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Queen's University

Sustainability Office

IMPACT! Youth Conference for Sustainability Leadership

For the second time, The Co-operators is working closely with numerous academic and NGO partners to offer IMPACT! Youth Conference for Sustainability Leadership. The 3-day bilingual conference brings together students from all fields of study to work with business and academic leaders to develop and implement real sustainability solutions and to develop lasting networks.  Inspired by leading key-note speakers including Dr. David Suzuki, working on tangible sustainability solutions with business and academic leaders; and building lasting networks.
When:  September 15-18, 2011
Where:  University of Guelph, Ontario
Who:  165 university & college students from across Canada selected to participate

Cost:  All conference related expenses covered

The conference is nested within IMPACT! The Co-operators Youth Program for Sustainability Leadership which enables participants and alumni to: apply for seed funding; engage in post-conference webinars; benefit from post-conference training and internship opportunities; and, utilize platforms for ongoing learning, networking and collaboration. 

Application process is now open
Applications close January 23, 2011

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