Conversations  2021

 

ALL CONVERSATIONS TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAYS, 5 – 7 PM. NORMALLY OUR CONVERSATIONS HAPPEN IN-PERSON AT THE LIBRARY. HOWEVER, DUE TO COVID-19, ALL CONVERSATIONS HAPPEN ON ZOOM FOR NOW  

TO RECEIVE THE ZOOM LINK YOU NEED TO BE ON OUR E-MAIL LIST. 

IF YOU ARE NOT ON IT CONTACT TREVOR HANCOCK  

Thancock@uvic.ca 

 

THE GOOD NEWS IS THE PRESENTATIONS ARE RECORDED AND WILL BE AVAILABLE AFTERWARDS. 

NOTE THAT OUR PROCESS WILL BE DIFFERENT THIS SEASON, WITH A ONE-HOUR OPENING SESSION FEATURING A CONVERSATION AMONG SEVERAL SPEAKERS AND THEN 45 MINUTES FOR SMALL GROUP DISCUSSIONS BASED ON LOCALITY. DETAILS TO FOLLOW, BUT WE WILL NEED TO KNOW YOUR MUNICIPALITY AND NEIGHBOURHOOD TO CREATE THE SMALL GROUPS.

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OUR MONTHLY ONLINE CONVERSATIONS IN 2021 WILL FOCUS ON THE THE LOCAL ‘SEEDS’ OF A ONE REGION AND THE STEPS NEEDED TO TRANSITION TO A ONE PLANET ECONOMY AND SOCIETY

Conversations Schedule 2021

FOR FULL DETAILS, DOWNLOAD THE 2021 Program 

With the exception of January and December, when they are on the third Thursday, all sessions will be on the 4th Thursday of each month, from 5 – 7 PM.

Topics for 2021  will be based on the 10 One Planet Principles.

 

January 21st – One Planet Saanich and a One Planet Region

Speakers:

  • Mayor Fred Haynes
  • Rebecca Newlove, Manager of Sustainability for the District of Saanich
  • Cora Hallsworth, sustainability consultant and One Planet Saanich lea

February 25th – Sooke in transition

 

Speakers:

  • Andrew Moore, Special Projects Manager,  T’Sou-ke Nation
  • Michael Tacon, President, Transition Sooke;
  • Councillor Tony St-Pierre, District of Sooke

March 25th – Circles and Doughnuts – Towards a One Planet economy for our region

Speakers:

  • Jill Doucette, CEO, Synergy Institute, Victoria – host of the Project Zero Circular Economy program
  • Councillor Ben Geselbracht, champion of Doughnut and Circular Economy resolutions in Nanaimo

April 22nd – A food system for a One Planet Region

Speakers:

  • Pierre Iachetti, Agriculture and Food Security Planner for Saanich
  • Linda Geggie, Executive Director, Capital Region Food and Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable (CRFAIR)

 

May 27th  – Building for a One Planet Region

Speakers:

  • Kaeley Wiseman – Principal Owner, Wiser Projects.
  • Christine LintottPrincipal, Christine Lintott Architects Inc

 

June 24th – Getting about in a One Planet Region

  • SpeakersTodd Litman. others TBC

 

 

 

 

 

 

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