The Nova Scotia, Canada 2005 Meeting
Wolfville, Nova Scotia  Canada
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 Thursday, 20 October 2005

 7:00 AM-5:00 PM
1 All Submissions
7:00 AM 1-1Integrated Biosystems for Rural Sustainability
Michelle Adams and Abdel Ghaly*
Biological Engineering Program
Department of Process Engineering and Applied Sciences
Dalhousie University
P.O. Box 1000
1360 Barrington Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada B3J 2X4
* Tel: 1-902-494-6014   Fax: 1-902-423-2423
7:00 AM 1-2Sustainable Agricultural Activity, Ecosystem Health and Risks to Human Health
Robert Bailey Director, Environmental Research Western Professor (Environmental Science, Biology) The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario Canada N6A 5B7 1-519-661-4022
7:00 AM 1-3How are social and environmental concerns addressed in strategic decisions within companies perceived to be leaders in sustainable development?
Dr. Tima Bansal
Shurniak Professor of International Business
Room 2N34, Richard Ivey School of Business
The University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario N6A 3K7 Canada
Tel: 519-661-3864   Fax: 519- 661-3959
7:00 AM 1-4Methodology and Policy: Who’s Listening?
Elizabeth Beaton, Ph.D. Atlantic Agriculture Project Cape Breton University P.O. Box 5300 Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 6L2, Canada
7:00 AM 1-5An International Typology for Diversifying, Sustaining, and Interpreting the Family Farm through Agritourism
Glyn Bissix, Ph.D.; John Colton, Ph.D. Acadia University; Ross Firth, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, Scotland; Peter Kvistgaard, Ph.D., Aalborg University, Denmark; and Sue Bissix, Wolfville, Nova Scotia.
Glyn Bissix, Ph.D.
Professor, School of Recreation Management and Kinesiology
Acadia University
Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P 2R6 Canada
7:00 AM 1-6The Role of North Americans in Promoting Renewable Energy
Chantal Line Carpentier, Ph.D. Head, Environment, Economy, and Trade Commission for Environmental Cooperation 393 St-Jacques Ouest, Suite 200 Montréal, Québec, H3C 2P1 Canada 1-514-350-4336
7:00 AM 1-7Student Campus Greening Initiatives
Cait Champion ASU Sustainability Office Coordinator 626 oldSUB, Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada 1-902-585-2149
7:00 AM 1-8Regional Sustainable Development Planning – Is Collective Strategy the Solution to Integrated Planning?
Amelia Clarke
Ph.D. Student
McGill University, Faculty of Management
1001 Sherbrooke Street West, Montréal, Québec H3A 1G5 Canada
7:00 AM 1-9Regional Sustainable Development Planning - Does Time Horizon Make a Difference?
Amelia Clarke
Ph.D. Student
McGill University, Faculty of Management
1001 Sherbrooke Street West, Montréal, Québec H3A 1G5 Canada
7:00 AM 1-10Eco-Industrial Parks and Clusters: An Application of Industrial Ecology
Ray Côté, Director, Eco-Efficiency Centre and Professor, School for Resource
and Environmental Studies, Faculty of Management, Dalhousie University
2 Vidito Drive
Burnside Industrial Park
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3B 1P9 Canada
7:00 AM 1-11Sustainable Regional Energy: Diversified, Downsized and Distributed with DSM
Jessie  Davies

Director, Environment and Sustainable Development

University of New Brunswick

P.O. Box 4400

Fredericton, New Brunswick  E3B 5A2



7:00 AM 1-12Sustainable Regional Development: Starting with the Schools
Leo Elshof, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, School of Education
Acadia University
Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P 2R6, Canada
7:00 AM 1-13Economic and Environmental Sustainability of the Dairy Industry: A Case Study
Ghaly, A. E.*, A. Snow, and M. Adams
Biological Engineering Program
Department of Process Engineering and Applied Sciences
Dalhousie University
P.O. Box 1000
1360 Barrington Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3J 2X4
* Tel 902-494-6014   Fax: 902-423-2423
7:00 AM 1-14Lessons from Learning Diaries for Sustainable Business Education
Trudy Heller, Ph.D.
Executive Education for the Environment
225 Vassar Avenue
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania  PA 19081   USA
7:00 AM 1-15Enhancing Agricultural Decision-making via Spatially and Temporally Relevant Climate Information
Harvey Hill, Ph.D.
Agriculture and
Agri-Food Canada/Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada

Telephone/Téléphone: 1-306-975-4134
Facsimile/Télécopieur: 1-306-975-4594

1011, 11 Innovation Blvd.
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7V 1B7 Canada
7:00 AM 1-16Wireless Sensor Networks: New Emerging Technology Fostering Sustainable Development
Sajid Hussain1, Imran Khan2, Charles-Antoine Gauthier3
1 Assistant Professor; Jodrey School of Computer Science, Acadia University;
  Wolfville, Nova Scotia, B4P 2R6 Canada; +1 (902) 585-1192;
2 PhD Student; Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Manitoba;
  Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2 Canada; +1 (204) 474-6610;
3 Program Leader, Wireless Systems; Institute for Information Technology, National Research Council Canada; Sydney, Nova Scotia, B1P 6L2 Canada; +1 (902) 564-2950;
7:00 AM 1-17A Matter of Scale: Enterprise Scale, Sustainability, and Government Policy
John Janmaat. Assistant Professor, Department of Economics Acadia University Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P 2R6, Canada 1-902-542-0522
7:00 AM 1-18Energy Solutions and Assistance for Small Urban Centers
Brenda Kelley
Executive Director/ Project Manager, Bathurst Sustainable Development
285 St. Patrick Street, Bathurst, New Brunswick E2A1C9, Canada
7:00 AM 1-19Agriculture as a Green Industry: Looking after Biodiversity
Sean LeMoine (Presenter), M.Sc. Candidate, Acadia University

Joe Nocera, University of New Brunswick, Canada

Kenna MacKenzie, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Government of Canada

Glen Parsons, Nova Scotia Department of  Natural Resources

Randy Milton, Nova Scotia Department of  Natural Resources

Soren Bondrup-Nielsen, Acadia University


Sean LeMoine

Biology Department, Acadia University, 24 University Avenue

Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada B4P 2R6


7:00 AM 1-20A New Bottom Line for Clean Air and Efficient Energy
Haiying Lin
Ph.D. Candidate, George Mason University
Program Director, US-China Association of Environmental Education 
10722 West Drive Apt. 204
Fairfax, Virginia 22030 USA
7:00 AM 1-21Global Trade, Responsible Progress, and Sustainable Regions
Ralph Meima, Ph.D., MBA, MA
Assistant Professor of Organizational Management
School for International Training, Brattleboro, Vermont, USA
7:00 AM 1-22Role of Cogeneration in Meeting the Energy Demand Through Reduced Pollutants and Greenhouse Gas Emissions
B. V. Reddy
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of New Brunswick
Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 5A3, Canada
7:00 AM 1-23Hog Farming in the Annapolis Valley
David Robinson Economist, Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
Box 2223
Halifax, Canada B3J 3C4 1-902-424-8859
7:00 AM 1-24Striving for ZERO Wastes Emissions: Integrating Classroom Teaching and Research Initiatives
Rong LaiPeng1, APSC3413X2 Class of 20051 and Dr. Martin Tango2
1CAS/BASc Students, School of Engineering/Environmental Science
2Assistant Professor, School of Engineering
Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada, B4P 2R6
Telephone: 1-902-585-1149;  Fax: 1-902-585-1067 
7:00 AM 1-25Eco-community Projects
Haiying Lin

Global Village of Beijing (GVB); US-China Association for Environmental Education (UCAFEE);George Mason University; China/USA.