Conflict and Climate: Changing Course NOW Conference
Metro Hall, Rooms 308/309
REGISTER: firstname.lastname@example.org –so we can estimate numbers for food, or at the door.
9:30 am – Registration and Coffee
10:00am – Greeting by Carrie Lester with a Traditional Indigenous Opening
Welcome comments – National Co-chairs
10:15 am – Interactive Introductions – why do we care?
10:30 am – Film “Conflict and Climate Change”, from Abolish War, UK
10:45am – Facilitated discussion, responding to the film
11:00am – Speaker Joanna Kerr Executive Director of Greenpeace Canada
“Stopping climate change and environmental degradation are the most urgent priorities of my generation,” said Kerr. “For over two decades I have worked for economic empowerment and human rights for women and the most marginalized people around the world, an agenda now undermined by climate related causes.”
11:45am – KAIROS – Connie Sorio speaks about Typhoon Haiyan and how climate change and conflict have affected the people of Tacloban
12:30pm – LUNCH catered by YMCA Catering
1:30pm – Panel on, Food Security, Militarism, and overview of how we can Change Course
2:15 pm – Q&A with panel members: Sheila Zurbrigg, Lyn Adamson, and Tamara Lorincz
2:30 pm – Coffee break
2:45 pm – Break Out Groups with Panel Members – learn more!
3:15pm – Solutions – Action Groups on Climate Action Campaigns – Strategize!
4:30pm – Groups Report Back – Gallery Walk Style
Regular $20, Students $15 All VOW events are PWYC (pay what you can)
ENDORSED BY GREENPEACE, CLIMATEFAST, AND TORONTO350. Join us!