Free Event: Sustainability Community Breakfast March 8

Part 1 – Dematerialization: A conversation with North American leaders

The next Metro Vancouver Sustainability Community Breakfast will take place Thursday, March 8th, 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) downtown Vancouver campus at 555 Seymour Street, Vancouver.

What is sustainable consumption? How does efficient use of resources drive economic prosperity? How will this transform our lifestyles and the basic structure of our economic system? Join this unique opportunity to engage in conversation with some of North Americas experts addressing challenges of material consumption, human fulfillment, lifestyle satisfaction, and economic prosperity. These co-founders and leading thinkers in the Sustainable Consumption Research and Action Initiative will be in Vancouver for their annual workshop.

Moderator:

  • Vanessa Timmer, Executive Director, One Earth

Speakers:

  • Peter Victor, Professor, Environmental Studies, York University
  • Jeffrey Barber, Integrative Strategies Forum; United Nations
  • Halina Brown, Professor, International Development, Community & Environment, Clark University
  • Maurie Cohen, Associate Professor & Director, Environmental Policy Studies & Science, Technology & Society, New Jersey Institute of Technology; Associate Fellow, Tellus Institute
  • Eleni Sotos, Funders Work Group for Sustainable Production and Consumption
  • John Stutz, Vice-President, Tellus Institute
  • Philip Vergragt, Professor, Delft University & Clark University; Senior Associate, Tellus Institute

If you plan to attend please RSVP by clicking on the ‘Register Now‘ button below.

For more information about upcoming Metro Vancouver Sustainability Community Breakfasts please visit our website.

Sustainability Community Breakfast Part 1 – Dematerialization: A conversation with North American leaders
Date: March 8, 2012
Time: 7:30 a.m.
Metro Vancouver: Sustainability Community Breakfast

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