You, Me & CleanBC: A Dialogue for Young Leaders on Climate Action

Date: 
November 14, 2019 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Location

SFU Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue, Strategy Room 320-370
580 West Hastings Street,
Vancouver , BC

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Join us for a dialogue about the collective climate action needed in BC. and learn more about current youth-led and provincial government-led climate initiatives. Hear directly from young leaders in Metro Vancouver and the Government of British Columbia about what they are doing to take action on climate change. Take the opportunity to connect with peers equally passionate about climate action. Share your thoughts, feedback, and ideas about CleanBC, the Province’s climate strategy and to plan future collaborations.

This is a free event with limited space. Please register at Eventbrite as soon as possible to secure your seat. Or join by live webcast.

Agenda

5:30pm - Doors Open and Networking

6:00pm - Open and Welcome

6:15pm - Panel of Young Climate Leaders

6:40pm - Overview of CleanBC

7:00pm - Dialogue

7:45pm - Closing

8:00pm - Networking and Mingling

 

Speakers

Marissa Nahanee, Squamish and Nisga’a Nations, Sustainable Diversity Network, David Suzuki Foundation

Adriana Laurent, UBC Climate Hub

Braydi Rice, Métis Youth Representative

Samantha Lin, Sustainabiliteens and Climate Strike Organizer

Thomas Budd, PICS Scholar and SFU Energy and Materials Research Group

Jeremy Hewitt, Assistant Deputy Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy

And more to come...

 

The evening will be facilitated by Tesicca Truong, a young leader from BC’s Climate Advisory Council and with hosts the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) and the BC Government. We acknowledge the event takes place on the unceded, traditional and ancestral territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), and səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) people.

Accessibility

This venue is accessible by public transit and is located near Waterfront Station and multiple bus routes. This space is wheelchair accessible.

This event may be livestreamed. Details will be updated on Eventbrite and sent to event registrants once details are confirmed.

Please avoid using scented products due to others’ sensitivities.

If you have any other accessibility concerns, or any other questions about the event feel free to reach the organizers at sara.muir-owen@ubc.ca.