President's Dream Colloquium
In 2011, President Andrew Petter announced the President's Dream Colloquium, an initiative to bring leading thinkers to SFU and provide an annual forum for intensive interdisciplinary exchange amongst faculty and students in the form of a graduate course.
- Fall 2012: Emergence and Complexity of Life
- Spring 2013: Justice Beyond National Boundaries
- Spring 2014: President's Dream Colloquium on Entrepreneurship
- Spring 2015: President's Dream Colloquium on Obedience and Disobedience: Taking Action on Climate Change
- Spring 2015: President's Dream Colloquium on Protecting Indigenous Cultural Heritage: Emergent Policy and Practice
- Fall 2015: President's Dream Colloquium on Traveling for Health
- Fall 2016: President's Dream Colloquium on Returning to the Teachings
- Spring 2016: President's Dream Colloquium on Engaging Big Data
- Fall 2016: Returning to the Teachings: Justice, Identity and Belonging in the 21st Century
- Spring 2017: Understanding Medical Marijuana
- Fall 2017: Women in Technology: Attracting, Retaining and Promoting Diverse Talent.To get involved, please contact Dr. Lesley Shannon, Associate Professor, School of Engineering Science, NSERC Chair for Women in Science and Engineering, BC/Yukon, WWEST
If you're an SFU faculty member who would like to put together a colloquium proposal for the 2018–19 academic year, please see the call for proposals.
- Deadline for Fall 2018 Colloquium proposals: Extended to September 15, 2017
- Deadline for Spring 2019 Colloquium proposals: November 15, 2017
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