Skip to content



The venues


This year’s conference is primarily in-person and organized on the historic University of Toronto campus, 21-23 October, 2022. Founded in 1827, the University of Toronto, “U of T” is ranked among the world’s best universities, comprised of three campuses with more than 95,000 students and 15,000 faculty. The Conference will be held at several venues on our historic and picturesque St. George campus located in the heart of Downtown Toronto.

About Toronto

Toronto is the capital city of the Canadian province of Ontario. Toronto is Canada’s largest city and a world leader in such areas as business, finance, technology, entertainment, and culture. Its large population of immigrants from all over the globe has also made Toronto one of the most multicultural cities in the world.

Travel to Canada: Ensure a seamless entry to Canada and return to home

We highly recommend checking the Canadian Travel & COVID-19 requirements website from the Canadian Government frequently, as this will be the most current and will be the final determination of all guidance. We recommend checking their website for the latest and final information.


For extensive information about visiting, go to the Tourism Toronto site by clicking here.

Getting here


By air
Toronto is served by two airports. Toronto Pearson International Airport, is Canada’s largest airport with travel connections to every continent and ranks among the top 30 world airports in terms of passenger traffic and aircraft movements. Air carriers serving Pearson International: Airlines operating out of Terminal 1 and Terminal 3.

Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (formerly Toronto City Centre Airport) It is located on Toronto Island, minutes from the downtown core with links to the city by a short ferry ride or pedestrian tunnel, and is served by both Porter Airlines and Air Canada.

By rail
VIA Rail and AMTRAK bring visitors into the heart of the city each day. Toronto’s Union Station is centrally located downtown and connects to the subway by underground tunnel.

Updates & socials


Supported by

Twitter updates

📢Important update: 📢
Because of strong interest we have postponed the deadline for abstract submissions for GLOBALGOALS2024 until Friday 12 April 4pm CET.
Join us @UniUtrecht @UUGeo to discuss the future of the #SDGs!

🔔 Network Update!

#Welcome Transformations Community, ESGs newest affiliated project!

@TransformComm unites 'pracademics' to tackle climate change & other issues via core principles #Transdisciplinarity #Translocalism #TransformativeLearning #Temperance

Load more tweets

2021 opening plenary of #ESG2021

Karen O’Brien at the 2021 Conference for Earth System Governance. The official opening session of the 2021 Bratislava Conference on Earth System Governance was hosted at the conference venue and streamed live to virtual attendees.

Introduction by the conference chair: Professor Tatiana Kluvánková (SlovakGlobe at the Slovak Academy of Sciences, and the Slovak University of Technology, and CETIP – Earth System Governance Research Centre)

Earth System Governance International Project Office

If you have any questions about the 2022 Toronto Conference on Earth System Governance, you can reach out to our international project office. We will get back to you regarding your questions within a few working days.


Utrecht University
Faculty of Geosciences
Princetonlaan 8a
3584 CB Utrecht, The Netherlands