Environmental Studies Association of Canada

Association #259
Environmental Studies Association of Canada (ESAC)
Conference dates: 
Wednesday, June 2, 2021 to Friday, June 4, 2021
To attend this conference, register for Congress and add ESAC #259 in Section 3 of the registration form.
Registration is required for all conference attendees, including speakers, presenters, panelists, organizers and those chairing or attending a session.

Are you a social sciences or humanities scholar working in a field related to environmental studies? Then the 2021 ESAC Annual Conference is for you! ESAC is Canada’s leading association of interdisciplinary environmental scholars. We aim to produce a collaborative and collegial online setting for professional scholars, graduate students, and other environment practitioners to share their experience and research findings. ESAC has been offering digital participation options in support of low carbon academic travel since 2018. The 2021 Conference is the 2nd 100% virtual conference hosted by ESAC. We are excited to welcome you this upcoming June!

In addition to providing a platform to explore innovative ideas and trends, the 2021 Annual Conference will be packed with exciting digital events and opportunities, such as:

  • Keynote events;
  • Yoga and mindfulness sessions;
  • The announcement of the 2021 ECO-Award winner;
  • Special undergraduate research showcase;
  • Panel discussions and networking opportunities; 
  • Trivia and social events; and more!


I was able to virtually attend the keynotes, and several other sessions, from the convenience of my home, benefitting from hearing about exciting, dynamic and fruitful work that people have been doing, oriented to environmental initiatives, without having to feel conflicted emotions about the environmental implications of travelling out of town to join others in person.

ESAC 2020 Annual Conference Attendee Testimonial

Environmental Social Sciences; Environmental Humanities; Ecology and Society; Sustainability
Call-for-papers deadline: 
February 15, 2021
Program Chairs: 

Ryan Katz-Rosene, University of Ottawa; Alice Miao, University of British Columbia

Local Arrangement Coordinators: 

Brent Swallow & Nargiza Chorieva, University of Alberta


For more information, contact the association directly. Please note that conference registration fees are separate from the association's membership fees.