Each year, the Department of Geography hosts several activities and seminars to present and discuss recent advances in geography research, from Western and beyond. This list will be updated on a regular basis as new events are added to our line-up. Click on the topics below for more information.

Speaker Series

Speaker series offers informal talks and discussions on various Geography related issues. It is open to staff, students, faculty and the general public. We are serving complimentary Fair Trade coffee, tea and cookies. Come out and listen to what people are up to!

GIS Student Poster Competition

The Department of Geography at Western University is pleased to host the GIS Student Poster Competition. All students from the Faculty of Social Science and any students who have a supervisor within the Department of Geography, were invited to participate with studies on any topic regarding GIS and its use.


GIS Day provides an international forum for users of geographic information systems (GIS) technology to demonstrate real-world applications that are making a difference in our society. The Department of Geography invites you to participate in our annual celebration during Geography Awareness Week in mid-November.