Communities In Jeopardy Public Dialogue

03/31/2008 7:00 pm
03/31/2008 9:00 pm
Etc/GMT-7

Location: ICBC Concourse, Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue, 580 W. Hastings St.
Cost: Free of charge, but seating is limited, so please register in advance at www.sfu.ca/act or at the door starting at 7 pm.

Description:
This public dialogue on communities, nature, and climate change will feature brief presentations on climate-induced ecosystem shifts, and offer the public an opportunity to engage with experts and each other on the challenges we face adapting to climate change and possible solutions.

Speakers:
Jon O'Riordan, former senior BC Deputy Minister; ACT policy author
Stewart Cohen, senior researcher, Adaptation and Impacts Research Division, Environment Canada; contributing author, UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Donna Barnett, Mayor, 100 Mile House District; Vice-Chair, Cariboo-Chilcotin Pine Beetle Coalition
Dawn Morrison, Coordinator, Provincial Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty
Gary Zorn, Proprietor, Eco-Tours BC

Moderator:
Mark Winston, Academic Director and Fellow, Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue

About ACT
SFU's Adaptation to Climate Change Team (ACT) is a new initiative that aims to help government, industry and communities develop policy options and sustainable responses to climate change. This event kicks off the first in a series of eight sessions in which a cross section of thought leaders from industry, academia, government, communities, NGOs and First Nations from across Canada will be brought together to examine climate change, its impacts on communities and industry, and viable policy responses.

For more information contact:
Michelle Harper
Administrative Assistant, ACT
778-782-8543
actinfo@sfu.ca

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