving a high carbon state like Canada to make the transition to a low carbon economy? David Runnalls’ career has involved working with politicians, economists, technology players and monitoring agencies. Join fellow alumni as he brings his perspective on a pragmatic approach to addressing these issues. Info & Register

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