[ensu] Conference Announcement

  • From: ENSU <utorensu@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: ensu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, david.powell@xxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 29 May 2002 09:31:46 -0400 (EDT)

FYI.

> Sierra Youth Coalition  and the
> 
> University of Waterloo Sustainability Project
> 
> present
> 
> Sustainable Campuses Conference 2002
> 
> Overview: 
> 
> Come out and join fellow student and faculty
> environmental leaders from across the country in
> this campaign to transform Canada?s universities and
> colleges into models of sustainability!  This will
> be the fourth year that the Sierra Youth Coalition
> will be hosting its Sustainable Campuses conference,
> in an attempt to address campus environment and
> sustainability issues, such as sustainable
> indicators, student best practices, the corporate
> influence on campus, and how to build partnerships. 
> Join us on our journey towards creating a national
> plan of action, and moving towards sustainability on
> our university/college campuses.
> 
> 
> 
> Where and When?
> 
> On September 27-29th, 2002, in association with the
> University of Waterloo Sustainability Project
> (UWSP), SYC will be hosting its 4th annual
> Sustainable Campuses Conference.  The conference
> will be held at the University of Waterloo, located
> in the twin cities of Kitchener-Waterloo in the
> heart of Southern Ontario
> 
> What?
> 
> This fourth gathering of concerned individuals from
> campuses across Canada and North America will
> attempt to integrate students, academics, faculty,
> administration, community groups, professionals, and
> activists to a greater extent than previous
> Sustainable Campuses Conferences have done. At this
> conference, participants will have the opportunity
> to: 
> 
> v      become part of measuring & reporting on state
> of sustainability on campuses;
> 
> v      learn about creating partnerships on & off
> campus;
> 
> v      share best practices around campus
> sustainability;
> 
> v      learn about corporate influence &
> responsibility on campuses.
> 
> The conference will not only consist of keynote
> speakers and guests from the professional and
> academic community, but skill-building workshops and
> strategizing sessions on how students and faculty
> can work together to build a stronger sustainable
> campus and help develop a comprehensive national
> action plan on sustainability for university and
> college campuses across Canada.
> 
>  Confirmed Speakers Include:
> 
> ·        Brian Staszenski (Executive Director,
> Destination Conservation)
> 
> ·        Lisa Heller (Founder, Dump and Run Inc.)
> 
> ·        Freda Pagani (University of British
> Columbia Sustainability Office)
> 
> ·        Alan Nymark (Deputy Minister, Environment
> Canada)
> 
> ·        Wynn Calder (Associate Director, University
> Leaders for a Sustainable Future
> 
> Who? Independent participants and members of campus
> environmental groups are welcome to attend and share
> experiences and plans.  Representatives of student
> unions interested in greening their mandates, and
> staff members of Canadian campuses are also warmly
> welcomed!  This year we hope to have representatives
> from all areas of the University community attend,
> and are encouraging collaborative teams of students
> and faculty concerned with campus sustainability
> issues to come together (Please limit the number of
> student delegates to two to four per school group). 
>  Since this is the fourth year of the existence of
> this project, we hope to further expand into the
> realm of the campus community, and will be
> emphasizing partnerships and networking sessions for
> participants to work together
> 
> Please let us know of your interest in the
> conference by emailing syc_camus_cjs@xxxxxxxxx or
> calling 1-888-790-7393/(613) 241-1615 and you will
> be sent a conference registration package.  We look
> forward to hearing from you!! Please pass this
> information on to others who might be interested in
> attending this conference. See you in Waterloo!!!
> 
> 
> Nicola Scahill
> Sustainable Campuses Project Coordinator
> Coordinatrice de projet sur les campus durables
> Coalition Jeunesse Sierra / Sierra Youth Coalition
> 412-1 Nicholas Street, Ottawa, ON  K1N 7B7 Canada
> Tel. 613 241-1615 or/ou 888 790 7393  Fax 613
> 241-2292
> E-mail syc_campus_cjs@xxxxxxxxx   
> www.sierrayouthcoalition.org
> 
> 
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