Communities In Jeopardy Dialogue

2008-03-31 10:01

Communities In Jeopardy What:              Communities In Jeopardy Public DialogueDate:               March 31, 2008Time:               7:30pm to 9pm (registration at 7pm)Location:         ICBC Concourse, Wosk Centre for Dialogue, SFU Vancouver, 515 W. Hastings StCost:                Open to the public, free of charge Description:This public dialogue on communities, nature, and climate change is a town-style meeting that 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 DM; ACT policy authorStewart Cohen, senior researcher, AIRDDonna Barton, Mayor, 100 Mile House District; Chair, Cariboo-Chilcotin Pine Beetle CoalitionDawn Morrison, Coordinator, Indigenous People’s Food NetworkGary Zorn, Proprietor, Eco-Tours BC About ACTSFU’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 represents the first in a series of eight conferences in which a cross section of thought leaders from industry, academia, government, 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:Maria