Earth Science for Society

Past Events

Thank you Sponsors and Exhibitors

Thank you to everyone who participated in ESfS 2019!

The feedback we received from teachers, students, youth groups, the public, exhibitors and sponsors was overwhelmingly positive.

Download the ESfS 2019 Thank you PDF [4MB]

ESfS 2019 Thank you booklet
 
 
Thanks to our 2019 Sponsors!
 

GOLD LEVEL SPONSORS
Canadian Natural
Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists
CSPG Foundation
Parex Resources

SILVER LEVEL SPONSORS
APEGA Foundation
CSEG Foundation Anonymous Donor
Government of Alberta

LITHIUM LEVEL SPONSORS
Brian and Elaine Russell
Canadian Rockies Earth Science Resource Centre
Chevron Canada Resources
GLJ Petroleum Consultants
Inter Pipeline Ltd.
Paramount Resources Ltd.
Repsol Oil & Gas Canada Inc.
Sproule
Tourmaline Oil Corp.

COPPER LEVEL SPONSORS
AGAT Laboratories
Earth Signal Processing Ltd.
Explor Geophysical
geoLOGIC systems ltd. (Note: we use a small s in systems and a small l in ltd.)
Helen Isaac
Lafarge Canada Inc.
Petrel Robertson Consulting Ltd.
Pulse Seismic
SeisWare International Inc.
Society of Petroleum Engineers – Calgary Section

DOOR PRIZES AND EDUCATOR RESOURCES
AirTerra Inc.
Alberta Geological Survey of the Alberta Energy Regulator
Alberta Palaeontological Society
Bow Habitat Station
Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation
Calaway Park
Canadian Association of Geophysical Contractors (CAGC)
Caring For Our Watersheds
Drumheller Rocks GeoTourism
Engineers and Geoscientists BC
Evict Radon
Frank Slide Interpretive Centre
Geoscientists Canada
Inside Education
Journey 2050
Laser City
Map Town
Mining Matters
Natural Resources Canada – Geological Survey of Canada
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada NSERC-CRSNG
Ocean Networks Canada
Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
TELUS Spark
Theatre Calgary
Women in Science and Engineering (WISE)

Thanks to our 2019 Exhibitors!

AirTerra Inc.
Alberta Geological Survey of the Alberta Energy Regulator
Alberta Palaeontological Society (Mar 17 only)
Beakerhead
Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation
Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club
Canadian Association of Geophysical Contractors (CAGC)
Canadian Natural
Canadian Nuclear Society
Canadian Rockies Earth Science Resource Centre
Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists
CanGEA
Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre
CREWES, University of Calgary
CSPG Foundation
Department of Geoscience, University of Calgary
Energy Production & Transmission  Canadian Geographic Giant Floor Map
ESfS Trilobite Fossil Station
Evict Radon
Explor Geophysical
Frank Slide Interpretive Centre
Geoscience Activity Tables
Inside Education (Mar 18-19 only)
Journey 2050
Let’s Talk Science
Mining Matters
Natural Resources Canada – Geological Survey of Canada
Ocean Networks Canada
PetroLMI
Roots 2 STEM
Rothney Astrophysical Observatory
Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
Society of Petroleum Engineers – Calgary Section
Women in Science and Engineering (WISE)
Yukon Dan Gold Panning

 
 

Thank you to everyone who participated in ESfS 2018!

Download the ESfS 2018 Thank you PDF
ESfS 2018 Thank you booklet

View our video on YouTube [1:15]
ESfS 2018

The Earth Science for Society (ESfS) committee is pleased to announce that we were awarded an NSERC/CRSNG PromoScience grant for ESfS 2018
Press Release: PromoScience Grant

Thanks to our 2018 Sponsors!

PLATINUM LEVEL SPONSORS

NSERC PromoScience

GOLD LEVEL SPONSORS

Canadian Natural Resources Limited
Parex Resources Inc.
CSPG Foundation
CSEG Foundation Anonymous Donor
CSEG Foundation

SILVER LEVEL SPONSORS

Andreas Cordsen
APEGA Foundation
Bonavista Energy Corporation

LITHIUM LEVEL SPONSORS

Peters & Co. Limited
Repsol Oil & Gas Canada Inc.
Tourmaline Oil Corp.
Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Calgary Section
Chevron
Brian and Elaine Russell
GLJ Petroleum Consultants
Sproule
CRESRC
Pulse Seismic
Tangle Creek Energy
Inter Pipeline Ltd.

COPPER LEVEL SPONSORS

Arctic Institute of North America
CREWES, University of Calgary
Canadian Well Logging Society (CWLS)
Canadian Society for Unconventional Resources

THANKS FOR PROVIDING EDUCATOR RESOURCES

3M Canada
AirTerra Inc.
Alberta Geological Survey of the Alberta Energy Regulator
Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club
Canada Action
Canadian Association of Geophysical Contractors
Canadian Geographic Education
Careers in Oil and Gas
CAWST Wavemakers
CSEG Foundation Outreach
Engineers and Geoscientists BC
Glenbow Museum
Grow Calgary
Inside Education
Let’s Talk Energy
Mining Matters
National Snow and Ice Data Center
Ocean Networks Canada
Perimeter Institute
Rothney Astrophysical Observatory
The Ontario Science Centre
University of Calgary, Evict Radon Campaign
Women in Science and Engineering

THANKS FOR PROVIDING DOOR PRIZES

AirTerra Inc.
Alberta Geological Survey of the Alberta Energy Regulator
Alberta Palaeontological Society
Calaway Park
Canadian Association of Geophysical Contractors
Canadian Natural Resources Limited
Caring For Our Watersheds
CRESRC
Lafarge Canada Inc.
Let’s Talk Energy
Map Town
Mining Matters
Ocean Networks Canada
Renu Sahota
Royal Alberta Museum
TELUS Spark
The Calgary Zoo
The Ontario Science Centre

Thanks to our 2018 Exhibitors!

AirTerra
Alberta Geological Survey of the Alberta Energy Regulator
Alberta Palaeontological Society (Mar 18 only)
Arctic Institute of North America
Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club
Canada Action
Canadian Association of Geophysical Contractors
Canadian Geographic Education
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd
Canadian Nuclear Society
Canadian Rockies Earth Science Resource Centre
Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists
Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Canadian Space Agency
Canmore Museum
Careers in Oil and Gas
CAWST Wavemakers
CREWES, University of Calgary
Energy Production & Transmission Canadian Geographic Giant Floor Map
ESfS Fossil Station
Explor Geophysical
Frank Slide Interpretive Centre
Geoscience Activity Table
Geoscience, University of Calgary
Glenbow (Mar 19-20 only)
Grow Calgary
Inside Education
Lafarge
Let’s Talk Energy
Mining Matters
Natural Resources Canada (Geological Survey of Canada)
Ocean Networks Canada
Pacific Museum of Earth
Roots 2 STEM
Rothney Astrophysical Observatory
Society of Petroleum Engineers
University of Calgary Evict Radon
WHERE Challenge
Women in Science and Engineering
Yukon Dan Gold Panning

 

ESfS Gallery

ESfS 2014 Photos

Past Speakers

Thanks to our ESfS 2019 Speakers!

SPEAKER: Dr. Benoit Beauchamp
Professor, Department of Geoscience, University of Calgary
Topic: The Arctic is Hot!

SPEAKER: Dr. Martyn Unsworth
Professor, Department of Physics, University of Alberta
Topic: Using geophysics to understand volcanoes and earthquakes

 

Thanks to our ESfS 2018 Speakers!

SPEAKER: Dr. Ross Lockwood
PhD Condensed Matter Physics, Course Developer
Topic: Everyday Astronaut

SPEAKER: Dr. Jon Noad
President, Sedimental Services
Topic: How and Where to Find Fossils in Alberta

 

Thanks to our 2017 Geo-Theatre Speakers!

SPEAKER: Don Hladiuk
Retired Geologist and Life Member of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
Topic: Pluto Revealed

SPEAKER: Dr. Jon Dudley
Retired Geologist and Research Associate Arctic Institute of North America
Topic: Cruising the Arctic – A Voyage Through Time and Change

 

Thanks to our 2016 Geo-Theatre Speakers!

SPEAKER: Dr. François Therrien
Curator of Dinosaur Palaeoecology, Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology
Topic: The Cretaceous-Paleogene mass extinction: What do we really know?

SPEAKER:Dr. David J. Knudsen
Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Calgary
Topic: Exploring the Aurora and Space

GEOSCIENCE SHOW: Dr. Chris Harrison
Creative & Social Media Geoscientist, Dr. Chris Inc.
Topic: How do we see with sound?

 

Thanks to our 2015 Geo-Theatre Speakers!

SPEAKER: Ben Gadd
Rockies guide, writer, speaker, educator and consultant
Topic: Geology Rocks! The Making of   Canadian Rockies Geology Road Tours

SPEAKER: Dr. David Eaton
Professor of Geophysics, Department of Geoscience, University of Calgary
Topic: The Calgary frost quake of March 4, 2014

 

Thanks to our 2014 Geo-Theatre Speakers!

SPEAKER: Dr. Gerald (Jerry) Osborn
Professor, Department of Geoscience, University of Calgary
Topic: Past and Future River Flooding in Calgary

SPEAKER: Dr. Donald (Don) C. Lawton
Professor and Chair in Exploration Geophysics, Department of Geoscience, University of Calgary
Topic: Waveriders – earthquakes and seismic exploration

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